The labyrinthine Albayzin is one of the oldest district in Europe still standing, and is also almost a self-contained town in itself, whose popular intimate and welcoming character has been preserved for over a thousand years.
The Albayzin is near to the most emblematic neighborhood of Granada, The Sacromonte, where the gypsies used to live. Their most known legacy, albeit only a part of their rich culture, is the Flamenco: dances and songs that are traditionally shown in caves called Zambras.
We will meet both districts, The Albayzin with its medieval walls and churches, convents, palaces. . . and of course the Mirador de St. Nicholas, and its famous view in front of the Alhambra and the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Along the walkway-viewpont we can see those homes that have been fascinating travelers for around two centuries: the cave- houses of Sacromonte, where the Granada gypsies settled in the 18th century.
I am going to pick you up at your hotel and we are going to the Albaizyn district by foot and there we will able yo enjoy a lovely view of Granada.
We will continue our visit through the mythical district to Sacromonte.
We are finishing our tour in "Zambra Maria La Canastera", then we are returning to your hotel or to the city city center.
The Flamenco's Show in "Tablao Jardines de Zoraya" (20 euros with a drink per person), is optional, we can visit Albaicin and Sacromonte without seeing any show.
The Flamenco Show starts at 8 PM.
The Flamenco ticktes are "extras", you should pay it after the show.
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