Journey through the history of Spain on a free, 2.5-hour walking tour of the Albaizín in Granada. Discover one of the most historic areas of the Andalusian city as stroll its narrow streets. Learn more about Columbus’ voyage to the Americas, and more.
What to Expect
Learn the history of Spain and Europe on a free walking tour of Granada, focused on the historical neighborhood of the Albaizín and its symbolic streets and monuments.
Overshadowed by the might of the Alhambra, the Albaizín is one of Granada’s most delightful areas. Your guide will talk you through moments in history, such as Christopher Columbus’ journey to the Americas, and the interaction between the cultures of the East and West that resulted in such astonishing architecture.
Learn about the Jewish communities of Spain, and the complexity of a society that has been multicultural since its origins. See sights such as the atmospheric, Morocco-like streets of the Caldererías, and the monastery of S. Gregorio. Marvel at the mudejar houses and famous gardens of Carmenes. Hear stories about Catholic kings and the Reconquista, and enjoy views of the Alhambra.