Venta El Gallo is located in the Sacromonte caves, cradle of flamenco art. Declared intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO, the Flemish transmitting the rhythm of the guitar, singing and dancing, where the viewer lives and feels the exciting world of flamenco. The Venta El Gallo with its superb location overlooking the Alhambra in Granada, Andalusian cuisine and offers quality flamenco shows.
Make your own way to Sacromonte, a charming neighborhood that was originally built and lived in by Spanish gypsies. Famous for its inhabited caves that are carved out of the soft slopes of Cerro de San Miguel, Sacromonte is at the heart of Granada’s flamenco heritage, with the caves having served as popular places for the community to dance and socialize since the 19th century.On arrival, head for El Templo del Flamenco, a popular cave venue that is dedicated to zambra, a kind of gypsy flamenco that originated in Granada. Loosely translated as ‘party’ in Arabic, zambra is thought to date back to the 15th century when it was performed by the Moriscos (Muslims who converted to Christianity) during Moorish celebrations.Feel your excitement build as you take your seat and sip on your included glass of sangria, beer, wine, soda or water. Alternatively, upgrade to enjoy a delectable 3-course dinner with a drink before the show. Dine on traditional dishes such as cordovan salmorejo, a chilled soup made with ripe tomatoes and vegetables. See the Itinerary for a sample menu.Then, enjoy an exhilarating hour-long show, crammed with fast-paced choreography and riveting live music. Stamp and clap along as dancers perform fiery flamenco moves with Arabic flare, including shimmies that are reminiscent of belly dancing.Your experience concludes after the performance is over. You may then use your included hop-on hop-off tourist train ticket to return to your accommodation, or to experience the nightlife elsewhere in Granada. Your ticket is valid for a full day, allowing you to travel about the city quickly and easily on the day of your tour.