Plaza de San Nicolas

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Granada City Train 1 or 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket

Granada City Train 1 or 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket

Discover Granada’s most fascinating sights aboard the city train. Create your own itinerary, hop off and back again at your leisure, and discover one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. Hop On the Alhambra Route during the day to visit the most important places in the city. Get close to the impressive monument of the Alhambra, enjoy the views from the Mirador de San Cristóbal, or marvel at the Cathedral of Granada, among others. Choose between the two ticket options offered and take a one-way single trip or enjoy the experience to hop on and off as many times as you wish at any of our stops. See the city and discover the points of interest located near the stops. Alhambra Route (Green Line) trains run every 30 – 45 minutes: 1A Alhambra Generalife/Taquillas 1B Alhambra Palacios Nazaríes/Puerta Justícia 2 Cuesta Gomérez 3 Plaza Nueva 4 Paseo de los Tristes 5 Mirador de San Cristóbal/Albaicín 6 Monasterio de la Cartuja 7 Plaza de Toros 8 Catedral/Plaza Romanilla 9 Calle Alhóndiga/Recogidas 10 Plaza Mariana Pineda/El Corte Inglés 11 Calle Molinos/Campo del Príncipe 12 Hotel Alhambra Palace/Carmen de los Mártires

Granada: Albaicín and Sacromonte Guided Sunset Walking Tour

Granada: Albaicín and Sacromonte Guided Sunset Walking Tour

Explore the historic neighborhoods of Albaicín and Sacromonte in Granada on a private or shared group tour. Discover two of the most emblematic areas of Granada in the late afternoon as you admire their wonderful historic architecture reflecting their rich cultural heritage. Meet your guide in Plaza Nueva and begin your tour with the exploration of the Albaicín neighborhood, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll through the charming labyrinth of streets with your guide and admire the fantastic views of the Alhambra from San Nicolás viewpoint. Next, head to the Sacromonte Quarter, which contains more than 3,000 caves and panoramic views from hidden areas. Enjoy plenty of fantastic photo opportunities of the city from the scenic valley with a rich tradition of flamenco. Admire the wonderful historic architecture that attests to the Islamic heritage of the city. Discover more about Granada's historic significance and diverse cultural influences as you explore both areas as the sun sets.

Granada: Flamenco Show in Albaycin - Jardines de Zoraya

Granada: Flamenco Show in Albaycin - Jardines de Zoraya

Experience the flamenco culture of southern Spain at an atmospheric tablao in Granada’s Albaycín neighborhood, just minutes from the San Nicolás viewpoint. Take your seats for the show, consisting of several different palos (flamenco styles), from the soleá to an alegría. Watch as 2 dancers are accompanied by a passionate flamenco singer, a guitar player, and a percussionist.

Granada: Albaicin and Sacromonte Electric Bike Tour

Granada: Albaicin and Sacromonte Electric Bike Tour

Navigate the hills of Granada's Sacromonte and Albaicin neighborhoods with ease on an e-bike tour with a local guide. Travel back in time through Granada's Moorish history as you cycle to hidden viewpoints with breathtaking views of the Alhambra and Generalife. Choose from a private or group tour. Meet your guide in the city center and hop on your motorized Yamaha or Bosch e-bike. Set off towards the Albaicin, Granada's Muslim quarter and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cycle through a maze of flowery cobbled alleys, lively squares, and traditional carmens (walled houses with large gardens). Stop at some of the city's most well-known viewpoints along the way, as well as some hidden gems. At the Mirador San Nicolás, take in panoramic views of the Alhambra and Generalife park and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of local buskers and street stalls. Next, continue to Sacromonte, home to Granada's local gypsy community and the heart of the city's flamenco culture. Listen to the sounds of flamenco music floating down the hills and learn about the history of the area's cave houses before finally returning to the city center.

Granada: Albaicín and Sacromonte Walking Tour

Granada: Albaicín and Sacromonte Walking Tour

Travel through the centuries on this 2.5-hour walking tour of the most charismatic quarters of Granada: Albaicin and Sacromonte. Learn the history, legends and local culture, guided by an official tour guide. Visit the remains of the glorious dynasties that ruled the last Muslim kingdom of the Iberian Peninsula. Walls, gates, palaces and mosques await you. Starting from the city center, you'll wander the narrow alleys of the Albaicin – the Moorish quarter. Be amazed by the white houses and the flowered balconies. Continue into the Sacromonte, the "flamenco" quarter of Granada. Learn why people live in caves dug into the mountains here, and why Gypsies chose this place centuries ago as their settlement.

From Malaga and Costa Del Sol: Granada Day Trip

From Malaga and Costa Del Sol: Granada Day Trip

Make the most of your Costa del Sol vacation with a day trip to one of Andalusia's most emblematic cities, Granada. Get picked up from one of the convenient meeting points and dropped off in the city center to explore at your own pace. After getting picked up from your chosen meeting point in Malaga, Torremolinos, Benalmadena, or Fuengirola, begin the journey to Granada. Take in views of the Sierra Nevada mountain range and stop for breakfast along the way (not included in tour price). Upon arrival in Granada, enjoy up to five hours of free time to explore the city at your own pace. You could admire the Renaissance architecture of the Cathedral of Granada or visit the Moroccan tea shops on Calle Elvira for a mint tea or lemonade. Alternatively, spend the day exploring Granada's renowned tapas bars. The streets surrounding Plaza Nueva and Calle Elvira are buzzing with traditional bars where a free tapa is served with every drink. If the Alhambra is on your bucket list, you could use your free time to visit the Nasrid Palaces and Generalife. You could also wander through the streets of the Albaicin and take in panoramic views from Mirador San Nicolas or get lost in the streets of Sacromonte, the cradle of gypsy culture, and listen to the sound of flamenco music floating down the hills. At the end of the day, meet your guide back at the meeting point and hop back on the bus for the journey back to your pickup point.

Granada: Albaicin and Sacromonte Segway Tour

Granada: Albaicin and Sacromonte Segway Tour

Explore Granada on a segway with a local experienced guide. Due to its geographical location, Granada offers great routes with picturesque views. The city is situated at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains so the streets go up and down making segway probably the most comfortable mode of transportation.  Benefit from a training session on the segway so you can get comfortable if you are a beginner. Pass by Plaza Nueva, Fuente del Toro, Paseo de los Tristes, and the old gypsy caves all the way up to Abadia del Sacromonte. The Sacromonte Abbey provides an insight into the cultural history of the city. In addition to the historical significance of the district, the hilltop location hill offers great views and photo opportunities. Wander through the narrow streets of the Albaicin neighborhood, zoom by Mosque of Granada, and take photos on one of the most famous viewpoints, San Nicholas square, where you can see the Alhambra and Generalife gardens.

Granada: Albayzin and Sacromonte Walking Tour

Granada: Albayzin and Sacromonte Walking Tour

Explore the Islamic quarter and historic Sacromonte neighborhood of Granada on a 2.5-hour walking tour. Walk between the narrow streets of the Albayzín, and admire the culture of the gypsies in the stunning caves of Sacromonte. Departing from the central Plaza Nueva, learn the history of Granada, a city which has been a hotbed of art and architecture since the 11th century. Explore Albayzín, considered one of the city’s most delightful neighborhoods. This is the part of the city where the Spanish-Muslim architecture is at its most spectacular, and the views of the Alhambra are stunning. Discover the essence of Islamic Granada along a labyrinth of narrow streets. Discover Sacromonte and admire one of the best-known gypsy neighborhoods in Spain, and see the traditional caves where people still live, surrounded by nature and the culture and art of Andalucia. Admire the views of the city from a place where art, nature and heritage are their most attractive.

Granada: E-Bike Tour and Fast-Track Alhambra Ticket

Granada: E-Bike Tour and Fast-Track Alhambra Ticket

Start the tour with a guided e-bike visit to the Albaicín neighborhood of Granada, the Medieval Moorish quarter dating back to the Nasrid Kingdom of Granada. Take in the narrow streets and the best views of the Alhambra palace and its dramatic rose gardens.  Continue to the Sacromonte quarter and see its famous cave houses and venues where you’ll find the Flamenco Shows. Enjoy the unique atmosphere and amazing views over the city of Granada and the Sierra Nevada mountains. Next, use your fast-track ticket and visit the Alhambra palace to explore the Nasrid Palaces, the Court of the Lions, the Generalife gardens, and Alcazaba fortress. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984, the Alhambra was a courtly city where the sultans of the Nasrid Dynasty lived. Take time to explore and enjoy the spectacular views of Granada and the surrounding mountains.

Granada: Albaicin and Sacromonte Evening Walking Tour

Granada: Albaicin and Sacromonte Evening Walking Tour

Travel through the centuries on a 2.5-hour walking tour of the most charismatic quarters of Granada and learn the history of the emblematic Albaicin and Sacromonte districts. Hear about the legends and local culture from an official English or Spanish-speaking guide and discover the remains of the glorious dynasties that ruled the last Muslim kingdom of Iberia. See the old city walls and gates of the Albaicin illuminated for the night and pass beautiful floodlit palaces and mosques. Wander down the atmospheric narrow alleys of the medieval Moorish quarter and be amazed by the white houses with their flowered balconies. Continue to the traditional gypsy and flamenco district of Sacromonte to learn why the locals used to live in caves dug into the mountains. Hear more about the gypsy lifestyle and discover why they chose to settle in Sacromonte centuries ago.

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5* for communication and helpfulness…We only purchased to get tickets for Alhambra which they were extremely helpful and got us great times for the palace. Have a baby and pregnant so couldn’t of done the bike your anyway

Loves our tour guide Pedro! He was very well informed about the history of all the sites and had an enthusiastic and engaging way of describing everything. Loved seeing all the area from a bike.

The tour was informative and our guide, Francisco was very knowledgeable. We saw areas that we likely would not have experienced on our own. Highly recommend this tour!

Amazing and loved being in a cave or baby girl was mesmerised :-)

I was delighted with the culture and history of the place!