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Tickets for Alhambra and Nasrid Palaces: Skip The Line + Guided Tour

See how the sultans lived on this walking tour

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Overview
Starting time
Arrive 10 minutes prior to your timeslot
Duration
3 hours
Highlights
  • Skip the lines and be amazed by the Alcazaba Fortress, the Nasrid Palaces and the Palace of Charles V as your guided tour explains all on this walking tour through Alhambra and Generalife Gardens
  • Learn the intricacies of the life of sultans and Moorish kings who long ago made Alhambra their home and explore the opulent rooms of the Nasrid palaces
  • Get wonderful panoramic views of Granada from the hilltop in the gorgeous Generalife Gardens
Description

The Muslim history of Spain is preserved here at Alhambra - a must-see in Granada. Take this guided tour and learn the history of this revered heritage monument. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Alhambra will show you how the sultans once lived! You and your tour group will skip the entrance lines, get a fully guided tour on the inside, and amazing panoramic views of Granada from the hilltop.

The imperial majesty of Granada’s palace and fortress complex Alhambra cannot be denied. For years, Moorish kings and sultans made this sunny spot their home, and your three-hour guided tour of the Nasrid palaces and gorgeous Generalife Gardens will give you lots to talk about.

No need to join those snaking queues either. After meeting your guide in a nearby cafe, you and your group can get straight into Alhambra and start your historical adventure! See the royal baths, where rulers reclined in soapy bliss, the Partal gardens and the palace of Charles the Fifth on the hilltop of the Assabica, inside the Nasrid fortification. All the while your guide will fill you in on the context and history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Imagine yourself as a Granada aristocrat as you walk among the flowers in the Generalife Gardens.

With all that historical beauty inside the walls, you'd be forgiven for missing what's going on beyond them. But while at Alhambra, take the time to soak up the panoramic city vistas from your hilltop perch.

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Skip The Line
Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
  • Skip-the-line ticket to Alhambra
  • Access to Nasrid Palaces
  • Guided tour
  • Audio headset for guide's explanations
Instructions
1
Polinario Café Bar
Avda. del Generalife s/n, 18009, Granada
2
Alhambra
s/n,Calle Real de la Alhambra, 18009, Granada
  • Go to the coffee shop (Polinario Café Bar) located on the right of the Alhambra box office. A guide from 'Granada City Experience' will be waiting there (guides will announce the tour name out loud to help you find them). Show them your smartphone tickets and get ready to explore the Alhambra!
  • Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your timeslot. Arrive late and you may miss your tour
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

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Key info
Live guide
English or Spanish
Additional info

Getting There

Bus: C3 or C4.

Opening Hours

  • 15 October - 31 March: 08:30 - 18:00
  • 1 April - 14 October: 08:30 - 20:00
Reviews
May 24, 2018
The guid was amazing! Very knowledgeable! Recommanded! A bit expensive but i booked last minutes
Apr 30, 2018
This was a great tour with our excellent guide. He really brought the history to life and made it enjoyable and interesting. The Alhambra is so big with all the different areas that it would have been hard to appreciate it on our own. Highly recommend this tour!
Apr 28, 2018
Well organised tour with an excellent guide who had a real grasp of the historic importance of the site.
Apr 25, 2018
Asier is the perfect guide, not only very knowledgeable but his passion for the Alhambra is infectious. He mixed the right amount of humor in with very detailed facts about the Alhambra, and made you see Alhambra through the eyes of someone living back in those days. The tour was worth every cent.
Apr 21, 2018
And our guide,Sabina , was very knowledgeable and a good speaker. Makes all the difference. A very good day.
Apr 12, 2018
Bonita visita y Ana una guía excelente con la que aprendimos hasta el más mínimo detalle de la Alhambra, repetiría mil veces.
Apr 11, 2018
On time , our guide was nice but english could be better and one thing she went into history details too profoundly with many details which nobody is able to memorize.
Apr 11, 2018
Vanessa the guide was perfect, nice and prepared. Full tour with also palacios nazarios included. Good value for money. The tour also lasts more than 3h ! Very very good!
Apr 11, 2018
Very good guide, well informed, always ready to answer questions. Visit to Alhambra would be much less a worthwhile experience without a guide.
Apr 8, 2018
Carmen was fabulous. Kept talking for3 hours. Full of historic knowledge. Impressive

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