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Alhambra and Nasrid Palaces Guided Tour

Alhambra and Nasrid Palaces Guided Tour

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Explore the Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens and learn the rich history of the fortress and palaces with your own private guide or as part of a small-group tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Arabic
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the line to the Alhambra Palace Complex
  • Enjoy a private or small-group tour led by a professional local guide
  • Admire great views over the whole city of Granada
  • Find out the beautiful Moorish architecture of the Alhambra
  • Choose between a private or small-group shared tour
Full description

A walk around the Alhambra Palace, declared a World Heritage by UNESCO, is a required activity for any visitor in the city of Granada.

Furthermore it is a work of art that calls out to you with its attractive and elaborate rooms, its monumental and historic position and the special charm of its exquisitely detailed Islamic art and architecture. Transform this visit into an extraordinary experience, rich with knowledge and history. On this 3-hour tour of Alhambra, have one of the official tourist guides at your disposal.

These expert interpreters of Granada’s heritage will guide you through every part that forms the “Red Fortress." They will also answer any additional questions that you may have about this spectacular monument. Explore the Alcazaba fortress, formerly a military precinct and the most antique area of the Alhambra complex. Visit the Nasrid Palaces including the Palace of Mexuar, the Palace of Comares and the Palace of Leones.

Finally, explore the Generalife, the sultan’s summer palace situated east of the Alhambra and surrounded by wide gardens filled with a great variety of vegetation, framed by a beautiful Islamic landscape.

Includes
  • Tickets for every area of the Alhambra complex (Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba fortress and Generalife Gardens)
  • Private or shared small-group tour led by a guide
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Lunch or other activities in the city

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet at the Granavision Welcome Visitor Center, in front of the ticket office of the Alhambra and close to the Guadalupe Hotel.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Due to the high demand for the Alhambra Palace, if the time slot you have chosen is not available, the supplier will book you onto a new time slot
  • Please note: the Alhambra requires that all passengers provide the full name, date of birth and passport details for each participant when booking. If not provided, the Alhambra may deny you access to their premises.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 132 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Service
    4.9/5
  • Organization
    4.7/5

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Such a great tour guide by Mr. HAMDY wich is a professional guide he will let you live at that time by his great explain support by great history knowledge. مكان رائع و شخص رائع مع ترجمة السيد حمدي ،ينقلك الى سرد احداث الماضي وتاريخه ويعيشك اجواء التاريخ ليختصر عليك قرائة كتاب عن غرناطة العظيمة

August 2, 2022

The place was extraordinarily beautiful and Mr. Hamdi, our private tour guide, made it even more enjoyable. He is very knowledgeable about the area, has good communication skills and has put all of his efforts to make sure we get the maximum out of it. I Highly recommend a private tour guide for this place.

July 16, 2022

Carlos is an excellent guide with excellent expertise. He not only brought us the history of the Alhambra and Granada but also embedded the history in context with anecdotes and history transfers. We really enjoyed the enriching hours with him and would like to take this opportunity to thank him so much again. With best regards, Gabriela Kuhn Thöny and Christian Thöny

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November 23, 2021

Product ID: 62756