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Alhambra Palace Tour: Skip-the-Line Ticket, Generalife, Alcazaba, Guide

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    • Adult (12+)
    • Child (5-11)
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Key Highlights

  • 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 take you on an in-depth tour of Alhambra Palace and Gardens
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted
  • Overview

    You have to provide your full name and passport information at the time of booking. 

    Get transported to the magical world of age-old Arabia when you visit UNESCO World Heritage Site; the Alhambra Palace and Gardens. This hilltop royal residence is one of the finest examples of Moorish architecture in the world. Marvel at the carved cedar-wood, cupolas, ornate ceilings, frothy stuccowork, and exquisite mosaics. Enjoy 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.

    The tour takes you inside the Alhambra Palace with an expert guide to accompany, providing in-depth view of the history and culture behind this architectural marvel. Your questions and queries will be answered by the friendly guide.

    Tour the three main parts of the Alhambra Palace:

    - The Royal Palace's interior is lavishly decorated. Surfaces are adorned with intricate geometric designs skillfully executed in marble, glazed tile and alabaster.

    - 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.

    - 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.

    About the Supplier: Granavision is the top tour operator in Granada and provides the best experience in Granada and Andalusia. All their tours are led by expert guides who give a local flavour to the tours, showing you the authentic side of Granada. 

    Alhambra tickets are always high in demand and booking in advance is highly recommended. This tour has limited availability in the months of October, November and December, should the tour not be available on your chosen date, we have an alternative for you which also includes hotel transfers, Please check USEFUL DOWNLOADS.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily 

    Duration

    2.5 – 3 hours approx.

    Start time

    10am, 12 noon, 2pm and 4pm 

    Meeting Point

    Meet your guide at the Welcome Visitor Centre (located just 200 meters from Alhambra Car Parking No. 1)

    Ending Point

    The guided tour ends inside the Alhambra Palace

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Local Guide

    • Entrance ticket is valid for the Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba Generalife, Palace of Carlos V, and the Mosque Baths
    Single-use headphones

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off

  • Gratuities
  • Food/ Beverages

  • Useful downloads
  • 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.

    This tour will have a maximum of 20 people. 

    Additional info

    The Alhambra is not suitable for those who are less mobile or confined to wheelchairs; a tour of the Alhambra Palace will involve a lot of walking
  • Customer Reviews
    • Excellent tour guide

      The guide, Jenifer, was knowledgeable, pleasant, thorough and had excellent language skills. It was a very good tour....

      Steven James, United States
    • Esther was our guide and she was absolutely fantastic, very knowledgeable, patient (when locating one of our group who went astray) and made the tour really interesting and...

      Tim Aaronricks, United Kingdom
    • Great tour

      Hi, We booked this 3 hour tour of the Alhambra and I'm really glad that we had the guide as he made it really interesting and fun. He had so much knowledge and passion for...

      Linda Atkinson, United Kingdom
    • We enjoyed the tour and the guide was clearly knowledgable. It was a good introduction to the Alhambra.

      Louisa Stanway, United Kingdom, 26/Sep/2017
    • Excellent and very educational, had the best guide Aiser!

      Nancy Mailliard, United States, 11/Jul/2017
    • Our tour guide Enrique was great...knowledgeable, funny and professional...

      Jennifer Donahue, United States, 06/Jul/2017
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