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Our most recommended Alhambra Day Trips

From Malaga: Alhambra Guided Tour with Entry Tickets

1. From Malaga: Alhambra Guided Tour with Entry Tickets

Immerse yourself in the history of the Alhambra on this this day trip from Malaga. Explore one of the finest examples of Moorish architecture in the world with a guide. Visit the Nasrid Palaces of Granada and the Palace of Charles V.  Be picked up from the meeting point in Malaga. Sit back and relax on the scenic countryside drive to Granada. Enter the Alhambra complex and let the city views of Granada take your breath away.   See the intricate details, fountains, and frescos in the Nasrid Palaces. Wander through the reception halls and royal quarters in the palace. Explore the main fortification, the Alcazaba. Climb the Torre de la Vela watchtower.  Enter the Palace of Charles V and see the artwork and artifacts housed within this Renaissance-era building. Finally, wander through the tranquil gardens of the Generalife estate and hear the sounds of running water from the fountains. Return to Malaga at the end of your tour. 

From Malaga: Granada Full-Day Trip with Alhambra

2. From Malaga: Granada Full-Day Trip with Alhambra

Enjoy a guided tour of the Alhambra monument, including a visit to the Nazari Palaces, Visit the Alhambra and the lively city of Granada without having to worry about tickets or transportation. Travel from Malaga by bus with a professional, bilingual driver. Explore the world famous Alhambra Palace, Enjoy priority access with no queues and beat the long lines. including Nasrid Palaces, Generalife, Alcazaba and Charles V Palace. Be amazed by the innovative water features and architecture of the Generalife gardens. Learn the unique history of the last outpost of Muslim Spain. Stroll through the historic city center of Granada. Admire the breathtaking views of the Granada region. Enjoy some free time in the city center to visit the cathedral, have lunch at a local restaurant or simply stroll through the streets and squares. Take a break in one of Granada's famous tapas bars before getting back on the bus for the return trip to Malaga.

Alhambra and Granada Day Tour from Roquetas de Mar, Almeria

3. Alhambra and Granada Day Tour from Roquetas de Mar, Almeria

Take this full-day excursion from Roquetas de Mar to explore the most visited site in Spain, the exquisite Alhambra in Granada. Start the morning with a drive through the Sierra Nevada, between the rivers Darro and Genil. Passing through the desert of Tabernas, you'll reach the golden, · cobblestoned city of Granada where you will get some free time to explore it on your own pace. Attractions you will see include the Nasrid Palaces & the Generalife Gardens.  Move on to the monumental Alhambra and get skip-the-line entry to explore the vast complex, constructed during the mid-14th century by the Berber rulers of the Emirate of Granada in al-Andalus. You will also see the Renaissance palace built by Emperor Charles V inside the Arab stronghold. One of Spain’s most magnificent examples of Moorish architecture, the Alhambra delights with its harmonious blend of Islamic architecture and dreamy gardens. Take a pause for lunch before driving back along the Mediterranean coast, skirting the Sierra Nevada National Park to Roquetas de Mar on the sunny Mediterranean Coast.

Alhambra and Nasrid Palaces: Tour with Traditional Meal

4. Alhambra and Nasrid Palaces: Tour with Traditional Meal

A tour of the Alhambra is a must for every visitor to the city of Granada, to explore the exquisitely detailed Islamic art and architecture of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover the elaborate rooms and the historic position of this spectacular monument all with the help of an official guide.   You will be guided through every part of the Alhambra, starting at the Alcazaba fortress, the most antique area of the monument complex. You will discover the many rooms of the Nasrid Palaces, including the enchanting Palace of Mexuar, the Palace of Comares and the Palace of Leones. Next you will visit the Generalife, the sultan’s summer palace, surrounded by beautifully landscaped Islamic gardens filled with a great variety of vegetation.   After your Alhambra tour, enjoy a meal of fresh seafood in a traditional restaurant. You can taste traditional cuisine, full of flavor and color, and benefit from attentive service. The restaurant offers a varied menu with many fish dishes and seafood paella, among other delicious options. You will even have the opportunity to taste "bartolillo", a traditional desert of delicious pastries filled with cream.

Granada: Electric Bike Rental for 4 or 8 Hours

5. Granada: Electric Bike Rental for 4 or 8 Hours

Rent an electric bike and discover Granada's neighborhoods at your own pace. Choose from a 2-hour or 4-hour rental, providing you with plenty of time to explore what appeals to you most. With your electric bike, ride up and down the hilly streets of Granada with ease. Ride to Albayzín, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore its narrow winding streets. Then visit Sacromonte, the charming tumbledown neighborhood that's built over caves on the hills of Valparaiso. You may also choose to visit Generalife, the Alhambra, and Granada Cathedral. It's up to you! The electric bike is yours for 2 or 4 fun hours, so you can choose what you want to see in Granada.

Seville: Granada Day Trip with Alhambra Ticket

6. Seville: Granada Day Trip with Alhambra Ticket

Take a magnificent trip from your accommodation in Seville to the charming city of Granada. Become acquainted with its neighborhoods and discover the most beautiful monument of Andalusia, the Citadel of the Alhambra, with entrance to the monument included. Travel from your hotel and take a comfortable journey by air-conditioned car to the city of Granada with your guide. Visit the ancient and impressive Alhambra, gaze at its marvelous palaces and see the gardens. Explore the most traditional and authentic neighborhoods of Granada as you visit the Albaicin and Sacromonte neighborhoods, and stroll through their narrow streets. Get to know one of the most beautiful and best-preserved cities in Spain.

From Seville: Alhambra & Albaicín Private Tour

7. From Seville: Alhambra & Albaicín Private Tour

Relax on the scenic drive to Granada at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Upon arrival, skip the lines to the Alhambra and explore one of the most impressive palaces in Spain. Get the chance to wander the chambers and gardens of the complex with an official guide and uncover the mysteries of the Nasrid dynasty. Enjoy lunch in the historic Albaicín neighborhood and sample some typical tapas with drinks. Learn more about the tradition and sample a special dessert from Granada that was originally made for the pope. Enter the city's gypsy neighborhood to experience the multicultural influence and catch the aroma of teas and spices from the houses and markets.

From Motril: Full-Day Private Tour of Alhambra

8. From Motril: Full-Day Private Tour of Alhambra

Immerse yourself in the history of the last Moorish Kingdom in Western Europe as you explore the Alhambra, a stunningly well-preserved complex of Medieval palaces built during the Spanish-Muslim empire that lasted over 700 years. Relax in a private vehicle as you travel to the Alhambra. Admire the scenic views of the Andalusian countryside before meeting your local guide. Then, step into the paradise-like gardens of the Alhambra and uncover the plots and intrigues that led to the fall of the Moorish Kingdom of Granada from your expert guide. Spend time at spectacular sites like the Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba, the Palace of Carlos V, and Generalife. Admire the unique blend of Spanish-Islamic architecture as you explore historical halls and gardens. After your private visit to the Alhambra, sit back and relax as you travel back to your drop-off point.

From Malaga: Private Alhambra Palace and Granada Day Trip

9. From Malaga: Private Alhambra Palace and Granada Day Trip

Explore the Moorish architecture of the Generalife gardens and the Nasrid Palaces of the Alhambra palace and fortress complex with a local guide. Then, head up to the Albaicin and the center of Granada. Meet your private driver in Malaga for the 1.5-hour trip to Granada. Upon arrival, meet your private Alhambra Palace guide for skip-the-line tickets and a 3-hour private tour. Visit the wonderful Palaces and Generalife Gardens. Stroll through the Medina, Arabic baths, Carlos V Palace, and the Alcazaba (Fortress) within the walls of the Alhambra. Next, be driven up to the Albaicin to San Nicolas square for an amazing view of the Alhambra Palace and the stunning backdrop of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range. Enjoy free time around the center of Granada for more exploration, shopping, and lunch (not included). After soaking in the views, return to Malaga

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What people are saying about Alhambra

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 1,447 reviews

Very good tour!

Me and my partner really enjoyed a tour. A bit shame that tour in Granada was so short,but we were very pleased about Alhambra tour. We had very nice local guide in Alhambra who left impression that she is enjoys what she is doing. Unfortunately can’t remember her name. We are very pleased about Pepe Tours guide Guillermo as well.

It was perfect excursion organized perfectly by PEPE TOURS. All was on time with very comfortable trip. All provided before the trip was followed 100%, including preliminary coordination by phone and payment requirements.

100% practical

We took a couple of electric bikes to see the whole city and visit everything. In 4 hours we were able to see it all effortlessly and quite quickly. I highly recommend.

SUPER COOL! He helped us a lot, it is not difficult to climb the slopes with the bike, we reached all the viewpoints :)

Amazing experience. Easy transport to/from Granada and an excellent tour.