Granada is a singular destination for travelers seeking the thrill of skiing down the slopes of the Sierra Nevada or longing to spend a day sprawled out on the beaches of the Mediterranean coast. As the capital of the Granada Province in the Andalusia region of Southern Spain, traces of past civilizations dating back to the Iberians in the 8th century B.C. evoke an indelible history still alive in the city today. Romanesque and Gothic architecture dot the gentle hills of the city proper, and local museums exhibit handcrafted tools and lifestyles of ancient inhabitants. Granada is also notable for its array of bars serving fresh, inexpensive tapas and cafes with sunny terraces. Spend your holiday touring the city of Granada and the Andalusia region by car for an unforgettable Spanish holiday. Browse Auto Europe's rental car fleet readily available for pick up at numerous locations in the city and the Granada airport.
Travelers choosing Granada as their vacation destination will be delighted to discover a unique city that blends an ancient setting with a modern lifestyle. The charm of Granada lies in its Spanish-Muslim heritage expressed through a wealth of art and monuments. The Calat Alhambra classified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO remains an emblematic and most visited landmark in Granada today. The Islamic palace and fortress was constructed in 889 as a fortification for Muslim Emirs, or high ranking officials. Today, the Alhambra looms above the city on a lush hill that provides an awe-inspiring panorama of the cityscape against a backdrop of the majestic Sierra Nevada. During the Spanish Renaissance, Catholic Monarchs constructed grandiose cathedrals fashioned in detailed, intricate Gothic architecture that resulted in the construction of similar architectural styles throughout the city and across Spain. Visitors will have innumerable sites to explore and appreciate in Granada while still being able to enjoy the comforts of a modern lifestyle. Most restaurants give patrons the option to devour gratifying tapas on an outdoor terrace or in a comfortable indoor setting, and local bars enliven the warm, summer evenings. Discover all that Granada has to offer by touring the downtown and region by car. Learn more about driving in Spain by visiting in our driver information page.
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