Granada self catering Apartments - visit the beautiful blooming gardens of Andalusia's holiday jewel
Granada nestles at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and is part of the autonomous community of Andalucia, Spain. It is around an hour’s distance from the Mediterranean but is located near the confluence of the rivers Beiro, Genil and Darro, offering a naturally beautiful location for your holidays. Choosing to stay in Granada holiday rentals is a worth while alternative to staying in conventional hotels here and from your Granada apartments you can travel to the various destinations that Granada has to offer. Skiing, architectural delights, cultural events – these are just some of the things that you can enjoy once you have settled down in any of the Granada holiday homes.
Choose Granada Holiday Rentals and visit one of the world's most famous architectural marvels
The Sierra Nevada Ski Station, home to the 1996 Alpine World Ski Championships, is very close to Granada. So if you are interested in skiing, a trip to this wonderful place is a must. Islamic and Moorish influences are very obvious and powerful in Granada and to get a glimpse of architecture from these periods, a visit to the city of Albaicin is a must too. There are plenty of Granada holiday rentals available in the vicinity that can also put you within a stone’s throw from the famous Alhambra. This imposing Moorish castle draws tourists in their thousands. Choosing from the wide variety of Granada accommodation can give you an opportunity to visit some of the best known monuments of the world. Apart from the Alhambra, there is the Cathedral of Granada which dates back to the 16th century. This cathedral has many unique features to it, including praying statues and five naves.
Granada Holiday Villas - see the strong cultural imprint left behind by the Moors
To enjoy the beauty of the gardens of Alhambra, choose from the Granada holiday rentals that are closest to this place. The Generalife Garden is replete with unique landscaping and is a World Heritage Site. It was conceived and created between 1302 and 1309. Apart from the Albaicin, there is also the village of Sacromonte, which sits on the Valparaiso Hill. This village is populated by gypsies and the dwellings here are mostly in the form of caves. On your visit to this village, you can also include a trip to the Abbey of Sacromonte. There are a few museums in Granada that are worth visiting such as La Alhambra, Royal Chapel and Museum of Fine Arts. Granada also offers you some picturesque gardens to meander through – they are attached to the chapels and private villas too. Fruit trees, blossoms of various kinds and beautifully crafted fountains and walkways are features of almost all gardens here. If you're looking for more holiday locations boasting outstanding natural beauty and high historical value, look no further than Žižanj Villas.