Explore the Alhambra on a guided tour with access to the Nasrid Palaces. Discover the beauty and history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site in Granada.

Embark on a complete journey through the Alhambra complex on this guided tour.

Discover its renowned sections, such as the Nasrid Palaces showcasing the Court of the Lions and the Hall of the Ambassadors, the formidable Alcazaba fortress, the elegant Renaissance-style Palace of Charles V, and the enchanting Generalife palace and gardens with sweeping views of Granada.

As one of Spain’s top tourist attractions and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Alhambra stands as a magnificent tribute to the region’s profound history and cultural heritage.

Duration

3 hours

Language

EN, ES, FR

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Included

  • Tickets to the entire Alhambra complex: the Nasrid Palaces, Generalife Palace and Gardens, and Alcazaba Fortress.
  • Radioguides system reinforcement (mandatory for groups bigger than 9 pax).
  • Official tour guide.

Excluded

  • Tips
  • Food and drinks

What do I need to bring?

  • It is essential to carry the original physical ID card or passport.
  • We recommend wearing comfortable shoes.
  • In summertime we recommend the use of sunscreeen and water.

Please note

  • It is not possible to enter the monument with a baby stroller.
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Not accesible for people with reduced mobility (stairs and slopes)
  • Please arrive 20 minutes before the starting time at the meeting point.
  • According to the monument’s regulations, it is STRICTLY MANDATORY to present the ID card or passport provided, since the tickets will be verified with these documents.

When making the reservation, the following information must be attached for each of the participants: name, surname, passport or ID number, nationality and age. If this information is not received, the company will not be able to guarantee entry to the monument.

Cancellation Policy

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

When to book?

Cut off: 3 days before the start of the activity

Alhambra
The Alhambra of Granada is a majestic palace and fortress complex. Built during the Islamic period in the 13th century, it served as the residence of the Nasrid monarchs. The Alhambra is renowned for its exquisite Islamic architecture, featuring intricate details such as plasterwork, tiles, horseshoe arches, and ornate courtyards. Its most notable sections include the Nasrid Palaces, the Alcazaba fortress, and the Generalife Gardens. It stands as one of Spain’s most prominent tourist attractions and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Palacios Nazaríes
The Nasrid Palaces in Granada are an integral part of the Alhambra complex. Built during the 14th century under Nasrid rule, these palaces showcase Islamic architecture and decoration. Highlights include the intricately designed courtyards, such as the Court of the Lions, and magnificent halls like the Hall of the Ambassadors. They serve as a remarkable testament to the Islamic heritage of the Iberian Peninsula and are a must-visit for tourists exploring Granada.

Alcazaba
The Alcazaba of Granada is a fortress within the Alhambra complex. Dating back to the 9th century, it served as a military stronghold and later became the residence of the Nasrid rulers. The Alcazaba features sturdy walls, towers, and strategic vantage points offering breathtaking views of Granada and the surrounding countryside. Its construction reflects both Islamic and Christian architectural influences. Today, visitors can explore its ramparts, towers, and archaeological remains, providing insight into its rich history as a defensive bastion.

Carlos V Palace
The Palace of Carlos V is a Renaissance-style palace located within the Alhambra complex. Commissioned by Emperor Carlos V in the 16th century, it represents a departure from the Moorish architecture prevalent in the Alhambra. The palace features a circular courtyard and a square outer structure with two levels. While it was never fully completed, the Palace of Carlos V is renowned for its architectural grandeur and is now used as a museum showcasing Granada’s history and arts.

Palacio del Generalife
The Generalife Palace is a beautiful Moorish palace situated adjacent to the Alhambra. Dating back to the 14th century, it served as a leisure retreat for the Nasrid rulers. The Generalife is renowned for its stunning gardens, featuring lush greenery, fountains, and colorful flowers, providing a peaceful and tranquil escape. The palace itself boasts elegant architecture with intricate details such as arches, courtyards, and water features. Today, visitors can explore the Generalife Palace and its gardens, experiencing the beauty and serenity of this historic site.

Meeting Point:
Alhambra’s Main Entrance (Next to the ticket office, zone enabled for guides)
Paseo del GEneralife 1F, 18009 Granada

Free cancellation

You'll receive a full refund if you cancel at least 48 hours in advance of most experiences