Granada is a city located in the Andalusia region of southern Spain, at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains. It is known for its exceptional examples of medieval architecture from the Moorish occupation, particularly the Alhambra. This extensive hilltop fortress features royal palaces, courtyards, reflecting pools from the Nasrid dynasty, and fountains and orchards in the Generalife gardens.
In addition to the Alhambra, Granada is a vibrant city with friendly locals, delicious food, and a lively nightlife. The Sacromonte neighborhood is known for its flamenco tablaos and late-night dancing, and the Paseo de los Tristes is another popular spot to explore.
Granada has a population of approximately 235,000 and is located at an altitude of 735 meters above sea level. The city is situated at the base of the highest mountain on the Iberian Peninsula, El Mulhacén de Sierra Nevada.
This website, www.motion4rent.com, provides important information and places of interest for visitors with reduced mobility, including accessible beaches, adapted excursions, theme parks, accessible restaurants, and other offers. Enjoy your stay in Granada!
There are three tourist offices in Granada and an information point within the Alhambra complex.
Tourist Office (Provincial Board)
Here you can find maps of the city, tourist brochures, and get information about the towns in the province and get information on what to do and see in Granada.
Granada Tourist Office (Andalusian Government)
It offers a tourist information service to visitors, not only from Granada, but also from the province.
Located next to the Plaza Nueva, to the right of the Church of Santa Ana.
Granada Tourist Office (Town Hall)
It offers tourist information to organize the trip and learn about the gastronomic, hotel and cultural offer of Granada, guides, routes, etc.
A modern tourist information office located in the Town Hall itself, in Plaza del Carmen s/n, Granada.
- Telephone: 958 248 280.
- Hours: Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Alhambra Information Point
It offers information about the Alhambra and tourist information about Granada.
- A small office located within the Alhambra complex, about 100 meters from the Palace of Carlos V (on the right), on Calle Real de la Alhambra, 3.
Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaén Airport, also known as Granada Airport, is an airport located between the municipalities of Chauchina and Santa Fe, in the province of Granada, 17 kilometers northwest of the city. It is the third-largest airport in Andalusia in terms of passenger and cargo traffic, with 1,251,926 passengers in 2019. The airport operates flights to several Spanish cities and destinations in Europe, including London, Manchester, Paris, and Milan. Within Spain, there are flights to Madrid, Barcelona, Mallorca, Bilbao, Melilla, Gran Canarias and Tenerife.
In compliance with Regulation (EC) 1107/2006 of the European Parliament, the Granada-Jaén Airport offers a free assistance and assistance service to passengers with reduced mobility. This service is available to all passengers with reduced mobility or some type of disability and can be requested at least 48 hours in advance. Passengers can request the service through the website https://www.aena.es/pmr/inicio?lang=es or by calling +34 91 321 10 00.
The ADIF's PRM Assistance Service and SNCF's Accès Plus Assistance Service collaborate to offer a free assistance service to people with reduced mobility (both permanent and temporary) from the beginning to the end of their journey. This cooperation ensures that Renfe-SNCF in Cooperation customers are served both in Spanish and French territory.
This service is specialized and guides, informs and facilitates the traveler with reduced mobility, access and transit through the stations, as well as assistance in getting on and off the trains. The assistance staff of Adif Cerca in Spain and Accès Plus in France are specially trained, knowledgeable and aware of the care for people with disabilities.
Additional services for people with reduced mobility:
- Adapted services during the journey: adapted toilets with a bell to notify the on-board staff in case of any problem.
- Escort staff available during the trip: our on-board staff will attend to the specific needs that may arise during the journey.
- Specific places for travelers in wheelchairs:
- On the TGV INOUI trains there are 2 specific seats that are located on the ground floor of the first First Class car (car 1 or 11). You can make the trip in your own wheelchair or request to be transferred to a seat.
- On the AVE trains there are 2 seats located in Second Class car 8. The trip will be made in the wheelchair itself. Those customers who use a folding wheelchair and want to transfer, can travel in any regular seat, requesting assistance at the Central Office.
In Granada, there are two bus fare rates for people with disabilities:
- Rate €0.00: This rate is for individuals who meet the general requirements established by the city council and can prove that they do not receive any income higher than the public indicator of income for multiple purposes (IPREM).
- Rate €0.57: This rate is for individuals who meet the requirements established by the city council and can prove that they do not receive income of any nature that exceeds 1.5 times the current IPREM indicator. It is important to note that in order to benefit from these rates, individuals must meet the requirements and provide the necessary documentation to prove their eligibility.
The general requirements to benefit from these rates are:
- Be registered in the municipality of Granada
- Prove a degree of disability equal to or greater than 65%
For tourists visiting Granada, the city council makes available a series of docks at the main entrances to the historic center, and these docks are located at:
- Fuentenueva Avenue:Near the Cathedral (maximum stop of 10 min for going up and down) Access highway A-44 exit 144 Méndez Nuñez.
- San Cristóbal viewpoint:In the Albaicín (maximum stop of 10 min for ascents and descents).
- Neptuno: Near the historic center (maximum stop of 30 min for ups and downs, A-44 motorway access Exit 129.
- Paseo de la Bomba: Close to the fountain of the inks (From 09:00 to 21:00 for passengers drop off) Access to Highway A-395 Exit Alhambra - city center - Lancha de Genil - Cenes de la Vega.
We leave you a website where you will find several taxi companies that have vehicles adapted for people with reduced mobility. These companies are located in Granada capital but also in nearby towns and surroundings.
t is recommended to visit the Albaicín with a guide who can provide information about the history and architecture of the neighborhood, as well as help navigate the streets. Some tour companies offer adapted tours for people with reduced mobility. Additionally, the Mirador de San Nicolás and the Mirador de San Miguel are two popular viewpoint that are accessible by car or taxi.
The Albaicín is also well connected by bus, with several bus lines that pass through the neighborhood and offer a good starting point for exploring the area, but you must remember that this neighborhood has many ups and downs, also narrow streets and some with stairs, so not the whole neighborhood is accessible.
Accessible tapas tour
It is worth noting that this tour is fully accessible for people with reduced mobility, as the tour guide will ensure that all venues visited are wheelchair accessible and that the route is planned to avoid any obstacles. Additionally, the tour guide will provide assistance throughout the tour. It's a great opportunity to enjoy the traditional food and culture of Granada while accommodating the historical and cultural significance of the places visited. It sounds like a great way to experience the city and get a taste of Granada's delicious tapas.
The route takes place from Tuesday to Saturday, always starts at 7:30 p.m. and has a price of €65 per person, and in this price you will have included 10 to 12 tapas, 4 or 5 drinks, you will be accompanied by a local Spanish-speaking guide, English or French (according to availability) and the groups can be between 2 and 8 people.
- Address and contact:
- Plaza Romanilla, in front of the Federico García Lorca Center, 18001 Granada
- Telephone: (+34) 630070893
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Botanico Cafe: https://botanicocafe.es/
Fully accessible restaurant specializing in vegetarian dishes, it is very close to the botanical garden of Granada, they also offer cooking courses and have a very affordable daily menu.
Restaurant accessible to people with reduced mobility, but not its bathrooms
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays.
Urban Gastro Lounge: https://www.urbandreamgranada.com/gastro-lounge.html
Signature cuisine that fuses traditional Granada tapas with avant-garde cuisine using the best products and ingredients. All this paired with an exquisite selection of wines.
Restaurant accessible to people with reduced mobility but not its bathrooms
El Coso Restaurant: https://www.restauranteelcoso.es/
At El Coso they seek the perfect balance between tradition and modernity. Each dish is a unique experience of Mediterranean flavors and aromas, all of them made with real dedication and whose origin is 100% from Granada.
Located next to the Granada bullring, it is in an-enclave that is worth visiting.
Restaurant with access for people with reduced mobility but not its bathrooms.