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.
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4 hours approx.Start time
Afternoon : 4:45pm (valid from April)
Meet your guide at Paseo del Generalife, 1F, 18009, near to the Alhambra Mural Map
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.
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.
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.
Please remember to carry detailed identity documents while travelling for this tour. Please provide your full name, passport number, gender, nationality, age and date of birth while booking this tour in the special requests section. 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.
An excellent guide who was informative and knowledgeable. Alhambra Palace and Generalife are a must to visit, and a guided tour is the best way to see it. I would advise the...Heather Bremner, United Kingdom
...Aris Sparavalo, United Kingdom
We had a good time during this tour. We went on a boat to the bay and we relaxed looking at the panoramic views of the city while drinking caipirinhas and eating fruits. The tour...GLORIA QUIROGA MORENO, Australia
Wanted to see more,but informed some places were closed.