Alhambra: Tour with Nasrid Palaces
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- Duration options: 2.5 - 3.5 hours
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We, a family of 4 with 2 girls of 13 and 10, visited the Alhambra in early January on a slightly wet and very cold day. Despite the weather it was a truly memorable experience. The monument lived up to all the reviews we had read, beautiful gardens of Generalife and stunning Nasrid Palaces and almost no other visitors at that time! My only complaint was the price I paid. I booked through Get Your Guide and paid €115 for 4 tickets with audio guide. I knew I was paying almost as much as a guided tour but with 2 young children I did not want to be tied to a 3-hour tour. When we arrived we discovered there were hardly any visitors and plenty of tickets available on the door at a cost of €14.75 for adults and free for children under 12! I understand there are admin costs but being charged almost 300% when tickets were fully available at face value left a very bad taste. I am still glad we went but hate being left with the feeling of having been ripped off.
My best experiment in Andalousia! The visit was supposed to be with an audioguide but because of covid, Getyourguide employed local guides to make the guided visit. It began on August 12th at 10:30am and ended around 2pm. The guide, Mar was simply awesome: erudite, effective, she managed the covid rules changements nicely and made us at ease. We visited the place like royals and she generously shared informations and answers. No need to say: the place is gorgeous, even more than what I was expecting. Thank you Getyourguide and muchas gracias Mar.
I really enjoyed the tour. It's a little confusing where the meeting point is but it's outside the ticket office. Just ask around until you find your guide/group. The guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. The tour was 3 hours but not exhausting at all. there is a 15 minute break in the middle if you need to eat or buy souvenirs. Only bring small backpacks. You get an headphone system so you can hear the guide even if you are not physically close. The AlHambra is a must-see historical site in Granada
Was lucky enough to be the only one, so got myself a private tour...and it was absolutely MAGNIFICENT. Manuel had the tour very well thought and he showed me so many things I would've surely missed, if I had been there by myself. I recommend you all to get guided tours to Alhambra, otherwise you would only see beautiful sceneries, without the background story. And I definitely recommend Manuel to be your guide!
It was a nice tour and definitely Alhambra is a place to visit and it needs to be guided so you can understand the beauty and magic of each area. The tour guide was amazing, and know 5 languages! awesome! Some organization issues initially and with the devices but quickly resolved. Fully recommended!