So you are heading to Granada, Spain? There are so many awesome and fun things to do in Granada, Spain. We created this secret guide to give you access to the best activities we've enjoyed here.
On top of that, here are the 3 top things to do in Granada, Spain.
For some of these activities you HAVE to get your ticket in advance. Don't miss this!
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Anyway, back to our secret tips and things to do in Granada, Spain.
Are you traveling to Granada in Spain? If you are still deciding if you should do so or not…just go, you will LOVE IT! Granada is one of our favorite cities in South of Spain. The Alhambra is a magnificent building, the Albaicín simply marvelous, and the food, oh boy! And right here: We share 5 Secret Tips Granada you won’ find anywhere else.
Besides introducing you to the one and only 5 Star Hostel in Granada (the Lemon Rock Granada), we also share with you 5 Secret Tips Granada. You can download those tips completely for free. We will introduce you to one of the oldest tapas bars in Granada. Also we will show you a quirky-weird-fun bar, and the most precious views over the city.
As always, we keep it non-touristic. This here is not your tourist guide. We only show you 5 recommendations – by friends for friends. Also, we have local tips for Sevilla and 5 secret tips for Córdoba.
The historic city of Granada is unique in many ways. It is a must-visit destination when visiting the Andalusian cities of Sevilla and Córdoba. The majestic Alhambra, a Moorish citadel and palace, is watching over the city while in the background the snowy top of the Sierra Nevada appears to finish the perfect scenery of Granada.
The city looks almost like a surrealistic painting. Seriously, Granada is always worth it a trip!
Get 5 Secret Tips Granada right here:
As said, this guide includes secret tips you get by local friends! And the 5 secret tips Granada are completely for free.
All you need to do: Type in your name and email. We will send you the Granada recommendations via email. This way you can use the tips offline as well.
Enjoy Granada and the best-kept secrets,
Let us give you a quick preview of the Granada secrets:
- The world at your feet – the most stunning view view all over Granada (+ the time when to go!)
- An authentic tapas place with locals – the oldest tapas bar in Granada?
- a bohemian, quirky old café/bar in style
- Delicious restaurant with Mediterranean food with special daily offers
- Mingle with the Locals in Albaicín (the old town)
Usually, we at Hostelgeeks only include 5 Secret tips in our Geeky Guides. However, for Granada we do an exception as we think it is important.
- Prepare your Granada trip in Advance. Why? You need to prebook your tickets for Alhambra. We’ll go into a few details in the guide.
- The most obvious things to do in Granada!
Planing to travel around Andalusia? Then check out this information on a cool road trip through Spain.
Lemon Rock Granada, the only 5 Star Hostel in Granada
Looking for a Hostel in Granada? The Lemon Rock Granada is a great hostel and bar, located in new town. The Lemon Rock Granada comes in a vintage design. It is also a bar and concert venue, very popular among locals.
We had a very close look at Lemon Rock Granada. Why is it the only 5 Star Hostel in Granada? We will tell you why!
Booking Recommendation: We at Hostelgeeks do not offer any booking service. However, we recommend to check out the official website of Lemon Rock Granada. This is where you can score the lowest prices for your booking. You can find more details in our full guide to European Hostels here. Also useful, the packing list for hostels, as well as 11 booking hacks for Hostels.
Hostel Packing List
It is time to see what you should pack in your backpack or suitcase. Make sure you always pick a quality hostel, it totally reduces the things you need to pack. Here is our ultimate hostel packing list. It features 23 items you should really throw in your backpack.The most important things to pack are:
- eye mask
- key chain flashlight
- the right backpack, the Nomatic (our review of Nomatic here) or Lowe Alpine Lightflite 45 Pack
- packing cubes
- generic padlock (fitting all locker types)
- quick-dry travel towel
- universal power adapter
- travel-sized toiletries