Study Spanish in Granada

Alhambra, Granada

Granada is a city located in Southern Spain that is not to be missed when thinking about studying Spanish in Spain. Granada is known for it's delicious tapas and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Granada is 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.

Granada is a very cultural destination known historic sights and also 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.  



  • 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
  • Cost: The price you pay usually depends on the course, school and duration. You will usually need to pay a registration fee. Courses can be booked in Euros or other currencies if booked online.



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