Visit the Alhambra and the Generalife palaces on a 3-hour morning tour. Escorted by your friendly local guide, you'll explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site and marvel at the beautiful Moorish architecture of one of the world's most visited attractions.
What to Expect
A walk around the Alhambra Palace, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, is a must for every visitor to Granada. It is a work of art that has appeal for many reasons, including its monumental size and historic importance, its attractive and elaborate rooms, and its exquisitely detailed Islamic art.
The Alhambra was built as a fortress in 889 and converted into a royal palace in 1333 by Sultan Yusuf I. The Islamic palaces were built for the last Muslim Emirs in Spain and the court of the Nasrid dynasty.
On your 3-hour tour of the Alhambra, you’ll have at your disposal an official tourist guide who has extensive knowledge of Granada’s heritage. Your guide will take you through all sections of the red fortress, and will answer any questions you may have about this spectacular monument.
Admire the Alcazaba Fortress, which is the oldest part of the Alhambra complex. In the past it served as a military precinct.
The Generalife, situated to the east of the Alhambra , was the sultan’s summer palace. It is surrounded by vast gardens and features elegantly aging moorish architecture.
- Pick-up and drop off at your hotel in Granada’s city center
- Tickets for every area of the Alhambra open to the public (Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba Fortress, Generalife)
- Official tourist guide
What's Not Included
- Lunch or other activities in the city
Know Before You Go
The meeting point will be your hotel in Granada's city center, with pick-up between 09:15 and 09:45. You can provide your hotel's name and location after booking. Alternatively, between 09:40 to 09:50 meet at Granavision Welcome Visitor Centre, next to the Alhambra (just 100 meters from the Car Park N1).
Groups regularly change in size and nationality. In order to facilitate these changes, your visit commentary may be in 2 different languages.
Afternoon tour: starting time changes depending on the day and varies between 13:00 and 17:00. Please confirm the exact time by calling the supplier the day before your tour. This tour is only available in Spanish and English.