Granada has been the crucible of cultures and civilizations, where, during the centuries, christians, muslims and jews lived altogether. Nowadays, Granada is a modern city that has an uncommon scientific and cultural background, along with the University and the institutes of CSIC (High Council of Scientific Investigations) and an architectural, natural and historic patrimony like no other. Likewise, it owns a grown and active corporte environment made up of companies based on knowledge, standing out those related to the health campus and new technologies. To all these values, we should add an extensive cultural activity and the well-known hospitality of the people from Andalucia which brings a warm welcome to their guests.
Granada welcomes every year more than 2,5 millions of tourists both nationally and internationally driven here for the excellent turistic offers, the location and the weather, with the Alhambra as the most emblematic monument, being the most visited monument in all Spain.
The F.G.L. Granada-Jaén Airport is located 15-20 minutes by car or taxi away from the city centre. It has direct connections with Madrid, Barcelona, Mallorca, London and Milan.
Granada-Airport bus line
The Granada-Airport bus line connects with the city centre, located at 17 kilometers, with stops in strategic places like Avenida de Andalucía, the bus station, Gran Vía de Colón and Paseo del Violón, next to the Palacio de Congresos. The full journey lasts approximately 45 minutes. Standard fare irrespective of length of journey: 2.90 euros.
Malaga Airport is another option, with more connections than Granada airport. The bus connections from Malaga Airport to Granada take approximately 2:30 hours.
Granada is famous because of its large amount of tourist possibilities, amongst you can find such magical places such as: La Alhambra (an ancient andalusian city-castle, which was built on the XI century), the main cathedral (catholic temple, great work of the Spanish Renaissance), the city's old historic center and the wonderful borough of Albayzin.