The best thing to see in Granada in one day. A city tour

If you want to know what to see in Granada in one day, we will make a tour in which you will be able to see the most essential to get an idea of ​​the city, although you are going to miss other things, one more reason to want to return, right?

Granada is a city with a reputation for beauty and it really is, as well as having a great cultural life, something that helps is being a university city. If we add to all this its great historical and artistic heritage, we are facing an exceptional city.

If you prefer not to have to think about what to visit in Granada, we recommend this guided tour that will show you the most important things.

What can we see in Granada in 1 day?

Granada - Alhambra - Courtyard of the LionsGranada is a very lively city and plans will not be lacking. If you get up early, you can take the opportunity to have a good toast, curly milk or churros for breakfast.

The Alhambra in Granada is its most famous monument and is one of the most important monuments in the world, being a World Heritage Site. The visit to it can take you a while, here you decide. If it is the first time you visit the city, it is a good time.

If you have little time you can always do this guided tour of The Alhambra and the Nasrid Palaces.

The Plaza de Isabel la Católica is worth a visit and is in the heart of the city, at the beginning of Calle Reyes Católicos. A good time to shop, because here are the main businesses and most famous stores in the city.

Granada - CathedralThe Cathedral of Granada is another obligatory stop and the Capilla Mayor stands out with its statues of the Catholic Monarchs, well worth it. Next to it is the Royal Chapel, where his tomb is.

We continue our walk along the Gran Vía de Granada, where stately buildings from the 19th century are crowded. Everything is very close, so you can make the tour without problem.

When it’s time to eat, you will be able to taste the good gastronomy of the area, where tapas stand out, an extraordinary way of eating without spending a lot of money. In addition, it will make you eat faster to make the most of the day.

Granada - AlbaicínThe Mirador de la Alhambra has a name and it is called Mirador de San Nicolás. It is worth resting from the good climb you will have made and being able to take some spectacular photographs.

At sunset it is a good time to enjoy the teahouses in Granada, which is a living proof that traces of the Muslim legacy can still be seen. Most are on Calle Calderería Nueva.

Our tour ends in the Albayzín neighborhood, another of the city’s great attractions, where in its streets it is possible to relive the rich history of flamenco.

As you only have 1 day in Granada, you will not want to waste time and take this guided tour of the Albaicín and Sacromonte.

As you have seen, Granada has many attractions and in a short tour we can see a good part of the essentials, at least so that you know what it is to see the main things in a city that deserves a visit of more days to savor it as it deserves.

You can find more information on the official Granada tourism page.

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