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The Alhambra Palace and Generalife Guided Morning Tour, Granada

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Key Highlights

  • Start your day with a visit to Spain’s top tourist attraction, the Alhambra Palace
  • An expert guide will lead the tour and take you around the Alhambra Palace and the Generalife
  • Get in-depth insights about the palace complex and admire the unique Moorish architecture
  • The number of people who can enter the Palace per day is strictly limited – book ahead to ensure your reservation!
  • Overview

    See the finest remains of the Spanish Muslim kingdom during your visit to the Alhambra Palace and the Generalife. Learn about this UNESCO World Heritage Site and marvel at the impeccable Moorish architecture while an expert guide takes you on a comprehensive tour around the palace.

    Take a stroll in the fairy tale gardens of the Generalife, a perfect example of medieval Persian garden, and admire its tranquil pools adorned by colourful flowerbeds, tinkling fountains and promenade.

    Alhambra tickets are always high in demand and booking in advance is highly recommended. This tour has availability June onward, should the tour not be available on your chosen date, we have an alternative for you which also includes hotel transfers, click here for more details>>

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    4 hours approx.

    Start time

    8:00am

    Meeting Point

    Meet your guide at Paseo del Generalife, 1F, 18009, near to the Alhambra Mural Map

    Ending Point

    Itinerary

    Meet your guide at the start point of the tour and head to the magnificent Alhambra Palace set against the backdrop of the snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountains.

    Explore the palace-fortress of the Nasrid Sultans, the rulers of the last Muslim kingdom in Spain, and see the distinct amalgamation of Spanish and Islamic architecture and design. Enter the vast complex and get acquainted with its history while your guide leads you from one chamber to another as well as to the beautiful fountain terrace.

    You will be awed by the intricate geometric designs skillfully produced in marble, glazed tile and alabaster. Visit the three sections of the palace – the Mexuar, Serrallo and the Harem, which reflects diverse architectural styles.

    Next, your guide will take you to the summer retreat of the Moorish kings, the Generalife. Stroll through the dramatic gardens, said to have been inspired by the Koranic description of Paradise. Deeply evocative, you will be absorbed into the allure of the tall columnar cypress trees, orange trees, oleanders, the tranquil pools and tinkling fountains.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Entrance to Alhambra Palace and Generalife
    • Professional guide in English and Spanish

    Exclusions

    • Hotel transfers
    • Entrance to Nasrid Palaces
    • Gratuities
    • Food/ Beverages
  • Please note

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

    Please be at the start point 20 minutes prior to departure.

    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.