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Granada, Spain Local food tours

Our most recommended Granada, Spain Local food tours

Granada: Walking Food Tour

1. Granada: Walking Food Tour

Discover the local ham, wines, and typical dishes of Granada on a 3.5-hour walking tour. Learn about the most traditional foods produced in Granada province with your knowledgeable foodie guide. Hear about Sephardic, Berber, Nasrid, and even Roman influences in Granada’s cuisine. Learn how ham is cured in the Alpujarra mountain villages, and dried with the fresh Sierra Nevada air. Taste different hams, Serrano from Granada, and the prestigious Iberian ham produced in Andalusia. Taste some of the local drinks such as Tinto de Verano and wines produced in the local Granada region. See one of the oldest taverns in Granada and soak up the atmosphere of the city through its cuisine. Sample local recipes at the Chikito restaurant, where local artists, writers, and poets met in the early 1900s.

Combo guided tour: complete Alhambra with tickets + Albaicín

2. Combo guided tour: complete Alhambra with tickets + Albaicín

Enjoy this combo to visit the most important spaces of Granada: the complex complete of Alhambra and the Albaicín and Sacromonte quarters. We will start the tour in the morning at 9.00h o visit the Alhambra. The Alhambra is one of the most important monuments and attractions in the world. This is a massive complex consisting of 4 different spaces: the Alcazaba , Generalife Gardens, Palaces of Charles the Vth and, the most famous part of this monument, the Nasrid Palaces. Our guided tour has a duration of 3 hours and we will visit all these parts. In the afternoon (our guides will inform to you at what time we will start) we will enjoy the guided tour in Albaicín and Sacromonte quarters. Go deep into the traditional neighborhoods of Albaicín and Sacromonte, recognizable for its caves and settlements that were established after the Castilian conquest. Head to the former Muslim neighborhood of Albaicín, which will lead you to Mirador de San Nicolás, a magical viewpoint with the best views of the Alhambra.

Granada: Full-Day Trip from Seville

3. Granada: Full-Day Trip from Seville

Enjoy a comprehensive full-day tour of Granada, including round-trip transfers from Seville, and the option to customize the itinerary to suit your interests. Following a pick-up from your hotel in Seville, drive to Granada at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Upon arrival, go to the Albaicín neighborhood for a taste pairing of Andalusian tapas and drinks. With every drink you order, 1 tapa (a generous plate of local food) is served. Your local guide will explain the origin of this tradition. Sample a special dessert from Granada that was originally made for the Pope. Enjoy breathtaking views of the snow-capped Sierra Nevada mountains as you journey through olive groves and vibrant green mountains. Experience the multicultural influences of the city center, rich with the aroma of teas and spices drifting from local houses and markets. Learn the Roman, Muslim, Christian, and Roma history of Granada on storied streets. Marvel at the Gothic façade of the cathedral, surrounded by treasure-filled Arabian markets. Skip the long lines to the Alhambra, and discover one of the most impressive palaces and gardens in Spain. Sometimes referred to as “A Pearl among Emeralds” in reference to the grandeur of its setting and opulence of its architecture, you will be invited to wander the chambers and gardens with an official guide. Uncover the mysteries that lie in every room, and discover more about the Nasrid dynasty. Transfer back to Seville, with the snow-capped Sierra Nevada mountains still in sight. Enjoy the soft mountain breeze to refresh you along the way.

From Seville: Alhambra & Albaicín Private Tour

4. 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 Granada: Day Trip to Trevélez with Ham Factory

5. From Granada: Day Trip to Trevélez with Ham Factory

Embark on a full-day trip to Trevélez, the highest town in the Alpujarras, and discover the ham curing process with a tour and tasting inside a factory. Have lunch at an Alpujarran restaurant before visiting the village of Pampaneira. Start with a pickup in downtown Granada and a drive towards Lanjarón. First, stop at the historic Nasrid Bridge of Tablate to gain an understanding of the relationship between the Moriscos and Alpujarra. Next, find a unique viewpoint from where you can contemplate the Poqueira Valley, the Guadalfeo Valley, and the Sierra Nevada while taking memorable photos. Sample the mineral-rich fresh cold water from the Fuente Agria Spring. Admire the stunning Chorrerón waterfalls before discovering the ham curing process inside a factory in Trevélez followed by a tasting. Experience the traditional gastronomy and an Alpujarran lunch. On the way back to Granada, pass through impressive landscapes and visit Pampaneira.

Granada Albaicín: 2.5-Hour Tapas & Drinks Walking Tour

6. Granada Albaicín: 2.5-Hour Tapas & Drinks Walking Tour

Discover one of the most charming and historical quarters in Granada on a walking tour of the Albaicín. The quarter is characterized not only by its Moorish architecture and monuments, but also by its tastes and smells, as you’ll soon find out on this tapas tour. Take in the dream-like atmosphere of the Albaicin on a 2.5-hour guided walk. Admire stunning views of the Alhambra, the city of Granada, and the Sierra Nevada. Hear legends about the quarter and visit hidden alleyways in the neighborhood. Indulge in the traditional cuisine of Granada, combining Andalusian flavors with the latest culinary trends. Enjoy a wine tasting at the I love Granada shop, as well as 3 tapas and 3 drinks. This tour is a delight for all of the senses!

From Granada: "Driving Over Lemons" Orgiva & Alpujarras Tour

7. From Granada: "Driving Over Lemons" Orgiva & Alpujarras Tour

See the places that inspired Chris Stewart's bestselling book series "Driving Over Lemons" on this day trip to the Alpujarras from Granada. Learn about Chris' experiences of buying a farm in Andalucia, visit Orgiva's famous hippy market, and tuck into a 3-course lunch in Lanjaron. Meet your guide in Granada city center and head south, taking in panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada mountains along the way, before arriving in Orgiva. Here, visit the weekly Thursday market, surrounded on all sides by spectacular mountain scenery. Afterward, head into the valley to take in views of the Poqueira and Trevelez rivers and see the location of Chris Stewart's famous farm, El Valero. Finish the day in Lanjaron. Sample some fresh spring water before sitting down to a delicious 3-course lunch at La Casita De Papel. Get dropped off back in Granada city center at the end of your tour.

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What people are saying about Granada, Spain

Both Yosin on the visit to the Albaicín and Sacromonte, and Belén on the visit to the Alhambra acted as wonderful hosts. They gave us a tour at a relaxed and pleasant pace. We had been to Granada on other occasions but choosing this guide service this time was a success. Thanks for everything!

Katia was great! She was extremely knowledgeable with the local food as she was once a local Chef herself. We got a chance to try some great local restaurants while also trying some awesome local wine. Overall a 10/10 experience!

Guide was very knowledgeable and delightful. Tapas bars and food & drink were perfect. Would most definitely recommend this tour.

This was an excellent tour with proper sit down meals. Very enjoyable tour with a very knowledgeable guide.

Great guide and small group, so good interaction and a lost of interesting learning.