Almeria
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Almería: Legends and Mysteries Evening Walking Tour

1. Almería: Legends and Mysteries Evening Walking Tour

At nightfall, walk through the historical center of Almeria. Discover the unique legends, mysteries and charming love stories that are hidden in the palaces, squares and monuments of the city. Exploring Almeria by night offers a different way to discover the city. Your professional will tell you about the history and characters of Almeria as you walk through the narrow streets. Recommended for all those people who want to learn something new, have fun and soak up the local atmosphere of this quaint city on Spain’s southern coast.

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Alhambra and Granada Day Tour from Roquetas de Mar, Almeria

2. Alhambra and Granada Day Tour from Roquetas de Mar, Almeria

Take this full-day excursion from Roquetas de Mar to explore the most visited site in Spain, the exquisite Alhambra in Granada. Start the morning with a drive through the Sierra Nevada, between the rivers Darro and Genil. Passing through the desert of Tabernas, you'll reach the golden, · cobblestoned city of Granada where you will get some free time to explore it on your own pace. Attractions you will see include the Nasrid Palaces & the Generalife Gardens.  Move on to the monumental Alhambra and get skip-the-line entry to explore the vast complex, constructed during the mid-14th century by the Berber rulers of the Emirate of Granada in al-Andalus. You will also see the Renaissance palace built by Emperor Charles V inside the Arab stronghold. One of Spain’s most magnificent examples of Moorish architecture, the Alhambra delights with its harmonious blend of Islamic architecture and dreamy gardens. Take a pause for lunch before driving back along the Mediterranean coast, skirting the Sierra Nevada National Park to Roquetas de Mar on the sunny Mediterranean Coast.

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Alhambra and Generalife Gardens Shore Excursion from Almeria

3. Alhambra and Generalife Gardens Shore Excursion from Almeria

Benefit from pickup at the cruise ship pier in Almeria, and then journey by modern bus to the historical city of Granada. Marvel at the lunar landscape of Tabernas and get stunning views of the mountains of the Sierra Nevada along the way. Take a guided walking tour of the city center on arrival, and if there's enough time get some free time to buy souvenirs or find a nice spot to eat. Then, skip the long lines to the Alhambra fortress complex and explore the former capital of the Nasrid Kingdom from the days of the Moors. Admire masterpieces of Islamic architecture and learn more about the sultans as you stroll around the palaces and courtyards. Enter the beautiful gardens of the Palacio de Generalife, built in the 14th century on the top of Monte Mauror. Then, drive back to Almeria and get dropped off at the cruise ship pier in time for your scheduled departure.

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Almeria: Alcazaba Private Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

4. Almeria: Alcazaba Private Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

Meet your guide outside the Alcazaba, then head through the Justice Gate, a replica of the same gate at the Alhambra in Granada. Cross the expansive garden, and learn about its similarities to the famous Generalife, also at the Alhambra. From here, observe the Cerro de San Cristobal as well as the remains of the Jayran Wall, which once surrounded the city of Al-Mariyat. Head through the Wall of the Candle next to see the Quibla Wall, then reach the former residency of the kings. Learn about the royalty who once lived here, and imagine what life would have been like throughout the ages. Next, admire the Aljibe and San Juan church, rebuilt by the Catholic monarchs during the reconquest.  Finally, visit the highest part of the monumental complex, which is also the most recent addition. Explore the site where the popular TV series Game of Thrones was filmed, then admire the city and seaport from a scenic view point. Snap some photos of your vacation album, then say goodbye to your guide. After the tour, enjoy free time to explore the landmark at your own pace.

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What people are saying about Almeria

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 1 reviews

Our group of 8 had a phenomenal day to Granada, Alhambra and Generalife Gardens. We were picked up on a small bus with 2 other couples from France and Germany. Guillermo spoke mostly in English for our drive to Granada giving us history of the area. We had a wonderful 1 hour walking tour of Granada and then lunch on our own before heading to the Alhambra and gardens. There, we met Sabine who was a wonderful and well informed guide. She was engaging and made our visit memorable. Our drive back to Almeria was a different route which gave us even more sights to see!! I highly recommend this tour!!

A good trip, worth seeing

The sites are worth it and the guide on site was excellent. The bus and assistant were fine for basic information - we broke off from the city tour to see the cathedral and royal chapel, it seemed crazy to go to see Granada and walk around saying see that some time when you come for longer. We found a great tapas place in town as well. Many people had problems in the heat - take plenty of water for the tour.

Very good tour!

Me and my partner really enjoyed a tour. A bit shame that tour in Granada was so short,but we were very pleased about Alhambra tour. We had very nice local guide in Alhambra who left impression that she is enjoys what she is doing. Unfortunately can’t remember her name. We are very pleased about Pepe Tours guide Guillermo as well.

Very nice tour.

The guide Guillume was wery good with lot of information on the way to Granda. The guide in the Alhambra was exellent. It was nice to have time in the city center before the visit to Alhambra.

Excellent tour with knowledgeable guide. A long day, but came prepared for this and the sites and scenes keep you wanting more. Thank you.