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  2. Andalusia
  3. Granada
  4. Alhambra

Skip the Line: Alhambra & Generalife Guided Tour

Product ID: 54011
Alhambra hides endless opportunities for discovery. If you would like to unravel the secrets and legends of the monument and explore the Alhambra and Generalife, without the lines, embark on a 3-hour walking tour with an informative, official guide.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk through the idyllic gardens of the Generalife and listen to the soft murmuring of the fountains
  • Discover the myths and legends of this breathtaking site with an official guide
  • Skip the long lines to Alhambra and Generalife
Full description
The Alhambra is the most important and captivating monument of Muslim Spain and one of the most visited attractions in the country. The Alhambra brims with the wonderful heritage of the Nazari dynasty which you can uncover as you explore the Alcazaba, the Palace of Comares, and the Generalife Gardens.

Take an opportunity to visit the palaces of the Alhambra accompanied by an official guide who will tell you all the secrets, stories, legends, and artistic details of the site for 3 hours. Admire the impressive Moorish architecture of the Nasrid Palaces and discover how the sultans lived during the height of their reign.

Avoid queuing up outside thanks to your skip-the-line entrance ticket and make sure to enjoy the journey through this breathtaking monument. 
Includes
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to Alhambra General
  • Guided tour in Spanish, English or French
  • Headphones
What’s Not Included
  • Audioguide
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet at the map next to the Alhambra box office (Paseo del Generalife 1F, 18009, Granada). Your guide will be carrying a white umbrella with the logo "NHUE" for easy recognition.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Driver's license
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Your entrance ticket is valid for the Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba Generalife, Palace of Carlos V, and the Mosque Baths
• This is a small group tour, with no more than approximately 20 people
• The tour is conducted in the language you choose when booking
• The tickets you will be provided with are special tickets for groups. This means they are assigned and accredited to your tour guide and they are not valid without such accreditation. Therefore, if you get lost during the tour or you decide to leave the group, you won’t be able to enter any of the different monuments (Gardens, Alcazaba or Nasrid Palaces). It is highly recommended to follow your tour guide during the course of your tour and not to wander around by yourself
• Regrettably this tour is not wheelchair accessible
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 4175 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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This was a great tour. We met easily at the designated site. The group wasn’t too large. Our guide Marta was friendly and knowledgeable. She had some great anecdotes and lots of information. She kept us moving but I never felt rushed or that I didn’t have time to look at things and take photos.

February 26, 2020

Nina was a great guide who shared her vast knowledge of the palace and its history with our group of 10. She kept us together, answered any questions we had, and gave insight into the comings and goings of palace life. She pointed out special nuances to look for and explained their meanings. She also threw in some of the palace drama and added some humor as well. Our group of 10 started out as individuals and ended up as a collective group. Would definitely recommend this tour if you are planning on visiting Alhambra.

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November 29, 2019

Marta was fantastic. She was incredibly knowledgeable and took excellent care of her group. A guided tour of the Alhambra is a must!

March 1, 2020

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Product ID: 54011