The city that became the last outpost of Moorish Spain rules over a spectacular and mountainous province encompassing remote uplands as well as the snowy Sierra Nevada and the fertile valleys of the Alpujarra. What draws visitors beyond all else is a single monument, the Alhambra. Overlooking the city is the lofty Sierra Nevada, with great hiking in summer and skiing in winter. Further south, the province has a short coastline known as the Costa Tropical, a far cry from the resorts further east and west.- Essentials section with practical advice on getting there and around. - Highlights map so you know what not to miss. - Comprehensive listings including where to eat, sleep and relax.- Detailed street maps for Granada, La Alhambra & Generalife - Slim enough to fit in your pocket. Loaded with advice and information, this concise Footprint guide will help you get the most out of Granada & the Sierra Nevada without weighing you down.