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Alhambra Palace Tour: Hamman Experience, Guide, Hotel Transfers – Add Massage

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Mon to Sun

  • Duration

    Alhambra: 2.5-3 hours

    Bath: 1.5 hours

  • Start time

    Alhambra Tour: Pick up between 9:15am and 9:45am from your hotel in the centre of Granada.

    You could also reach the Welcome Visitor Centre (Paseo de la Sabika, 15) next to the Alhambra:  9:45am and 10am

    Arab Baths: 4pm. Calle Sta. Ana 16

  • Meeting Point

    Good news! You can get picked up from selected hotels (within a radius of 5km from the city centre), just give us the details at the time of booking. Don’t worry if you have not booked your hotel yet, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details.

    You could also reach the Welcome Visitor Centre (Paseo de la Sabika, 15) next to the Alhambra: 9:45am and 10am

    Arab Baths: Calle Sta. Ana 16

  • Ending Point

    At the end of the tour you will be dropped off at your hotel or a location close to the meeting point.

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!
  • The Alhambra Palace is one of the world’s most beautiful Palaces and Spain’s top tourist attraction
  • The number of people who can enter the Palace per day is strictly limited – book ahead to ensure your reservation
  • An expert guide will lead you on an in-depth tour of the Alhambra Palace and Gardens
  • End your day relaxing in a traditional Arab Hammam, for ultimate experience choose the option with included massage


Combine the very best of Moorish Granada on this wonderful tour.

Start with a tour of the incomparable Alhambra Palace and gardens. Perched dramatically on a hillside outside Granada, the Alhambra is one of the world’s finest examples of Moorish architecture. The exquisite interiors will take your breath away while the beautiful gardens, said to be based on the Koran’s description of Paradise, will enchant you. An expert guide will lead you on an in-depth tour of the Alhambra Palace.

In the afternoon, complete the Moorish experience with a luxurious dip in an Arab-style bathing house or hammam. Relax in delightful surroundings among carved arches and ochre walls. Sip mint tea while enjoying the soothing sound of trickling water. To enhance your enjoyment choose the massage option for an invigorating rub-down.

Alhambra tickets are always high in demand and booking in advance is highly recommended. This tour has limited availability in the month of October, should the tour not be available on your chosen date, we have other great options for you. Please check USEFUL DOWNLOADS.


Your day starts with an expert-led guided tour of the wonderful Alhambra Palace. You will tour the three main parts of the Alhambra Palace: The Royal Palace, the Gardens of Generalife and the fortress of Alcazaba.

The Royal Palace:
The Royal Palace interior is lavishly decorated. Surfaces are adorned with intricate geometric designs skillfully executed in marble, glazed tile and alabaster. The Palace is divided into three sections. The first is the Mexuar where business, government, and palace administration took place. This section includes the Oratory and the striking Golden Room.

The second section is the Serrallo, where the sultans held court and entertained their ambassadors. In the heart of the Serrallo is the Court of the Myrtles with its long pool flanked by myrtle trees. The decorative tiles here are said to be some of the finest in the Alhambra. The Serrallo is also home to the Hall of the Ambassadors, which has a spectacular carved throne and a domed cedar-wood ceiling.

The third section of the Palace is the Harem, which in its time was entered only by the sultan, his wives and concubines, young children and eunuchs. The delightful Court of the Lions lies at the harem’s heart. The courtyard is named for the 12 lions, thought to represent the months or signs of the zodiac, which support the fountain at the center.

The Alcazaba:
The Alcazaba is the Alhambra Palace’s original fortress. You will be able to walk up the steps to the watchtower for some splendid panoramas of Granada. You will also see the Royal Baths, where the sultans' favourite beauties once relaxed in brightly tiled pools, and the Renaissance palace of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.

The Generalife:
The Generalife was the summer retreat for the Moorish kings. Here you will stroll through the spectacular gardens, said to have been inspired by the Koranic description of Paradise. You will see tall columnar cypress trees, roses, orange trees, oleanders and other flowers as well as tranquil pools and tinkling fountains.

The guided tour of the Alhambra Palace ends at 1:30pm. You will then have free time for lunch (own expense) and other activities of your choice before your Hammam experience. You will be given a map showing you how to reach the Hammam and you should make your own way there. Your session will start at 6:00pm but you should arrange to arrive at 5:30pm.

At the hammam you can luxuriate in the atmosphere of a typical Arab bathing house with cold, warm, and hot rooms. Relax with family and friends listening to the soothing murmur of the water and sipping mint tea.

You can also opt for an authentic massage, which lasts 15 minutes. This rejuvenating experience will freshen up your skin and leave you tingling all over.

At the end of the tour you will be dropped off back at your hotel in Granada.


  • Pick up and return to your hotel in the centre of Granada to the Alhambra
    • Entrance tickets for the different areas of the Alhambra open to the public (Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba, Generalife)
    • Official Tourist Guide during the whole visit to the Alhambra (English or Spanish)
    • Entrance to the Arab Baths


    • Full bath with aromatherapy massage of 15 minutes (optional for 15€)
    • Lunch, and other services not specified

    Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    You may be asked to show some ID when you visit Alhambra. Carry some detailed identity documents and please provide your full name, passport number, gender, nationality, age and date of birth while booking this tour in the special requests section as a security measure. Unfortunately, if any of the details are not provided correctly, the Palace authorities will deny access to the premises.

    For the baths bring a swimming costume and flip flops. If you want to take a shower then bring your own shampoo and soap, you will be provided with a towel.

    The minimum age allowed at the baths is 5 years.

    Groups regularly change in size and nationality. In order to facilitate these changes, your visit may be given in two different languages. Occasionally, for operational reasons, the group may be in two languages but never more than 30 people. The tour is guaranteed in SPANISH/ENGLISH, other languages on request until a minimum number of participants is reached.

    The starting time or presentation at the meeting point may be modified up to 12 hours before the tour. The agency providing the service may contact you by e-mail or telephone to inform you of any timetable change. This notification will take precedence over the timetable initially assigned on your voucher.

    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.

    Customer Reviews

      Discovering Alhambra secrets

      very nice tour. this actually my 2nd tour. this year i brought my son with me. it was great experience and the tour guide (Fernando) was very helpful and friendly. Me and my son...

      Egypt 08/30/2015
      Magnificent tour

      the guide (Tarek) was very nice and he made us live the events...

      Egypt 09/21/2013
    • Susan J Moore
      Well organized and on time

      We were kept well informed of tour arrangements and everyone involved knew exactly what the plan was and what we needed to do. We were in a group of 30 in the Alhambra tour,...

      United States 11/03/2012

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