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Alhambra and Generalife Private Guided Tour in Granada

From US$95.80
Highlights
  • Avoid a long wait with a skip-the-line private tour of the Alhambra
  • Explore the main palaces and gardens with a guide's narration
  • Follow the best routes in the Alcazaba, Generalife Gardens, and more
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Alhambra and Generalife Private Guided Tour in Granada
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Overview
Granada’s UNESCO-listed Alhambra attracts long on-the-day ticket lines and requires a guided tour to do it justice. This private tour—which includes your entrance fee—provides skip-the-line access to eliminate waits and a personal guide so you don’t miss a thing about the complex’s history. Explore the Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba, Generalife, and more; and enjoy in-depth personalized commentary so you leave knowing everything you want.
What to Expect
Confirm your preferred start time and meet your guide in central Granada. Then, skip the Alhambra’s long entrance lines, heading straight inside the UNESCO-listed complex.

Admire the 13th-century Alcazaba fortress, as you learn about the Nasrid sultans—Spain’s last Muslim rulers—who reigned from 1230 to 1492. Next, see the ornamental halls and chambers of the Nasrid Palaces and Comares Palace, as you hear about the sultans and their harems, taking in highlights including the Patio of the Lions en route.

View the Renaissance-era Palace of Charles V, built when Granada came under Catholic rule, and discover the courtyards and greenery of the Alhambra gardens. Afterward, explore the neighboring Generalife gardens, the patios, pools, and archways of which served as the sultans’ summer retreat. Listen as your guide shares the gardens’ history, and feel free to ask any questions you wish throughout.

When the time comes, your tour concludes at the Alhambra.
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Great tour, so worth doing.

Guide books are fine, but this is a great way to do the sightseeing in a logical way. Such a good tour with a lady guide who was so good with her delivery, though English was not the first language for her. The just gave...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 1 week ago
Outstanding tour

Our guide Antonio was amazing in every respect. He was waiting for us at the meeting point and was ready to go with a well organized tour. As a self described “history nerd” has was very knowledgeable about the history of the Alhambra and was...More

Thank Lois P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Couldn't be any better

Julio was terrific. His knowledge of the area made our visit quite memorable, we learned so much. And, thank you for the dinner recommendation. Almeda Granada was 5 star too!

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 15 April 2018
Edu was amazing!

We have visited the Alhambra before on our own but felt we missed out so much. So we booked a guided walking tour. Our guide was Edu. We have experienced a number fo guides before but Edu stands out. Hew was so knowledgeable but the...More

1  Thank shilstar
Reviewed 29 March 2018
A memorable experience

It's well worth paying for a guided tour of the Alhambra. Everything you see is extraordinarily beautiful and has a history and detailed explanation. (Just one example: our guide pointed out, read and translated for us the recurring sentences from the Koran that decorate the...More

1  Thank lynn_b_nyc
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