Granada to Alpujarra Signature Drive

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Enjoy grand views, vivid stories and rich culture...

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... As you explore from the Alhambra to the Alpujarra

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Visit the patios and palaces of the Alhambra...

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Reach hidden viewpoints with your guide...

live flamenco in granada

... And experience the thrill of live flamenco

road into capileira

Then travel into the Sierra Nevada foothills...

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A place of vibrant white villages...

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Epic mountain scenery...

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... And traditional ways of life

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Typical Duration

From the Alhambra to the Alpujarra, we invite you to experience all the grand views, rich culture, vivid stories and extraordinary contrasts of this beautiful pocket of Andalucía.

  • Secret Alhambra views
  • Traditional white villages
  • Stunning walks
  • Granada like a local
  • Vivid history
  • Slow & sunny travel
  • Lovely places to stay
  • Welcoming hotels
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What's Included

Key Inclusions

6 nights in first-class hotels

All breakfasts

1 x special tasting menu dinner

Guided activities as described

Medium-size vehicle hire

Notes & GPS tracks for self-guided walks

Guided Activities

Private walking tour in Granada

Flamenco show tickets

Alhambra entrances

Private introductory walk in the Alpujarra

5* Service

We have personally experienced & loved every aspect of this trip

Travel Guide app with advice, background information and recommendations

ABTOT / ATOL Financial protection

Local support throughout

24/7 emergency support

Industry-leading 160% carbon capture

Please note: International travel not included.


Day 1

Drive to Granada for sunset views

Your trip begins at Málaga airport, where you collect your car and drive to . On the way you can walk in Torcal's ancient limestone landscapes. On arrival, your host will welcome you to his gorgeous hotel on the slope between the Alhambra above and the flamenco bars and restaurants below. It's a short walk up to the San Nicolás for the iconic sunset Alhambra views.

Day 2

Enjoy a day of ultimate Granada discovery

Day 3

Explore the Alhambra

Day 4

Travel into the heart of the Alpujarra

Day 5

Walk or drive from village to village

Day 6

Stroll through Spain's highest village

Day 7

Head for home

Memorable moments you can look forward to...

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In small charming hotels

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Follow your guide...

To secret Alhambra views

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In Granada's old Moorish quarter

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Join the locals...

On San Nicolas square at dusk

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Find a quiet spot...

In a sunlit Alhambra patio

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Capture the moment...

In the Patio of the Lions

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Exquisite Nasrid tiling

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Hear the stories...

Of Granada's cave dwellers

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With a memorable tasting menu

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Say adios...

With a drink below the Alhambra

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On stupendously scenic roads

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Soak up the sun...

Like the peppers do!

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In gorgeous white villages

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In epic mountain scenery

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Traditional ways of life

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Some friendly locals

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Like an Alpujarran cat

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Spain's highest village

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Fill your boots...

With hearty mountain meals

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Delicious water from the springs

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Fall in love...

With exotic Andalucía

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