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Alhambra and Generalife Small-Group Guided Tour in Granada

  • 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
Alhambra and Generalife Small-Group Guided Tour in Granada
From US$53.13
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2.5-3 hours guided Tour to Alhambra and Generalife
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2.5-3 hours guided Tour to Alhambra and Generalife
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2.5-3 hours guided Tour to Alhambra and Generalife
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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.
Reviews (422)
1 - 5 of 245 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Excellent seesight and tour guide

Nhue was an excellent tour guide. He was fun and knowledgeable. Our family had agreat time with him in Alhambra. I highly recommend him!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank zhenghua L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Alhambra Guided Tour

Great tour from 2pm 18/3 with Martha (nhue). She is very knowledgeable and immerses you in the history of this beautiful palace through time.

Thank woody731
Reviewed 2 days ago
Guided tour in English was well organised and tour guide Martha was excellent

Good audio equipment and detailed enthusiastic guide made a brilliant tour. Information and historical facts were first rate. A handout diagram of Alhambra with key dates and historical facts with century by century events and restoration would be very useful

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank victor w
Reviewed 4 days ago
Great guide

We were on a tour guided by Juan Antonio (Nono). The tour was very interesting. Our guide knew a lot and was very enthusiastic about showing us around Alhambra and sharing everything he knew about it. It was the best tour we've ever been on.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brigittebrun
Reviewed 1 week ago
Alhambra guided tour with NHUE

This far exceeded my expectations. Al Alhambra is spectacular and keeps on giving. The company was professional, and our guide Eduardo was enthusiastic, knowledgeable, personable, and enhanced the experience. We bagged a morning slot to avoid high afternoon temperatures. If you get the chance to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Subha G
15 November 2018|
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Response from Roberta-Jayne | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can wander gardens and there's a large art gallery on the site to that you can visit.
18 October 2018|
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Response from Judy R | Reviewed this property |
Around 4 hours. Plenty of time to see all the main areas.
8 October 2018|
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Response from C_and_R_NZ | Reviewed this property |
We had the same experience as in the earlier answer from Aileen: smallish group, all inclusive, and with English speaking guide