Official tourist information from the City of Granada. (Click the site's Union
Jack icon for English-language text.)
Purchase tickets for the Alhambra from ServiCaixa on this website. While the
site itself can be a bit buggy, I successfully purchased tickets and claimed
them at the gate without any problems.
Our discount booking partner, one of Europe's leading hotel consolidators,
offers reservations at some 50 hotels, apartments, and hostels in Granada. Rates
are usually lower than published prices.
Funky Backpackers Hostel Granada
I stayed at this hostel and found its staff very friendly and the rooftop view
sublime. While somewhat noisy at night, the experience was generally positive.
If you don't want to spring for a hotel, consider staying at this quaint hostel
just a ten-minute walk from the Alhambra.
This should be your starting point for buying bus tickets to Granada.
Purchase tickets, check timetables, and see availability for trains to Granada
and throughout Spain.
Information on the minibuses that serve the Alhambra from the surrounding area.
Frederico Garcia Lorca Airport is 16 km or about 10 miles west of Granada. Bus
timetables are tied to flight schedules.
Alhambra, by Washington Irving
A Web edition of the classic work from 1851 is available at no cost from the
University of Adelaide Library. Enjoy it online, or download it for reading
during your travels.
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