Walking around Granada: Sacromonte and Albayzin

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Granada offers an unforgettable picture at the foot of the Alhambra.  The course of the Darro River constitutes an emblematic artery from Plaza Nueva  to the Paseo de los Tristes.  Opposite the Alhambra, on the opposite bank, the streets and alleways twist and turn up to the Albayzin, the essence of the Islamic town´s original population. The Camino del Sacromonte, filled  with passways prickly bushes and spectacular wiewpoints, is full of true flavour and flamenco feel.  You will just love its cave-homes and its courious landscape.   After crossing the Darro river wich divides  the Sabica and Valparaíso hills, we will walk  the  Alhambra’s “Acequia Real” (Royal Irrigation Channel) .  At the end we will head down through the charming neighbourhood de “El Realejo” to finally return to the hotel.

Walking around Granada: Albayzin y Sacromonte by Valparaíso

Walking around Granada:  Albayzin y Sacromonte by Valparaíso

Setting out from the hotel on foot we will take a stroll through the  old Muslim neighbourhood, the Albaicín, and then walk the length of the quiet neigbourhood Sacromonte, with its historic cave-houses. We visit the Sacromonte cultural centre where you can have a look into some historical caves and the way of living in that time. After crossing the Darro river, we will return to Granada on a beautiful trail, and enjoy a delightful walk following the Alhambra's "Acequia Real".  At the end we will head down through the charming neighbourhood “el Realejo” to finally return to the hotel.

Guided Hiking route through Granada: Albayzin, Sacromonte and river Darro valley


Guided walking route starting from your hotel in Granada into the river Darro valley with beautiful views of the town and the Alhambra. Including visit of Cave Interpretation Centre in the Sacromonte, picnic and a coffee in the Albayzin.

Picnic en route


Service included in guided group tours consisting of a picnic to be enjoyed en route by travellers, usually containing: Fresh fruit, Carbohydrate-rich food (pasta, rice, etc.), protein-rich food (omelettes, cold or cured meats, etc.) energy-rich food (biscuits, cakes, chocolate, energy bars, dried fruit etc.) and drinks (fruit juices/soft drinks).

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