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Alhambra Palace Guided Tour and Granada City Tour with Audio Guide Navigator

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from US$ 76.75 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Visit Spain's top attraction, the Alhambra Palace and explore the city of Granada
  • Learn about the spectacular Moorish architecture of the Alhambra from an expert guide
  • Explore the Royal Palace complex, old fortress of La Alcazaba and the Generalife Gardens
  • Tour the city of Granada at your own pace with an audio guide navigator
  • Access each location in different formats, view information on prices, schedule, traveller reviews etc
  • Includes hotel pick up and drop off
  • Overview
    No visit to Granada would be without a visit to the Alhambra. This beautiful palace complex is the culmination of centuries of Islamic art and architecture in Moorish Spain, the flowering of a unique culture. This guided tour in the company of an expert in the history and artistic and cultural heritage of the Alhambra will really bring this stunning building to life. Then explore Granada for yourself with our audio-guide tourist navigator.

    The Alhambra is located on a hill overlooking the city. It was originally built as a fortress in 899 before being converted into a Royal Palace by Yusuf I, Sultan of Granada. Your knowledgeable guide will show you around the old fortress, known as La Alcazaba, the Royal Palace Complex with its Harem, the Court of the Myrtles with its large pond used for cooling the buildings in the summer heat, the magnificent Hall of the Ambassadors and the breathtakingly beautiful Court of the Lions and the Hall of the Abencerrajes. We’ll also visit the Generalife Palace and Gardens used as a summer palace and retreat by the Nazrid emirs of Granada. Admire the Patio de la Acequia with its long pools framed by flowerbeds, fountains, colonnades and pavilions, and the Sultana's Garden, thought to be inspired by the style of mediaeval Persian Gardens.

    Then explore Granada at your leisure with our audio-guide tourist navigator system. This handy browser provides you all you need to know to complement your stay in this magical city with information on culture, nature, monuments, tapas tours and walking and driving itineraries. The GPS will help you to plan your route and to learn more about what you are seeing. You can access each location in different formats, viewing information on prices, schedule, traveller reviews etc. giving you complete freedom to explore and learn all about Granada at your own speed.
  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Hotel pick up starts at 9:45am

    Duration

    Alhambra Palace Tour: 3-4 hours approx.
    Granada Tour: 24 hours

    Start time

    Daily

    Meeting Point

    Pick-up from hotels in central Granada
    (Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking to arrange pick up)

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel transfers
    • Alhambra Palace ticket
    • English speaking guide
    • Access to Nasrid Palaces, Generalife Gardens and the Alcazaba
    • Granada city tour with audio guide navigator

    Exclusions

    • Meals
    • Gratuities
  • Please note

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the tour start time to confirm all departure details.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. The Alhambra is not suitable for those who are less mobile or confined to wheelchairs; a tour of the Alhambra Palace will involve a lot of walking.