If you’re visiting Spain, or living in the country, probably you’ll know that November 1st is a national holiday in Spain. So that’s why all the Spaniards make plans to take a short getaways at the beginning of November. So, if you’re planning to do the same, we suggest you to spend this Halloween Weekend in Granada.  

The halloween weekend in Granada will take place from November 1st (Thrusday) to Sunday 4th (Sunday). It’s a national holiday only on Thrusday 1st, but if you can take an extra day off, then it’s just perfect for visiting the beautiful city of Granada.

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Cementery of St. Joseph (San José) in Granada. Photo by Mertxe Iturrioz @flickr.

If you want to do something very traditional,  you have to know that usually the Spaniards visit the cementeries on November 1st, to commemorate the Hallowmas; so you’ll see in the streets many informal booths selling flowers. If you go to Granada, you need to know that the main cementery, the Cementery of Saint Joseph (Cementerio de San José) is considered as a tourist atraction of the city, because of its fabulous works of funerary sculpture and architecture, as well as its archeological remains of the Nazari Palace of the Alixares. This special cementery is located at street Paseo de la Sabica, and you can reach it by bus (line 13). The guided tour through the cementery has a duration of 1 hour and it’s for free. The cementyery is opened form 9 am to 6:30 pm.

Obviously, if you’re not interested in visiting a cementery and you’re wondering about otherthings to do in Granada, there are more options for you! This charming city has plenty of things to do, and for a short getaway we suggest you to:

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Come to Granada for the Halloween Weekend. Photo by Raúl Álvarez.
  • Visit the Nazari Palaces in the spectacular complex of the Alhambra.
  • Take a stroll for the labyrinthine alleys of the Albaicin neighbourhood and eating an exotic marrocan tea with some arabian sweet pastries in one of the beautiful Tearooms that you will find in this area.
  • Go to the Saint Nicholas viewopoint (Mirador de San Nicolas) to admire the amazing landscape of the Sierra Nevada and the Alhambra. You’ll spend a great time there listening to the steet musicians.
  • Taste the exquisite tapas (Spanish appetizers) typican for the gastronomy of Granada. The best part is that you don’t have to pay for them, because you’ll get a free tapa when you order a beer or a glass of wine in any of the bars of the city. 

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