Private tour

Granada: Fast-Track Alhambra & Generalife Private Tour

Granada: Fast-Track Alhambra & Generalife Private Tour

From $282.42 per group up to 1

Granada’s Alhambra provides endless opportunities for discovery. Avoid the lines, enter via the fast track, and embark on a walking tour with an informative, official guide. Hear stories and legends about this iconic historical site.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, Italian, German
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Enter via the fast track and avoid the long lines
  • Marvel at the exquisite Moorish architecture and the beauty of the gardens
  • Hear about myths and legends of this breathtaking site from your official guide
Full description
The Alhambra is the most important and most captivating monument of Muslim Spain and one of the most visited attractions in the country. Discover the heritage of the Nazari dynasty as you explore the Alcazaba, the Palace of Comares, and the Generalife Gardens. Avoid the lines waiting to enter the Alhambra thanks to your fast-track entrance ticket. Visit the palaces of the Alhambra on a 3-hour tour, accompanied by an official guide who will tell you about the secrets, legends, and artistic details of the site. Admire the impressive Moorish architecture of the Nasrid palaces and discover how the sultans lived during the height of this era.
Includes
  • Alhambra and Generalife fast-track ticket
  • Guided tour in Spanish, English, French or Italian
  • Headphones for groups of more than 6 people (mandatory)
  • Hotel pick-up
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • 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

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Passport

Not allowed

  • Cameras

Know before you go

  • Your ticket is valid for the Nasrid palaces, Alcazaba Generalife, Palace of Carlos V, and the mosque baths
  • The maximum group size is 9 persons. For larger groups please contact the supplier
  • Regrettably this tour is not suitable for wheelchair users
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 191 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    4.9/5
  • Organization
    4.8/5

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Our guide, Hamdi, was articulate, knowledgeable , considerate, friendly, and well informed. He had deep ancillary knowledge (ability to read Kufic & Arabic script, etc) that allowed him to provide enhanced insights. When there was more than one theory about an event or building in the Alhambra, he shared each one. He was patient as we snapped photos or asked our many questions. He had thought the excursion through in advance--scheduling our outdoor portion of the visit in the early morning hours and holding back the interior palaces portion to the blazing hot midday. Although he had a plan, he was flexible and responded to our requests to veer off to see one aspect or another in more detail or proximity . In our family of two adults and one teen, we have very different interests. Hamdi was able to connect with each of us and truly expand our knowledge and appreciation of the magnificent Alhambra.

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August 17, 2019

A really excellent tour guide (Marta) was easy to find at the start of the tour, spoke excellent English, made unhurried introductions and continued in the same structured and informative manner throughout the tour which extended to four fascinating hours. All questions answered and many details of period history, Arabic language, poetry, architecture, building methods, flamenco music and dance. All four of us would happily go back and do it all again, or have the same guide to show us around any other Granada sites.

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June 25, 2019

Awesome

Have wanted to visit Alhambra for 40 years and finally it occurred. It was tremendous to have a personal guide who was passionate about the history and architecture and was happy to go spend extra time with us to discuss the interaction if the perspective and the way the Muslims thought and how their religion shaped their world.

June 24, 2019

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