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Historic Granada Guided Tour & Hop-On Hop-Off Train

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Key Highlights

  • Explore Granada at your own pace with this combo tour
  • Visit Granada Cathedral and the Royal Chapel on a guided tour
  • Learn the history of the city and the Spanish re-conquest from a multi-lingual expert guide
  • With 2 great routes and 10 stops, you will cover the top attractions of Granada on a comfortable hop-on, hop-off train tour
  • The hop-on, hop-off train has a panoramic roof, open deck in summer, and on board audio guide in 12 languages
  • The train also features 2 special kid’s channels in English and Spanish
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Friday and Saturday

    Duration

    Historic Granada Tour – 2 hours approx. Granada City Tour – Ticket valid 24 hours.

    Start time

    Historic Granada Tour - 5:00pm
    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 & 5 Jan - 9:00 to 3:00pm
    The City Centre Route (Red Line)
    01 Mar to 30 Oct: 09:00am to 12:00am
    01 Oct to 28 Feb: 08:30am to 11:00pm
    Historic Granada Tour – 2 hours approximately
    Granada City Tour – The hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 24 hours

    Meeting Point

    You can collect your ticket at Granada City Tour Office at Carrera del Darro, 3, Granada.
    You can start your tour by boarding at any of the stops.

    Ending Point

    Historic Granada Tour: Same as the start point.
    Granada City Tour: You may alight the train at any one of the stops

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Discover the beautiful city of Granada and its history with this combo tour. Visit the famous Cathedral and the Royal Chapel, which are two of the best examples of the Gothic and Renaissance style in Spain. Also, visit the many famous attractions of Granada on a hop-on, hop-off train.

    An expert guide will accompany you during the Historic Granada Tour and share the fascinating history of the city of Granada. You will learn about the Moors and its king Boabdil, the re-conquest of Granada to the Catholic Monarchs Queen Isabel and King Fernando.

    After the guided tour you can continue exploring on the hop-on, hop-off train. 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.

    You will have all the day to discover Granada on your own path with a Hop-on Hop-off Train, specially designed to go through the narrow streets of Granada. It features a panoramic roof, open deck in summer, with an audio-guide in 12 languages and 2 special kids’ channels in Spanish and English. There are two available routes: the Alhambra Route runs during the day and the City Centre Route that runs in the evening and takes you to visit Granada’s great nightlife!

    Itinerary

    Make your way to the Granada City Tour Office at Carrera del Darro, 3, Granada, to collect your tickets. The combo tour includes a walking tour of the historic Granada and a city tour by a hop-on, hop-off train.

    You may board the Granada hop-on, hop-off train before and after the Historic Granada Tour.

    The train features a panoramic roof, open deck in summer, and on board informative audio guide in Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Arabic and Catalonian; with 2 special kid’s channels in Spanish and English.

    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.

    The buses for the Alhambra Route run during the day and for the City Centre Route the buses run during night. The stops for both the routes are as follows:
    Alhambra Route (Green Line)
    • 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 Mariana Pineda
    • Calle Molinos /Campo del Príncipe
    • Alhambra Palace
    City Centre Route (Red Line)
    • Plaza Nueva
    • Paseo de los Tristes
    • Plaza Abad /Mirador de San Nicolás
    • Plaza San Miguel Bajo
    • Plaza Romanilla / Catedral
    • Calle Alhóndiga
    • Plaza Mariana Pineda

    Your Historic Granada Tour starts at 5 pm. Take a relaxing walking tour of the famous Cathedral and the Royal Chapel, which are two of the best examples of the Gothic and Renaissance style in Spain.

    An expert guide, fluent in English, Spanish and French will accompany you on your Historic Granada Tour. You will see the magnificent works of art sheltered in the Cathedral. You will also see relics such as the tombs of the Catholic Monarchs including Juana of Castilla (the crazy) and Felipe I of Austria (the handsome).

    Discover the legacy that Queen Isabel of Castilla left behind and the impact her reign had over the Spanish empire. At the end of the tour you will visit a charcoal store and the renowned silk market of Granada.

    Your Historic Granada Tour lasts for 2 hours.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Granada City Tour ticket hop on/off (1 day)
    • Entrance fees to Cathedral and Royal Chapel
    • Official Guide during the walking tour
    • Multilingual Audio Commentary on board the Hop-on, Hop-off Train

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
    • Meals and Drinks
    • Entrances to Attractions other than mentioned
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). 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 the Historic Granada Tour.

    You will have to complete both the tours on the same day.

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

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

    Smoking, eating or drinking is strictly prohibited on board the vehicle.

    Pets are not allowed on board, except guide dogs.

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