2 Days in Granada Itinerary Story

By Esme May

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Introduction

2 Days in Granada Itinerary Story

I unabashedly adore Granada. Set at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Granada draws...

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Day 1

Welcome to Granada

Today we venture out into the cobbled Barrios of Granada to explore the Carthusian Charterhouse...

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Day 1 - Stop 1

Breakfast at the Cafe 4 Gatos

Cafe 4 Gatos (The Cat Cafe) is centrally located just across the valley from the...

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Day 1 - Stop 2

Head Up the Hill

Time to walk off that breakfast! Indulge yourself in a coffee to go and head...

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Day 1 - Stop 3

Explore the Granada Charterhouse (Monasterio Cartuga de Grenada)

Take a moment to catch your breath in front of the Granada Charterhouse- one of...

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Day 1 - Stop 4

Steak Lunch at Apo Restaurante

Just 800 metres from the Charterhouse is Apo Restaurante. I stumbled across this sleek restaurant...

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Day 1 - Stop 5

Basilica of San Juan De Dios

The Basilica of San Juan De Dios is back down the hill (sorry!), but a...

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Day 1 - Stop 6

Convent of Santa Isabel la Real

This convent is tucked away near the centre of the Albaicin. The building dates back...

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Day 1 - Stop 7

Catedral de Granada

To add to your 48 hours in Granada, head 12 minutes down the hill towards...

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Day 1 - Stop 8

Afternoon drink and Tapa at Bar La Fontana

Head back down to the river for a tapa and afternoon drink to help round...

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Day 1 - Stop 9

Sunset at Mirador de San Nicolas

Watching the sunset over the Alhambra has been on my bucket list since college. Full...

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Day 1 - Stop 10

Dinner at Restaurante Arraynes

A ten-minute walk down the hill again will bring you to the Moroccan Oasis that...

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Day 2

Day 2 and the Alhambra

Wake up and get ready for the centrepiece of Granada! Today, you will explore the...

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Day 2 - Stop 1

Plaza Nueva

Plaza Nueva, or the New Plaza, is a great place to start your second morning...

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Day 2 - Stop 2

The Alhambra

Welcome to the crowning jewel of Granada. The Alhambra is a sprawling complex and contains...

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Day 2 - Stop 3

The Alcazaba

The Alcazaba is the military area of the grounds. It served as the barracks for...

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Day 2 - Stop 4

The Nasrid Palaces

The Nasrid palaces are ornate, stunning, and historic. Spend time in the Court of the...

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Day 2 - Stop 5

The Generalife

From the Nasrid Palaces, follow the signs to the Generalife. The Generalife occupies the Hill...

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Day 2 - Stop 6

Walk the Carrera del Darro back to town

The Alhambra should take you most of the day. It’s got a lot to offer,...

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Day 2 - Stop 7

Late lunch and drink at Bar Avila

The walk should take you twenty minutes heading West from the Alhambra and Carrera del...

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Day 2 - Stop 8

Siesta (or head into Sacromonte early)!

What, you say, a siesta? But I only have two days in Granada! Well, for...

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Day 2 - Stop 9

Catch a flamenco show in a cave

Granada is not just famous for its Alhambra and history. It also features a thriving...

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Day 2 - Stop 10

Dinner at Restaurante Chikito

Restaurante Chikito features Andalusian cuisine influence heavily by Arab-Andalusian roots and culture. The food is...

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Conclusion

Closing Thoughts

And so your weekend in Granda comes to an end. Granada will always hold a...

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