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is 2 days long enough

we are just finalising the last touches to our holiday next month but i was wondering if we will be spending to little time in Granada we dont want to be rushing round and missing anything out

we plan to stay 4 nights in Nerja and then travel to Granada for 2 and then finish off in Malaga for the last 2 nights is this enough time to spend in Granada ( we will have two full days there ) we are staying longer in Nerja because we have found its alot cheaper than the rest of the places we will visit and its a nice base to chill out in we dont want to be constantly on the move. we will also be travelling by public transport too x thank you for any help and advice

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1. Re: is 2 days long enough

two nights is fine for Granada. There is plenty there to keep you occupied apart from the Alhambra. You may find four nights in Nerja a little too chilled out at this time of the year and could consider adding Cordoba to the mix. There really will be very little to do in Nerja and if you start filling the time by a side trip or two you might as well make it somewhere really worthwhile. Don't forget if you are having endless coffee stops and lunches to keep yourselves amused what seems a cheap stay can be quite expensive with nothing to show for it.

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2. Re: is 2 days long enough

2 days in Granada is plenty long enough.

4 nights at the Mediterranea apartments may be too long - make sure that you have warm nightwear as everyone we know who has stayed there has moaned about the place being icy in Winter!

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3. Re: is 2 days long enough

michelleleeds,

If you mean two full days, that is just right.

If you have not already, read/note Things To Do l.h.s. of this page, if you have not all your time accounted for. Book online for the Alhambra, to avoid queues and perhaps disappointment.

I will presume, as you have a number of posts, you are o.k. with the public transport aspects.

Best wishes.

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4. Re: is 2 days long enough

Michelle:

Read Best Sights of Granada in TA. Also read Buying Alhambra Tickets Online.

Leeds, West...
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5. Re: is 2 days long enough

thanks all for your replies ... just want to add in regards to the transport aspect we are going everywhere on bus hope the transport system is okay to use and its not hit and miss with buses any help re this or tips would help x thanks all been on a lot of forums but i find this one really helpful thanks again

Edited: 26 January 2010, 18:38
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6. Re: is 2 days long enough

michelleleeds,

I do not know what has gone before and what you already know. If you cannot connect the transport dots, ask how.

Best wishes.

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7. Re: is 2 days long enough

The buses are excellent and usually very punctual with the proviso that there are roadworks all over the place. They are comfortable. I have a car but would use the bus or train services whenever possible.

Lake Vinuela...
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8. Re: is 2 days long enough

As Manzana has said, bus services are very reliable.

Granada Bus Station is a fair way from the city centre so a taxi is advisable from the Bus Station to the centre.

Malaga bus station is right in the city centre.

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9. Re: is 2 days long enough

any idea how much a taxi usually is from the bus depo in granada to the city center .... thanks all you posts are really helping us x 32 sleeps to go

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10. Re: is 2 days long enough

Think we paid €8