Guided tour

Alhambra: Tour without Nasrid Palaces

Alhambra: Tour without Nasrid Palaces

Activity provider: My Top Tour

From US$ 31.65 per person

Discover the Alhambra on a guided tour. Visit the Generalife Gardens, the Grand Palace of Charles V, and the impressive Alcazaba.

About this activity

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Duration options: 1 - 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Optional audio guide
English, Spanish
Private or small groups available
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
Highlights
  • Explore the Alhambra fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit the Alcazaba and the Bath of the Mosque with your guide
  • Relax in the gardens and enjoy their beautiful Islamic landscaping
  • Learn more about the history behind the Alhambra complex
  • Marvel at the elaborate display of Andalusian art and architecture
Full description
Explore the Alhambra fortress and lavish Generalife Gardens on a guided tour. See hundreds of years of Granada's Moorish history as you explore this monumental site overlooking the beautiful city of Granada. Start the tour by discovering the Alcazaba complex built in the 13th-century. Find out about how the Nasrids added large towers and a street with an important access route through Puerta de las Armas. Discover how the fortification of the entire perimeter wall of the Alhambra was built. Learn all about the history of the Nasrid Kingdom through its architecture. Then, head to the Generalife, composed of the Lower Gardens, the Generalife Palace, and the High Gardens located outside the walls of the Alhambra. Learn about how this area was a recreational estate for the Nasrid sultans. Hear about the significance of water in this complex, and explore the beautiful and peaceful gardens.
Includes
  • Access to Alhambra
  • Access to Mosque Baths of Alhambra
  • Access to Palace of Charles V
  • Access to Alcazaba of Alhambra
  • Access to Generalife
  • Access to Generalife Gardens
  • Access to El Partal
  • Access to Nasrid Palaces
  • Live tour guide

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    Meeting point

    Restaurant La Mimbre, near the entrance of the Alhambra. Your guide will be holding an orange umbrella with the local partner's name on it.

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    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.2 /5

    based on 800 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.5/5
    • Transportation
      3/5
    • Value for money
      3.7/5
    • Service
      4.1/5

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    May 2, 2022

    May 1, 2022

    Even though the GoogleMaps pin was correct, the directions for the meeting point needed more information. For example, it was not clear that it was at the Granavision office rather than at the Alhambra's visitor's center.

    January 12, 2022

    Product ID: 397268

    VA ID: 397268