Alhambra, Nasrid Palaces and Generalife: Guided Tour

Alhambra, Nasrid Palaces and Generalife: Guided Tour

From US$ 205.26 per person

Explore one of Spain’s most popular monuments on a private tour with skip-the-line admission. Visit the Nasrid Palaces and the Generalife gardens.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Private group
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 hours
Skip the line through a separate entrance
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Arabic

Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the lines on a private tour of Granada’s most popular monuments
  • Marvel at the magnificent 14th-century Nasrid Palaces
  • Take in views of Granada and the Darro River from the Alcazaba
Full description
Learn about the history of Granada on this 3-hour guided tour of the Alhambra and the Generalife. Your skip-the-line ticket ensures fast-track access to the monuments. A specialist guide will lead you on a tour of the vast complex that dates back over 600 years. Marvel at the Nazrid Palaces, the 14th-century miracle that shines as the Alhambra’s jewel. Experience the power of a civilization that held a significant portion of Europe in its grip for 8 centuries. Admire the Mexuar and its floral tiles and tapering columns. Its later conversion into a chapel did not conceal its Moorish origins. See the Patio de los Leones, an intricate courtyard that was at the heart of royal life under Muhammed V. You can choose a morning, evening or night visit, depending on the time of your admission ticket for the Nasrid Palaces.
Includes
  • Local taxes
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Private tour or small-group tour
  • Guaranteed skip-the-line admission
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

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Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • This is a private or small-group tour for just your party with a guide
  • The tour is wheelchair accessible. Please advise when booking if wheelchair assistance is required
  • Due to the great demand for tickets and to the restriction of the number of visitors per day, booking at least 1 month in advance is recommended
  • The tour is guaranteed after confirmation (Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba and Generalife)
  • Please note that the starting time could be between 08:00 and 22:00 depending on the Nasrid Palaces ticket. Once the tour is confirmed the supplier will inform you of the time to meet your tour guide
  • If your booking time is 21:15 or later, the visit that day will only include the Nasrid Palaces with the guide and sometimes the Alcazaba and Genaralife will be the next day without the guide
  • Please provide the full name, nationality, date of birth and passport or ID card number for all travelers (full information is mandatory and required by administration of the Alhambra)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 255 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.2 / 5
  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
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Mohammed was a fabulous guide and La Alhambra is absolutely amazing!

Our guide, Mohammed was friendly and professional. He was so knowledgeable and a great story teller so the history came to life! We felt like he personalised the tour to suit us. La Alhambra was even better than we expected. It was totally worth the money for a private tour. We would highly recommend Mohammed and this tour.

30 September 2019

Excellent guide very interesting

We have enjoyed this private tour with Mohammed very much. He is very knowledgeable and always includes a funny comment which makes the tour very entertaining. You also learn many interesting facts , which might be lost in a big group tour. This tour is a perfect balance between historical information and entertainment. Webhave been motivated until the end of the tour. Would highly recommend to anyone who wants to enjoy Alhambra more private.

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27 May 2019

Wonderful knowledgeable guide!

Great guide - lots of good information, very friendly and polite. My only suggestion - since we were a family of 4 with 2 young kids (6 and 7), I think it would’ve been better to make the tour shorter with more emphasis on the palace and fortress and symbolism and spend less time on gardens and other ruins that did not hold kids attention quite as much

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20 April 2019

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