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Crafts in Granada

Product ID: 183698
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Travel to artisanal Granada and learn about the history of Granada through its crafts.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Chinese, English, Italian, Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk through what once was the silk market
  • Visit with an official guide
  • Meet a Luthier and see ancient crafts
  • Visit workshop producing mantillas (shawls) and fans
Full description
Travel to artisanal Granada. Learn about the history of Granada through its crafts. Granada was one of the most important cities with regard to merchants and the Silk Road, with ceramics from Fajalauza dating back to the 16th century, Taracea, pieces of wood inlaid with ivory, Luthier, with guitar elaboration, and the lace mantillas (shawls), as well as goldsmithing.

The tour will be led by an official guide. You will learn about the artisanal history, as well as classic businesses of mantillas (shawls) and fans. At the workshop of a Luthier you will see the work that is done to produce the perfect handmade guitar. You will walk through the Alcaicería where there are still some of these ancient businesses. 
Includes
  • Guide in Spanish, English or German
  • One coffee or hot chocolate
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
  • Personal extras

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting point is at Granada's Plaza Isabel La Catolica, the urban square with a bronze sculpture of Queen Isabel with Christopher Columbus.

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Important information
Know before you go
• We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes.
• Children must be accompanied by an adult.
• Small groups are a minimum two people and a maximum 10.
Organized by

Sonríe Travel

Product ID: 183698