Founded in 1524 by the Spanish, Granada is Nicaragua’s oldest town. Granada possesses beauty and elegance to draw travelers near and far. From lake shores to volcano landscapes, cobblestone roads to busy markets, there is much to see and do.
For outdoor adventurers, Granada is surrounded by volcanoes, lakes, and lagoons. Boat tours are offered to locations where monkeys have claimed their home; hikes are plentiful into cloud forests; and coffee plantations are located nearby for visiting.
In a Latin American fashion, Granada is home to classic colonial and picturesque cathedrals that include the Cathedral Iglesia Guadalupe, Iglesia la Merced, and Cathedral de Granada. These churches are filled with ornate architecture and allow you to experience city views from various bell towers.
Granada is home to a wide variety of eateries, museums, galleries, markets, and more. Enjoy local street food as you sit back and watch the street performers, locals, and travelers taking in all that Granada has to offer. Take a stroll through the winding streets and view the classic buildings made unique from each other by various shades of vibrant colors and wonderfully crafted doors!
From casual strolls to exciting adventures, Granada has something for everyone and is sure to be a highlight of any travel experience.