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Skip the Line: Alhambra and Generalife Gardens Half-Day Tour

From US$81.30
  • Skip-the-line access saves time and bypasses the crowds
  • Guide commentary paints a picture of 13th-century life at the palace
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off makes for a seamless experience
Skip the Line: Alhambra and Generalife Gardens Half-Day Tour
From US$81.30
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Save valuable vacation time with skip-the-line entry to the Alhambra and Generalife Gardens in Granada. One of Spain’s must-see attractions, this popular site often has very large crowds. Breeze past the entry lines and tour the sprawling complex in just half a day, and hear commentary about the history of this grand fortress and royal palace.
What to Expect
Start your half-day tour with easy pickup at your Granada hotel, where you will climb into an air-conditioned minivan. Relax and enjoy the scenery on the way to the Alhambra, perched on a hill overlooking the city.

With your guide in the lead and priority-access ticket in hand, proceed past the crowds and start exploring immediately. See the Nasrid Palace, the Hall of Ambassadors, the Myrtle Courtyard, the Royal Baths, and the Hall of Abencerrajes. Listen to your guide’s detailed commentary about the history and importance of this grand structure, and what life was like here in the 13th century.

Move on to the lush Generalife Gardens for a leisurely stroll, where you’ll encounter blooming flowers, exotic plants, and impressive water features.

End the tour and board the minivan to be whisked back to your hotel for drop-off.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic Guide

This tour was pre-booked and my expectations were of a standard guide. Oh how wrong can one be, this was an excellent tour with probably one of the best guides I have encountered. Her name was Jenny and if you are lucky to have her...More

Thank jaosimpson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic experience, fantastic tour guide

Amazing experience. Our guide Maarten was very knowledgeable of Alhambra's history. He was very friendly.

Thank Bakhtawar A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Top Notch Tour!

Friendly, well-organised, fairly priced and great fun. Gustavo our guide was full of fascinating information, great humour and was as enthusiastic as you could wish for. Thoroughly recommended as a way to really appreciate The Alhambra and it’s history.

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife, friends and I recently took the guided half-day tour of The Alhambra Palace and Generalife and it was a terrific experience. Our guide, Marina, was friendly, knowledgeable and had a great way of communicating the importance and history of each location on the...More

Thank Jspelford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour which was booked four months earlier was cancelled with less than a week to go. No other times available for our day...allegedly! Money was refunded immediately but we missed the opportunity of visiting the whole place which was our sole purpose of visiting...More

2  Thank keith j
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21 June 2018|
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Response from Joel H | Reviewed this property |
The group size varies depending on the language. For the English tours, these are among the largest. I believe there were 15-20 people. If there are a lot of people speaking a particular language the tour company sends... More
5 May 2018|
Response from Joel H | Reviewed this property |
Last minute tickets are often hard to come by. You should first ask the concierge of the hotel you are staying at. They usually are able to arrange a tour for the same or next day. If your hotel does not have a concierge... More