Why You Should Visit Granada
Granada is one of the finest destinations Spain has to offer known for its unrivaled historical attractions alongside a vibrant nightlife and cultural scene. One of the Spain’s most famous landmarks is the Alhambra, a vast fortress in the hills dating back over 1,000 years, while the city also has a wealth of historic sites in the city center like the Cathedral of Granada and the winding streets of the Alcaiceria market. Granada is well known for its many beautiful parks and gardens where you can escape the city atmosphere, while there are also plenty of bars and clubs dotted around the city to enjoy a night out. Situated in Andalusia, visitors are also very close by to some of Spain’s most stunning beaches and coastal landscapes.
Arriving In Granada
Granada Airport, known in full as Federico Garcia Lorca Granada-Jaen Airport, is located around 15 km from Granada and handles a selection of flights from around Europe. When you have arrived at the airport there are bus services available to travel into the city if you would rather not pay for a taxi. Inside the airport you will find all of the essential amenities you would expect including a couple of cafés and eateries as well as duty-free shopping, while you can also connect to the airport’s free Wi-Fi network to access the web.
If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Granada you won’t be able to fly directly as there are no airlines providing nonstop flights. However, the airport has connections to a few airports with direct flights from the UAE including Madrid Airport and Milan so it is possible to travel from the UAE with only one transfer.
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Granada Travel Information
In Granada the weather gets pleasantly hot over the summer with average highs of around 34 degrees, while temperatures remain relatively mild over the winter months so you shouldn’t expect cold weather. Granada is served by an extensive network of buses which makes it easy to get around, while there are a few car rental agencies available at Granada airport if you would rather have your own vehicle during your stay. As a UAE national traveling to Spain you won’t need to arrange a visa for stays of up to 90 days as the country is a part of the Schengen Area.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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