Founded in 1524 by the Spanish, Granada is Nicaragua’s oldest town and no doubt has the beauty and elegance to draw in travelers near and far. From lake shores to volcano landscapes, cobblestone roads to busy markets, Granada has an aesthetic fit for any personality.
For the outdoor adventurers, Granada is surrounded by volcanoes, lakes, and lagoons. Take a boat tour where monkeys have claimed their home or hike into cloud forests and nearby coffee plantations.
In a Latin American fashion, Granada is home to classic colonial and picturesque cathedrals that include the Cathedral Iglesia Guadalupe, Iglesia la Merced, and Catedral de Granada. These churches show off some of the most ornate architecture and allow you to experience breath taking city views from various bell towers.
Granada is home to a wide variety of eateries, museums, galleries, markets, and more. Enjoy some local street food as you sit back and watch the street performers, locals, and other travelers taking in everything Granada has to offer. Take a stroll through the winding streets and take in the classic buildings made unique from each other by their 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.