Granada, see the Alhambra

Granada, see the Alhambra

The Alhambra is Granada’s – and Europe’s – love letter to Moorish culture. Set against a backdrop of brooding Sierra Nevada peaks, this fortified palace complex started life as a walled citadel before going on to become the opulent seat of Granada’s Nasrid emirs. Their showpiece palaces, the 14th-century Palacios Nazaríes, are among the finest Islamic buildings in Europe and, together with the gorgeous Generalife gardens, form the Alhambra's great headline act.
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About the city

The Muslim rulers of Granada adored and adorned this provincial capital. Ignore the low apartments of Granada and look up: the majestic clay-red Alhambra palace looms against the Sierra Nevada, Europe’s sunniest ski slopes. And the refreshing coastline is also nearby. The Alhambra, the red one in Arabic, is an Islamic monument of universal fame ad unfaded grandeur, built on a hill covered with splendid woods and gardens. The numerous courtyards and rooms inside the palaces of the Casa Real are among the finest examples of Mudejar art and architecture. Constructed after the Reconquista of Granada to replace the mosque on the site, the Cathedral of Granada is the first purely Renaissance cathedral is Spain. The Royal Chapel, reached by a separate entrance, contains the elaborate tomb of Ferdinand and Isabella, along with Isabella’s splendid private art collecting. South of the Cathedral is the Albayzin, the old Arab quarter, a set of winding alleyways with Moorish-style archways decorating the walls. Granada is famous for its holy week celebrations, which include festivities and processions. For less cultural diversion, stick to the student pubs around the university.

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  • At 0.9 km from the center
  • Avenida de la constitución, 18, Granada 18012
The modern Leonardo Hotel Granada is situated in the vibrant city centre, only 400 meters away from Granada University and Granada Train Station, which makes it attractive for business travellers. The Leonardo Hotel Granada offers 177 comfortable air...
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  • 3 Accommodation nights

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Alhambra, Nasrid Palaces, Generalife and Alcazaba Private Tour in Granada

day 1 - AnyTime Tour - 2 viajeros 11:02
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The Alhambra, Calle Real de la Alhambra, s/n Palacio de Carlos V, 18009 Granada Spain

Walking tour in Remains of Medina

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Generalife Realejo-San Matias, 18009 Granada Spain

Gardens and the vacation home of the kings

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Alcazaba, Calle Real de la Alhambra Conjunto Monumental de la Alhambra y el Generalife, 18009 Granada Spain

The Militarian Area

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Nasrid Palaces, Calle Real De La Alhambra, 18009 Granada Spain

The Main Palace conserved, The Official House of The Kingdom of Granada

Duration: 1 hour

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
Wheelchair accessible
Due to the great demand of tickets and to the restriction of the number of visitors per day, we recommend you to book at least one month in advance.
Guaranteed after confirmation, Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba and Generalife.
Once the tour is confirmed, the supplier will send you the appointment time with your tour guide as soon as possible via Viator or phone.
*OPTION ANYTIME TOUR: Please note that the starting time could be between 08:00 am and 10:00 pm depending on the Nasrid Palaces ticket. Once the tour is confirmed the supplier will inform you of the time to meet your tour guide. This option include Special Prices offered in some days. *OPTION MORNING TOUR please note that the starting time could be between 08:00 am and 12:00 am depending on the Nasrid Palaces ticket. Once the tour is confirmed the supplier will inform you of the time to meet your tour guide. *OPTION AFTERNOON please note that the starting time could be between 2 pm and 6 pm depending on the Nasrid Palaces ticket. Once the tour is confirmed the supplier will inform you of the time to meet your tour guide
If your choice is AnyTime Tour and your appointment falls after 9:15 p.m., the visit only includes the Nasrid Palaces with a guide and sometimes Alcazaba and Genaralife the day after without a guide. It is a 2-hour private guided tour.
If you have a specific start time request, please let the supplier know as soon as possible and they will do their best to assign that for you. However, please remember that it's not guaranteed that they can change it as it's dependent upon the Nasrid Palaces appointment time given by the administration of Alhambra.
If you have not received an email informing you of the start by 4 days before your tour, please contact the tour supplier. The starting time printed in your voucher is approximate. The exact start time will be sent to you by email or SMS. Please provide a valid phone number in case the tour supplier needs to call you about any changes to your tour enforced by the Alhambra administration.
Please note: the Alhambra requires that all passengers provide the full name, date of birth and passport details for each participant when booking. If not provided, the Alhambra may deny access to their premises.
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Returns to original departure point


Granada, see the Alhambra
 Granada, see the Alhambra