Granollers is in Catalonia, north east Spain and is the second biggest city in Spain, located 30km north of Barcelona, which is the nearest airport. Granollers is also a short distance from the Pyrenees and a short distance from the Maresme coast, so a great location for exploring lots of different areas in Spain.
Granolers is pleasantly but not stiflingly hot, with temperatures reaching the mid 20s in the summer, and December, January and February being the coldest months.
There is a variety of activities to when on holiday in Granollers. For shopping fans, there are weekly and monthly markets, where you can pick up a variety of great local food, such as honey, jam and cheese, as well as jewellery and collectibles.
The Museum of Granollers is well worth a visit. and whilst there you can learn about the history of the town, as well as seeing collections of art and archaeology. There’s also the Natural Science Mueseum, which is located in a beautiful building called the Web. Here you can learn more about Granollers, as well as science and nature.
There are some historical buildings to see, including the ancient hospital of Francesc Domenec, which has now become a theatre and the banks of the River Congost also offer a great vantage point to take in Granollers’ architecture.
Food in Granollers is mainly Catalan cuisine. Speciality dishes include various meat, vegetables and fish stew, called escudella and ollada. Other dishes Catalan-style cod, which is served with raisins and pine nuts. Catalan has many wine-growing regions, and cava is very popular. There is a varied nightlife in Granollers, with bars, casinos and cinemas.
For something special, take a city break to Barcelona whilst on holiday to Granollers to experience one of Spain’s most exciting cities.
Granollers holidays with easyJet holidays
Granollers is a great way to experience the charm of Catalonia and Spain. Sample the cuisine, take in the sights, and enjoy the culture. easyJet holidays affordable deals on holidays to Spain mean that you’ll have lots of spending money left to take with you, and flexible booking options means you can plan your tailor-made holiday stress free.