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Mirador de San Nicolas, Granada

Mirador de San Nicolas, Granada: Our most recommended tours and activities

Granada: Flamenco Show in Albaycin - Jardines de Zoraya

1. Granada: Flamenco Show in Albaycin - Jardines de Zoraya

Experience the flamenco culture of southern Spain at an atmospheric tablao in Granada’s Albaycín neighborhood, just minutes from the San Nicolás viewpoint. Take your seats for the show, consisting of several different palos (flamenco styles), from the soleá to an alegría. Watch as 2 dancers are accompanied by a passionate flamenco singer, a guitar player, and a percussionist.

Granada City Train 1 or 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket

2. Granada City Train 1 or 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket

Discover Granada at your own pace with a full-day ticket to the exclusive hop-on hop-off train. Specially designed to navigate the narrow streets of the Albaicín, the train features a panoramic roof, open deck in summer, and on board audio guides in 12 languages, available at an extra cost (with 2 special kids channels in Spanish and English). You can hop on and off at any of the stops to experience the essence of the city, from the monumental Alhambra to the atmospheric Albaicín. Explore the Realejo district, stop for a coffee in Plaza Neuva, get city views from the Mirador de San Nicolas, and much more. Get on and off the train as often as you want for as long as your ticket is valid, and discover the city's most important sites. The Alhambra Route runs during the day, while the City Center Route is an evening train that takes in Granada’s great nighttime atmosphere. Alhambra Route (Green Line): trains run every 30-45 minutes • Alhambra a. Alhambra Generalife/Taquillas b. Alhambra Palacios Nazaríes/Puerta Justícia • Cuesta Gomérez • Plaza Nueva/Office Granada City Tour • Paseo de los Tristes • Mirador de San Cristóbal/Albaicín • Monasterio de la Cartuja • Plaza de Toros • Catedral/Plaza Romanilla • Calle Alhóndiga/Recogida • Plaza Mariana Pineda/El Corte Inglés • Calle Molinos/Campo del Príncipe • Hotel Alhambra Palace/Carmen de los Mártires City Center Route (Red Line): trains run every 30-60 minutes, depending on the time of year • Plaza Nueva/Oficina Granada City Tour • Paseo de los Tristes • Mirador de San Cristóbal/Albaicín • Monasterio de la Cartuja • Plaza de Toros • Catedral/Plaza de la Romanilla • Calle Alhóndiga/Recogidas • Plaza Mariana Pineda/El Corte Inglés

Electric Bike Tour with 2 Options to Explore Granada

3. Electric Bike Tour with 2 Options to Explore Granada

The Albaicín, a World Heritage Site, and Sacromonte are 2 of Granada’s most colorful, enchanting, and historical districts. Sacromonte is known for its caves in which gypsies celebrate nightly with their flamenco songs and dancing. Explore these areas on an electric bike tour accompanied by your instructor/guide who will ensure that you see the sights of interest. This is just 1 of 4 electric bike tour options in Granada. The tours range from 2-3 hours in duration, and all begin with a training session to familiarize you with the operation of the vehicle. If you don’t want miss any of Granada's nooks or crannies, choose the XL tour. You’ll travel through all the city’s neighborhoods on this 2nd option and see hidden places such as the Palace of Dar-al-Horra, the Paseo de los Tristes, the San Nicolas Viewpoint, and the Cuesta de Chapiz. Ride your electric bike along the paths and trails of the forest on the outskirts of Granada. On this 3rd tour option your guide will show you the magnificent views of the Albaycin and the Alhambra from the Silla del Moro viewpoint. On a 4th option you can enjoy one of the best sunsets in the world! Ride your electric bike with your guide to the top of Granada to enjoy the spectacular colors and the sights below.

Granada: Guided Albaicin, Sacromonte, and Viewpoints Tour

4. Granada: Guided Albaicin, Sacromonte, and Viewpoints Tour

The tour begins in Plaza Nueva next to the High Court of Justice. Following an introduction, You will walk along the Paseo de los Tristes in the direction of the Sacromonte whilst discovering surprising historical details on the way. In the Sacromonte neighborhood you will learn about the cave houses, before visiting viewpoints which boast panoramic views of both the Alhambra and the city. You'll also discover flamenco art, learning about the importance it has in this particular neighborhood. Whilst walking from Sacromonte to Albaicin you will learn of the history and anecdotes of various places. This will conclude with you arriving at the San Nicolas viewpoint, where you will be greeted with panoramic views of the Alhambra. As you walk through the Albaicín neighborhood and learn its incredible history, you will come to the realization that these are two neighborhoods are simply loaded with history and fantastic panoramic viewpoints.

Granada: Albaicín and Sacromonte Guided Walking Tour

5. Granada: Albaicín and Sacromonte Guided Walking Tour

Embark on a 2-hour walking tour of the most traditional and authentic neighborhoods of Granada: Albaicin and Sacromonte. Learn the history, legends and local culture from your tour guide. Meet your guide at the Plaza Bib-Rambla and head to the former Muslim neighborhood of Albaicín, declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. From here, you will head to the Mirador de San Nicolás, where you'll take in fascinating views of the Alhambra. Marvel at the Dar Al-Horra Palace, an old Arabic palace from the 14th-century palace and follow in the footsteps of the funeral carriages that used to drive along Paseo de Los Tristes. Then, continue to the neighborhood of Sacromonte, famous for its caves where settlements of minority groups were established after the Castilian conquest. Learn the history behind the people that live in caves dug into the mountains here and witness Sacromonte's strong connection with flamenco. Visit Enrique Morente's home, one of the most influential flamenco singers from Granada. On this guided walking tour, all members of the group will be treated to a glass of wine, a custom typical in Granada.

Granada: Albayzin and Sacromonte Walking Tour

6. Granada: Albayzin and Sacromonte Walking Tour

Explore the Islamic quarter and historic Sacromonte neighborhood of Granada on a 2.5-hour walking tour. Walk between the narrow streets of the Albayzín, and admire the culture of the gypsies in the stunning caves of Sacromonte. Departing from the central Plaza Nueva, learn the history of Granada, a city which has been a hotbed of art and architecture since the 11th century. Explore Albayzín, considered one of the city’s most delightful neighborhoods. This is the part of the city where the Spanish-Muslim architecture is at its most spectacular, and the views of the Alhambra are stunning. Discover the essence of Islamic Granada along a labyrinth of narrow streets. Discover Sacromonte and admire one of the best-known gypsy neighborhoods in Spain, and see the traditional caves where people still live, surrounded by nature and the culture and art of Andalucia. Admire the views of the city from a place where art, nature and heritage are their most attractive.

Granada: Walking Tour of Alhambra & Albaicin

7. Granada: Walking Tour of Alhambra & Albaicin

Enjoy a walking tour of the Alhambra fort and the historic Albaicin neighborhood. Explore the outstanding historical palace and fort complex of Alhambra in the company of a professional guide. Skip the line to Spain's most visited monument, and discover the history and art in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your tour includes the Nasrid Palaces, Generalife, Alcazaba, the palace of Charles V and the Hamman. Pause for lunch, and then join an afternoon tour of the historic Albaicin neighborhood. Your guide will take you on a walk back through the centuries, as you enjoy the viewpoint of San Nicolas, San Miguel Bajo square, and the hillside Sacromonte neighborhood.

Granada: Guided Flamenco Tour

8. Granada: Guided Flamenco Tour

Embark on a guided tour through Albaicin and Sacromonte throughout which you meet local flamenco artists from Granada. Discover the origin of flamenco, the history of the flamenco percussion box, and the peculiarities of La Zambra - Granada’s gypsy dance. Enjoy a touch of music while you visit lookouts, squares, and narrow streets, which combine to form an authentic experience. Throughout your tour your group numbers will be limited, improving personal contact and cohabitation with the environment. At the conclusion of your introduction to flamenco, return to your tour starting point at the Monumento a Mario Maya.

Granada: Albaicín & Sacromonte Walking Tour & Flamenco Show

9. Granada: Albaicín & Sacromonte Walking Tour & Flamenco Show

Discover two of the most emblematic neighborhoods in Granada, the Albaicín and Sacromonte, and learn about their flamenco history on this guided walking tour. Watch the sunset over the Alhambra and finish the evening with a traditional flamenco performance. Start your tour at Plaza Nueva and head to the Albaicín, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander through the labyrinth streets of this former Muslim quarter with your guide. Learn about the fascinating world of Al-Andalus and take in breathtaking views of the Alhambra from the San Nicolas viewpoint. Continue to the Sacromonte neighborhood. Here, discover unique cave houses and listen to the sounds of flamenco music floating down the hills. Finish your tour with a renowned flamenco performance in the city center.

Granada: Night Viewpoints Tour Through Lesser-Known Albaicin

10. Granada: Night Viewpoints Tour Through Lesser-Known Albaicin

Stroll under the starry mantle of the magical city of Granada touring the most incredible and unknown viewpoints in the Albaicín neighborhood. Contemplate and fall in love with the spectacular views that you will have of the Alhambra and the city of Granada. During your tour, listen to curiosities, stories, anecdotes, legends, and mysteries from your guide and discover the city from several unique perspectives. Visit lesser-known viewpoints such as the Mirador de Los Carvajales, the Mirador Ojo de Granada and the Mirador de la Lona, as well as other well-known locations such as the Mirador de San Nicolas and Santa Isabel la Real. Finish your tour at the highest point in the Albaicin, the Mirador de San Cristóbal, from which point you can admire panoramic views of the entire city and the Sierra Nevada mountain range.

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What people are saying about Mirador de San Nicolas, Granada

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 2,076 reviews

Great show! Lots of talent and engaging performances. Despite us not knowing Spanish, the emotions were definitely felt throughout the performances. The guitar playing was my favourite. You should book to see a flamenco show. I thought that this was a bargain price, really worth the worth the money.

Good service. Recommended. The only problem is that in the middle of the route there was no audio and the explanations of the sites could not be heard. I recommend the bus to allow you to get on and off

It's great to tour the city and you get off and on at the points of interest, they explain very well, and they go by very smoothly, there's hardly any waiting.

You don't have to wait long for the train to come along. It's a little uncomfortable because of some of the bumps on the streets but enjoyable.

Great. Not too crowded, and with stops at the most interesting places.