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    Monachil gorge walk and the hanging bridges of Los Cahorros

    Only 8km or so from Granada, Monachil is sweet little mountain village, perfect for a half day deviation from city life. In recent years, this hillside dwelling has become popular due to one particular tourist attraction – the Monachil Gorge Walk and the hanging bridges of Monachil. Better known by the locals as the hanging bridges of Los Cahorros Granada (this is what you’re looking for when asking for directions or following the signs), this rambler’s route is now one of the main talking points for the Granada Hiking scene. If you’re looking specifically for the hanging bridges, it’s worth noting that when you arrive at the start of the…

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    Things to do in Granada Spain

    The drive from Malaga airport to Granada, Spain, is just and hour and a half. It was the first stop I made on my road trip around Andalucia in the South of Spain. One of its main tourist lures is the grand Arabic fortress complex of the Alhambra. Granada was the only place that I chose to spend 2 nights instead of 1. As a result, there was a little more time to relax, get my bearings and not rush this city as much. Here’s a compulsive list of things to do in Granada, Spain in 48 hours … Alhambra palace Granada Ok, I couldn’t miss the Alhambra out! I’d booked the…