3 hours approx
Make your way to Paseo del Generalife, 1F by Alhambra Mural Map.
A taste of Arabia amid the Andalusian hills, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Alhambra Palace and Gardens, is one of the finest examples of Moorish architecture in the world. When leaving from Granada, look up to the citadel of the Alhambra that stands guard over the Andalusian town. Leaving in the morning allows you to explore this Moorish beauty with lesser crowds.
To give you an idea about the Alhambra Palace complex, it is divided into three parts: the Royal Palace, the palace of the Nasrid Sultans, the Gardens of Generalife, and the old fortress of Alcazaba.
An expert guide will take you around the palace and show you the best parts like the carved cedar-wood, cupolas, ornate ceilings, frothy stuccowork, and exquisite mosaics. We can go on and on about the cool marble, tranquil pools, tinkling fountains, and the beautifully designed pavilions and promenades set against the stunning backdrop of the snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountains. See it all and listen to fascinating stories of whirling dervishes, Muslim prophets, Arabic rulers and Spanish conquerers.
You will also visit the summer retreat of the Moorish kings, Generalife dotted with exquisite gardens, said to have been inspired by the Koranic description of Paradise. Evocative and surreal, you will be absorbed into the allure of the tall columnar cypress trees, orange trees and oleanders.
About the Supplier
Amigo Tours bring the best of the local culture to the tourists visiting Spain through specialized tours conducted by professional guides. Most of their tours have fast track or early-access entry allowing their guests to beat the crowds and enjoy an intimate experience.
Note: Due to the current policy of the Alhambra, at the moment of the booking you must email the provider the full name, ID or passport number, date of birth and nationality of each traveller (babies included) and also present the ID or passport before entering the monument. Without all this data, the entry can be rejected.
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.
So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 10 minutes early.
Due to the current policy of the Alhambra, at the moment of the booking you must email the provider the full name, ID or passport number, date of birth and nationality of each traveller (babies included) and also present the ID or passport before entering the monument. Without all this data, the entry can be rejected.
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