Granada, Spain: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Granada, Spain? If you're planning to go to Granada, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Granada, Spain

Based on the climate and weather in Granada, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Granada, Spain

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Granada, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Granada, Spain by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Granada can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the stunning Mosque of Granada, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Granada tourism authority.

If you go to Triunfo Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

February

Traveling to Granada in February, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the stunning Mosque of Granada, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Granada tourism authority.

If you go to Triunfo Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

March

March in Granada can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the stunning Mosque of Granada, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Granada tourism authority.

If you go to Triunfo Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

April

If you are traveling to Granada in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the stunning Mosque of Granada, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Granada tourism authority.

If you go to Triunfo Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

May

May in Granada is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the stunning Mosque of Granada, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Granada tourism authority.

If you go to Triunfo Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

June

If you are traveling to Granada in June, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the stunning Mosque of Granada, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Granada tourism authority.

If you go to Triunfo Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

July

If you vacation in Granada during July, you will probably see that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the stunning Mosque of Granada, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Granada tourism authority.

If you go to Triunfo Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

August

Traveling to Granada in August, you will notice that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the stunning Mosque of Granada, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Granada tourism authority.

If you go to Triunfo Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

September

Traveling to Granada in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the stunning Mosque of Granada, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Granada tourism authority.

If you go to Triunfo Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

October

October in Granada is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the stunning Mosque of Granada, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Granada tourism authority.

If you go to Triunfo Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

November

If you go to Granada in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the stunning Mosque of Granada, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Granada tourism authority.

If you go to Triunfo Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

December

December in Granada is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes. There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the stunning Mosque of Granada, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Granada tourism authority.

If you go to Triunfo Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Activities for Granada, Spain

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Granada.

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