Granada (Malaga)


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Granada (Malaga), Spain

The strategic position to the Mediterranean Sea has always made Malaga an attractive zone for foreign invasions. From Malaga, a trip to Granada showcases an intriguing blend of Arab and European cultures. Be sure to visit The Alhambra, one of the finest examples of Moorish art in Spain.


  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Mlaga
    Ship will DOCK from this port.
  • Time Zone
    CET (Central Europe Time)
    UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Spanish. Say "I don't speak Spanish" in Spanish: "no hablo español."
  • Currency & Shopping
    European Currency (EUR)
    Native crafts, accessories stores, shoes and jewellery.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organised Shore Excursions for sightseeing and cave exploration. Granada is a walking city. Taxis, bicycles and segways are available.
    • Famous For
      At the heart of town is the unusual Cathedral of Málaga, built over two centuries ago on the site of the former main mosque. It features 17th-century carved choir stalls, fine pictures and 103 individually carved saints.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Granada is home to 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites – Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzin.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Malaga is the birthplace of painter Pablo Picasso and actor Antonio Banderas.


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