Tips for Granada mini-bus and coach tourism

Useful tips for Granada bus groups with ‘what to see’ and ‘what to do’ items and  ‘bus- friendly’ or must see tourist sites in Granada. Check our list of attractions before planning your bus tour with a stop or departure in Granada. Let us know if your favourite attraction or ‘bus-stop’ is not there and you think we should add it to our list of Granada highlights.

Group tourism by Granada by bus rented with chauffeur

Your trip with coach or minibus hire with driver around Granada can visit La Alhambra and El Generalife a historic landmark with an enormous Nazari building and where you can see Arabic art in Europe.There are beautiful gardens to tour.  You should not forget to travel to Parque de las Ciencias where you will enter in a different world.

El Partal, La Alhambra de Granada.

El Partal, La Alhambra de Granada. credit: Vicente Villamón CC BY-SA 2.0

Golf  Travel and Tourism

If you  are an organizer of golf trips, or simply are a lover of this sport, the province of Granado offers several golf clubs. Among them is Santa Clara Golf Club de Granada with 18 holes, Club de Golf Los Moriscos  in Playa Granada de Motril that has an 19 hole course or the Granada Golf Club in Las Gabias that also has an 18 hole course.

Ski in Granada

When you want toplan a bus tour throughout the province, a first destination that we recommend is the Sierra Nevada a beautiful spot where you can ski during the winter and enjoy the snow. During the year, you can go hiking there.100 miles (150km) from the Sierra Nevada you can go to Parque Natural Sierra de Baza where you can admire the variety of fauna.

Synthetic ice rink in Sierra Nevada

Synthetic ice rink in Sierra Nevada credit: XTRAICE Synthetic Ice RinksCC BY 2.0

The other travel that you should plan with your group, is to travel with a microbus rented to Parque Natural Sierra de Catril and see its famous reliefs. Also there is Parque Natural Sierra de Huétor  with its impressive ravines, hills and rivers with crystal clear water and many Karisto formations.Then you have the Parque Natural de las Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama that form the frontier between the provinces of Málaga and Granada.

Transfer with group by minibus rental to the beaches in Granada

Sun and beach lovers can take a coach or bus rented with chauffer trip to the Tropical Coast with its dozens of beaches and its springs with crystal clear water. The ones we recommend are Playa La Herradura and Playa el Tesorillo  in Almuñécar, Playa Calahonda and Playa Torrenueva in Motril. All the beaches are ideal for scuba diving and fishing. If you are looking for more low keyed and less crowded beaches, we suggest that you visit  Playa de la Guardia inSalobreña and the natural springs in El Caletón and El Pargo, do not forget to go to Puerto Deportivo Marina del Este and Puerto Deportivo de Motril as well.

Playa de La Herradura

Playa de La Herradura credit: Sergio Rodríguez CC BY-SA 2.0


Those who love good cuisine should visit Loja to try their caviar de Rio Frio, a four star product of Granada, and travel to visit the towns in west of Granada to taste their tapas, snail strew or their meat kebobs. For this we recommend the restaurants such as Restaurante Mirador de Morayma, in Morayma that offers the traditional Granada cuisine, Restaurante Fermina in Loja  that serves typical dishes and Restaurant El Chaleco in Almuñécar with its traditional French cuisine.

City Tourism of group in Granada with coach or minibus rented

You can rent a bus with chauffer in Granada for group in the city or in Granada Province. Since there are so many tourism options in the city of Granada, we’ve made a list of some of the best, such as Aventura en la nieve en Sierra Nevada (Snowy Adventure in the Sierra Nevadas).


granada-021 credit: Martin Haisch CC BY-SA 2.0                     

Excursions – Bicycle routes and rentals in Granada

In the last ten years the city of Granada has also joined other cities in promoting new, more ecologically- and user-friendly transportation options vis-à-vis the creation of cycling routes known as BTT (mountain bike) routes. They also provide easy access to bike rentals for local residents. Tourists with strong legs for going up the steep hills can find commercial outlets, such as Ecoway, Bicicletas Pedalmoto Granada, or Dr. Bike, where they can rent a bike. Currently there are numerous businesses that not only rent bicycles to tourists but also offer guided tours through the city.

A unique trip by Granada

You absolutely have to visit the legendary fortress known as the Alhambra, which is world-famous for the grandeur of its architecture, its amazing pools, the variety of beautiful flowers in the Generalife gardens. No visit to Granada is complete without a trip to this monument of the golden age of Moorish art.

Not far away is Realejo, which in former times was the Jewish quarter of the city and which has an architectural style all its own; here you will also find many tapas bars and other enchanting places to visit.

As you stroll through Granada, it won"t take you long to see that this city has several historic areas, such as Albaicín with its cobblestone streets and balconies. Or perhaps you"ll prefer Sacromonte with its cozy little streets, hills, and flamenco shows, or El Paseo de los Tristes, an area very popular with tourists due to its breathtaking vistas of the Alhambra.

Jardines del Triunfo, Granada

Jardines del Triunfo, Granada credit: ErKomandante CC BY 2.0

You can take a bus rented with you group, downtown for a guided tourism of the city to see all sorts of amazing sites, such as the Triumphal Gardens (los Jardines del Triunfo) that surround the Royal Hospital, or Alcaicería Street, which is full of shops that sell ceramics and souvenirs of Granada, or La Huerta de San Vicente, which was the summer home of the García Lorca family and has now been converted into a museum and park.

What to see during your tour in Granada with a rented minibus with chauffer

If you want to rent a bus for an excursion or trip that originates or terminates in Granada, we suggest including these stops in your itinerary:

Saint Nicholas’ Viewpoint (Mirador de San Nicolás)

In a magical neighborhood charged with mystery in a town situated halfway up a mountain across from the Alhambra and several snow-capped mountains. At the highest point you can find Saint Nicholas’ Viewpoint, an esplanade at the feet of a church from whence you can get a great view of the Alhambra with the Sierra Nevada behind it.

Teahouse Lane (Calle de las Teterías)

This place is a feast for the senses. Take a walk through the cobblestone alleyways of Albaicín, admiring the houses that act as a canvas for an explosion of colors, life, sounds, and above all, the aromas of mixed spices. This is Calderería Nueva Street, bettern known as Teahouse Lane. During your visit to this street, you should make a stop at the Kasbah Teahouse to enjoy one of the exquisite Arabian teas that they offer.

Carmen of the Martyrs

One of the beautiful gardens built in the nineteenth century, featuring fountains, singing birds, and the sound of the wind caressing the leaves of enormous trees. An ideal location for relaxing and having a good time, located on San Pedro Mártir Street in downtown Granada.

La Antigüalla

One of the most famous tapas (Spanish appetizers/snacks) bars in Granada, located next to Plaza Nueva. This place has an interesting décor, and they serve excellent oversized tapas here along with a good beer.

Darro Highway (Carrera del Darro)

This is one of the busiest, oldest, and most historic roads in the city; it goes through downtown and finally ends at Somber Way (el Paseo de los Tristes).


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