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Alhambra, Nasrid Palaces, and Generalife 3-Hour Guided Tour

1. Alhambra, Nasrid Palaces, and Generalife 3-Hour Guided Tour

On this 3-hour guided tour, visit the Nasrid Palaces, the Palace of Charles V and the Generalife and its gardens. Admire beautiful views of Granada along the journey and skip the long lines to spend more quality time enjoying your trip. Be amazed by the province's beauty and learn about the history of the Alhambra Palaces and its Gardens. See the Nasrid Palace with its beautiful tile work and stucco ceilings, the famous Court of the Lions, fountains, pools, gardens and patios.

Granada: Alhambra and Generalife Tour

2. Granada: Alhambra and Generalife Tour

Journey back to the days of the Moors in Spain on a walking tour of Granada, and see the city’s two most iconic monuments in one of its most historic neighborhoods. Learn the history of the palatial city and Royal House, and why it was declared a National Monument in 1870. Enter the vast complex of the Alhambra and hear about its great influence and importance in the history of Spain. Get essential information about the architectural styles at the Alhambra, including the beautiful Gate of Pomegranates. See the monument to Washington Irving, who lived in the palace when he wrote Tales of the Alhambra. Walk past the Pillar of Charles V fountain, erected in 1554 along the route that leads to the main entrance of the Alhambra. Admire the diverse architectural styles inside the grounds of the palace, such as the Islamic motifs of the courtyards and the fountains and water features of the Generalife. The Generalife (Architect's Garden) was the summer palace of the Nasrid Emirs, and is one of the oldest surviving gardens of the Moors. Admire the Jardím de la Sultana (Courtyard of the Cypress) and Patio de la Acequia (Court of the Water Channel) with its long pool framed by flowerbeds, fountains, colonnades and pavilions. Discover an exquisite example of the medieval Persian gardens of Al-Andalus.

From Seville: Granada and Alhambra Full-Day Tour with Ticket

3. From Seville: Granada and Alhambra Full-Day Tour with Ticket

Depart Seville and travel to the historic city of Granada. Upon arrival at the palatial complex of the legendary Alhambra complex, enter the former citadel of the Nasrid Dynasty and learn more about Spain during the reign of the Moors. Access amazing areas of the complex, including the beautiful courtyard of the Patio de Los Leones. Admire the architectural details of the Nasrid palace, such as the stucco ceilings and impressive tiles. Stroll around the water features in the gardens, including the pools of the 14th-century Palacio de Generalife. Then, explore the city center of Granada and venture down the narrow streets of the medieval Moorish Albaicin quarter before the return trip to Seville. 

Granada: Alhambra Ticket, City Landmarks Tickets & Transport

4. Granada: Alhambra Ticket, City Landmarks Tickets & Transport

On the first day of this combo package, begin the experience with a tour of The Alhambra with an audioguide - one of the most visited monuments in the world. Take your time to stroll through the Alhambra, Generalife Palace and gardens, Carlos V Palace, and the rest of the palace complex at your own pace. Travel back through the centuries as you learn about the history, architecture, and art of Granada. Next, enjoy a guided tour of the Muslim neighborhood of Albayzín and the neighborhood of Sacromonte, 2 of the most characteristic neighborhoods in the world. Admire the beautiful views right in front of Alhambra. For this guided tour in Sacromonte and Albaycin the local partner will contact you to arrange a day and a time. This package also includes access to all of the most emblematic and important monuments in the city. Discover the Cathedral, Royal Chapel (Monastery of the Cartuja), Monastery of San Jerónimo, House of Zafra, Royal room, Abbey of the Sacromonte, and Casa de los Tiros Museum. In the Science Park, both adults and children can enjoy the first interactive science museum in Andalusia, which dedicates 70,000 m2 to intelligent entertainment and educational entertainment. To move around the city this ticket also includes 9 trips using the urban transport network, and 1 round-trip on the tourist train which provides perfect panoramas over the city.

Granada: Alhambra Gardens, Generalife & Alcazaba Guided Tour

5. Granada: Alhambra Gardens, Generalife & Alcazaba Guided Tour

First, enjoy skip-the-line access to one of the most visited attractions in Spain, giving you much more time to explore. Meet your local knowledgeable guide and enjoy views of Granada city and the surrounding mountains as you enter. Start the tour by discovering the Alcazaba complex built in the 13th-century. Find out about how the Nasrids added large towers and a street with an important access route through Puerta de las Armas. After that time, discover how the fortification of the entire perimeter of the Alhambra and wall was built.  Then, head to the Generalife, composed of the Lower Gardens, the Generalife Palace, and the High Gardens located outside the walls of the Alhambra. Learn about how this area was a recreational estate for the Nasrid sultans. 

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What people are saying about Generalife

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 2,290 reviews

excellent tour and content, it is well worth doing, Eduardo was super versatile, clear and entertaining throughout the walk, he also responded to all inquiries with a lot of knowledge and depth.

Emilio has been a great guide. The guided tour is highly recommended. Emilio's explanations have been most clear and entertaining.

Excelente todo! Puntualidad, los guías muy buenos y divertidos. Muy clara y amena la explicación.

Jorge was an excellent tour guide! He made the trip informative and entertaining.

Carlos and DeLuca were wonderful and helpful, patient and kind. Knowledge!