Day trip

Day Trip to Granada from Seville: Alhambra and Albaicín

Day Trip to Granada from Seville: Alhambra and Albaicín

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Visit the Alhambra palace complex on a full-day trip to Granada from Seville. See the Moorish salons, courtyards and pavilions, and take a tour of the historic Albaicín quarter of the Moors. Stroll down narrow streets fragrant with flowers.

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Duration 13 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Italian
Pickup included
Please wait at the pickup location 15 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Itinerary
7 hours
  • Seville

  • 1.5 hours
  • Abades de la Roda Service Area (break)

  • 1.5 hours
  • Alhambra (guided tour)

  • Arc of Elvira

  • Granada (free time)

  • Albaicin (guided tour)

    • Optional
  • 1.5 hours
  • Abades de la Roda Service Area (break)

  • 1.5 hours
  • Seville

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • Explore the palace complex of the Alhambra with a guide
  • Skip the long lines to the Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba and Generalife Gardens
  • Take a tour of the old Medieval Moorish quarter of the Albaicín
Full description
Depart Seville and journey to the city of Granada to take a tour of the historic Alhambra, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its cultural importance and architectural beauty. Benefit from the services of an official tour guide and expert interpreter of the heritage of the city and fortress, built for the Nasrid emirs who ruled Spain in the 13th and 14th centuries. Marvel at the fortifications of the Alcazaba (citadel), built to protect the city's post-Roman districts, including the Moorish suburb of "El Albayzín." Admire the beauty of the Nasrid Palaces and Generalife, the summer pleasure gardens of the Emir. Next, drive to the center of Granada for lunch (own expense). Then, take a guided walk of the UNESCO-protected Albaicín district where the winding streets are reflective of its Medieval Moorish past. Stroll past whitewashed houses and encounter age-old churches and flower-filled balconies. Stop to take in the spectacular panoramas over the Alhambra fortress perched on its hill.  Return to Seville at the end of your historical adventure, and get dropped off at your original starting point.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation to Granada and the Alhambra
  • Entrance fees to the Alhambra (Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba, Generalife Gardens and Palace of Charles V)
  • Spanish and English-speaking guide
  • Tour of the Albaicín neighborhood
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Please note that the order of the tour may be changed due to unexpected circumstances. To facilitate these changes, your tour may be in 2 different languages
  • Tours are offered daily except on December 25 and January 1
  • Full names and passport numbers of all participants are requested
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 372 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5

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The tour went smoothly. Our pick up time was changed from 5:30am to 7:20, a much more civilized time, which made me happy even before we started. Our guide, Petra was personable and spoke both English and Spanish clearly. We walked a total of 5 miles that day, and several people were not able to do this and stayed behind before we got to the Alhambra. What a shame, because the Alhambra is the biggest attraction in Spain. Please only book this tour if you can walk for 3 hours and climb a few stairs. The comfortable bus ride is 3 hours each way with a break half way so you can rest. The Alhambra is totally worth the long ride and walking. We had a guide, Pablo, for the Alhambra who was very knowledgeable and spoke in clear English. I would recommend this tour as long as walking is not a problem for you.

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May 15, 2022

The Alhambra is always busy, but our bus beat the others, making it better for us. You choose between 4 different pickup locations. The tour company contacted us with the exact pickup time the day before. The drive takes about 3 hours, but the bus has comfortable seats for sleeping and big windows for the views. Halfway through the drive, there's a stop for restrooms and breakfast. After the rest stop, the guide gave us info about Spain and the things we were passing. When we arrived at Alhambra, the bus guide gave us clear directions and her contact info, before sending us with a different guide through the complex. Be sure to ask this guide for a brief history of Granada. At the end of the Alhambra tour, we rejoined our bus guide for 1 hour free time in Albaicin and then a 20 minute guided tour of Albaicin, including the viewpoint for the Alhambra. Then we headed back to Seville. The driver gave us info about the 4 drop-off locations (the same as the pickup), so you can choose

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April 29, 2022

If you don’t have time to stay in Granada for a couple days, this tour is a perfect taste of the main attractions! The pick up location was very close to where I was staying and we officially hit the road around 7am. Our guide Román was excellent. He spoke slowly and clearly so we all understood him and effortlessly transitioned between English and Spanish as needed. He dropped us off at the Alhambra, where we met Hamdi, our guide for the Alhambra. Hamdi was an incredible guide. He was extremely knowledgeable and also spoke Arabic, which was an added bonus. The Alhambra tour was thorough, but fairly fast paced. You could easily spend a whole day in the Generalife gardens, but this was a tour so we left at 1:15 for lunch in Albaicín. Roman recommended a nice restaurant to us for lunch and clearly pointed out our pick up locations. He then took us on a short walking tour through the old town to a spot with an incredible view of the Alhambra. Our trip back was smooth. Home by 7:30.

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March 19, 2022

Product ID: 96756