An optional cultural tour to the beautiful nearby city of Granada is scheduled for Saturday 30th of September. If the number of attendants allows it, a visit to the magnificent Alhambra Palace Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site will take just after the Symposium. In this tour of 3 h duration, the attendants will have the opportunity to discover the fascinating history and significance of Alhambra and relax amidst the myriad of fountains and flowers in the Generalife Gardens. With the help of a professional guide and audio system, you will learn more about this uniquely well-preserved medieval citadel and explore the Nasrid Palaces and the Generalife gardens. The visit includes the palatial city where you will appreciate the beauty of the Court of the Lions, the Palace of Mexuar, the oldest palace in the complex, and the Palace of Comares, the official residence of the Sultan. Finish your tour at the sultan’s summer palace to the east of Alhambra and Generalife Gardens. Lunch is programmed after the visit in our back to Almería, where we will arrive presumably around 18 h. More details and price will be given in advance to those interested.