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Alhambra and Generalife Small-Group Guided Tour in Granada

From US$55.10
Highlights
  • Pass the often-long lines on a skip-the-line tour of Granada’s Alhambra 
  • Go with a guide to discover easy-to-miss facts and details
  • Tour the full complex: the Nasrid Palaces and Generalife
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Alhambra and Generalife Small-Group Guided Tour in Granada
From US$55.10
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2.5-3 hours guided Tour to Alhambra and Generalife
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Overview
Granada’s Alhambra limits its daily visitor numbers, so booking ahead is advisable. Plus, exploring the UNESCO-protected complex alone risks missing out on little-known gems and details. This tour gives you it all—a guide to explain the highlights; tours of the Nasrid Palaces and Generalife; priority entry to skip the ticket lines; plus headphones and a smaller-than-average group size so you hear and see more as you explore.
What to Expect
Book your selected time slot and travel independently to the Alhambra entrance. Then, meet your guide and head inside, bypassing the ticket lines.

Don the provided headphones and after an introduction, set off to explore. Listen as your guide charts the history of the UNESCO-listed complex, whose roots lie in the ninth century before its expansion into a full-blown Moorish palace during the 1400s and 1500s.

Hear about the Nasrid royal dynasty as your guide leads you through the Nasrid Palaces, pointing out the architectural finery and rich carvings of the chambers, patios, and corridors.

Stroll around the lush Generalife Gardens as you learn about their design and original function, and admire the sandstone Renaissance-era Carlos V Palace.

As you explore, feel free to ask any questions you wish, and when the time comes, say goodbye to your guide, bringing your tour to an end.
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Reviewed yesterday
After having been to the Alhambra, I wouldn't consider a tour without a guide

The area at the entrance to the Alhambra was packed with people when we arrived. It was a relief to find the white Nhue umbrella exactly where it was supposed to be. Our guide, Lucia, quickly organized our group of 19, distributed earphones and audio...More

Thank Barbara O
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Jaime was fantastic & Alhambra was spectacular

Alhambra exceeded our expectations. I guess, in part, because we didn’t know what to expect. Jaime clearly LOVES what he does. His passion for the subject was evident and greatly enhanced our experience. Highly recommended.

Thank davidjsinger
Reviewed 4 days ago
Great Tour

Louis was our guide. He was great. We didn't have to wait in line and he was there on time. It was a great experience and such an informative tour. I'd recommend this for anyone wanting to learn about the Alhambra.

Thank bbchadd
Reviewed 4 days ago
Splendida esperienza con Irene!

Abbiamo fatto il tour di Alhambra e Generalife, con la preparatissima e appassionata Irene! E' stata un'esperienza indimenticabile, che consiglieremmo a tutti. Una storia tanto ricca di dettagli, spiegati con una chiarezza disarmante! Suggerito! -- We did the Alhambra and Generalife tour with Irene, an...More

Thank Adriana L
Reviewed 1 week ago
Very good experience for a first visit to Alhambra

The guide gave many tips apart from the classic tour of the palaces, for example where to visit for free other interesting pieces or places both in the Alhambra or just nearby.

1  Thank Laura Z
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mimidyk
21 May 2018|
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Response from Norellitaly | Reviewed this property |
I used getyourguide and booked a 3-hour Alhambra and Generalife tour no problem.
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MiladydeW
10 May 2018|
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Response from beatricemasini2018 |
We went in February so there was more availability. I still had to book 6 weeks in advance. And yes indeed even the it was booked on line from april to end of July. I would suggest you go on their site not on the trip... More
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Katie S
25 April 2018|
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Response from saddique m | Reviewed this property |
Hi Katie. most likely they are sold out....try booking for Sept or Oct and if this allows you to do that then all August dates are taken already..we had same problem even whilst booking well ahead.....we had to choose a... More
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