Explore the Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens on this enriching 3-hour guided tour. Discover one of the world's most visited attractions with an informative local guide and revel at the complex's exquisite fusion of Islamic art and culture.
What to Expect
Delve head first into Granada’s rich history with a guided walking tour of the Alhambra.
Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984, the Alhambra is a palace and fortress complex that once was home to the sultans of the Nasrid Dynasty. Feast your eyes on the spectacular mix of elaborate Islamic art and architecture as your official tour guide gives you the inside scoop on its monumental and historic stature.
Explore the artistic beauty of the Court of the Lions as your guide leads you between the marble columns. Renowned for its iconic Muslim decor of blue and yellow tiles, the court is an impressive example of Islamic architectural and engineering splendor.
Spoil yourself with rewarding views of Granada and the surrounding mountains as you explore the Alcazaba fortress, the complex’s most antique area and former military precinct. Don’t stop there and see what the Nasrid Palaces have to offer as you visit the Palace of Mexuar, the Palace of Comares, and the Palace of Leones.
Round off at the sultan’s summer palace to the east of Alhambra. The Generalife is framed by breathtaking scenery and surrounded by a plethora of vegetation and green open space.
- Tickets to the Alhambra Palace Complex (Nasrid Palaces and Generalife Gardens)
What's Not Included
- Pick-up and drop off
- Lunch or other activities in the city
Know Before You Go
Closed on: 25 December and 01 January.
As per Alhambra policy and in order to conserve the monument, time slots can be changed prior to your tour date. You will be advised by phone or email of any changes.
No refunds will be issued for late ticket collection.
Your visit commentary may be in 2 different languages.