High School Study Abroad in Granada, Spain

Visiting Granada

Travel to Granada, Spain and learn Spanish in a city with a rich cultural heritage and unique history.

Granada, located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the southern part of Andalusia, is a vibrant city with a mix of students, artists, tourists, business people, and historians. Widely considered to be one of the major intellectual centers of southern Spain, Granada is home to a university of 80,000 students, as well as a mix of architectural styles that reflect the city’s diverse cultural history.

Many travelers who visit Granada insist it’s the must-see city in all of Spain. With one of the clearest windows into Spain’s unique historical symbiosis of cultures, Granada is also a youthful city with a vibrant city center. Granada will also be your classroom during the Academy. Visit the Alhambra, a Moorish citadel and palace, and the Generalife, an impressive garden complete with fountains, arches, patios, and flowering vegetation of every color. The Alhambra, also a UNESCO World Heritage location, is regarded as one of the most inspiring architectural and historical sights in Spain.