Guided tour

Granada: 3-Hour Fast-Track Alhambra Tour

Activity provider: Visitours
Guided tour

Granada: 3-Hour Fast-Track Alhambra Tour

Activity provider: Visitours

From US$ 82.40 per person

Avoid the long lines to the large palace complex of the Alhambra on a 3-hour, small group tour of Granada. Marvel at the impressive citadel of the Alcazaba, stroll around the Generalife Gardens and see porticos and pools from the 14th century, and more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English


  • Get fast-track entrance to the Nasrid Dynasty fortress and palace of the Alhambra
  • Take a walk in the Generalife Gardens, considered one of the most impressive in the world
  • Learn more about the Nasrid Dynasty and the many civilizations of Andalusia
  • Explore the sumptuous rooms and banquet halls of the Alhambra
  • Marvel at intricate arabesques and calming pools and porticos
  • Discover a beautifully preserved medieval Persian garden of Al-Andalus
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada
Full description
Explore one of the most iconic and impressive monuments in Spain on a small group tour of the Alhambra and Generalife Gardens in Granada. Learn about the civilizations that have influenced Andalusia, leaving a lasting cultural legacy that it is one of the great marvels of the world. Discover Andalusia’s “Jewel in the Crown” next to the Sierra Nevada at the Nazarí city of the Alhambra. Enter the impressive fortress and palace complex with your fast-track access. See some of the palace’s many halls and banquet rooms, such as the Court of the Lions, Hall of the Ambassadors, and Sala de los Abencerrajes. Marvel at every tiny detail, from the remarkable arabesques to the porticos and pools of the Alta Alhambra. Learn about the Alhambra and Generalife’s construction by the Nasrids. Of all the outlying buildings, the foremost of interest is the Palacio de Generalife, a 14th-century villa and summer palace with sumptuous gardens. See for yourself why the last Arabic king cried when he was overthrown by the Catholic kings!
  • Fast-track entry to the Alhambra, the Generalife, the Alcazaba and the Palace of Charles V
  • Local guide
  • Fast-track entry to the Nasrid Palaces unless option purchased
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Meet at the Mural Map next to the Box Office of the Alhambra, Granada

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Please note that the tour does not run on 25 December or 1 January
  • Please wear comfortable shoes and bring enough bottled water to drink
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 345 reviews

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In a move of desperation, we booked a Spanish language tour because all the English tours were booked. We needn't have worried--both tours were bilingual in both Spanish and English. The guide was great but of course the problem was the other tourists in the group. If you are in a group tour, please don't jostle to get to the front of the line and please don't stop suddenly to take pictures as the group is moving.

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April 1, 2023

Very interesting tour, well organized and led by an excellent guide, whose name - unfortunately - I don’t remember. I do remember, though, that she guided the visit in two languages, and her English was very good. Whatever I shall say about the Alhambra complex will never suffice to describe its beauty. My wife and I were really impressed by its architecture, the gardens, the water works, the artwork, everything. It was definitely something we would not want to miss. Highly recommended, and absolutely worth a visit to Granada.

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April 1, 2023

Angel was amazing. He was so knowledgeable and made the experience so much better. He made us feel like we were in the Alhambra back in 1300. He cared so much about teaching us and educating us on the palace. DO NOT short yourself and do the Alhambra alone. Book a tour guide, you won’t reget it.

April 1, 2023

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