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Good Ice Cream Next to the Alhambra?

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Good Ice Cream Next to the Alhambra?

Hello,

I've been reading about this really good ice cream place just outside the Alhambra, to the point where Rick Steves and Michelle Obama have raved about it or visited there. Specifically, I saw this article:

huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/05/michelle-obama…

"Before entering the cavernous church, they tried to beat the blazing heat of the Andalusia region by stopping at a well-known ice cream parlor across the street (from the Alhambra)."

However, I can't find a name for this ice cream place. Does anyone know what this place is? Please let me know. Thanks.

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1. Re: Good Ice Cream Next to the Alhambra?

RS3Sport:

La Heladeria

Plaza de Isabel La Católica

http://www.20minutos.es/noticia/783837/0/

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2. Re: Good Ice Cream Next to the Alhambra?

Eh Benny, you do know that "la heladeria" simply means ice cream shop (store).

In the 20 minutos article it refers to it as "la italiana" this incorrect. The name of the place that you are talking about is "Los Italianos" http://bit.ly/wS4z0X

This is by far the most famous ice cream shop in Granada and it is located directly opposite the Cathedral (not the alhambra) and it is where Michelle Obama stopped. It is on Gran Vía de Colon.

While it is the most famous "Los Italianos" does close during the Winter. It closed on 31st October and I believe it will reopen some time in March possibly the 1st of March but more likely 21st of March (Día de la Primavera). But I am not sure of that.

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3. Re: Good Ice Cream Next to the Alhambra?

We are heading to Granada next week.

So, that won´t be possible to taste that!

Thank you for the info about the dates as well.

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4. Re: Good Ice Cream Next to the Alhambra?

It might be open and it is right in the centre of Granada across the road from the cathedral, on Gran Vía, so it is easy to have a look and see if it is open. But I would say that it is still a little bit cold this time of year to be having ice-creams, well it is too cold for me anyway.

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5. Re: Good Ice Cream Next to the Alhambra?

Ok GInsider! Good to know!

For me too. It is still too cold!

But I´m sure my son will ask me for that...

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6. Re: Good Ice Cream Next to the Alhambra?

Michelle Obama left a comment on this site

granadainfo.com/elvirag/italianos/index.htm

She had the three chocolate ice cream flavour aparently

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7. Re: Good Ice Cream Next to the Alhambra?

Three Chocolate?! Sounds good...

That will be definetly difficult to me not to try it, even if it is cold.

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