Friday July 3, 2015
Summer in Granada
The city of Granada offers different leisure plans during the whole year and also in summer. Flamenco shows, outdoors cinemas, night tours and visits and public swimming pools. So, do not stay at home and enjoy Granada in summer. Here you have our recommendations.
1.-A POET IN NEW YORK. Every year within the programme Lorca and Granada in the Gardens of Generalife we can enjoy a unique show based on Federico Garcia Lorca's work. Many artists such as Cristina Hoyos, Eva Yerbabuena, Blanca Li or Antonio Gades have taken part in this show throughout the years. "A Poet in New York" will be the show presented this year and will be performed by the flamenco dancer Rafael Amargo. From 20 July to 29 August in the Generalife Theater.
For further information,please click here: http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/culturaydeporte/lorcaygranada/
2.- SUMMERS IN THE CORRAL DEL CARBÓN. Other interesting plan is what El Corral del Carbón offers: theater (16th Teatro para un Instante show), flamenco (17th Summers in the Corral del Carbón show), music (Lara bello, David Gómez and Heian) and Jazz (Granada Jazz Association)From 25th July to 12th September. Further information and sales: www.alhambra-patronato.es > AGENDA > VERANO EN EL CORRARL DEL CARBÓN.
3.- 5th FESTIVAL OF THE CAVES OF SACROMONTE 2015. A great initiative to show new flamenco talents of Granada. on the 13th, 15th, 20th y 22nd july at 10.00 pm at the Museum of the Caves of Sacromonte. Further information:http://veranosflamencos.com/FESTIVALES/FESTIVALS/Festival-de-las-Cuevas/
The best option to stand the heat in hot summer nights is to whatch open-air movies. Caja Granada Museum of Memory of Andalucía and the Museum of the Caves of Sacromonte present this interesting offer:
1.- CINEMA PLAZA. In Caja Granada Museum. Every Tuesday until the 25th August. At 10.00 pm. Free admission while tickets last. Further information: http://www.entradascajagranada.es/view/event_group/ciclo-hoteles-de-pelicula-cinema-plaza/
2.- MUSEUM OF THE CAVES OF SACROMONTE. Open-air cinema. A selection of great national and international movies in a magical environment, the Sacromonte. Tuesday and Thrusday at 10.00 pm. Price: 3.5€. Further information: http://www.sacromontegranada.com/eventos-2/
ACUAOLA. If you like the aquatic parks, Acuaola is the best option. It is located in a town near Granada called Cenes de la Vega but if you do not have your own car, do not worry! You can take the bus SN1 and stop in Avenida de Sierra Nevada- Parque acuático de Cenes. It is open from 6th September from 11.30 am to 7.30 pm. Price/adult: 16€. Price/child: 10€. Further information: http://www.aquaola.com/
TERRACES, TAPAS AND OTHER ALTERNATIVES.
If you want to have a beer or some "tapas", there are many options in summer also. For instance, terraces with panoramic views sucha as FORUM in Calle José Luis Pérez Pujades or UPPER CLUB 683 in Serrallo Plaza shoping center. If you prefer to take some "tapas" you can go to one of the bars placed in Plaza del Carmen such as “ Alameda” and "Puerta del Carmen", in Calle Navas area: “Los Diamantes” or “La Tana” in Calle Rosario (In summer it opens from Monday to Friday only), in Plaza Nueva area: “La Cueva”, "Bodegas Castañeda" and "Carmela", An after meal, what is about a night guided tour as Cicerone offers? Further information: http://www.ciceronegranada.com/espanol/web/visitasguiadas.asp