Learn Spanish in Granada
Granada is a historical destination to learn Spanish, expect a unique culture and relaxed atmosphere. Granada and Cordoba are two cities in Southern Spain that are not to be missed when thinking about studying Spanish in Spain. Both are known for their delicious tapas and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Both cities are located in Andalucía, the southern most region in Spain. They are easily accessible by bus or train from larger cities in Spain such as Madrid or Seville. The Alhambra in Granada is a must see, you can’t leave the city without a trip to the Palicios Nazaries! The Alhambra was a fort and palace built by the Moors in the 600s. The Islamic influence can be seen throughout the fortress and with the water pool found in the Court of Myrtles in Palacios Nazaries. Muslim art features can be found in this palace including the Court of Lions.
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Guide to Learning Spanish in Granada
Granada is a very cultural destination to study Spanish in Spain. Granada is known for the free tapas with each drink that is ordered. The customary tapas are small appetizers that can be anything from olives, cheese, or fried fish. Some restaurants in other cities might give you a free tapa but in Granada they are always served with each drink, perfect for any traveler on a budget. Some popular tapas to try include patatas bravas that are spicy potatoes, gambas, which are the Spanish word for shrimp, or jamon, the Spanish word for ham. The Albayzin, the old Muslim neighborhood while the Moors were in power has some of the best views of the city. It is a short walk from the city center and overlooks the Alhambra. Arabic restaurants line the cobblestone streets. After seeing the sites you’ll be hungry.
Learning Spanish in Cordoba
Like Granada, Cordoba has its famous architecture structure that tourists from all over the world come to see. The Moors built the Mezquita during their reign over Spain. Over the years the Mezquita or the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba has been transformed from a mosque to a church based on who was ruling Spain. In the 600s it started as a Christian church, when the Moors were in power they converted it to a Mosque. When the Spaniards regained control they kept the mosque features but used it as a church while building more editions to it. It’s famous red and white arches are not to be missed while visiting Spain. The Patio Festival is a unique weeklong event in Cordoba each May. Cordobans open up their homes to the pubic to showcase their patios filled with roses, carnations, geraniums, and other flowers. Spaniards and tourists come to Cordoba for this event each year to explore the city’s private houses.
- Course Start Dates: Usually Monday, every week of the year
- Lesson Duration: Generally 50 minutes for group classes and slightly longer for private classes
- Class Size: Average 6; Maximum 12
- Minimum Age: 16
- Schedule: Morning or Afternoon (Schedule determined by your school). Private lessons can be in the evening
- Suggested Check-In: One day earlier
- Courses can be booked in Euros or other currencies if booked online through our website
- Private room/appartment
Cost of Spanish Courses in Granada
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