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Granada: Sunset Walking Tour in Albaicín & Sacromonte

1. Granada: Sunset Walking Tour in Albaicín & Sacromonte

No trip to Granada is complete without having visited the Albaicín and Sacromonte. Choose from a private or shared tour and visit some of the most emblematic quarters of Granada. Pass through Albaicín, protected as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1994. Also known as the old Muslim Quarter, it contains labyrinthine streets through which you will discover the fascinating world of Al-Andalus, and enjoy the famous landscape of Granada from San Nicolás' viewpoint. Next on your journey, head to the Sacromonte Quarter, which contains more than 3,000 caves and panoramic views from hidden areas. While you are here, make sure to take the best pictures of Granada from this amazing valley. On your tour, you will also pass through significant sites of Granda, such as the Plaza Nueva, Placeta de San Gregorio, and Casa Enrique Morente, all of which are perfectly suited for snapping some stunning photos to show your friends and family.

Electric Bike Tour with 2 Options to Explore Granada

2. Electric Bike Tour with 2 Options to Explore Granada

The Albaicín, a World Heritage Site, and Sacromonte are 2 of Granada’s most colorful, enchanting, and historical districts. Sacromonte is known for its caves in which gypsies celebrate nightly with their flamenco songs and dancing. Explore these areas on an electric bike tour accompanied by your instructor/guide who will ensure that you see the sights of interest. This is just 1 of 4 electric bike tour options in Granada. The tours range from 2-3 hours in duration, and all begin with a training session to familiarize you with the operation of the vehicle. If you don’t want miss any of Granada's nooks or crannies, choose the XL tour. You’ll travel through all the city’s neighborhoods on this 2nd option and see hidden places such as the Palace of Dar-al-Horra, the Paseo de los Tristes, the San Nicolas Viewpoint, and the Cuesta de Chapiz. Ride your electric bike along the paths and trails of the forest on the outskirts of Granada. On this 3rd tour option your guide will show you the magnificent views of the Albaycin and the Alhambra from the Silla del Moro viewpoint. On a 4th option you can enjoy one of the best sunsets in the world! Ride your electric bike with your guide to the top of Granada to enjoy the spectacular colors and the sights below.

Granada: Guided Alhambra, Albaicin, & Sacromonte Sunset Tour

3. Granada: Guided Alhambra, Albaicin, & Sacromonte Sunset Tour

Discover the beauty of the ancient city of Granada as you visit the residence of the former emirs, the Alhambra. At dusk, trace the history of one of the city's most emblematic neighborhoods, Albaicin and Sacromonte.  Meet your guide and begin your guided tour of the palatial city of the Alhambra, walk through its gardens, as you learn about its secrets, stories, and legends. Hear about Spain's Hispanic-Muslim as you admire this jewel of the Renaissance left by a great empire. Walk along the walls of the fortress where soldiers waited to be attacked. See the palaces where the last of the sultans of the Nasrid dynasty lived and where the women of the Harem waited to be called. Enjoy the Generalife gardens and be captivated by the Andalusian legacy reflected through the serene combination of water and architecture.  Finally, at sunset head to the San Nicolas viewpoint in Albaicin to contemplate the incredible landscape of Granada as it is lit in the glow of the setting sun. Follow your guide through the ancient streets of Albaicin and Sacromonte and delve into the legends that are an inseparable part of the cultural heritage of Granada. 

Granada: Alhambra and Sierra Nevada Sunset Views by E-Bike

4. Granada: Alhambra and Sierra Nevada Sunset Views by E-Bike

Marvel at striking sunset views of the Alhambra on an e-bike tour from Granada. Enjoy an incredible mix of nature, history, and stunning viewpoints along with the orange and golden hues of the sunset. Meet your local guide in town and head off through the forest of Alhambra, listening to the story of how this architectural masterpiece was created. Pedal through a traditional olive farm, visit the birthplace of the spring that has been feeding into the Alhambra since the 13th century. Keep looking around you as you cycle to make the most of your striking view. The Sierra Nevada mountain chain, the highest chain of the peninsula, surrounds you. Feel like a local as you cycle off-the-beaten track to the highlight of your tour: the stunning bird's-eye view of the Alhambra Palace, Albaicín, and Sacromonte. When the sun sets, pedal down through Silla del Moro. And on your way back, discover an often overlooked facet of Granada by visiting the old Jewish neighborhood of Realejo.

From Monachil: Granada Sunset E-Bike Tour

5. From Monachil: Granada Sunset E-Bike Tour

This is what awaits you on your sunset tour in Granada. Tourism meets mountain biking. We meet at MEXXFRO in Monachil. After a short presentation of the group and a brief introduction to the bike, we set off directly towards the center of Granada. Our route takes us through narrow streets and hairpin bends, passing the sights of Granada. Of course, there is always time for short photo stops. From the center, we continue to the oldest quarter of Granada, called Albaicín, where the ancient Romans already resided. The remains of the walls are proof of this era. We leave the Albaicin and head to higher ground. Overlooking the highest mountains of the peninsula, after a short climb we pass through the Sacramonte neighborhood, known for its music, dance and flamenco shows. Take some pictures and let's go. Your electric mountain bike rental, the Spitizing Evolution, defies all the climbs and takes you through beautiful scenery to the viewpoint of Llano de la Perdiz. Once there, we enjoy the unique Andalusian sunset. From the top, we contemplate the world famous Alhambra and the rooftops of Granada 400 m below. Here it is important to stop and savor every second. Now it is time to say goodbye. From the viewpoint we return via Granada to our starting point in Monachil. Here we end the evening with a farewell drink.

Albayzin and Sacromonte Private Tour at Sunset

6. Albayzin and Sacromonte Private Tour at Sunset

The neighborhood of Albayzin, declared a World Heritage Site in 1984, was the origin of the current city of Granada, still retaining all the magic of its Arabic past. Narrow streets and white houses built at random, the famous Cármenes of Granada. The Sacromonte, located in the Valley of Valparaiso, is a picturesque and idyllic place on the outskirts of the urban center of Granada. It is a traditional suburb of the Granadian gypsies from India, who arrived in Spain in the 15th century. Portrayed with great mastery by the poet Federico García Lorca in his book Romancero Gitano, the gypsies dance the traditional and unique Grenadine Zambras inside their caves. This tour is a perfect complement to the visit of the Alhambra, as it allows us to see how the Arab and Christian culture are intermingled in the city and how beautiful is Granada from the other side. This is a late afternoon and evening tour. Your starting time will always ensure that you reach Saint Nicholas viewpoint by sunset. 

Granada: Albaicin and Sacromonte Sunset Guided Walking Tour

7. Granada: Albaicin and Sacromonte Sunset Guided Walking Tour

Explore the best of Granada on this guided walking tour with a local guide. Visit the must-see sights in the old Moorish Albaicin neighborhood and the gypsy neighborhood of Sacromonte. End the day at one of the best spots in town to watch the sunset Start your tour in the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Albaicin neighborhood. Learn about the area's past as a Moorish stronghold and discover fascinating stories as you wander through the narrow streets and steep hills. Continue your uphill journey towards the Sacromonte neighborhood. Here, discover the melting pot of cultures that call this area home, including Jews, Arabs, Spaniards, and Gypsies. You will also learn all about Sacromonte's famous cave houses. End the tour at the best lookout point in town. Watch as the sun sets over the Alhambra and the city. Take some amazing photographs with the golden light behind you. At the end of your tour, your guide will be happy to give you recommendations to make the most of your time in Granada.

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What people are saying about Granada, Spain

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 11 reviews

We had Thomas as our guide. We booked a private tour with him and entire experience was great. We are so happy that we got to see Granada from this different perspective. The next morning Thomas took us on a Segway tour through Albaicin and Sacremonte so we got a amazing tour of Granada. I would highly recommend!

Very interesting experience from a cultural and historical point of view. The guide shows off a deep knowledge of history, as well as doing it with great enthusiasm and with very accurate and precise answers to the questions asked.

A must do in Gordoba due to its richness in culture! Our tour guide was amazing as well

Make sure to ask for Juana as your guide. She is very knowledgeable and informative

The tour guide was excellent and very knowledgeable and very friendly!