Nicaragua Granada

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When To Go

Granada has a typical tropical climate with high temperatures all year round May-Nov is rainy season, but the countryside looks its best at this time. It can be windy Nov - Feb. Hurricanes possible Jun - Nov.

For more detailed information visit our When To Go section.

Language

Spanish.

Getting Local Currency

Córdoba. There are several banks with ATMs where you can use a UK credit or debit card. You may have to ask your bank to authorise withdrawals before you leave the UK and amounts may be limited.

Time Difference

GMT -6 hours.

Combines With

A visit to Granada’s historical rival, colonial León (114 km); Ometepe Island, reached by road and ferry (50 km).

Getting There

An hour’s drive from Managua.

Key Events

La Hípica, Granada, 2nd week Sep. Horse riding events preceded by bull running through the town’s streets.

If you still have questions, please contact us and one of our Travel Experts will be happy to help.

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