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City Tour Granada: Hop-On, Hop-Off Train Ticket, Alhambra Palace Audio Guided Tour

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time

    Alhambra Tour: 10:00am
    Granada City Tour:
    The Alhambra Route (Green Line):
    16 Mar to 15 Oct: 9:00am to 10:00pm
    16 Oct to 15 Mar: 9:30am to 7:30pm
    Easter, 25 Dec and 5 Jan: 9:00am to 3:00pm
    The City Center Route (Red Line):
    01 Mar to 30 Sep: 9:00am to 12:00am
    01 Oct to 28 Feb: 8:30am to 11:00pm

    Since this is an outdoor activity schedules might just change sometimes check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

  • Duration
    Alhambra Tour: 3 hours
    Granada City Tour Ticket: 1 day
Inclusions
  • Granada City Tour ticket hop on/off (1 day)
  • Multilingual audio commentary on board the hop-on, hop-off train (Pre-recorded English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Arabic and Catalan. Special channels in English and Spanish available for kids)
  • Entrance to the Alhambra Palace
  • Audio guide in Spanish, English, French, German, Italian and Japanese for the tour
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • The hop-on, hop-off tour allows you to create your own perfect Granada sightseeing itinerary
  • With 2 great routes and 10 stops, the tour by panoramic train covers the top attractions of Granada
  • The number of people who can enter the Palace per day is strictly limited – book ahead to ensure your reservation
  • Explore the Alhambra Palace with a multi-lingual audio guide

Overview

This fantastic combo combines Granada’s top attraction with a ticket to explore independently

The hop-on, hop-off train tour will give you the freedom to discover the magical city of Granada at your own pace. Your ticket offers you unlimited hop-on, hop-off access over a 24 hour period. With the Alhambra Route (Green Line) you will discover the top attractions of Granada in day and the City Centre Route (Red Line) will let you enjoy Granada’s great nighttime atmosphere.

You will travel Granada by train which features a panoramic roof, open deck in summer.

This package also takes you to one of the world’s most beautiful palaces and Spain’s top tourist attraction; the Alhambra Palace. You will have a skip-the-line access to the palace with audio guide that will provide ample information about the palace and the history of the architectural marvel.

Alhambra tickets are always high in demand and booking in advance is highly recommended. This tour has availability June onward, should the tour not be available on your chosen date, we have an alternative for you which also includes audio guide, click here for more details>>

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    Alhambra Tour: 3 hours
    Granada City Tour Ticket: 1 day

  • Start time

    Alhambra Tour: 10:00am
    Granada City Tour:
    The Alhambra Route (Green Line):
    16 Mar to 15 Oct: 9:00am to 10:00pm
    16 Oct to 15 Mar: 9:30am to 7:30pm
    Easter, 25 Dec and 5 Jan: 9:00am to 3:00pm
    The City Center Route (Red Line):
    01 Mar to 30 Sep: 9:00am to 12:00am
    01 Oct to 28 Feb: 8:30am to 11:00pm

    Since this is an outdoor activity schedules might just change sometimes check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

  • Meeting Point

    You may board the hop-on, hop-off train at any of the stops.
    The tour of the Alhambra Palace starts from the Alhambra Ticket office at Plaza de Cuchilleros

  • Ending Point

    Alhambra Guided Tour - the Alhambra Palace
    Granada City Tour - You may alight the bus at any of the stops

Itinerary

  • For the Alhambra Audio Guided Tour, make your way to the Alhambra Palace at Calle Real de la Alhambra, s/n, 18009 Granada and collect your audio guide by showing your voucher at the entrance. Audio guide is offered in Spanish, English, French, German, Italian and Japanese.

    With skip-the-line entrance tickets, you will head straight inside the Alhambra Complex. Constructed during the mid-14th century by the Berber rulers of Granada, the Alhambra ranks among the world’s finest examples of Islamic art. The magnificent complex also contains a Renaissance palace built by Emperor Charles V.

    A key attraction is the Alcazaba (fortress), the oldest part of the Alhambra and home to its former military precincts. You will also see the Mexuar Palace, where the Sultan dispensed justice.

    Wander in the Generalife, built as a place of leisure for the Moorish Kings of Granada in the 14th century. In addition to fragrant flowers and fine trees, the gardens have beautiful water features poetically described by one writer as ”water that cries”.

    You can also discover the Alhambra Forest, enjoy the tranquil pools, chiming fountains and sweet-scented garden flowers.

    Your Alhambra Tour lasts for 3 hours and thereafter, you will board the Granada hop-on, hop-off train.

    The Granada Hop-On, Hop-Off train tour has 2 routes; the Alhambra Route and the City Centre Route. The buses running in Green Line (Alhambra Route) and Red line (City Centre Route) strategically takes to all the most important sites in Granada.

    Some of the attractions covered by the routes-
    • Alhambra
    • Cuesta Gomérez
    • Plaza Nueva
    • Paseo de los Tristes
    • Plaza Abad / Mirador de San Nicolás
    • Plaza San Miguel Bajo
    • Plaza Romanilla / Catedral
    • Calle Alhóndiga
    • Plaza Nueva
    • Paseo de los Tristes
    Click here for the route map

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Granada City Tour ticket hop on/off (1 day)
  • Multilingual audio commentary on board the hop-on, hop-off train (Pre-recorded English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Arabic and Catalan. Special channels in English and Spanish available for kids)
  • Entrance to the Alhambra Palace
  • Audio guide in Spanish, English, French, German, Italian and Japanese for the tour
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Meals and Drinks
  • Entrances to attractions other than Alhambra

Please note

Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Please carry 2 copies of your printed voucher to redeem one for the Granada Hop On Hop Off tour and another for Alhambra visit.

Please report at the Alhambra Palace meeting point 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour.

You must pick up the tickets from the Alhambra ticket office, at least 2 hours before the activity starting time.

Additional info

Smoking, eating or drinking is strictly prohibited on board the vehicle.Pets are not allowed on board, except guide dogs.On board audio commentary is offered in Spanish, English, French, German, Italian and Japanese.

Customer Reviews

  • Very good in the end
    Mary Silva, United Kingdom 12/01/2016
  • A lovely tour of Alhambra
    Lina Muhandes, Germany 06/29/2015
  • Best guide in the world.
    Leslie G Gevers, Spain 05/09/2015

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