Location Project World School Family Summit - Fall 2019 - Granada, Spain

The Location for the Project World School Family Summit

October 14- October 18, 2019

Granada is a city that truly evokes the essence of Spain, sitting at an elevation of 738 meters above sea level. Though the Sierra Nevada mountains are close by, the Mediterranean coast is only 70 km from the city, so if the timing is right one could go skiing and visit the beach on the same day! Granada is a vibrant, friendly and lively metropolis full of culture and history, with lots to see and lots to experience.

Location for the 2019 Fall Summit

The next Project World School Family Summit is taking place at María de la O, a beautiful restaurant and event center designed for hosting and facilitating all kinds of gatherings.

María de la O is located in Granada, Spain.

Address: Ctra. de la Sierra, 13, 18008 Granada

Staying in Granada, Spain

No formal hotel has been arranged for the Summit gathering however, we will be adding suggestions in the coming months. Please check back here and the facebook page.

We suggest that families search for lodging via Airbnb, Hotels.com and trivago.com.

Many attending families are connecting with one another within the Project World School Family Summit Facebook Group and organizing among themselves to create greater opportunities for connection and community. Many families often come before the Summit and stay for a few weeks after.

Within the Project World School Family Summit Facebook Group the Summit’s location manager has provided several suggestions for lodging as well. Please check the “files” section in the group for more information.

Guide to Granada

This website has a lot of useful information about Granada, from places and monuments to visit, to how to move around efficiently. Check it out for more useful tips: granadatur.com

Come one week before the Summit, stay a week after

There will be local, cultural family events and volunteer opportunities organized one week before the summit and one week after the summit. Please join the facebook group for all the planning details.

It is our hope that you use this situation as an opportunity to practice building community, tap into your resourcefulness and design a worldschooling experiences that serves you and your family within your own budget and comfort guidelines.

Travel to Granada, Spain

Getting There & Around

The closest airport to Granada is the International Granada Airport, officially named as Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaén Airport. It is located 17 km from the city (25 minutes by car). We recommend that you check information about Granada airport services, and how to arrive here.

From the Airport to Granada – there are local buses from the airport to the city for 3€, run by the company Alsa. There are between 10 and 14 trips a day. Check the schedules, time, and prices here.

Coming from other cities in Spain – Since the only direct flight to Granada from out of Spain comes from London, it might work better for you to fly to another Spanish city and move from there:

Alsa is bus company that has routes all over Spain. To check their schedule, please visit this link.

Renfe is the local train company. To check schedules and routes click here.


Another resource helping you explore local transportation including buses, metro, train, taxis, where to hire a car and parking, please visit this link.

Finally, another valuable resource is the Granada Card, which provides tickets for Granada’s main monuments and public transport, and big discounts on other tourist services. More information can be found here. 

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