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Dive Down the Memory Lane: Expert Guided Tours of Generalife and Alhambra with Skip-The-Line Access

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a detailed tour of the Alhambra Palace with skip-the-line access
  • Feast your eyes on the ravishing Nasrid style architecture and the remarkable arabesques
  • Explore the Alcazaba, Palace of Charles V, as well as the picturesque gardens
  • Savour gorgeous views of the city from the hilltop on which Alhambra is situated
  • Take a tour of the private retreat of the Nasrid kings, El Generalife
  • Regale in the fascinating history of medieval Spain with our expert guide
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – no need to print!
  • Overview

    Embark on a tour of medieval Spanish heritage with these splendid visits to Alhambra Palace and El Generalife.


    The Alhambra is an exquisite work of art in itself, creating a visual panorama with its typically Nasrid Andalusian features and Arabesques. It is at this palace that the legendary Christopher Columbus received his endorsement to explore the Western side of the world, consequently discovering America. With a convenient skip-the-line access that gives you priority entry to Alhambra, our expert guide will take you on a fascinating trail through the Alcazaba or the fortress, Carlos V’s palace, the spectacular gardens and so much more. As you regale in the Moorish history of the palace, feast your eyes on the picturesque architecture as well as the magnificent views of the city from the hilltop.


    The historic journey continues as we head to the Palacio de Generalife, a restored royal villa from the 14th century. A private retreat for a host of Muslim kings, the former residence is home to a stunning array of ornamental gardens, exquisite fountains and the impeccably preserved Moorish fortification - Vermilion Towers. Regale in riveting anecdotes of the manor’s intriguing history as well as the significance of the various outdoor features as you sink into the magnetic nostalgia shrouding this place - a perfect way to get a taste of Spain’s glorious past!


    About The Supplier: IBE Tours is a premier travel company based in Spain, specialising in memorable guided tours. Known for their prowess in providing outstanding services, they are your best companions to explore Madrid, Barcelona, Granada, Segovia, and Toledo with!

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Approximately 3 hours

    Start time

    9:00am

    Meeting Point

    Make your way to Paseo del Generalife 1F, 18009 Granada (37.174142, -3.584253)
    Alhambra de Granada in front of the Information and Box Offices, by the Mural Map.

    Ending Point

    Same as starting point

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Alhambra Gardens Skip-the-line Entry Ticket
    • Expert Licensed Bilingual Tour Guide
    • Walking tour around the Alhambra compound
    • Generalife Palace access
    • Alcazaba Access
    • Carlos V Palace Access

    Exclusions

    • Tips (optional) (If you are feeling generous, though, go right ahead!)
    • Food or beverages (It’s still a feast for your senses)
    • Hotel pick up or transfer (We bet you’ll be out and about)
    • Ticket to Nasrid Palace
  • Please note

    Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device.


    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator's contact details. They're a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.


    Unfortunately, Nasrid Palaces are not included in the Alhambra Tour.


    This is a bilingual tour with 50% of the guiding done in English and 50% in Spanish.


    Please understand that time slots may change prior to your ticket dates in accordance with Alhambra policies and their efforts to preserve the monument.
    Please remember to carry detailed identity documents while travelling for this tour. Alhambra does not allow access to anyone without providing full personal details, including name, date of birth as well as passport information while booking an entry. Unfortunately, if any of the details are not provided correctly, the Palace will deny access to the premises.


    Visitors of all age, including children and babies, require tickets to enter the Alhambra.