1. Spain
  2. Andalusia
  3. Granada
  4. Albaicin

Granada: Albaicín and Sacromonte 2.5-Hour Walking Tour

Product ID: 56488
Discover the charming quarters of Granada, and enjoy breathtaking views of the Alhambra on a 2.5-hour walking tour of 2 of the city's most historic neighborhoods. Learn the city's history as you stroll the streets of the Albaicín and Sacromonte.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk the narrow streets of the Albaicín and Sacromonte
  • Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Alhambra
  • Learn about the architecture of the Moors
  • Go to the caves of the Gypsy neighborhood
Full description
Explore Granada's most charming and charismatic neighborhoods on a 2.5-hour walking tour of the Albaicín and Sacromonte. Learn their history through the eyes of a local guide.

Travel back to the origins of Granada as you discover the remains of the city gates and parts of the old city walls that surround the Alcazaba. Learn about the architecture of the Moors, and the mix of cultures that have lived in the area through the centuries.

Continue into the Gypsy neighborhood of Sacromonte, and discover the caves dug into the sides of the mountain. Starting from Plaza Isabel La Católica, meander the labyrinth of narrow streets, learning the story of the city as a hotbed of art and architecture since the 11th century.
Includes
  • Guide

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Meeting point

Plaza Isabel La Católica, Granada

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 753 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.6 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Our tour guide did a wonderful job of introducing us to the historical neighborhoods of Albaicin (Muslim area) and Saromonte (gypsy area) in Granada. He shared the colorful history of Granada as we walked the narrow streets of Granada. The guide had great suggestions for delicious tapas and drinks as well as a flamenco show at La Arborea. The performance took place in a small venue, but was perfect for truly enjoying the talented performers up close.

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October 29, 2019

Juana our guide, was well informed and learned a lot from her tour.

I’m glad that we were able to experience this walking tour. Our guide, Juana knew so much that I felt like I was in a class room. I’m glad she was our guide. It helped us understand the history of the Alhambra, since we were touring the sight the following day. Since I’m a fan of Flamenco , this tour also helped me learn more of its origin and the gypsies way of life. Juana went into full details of all she spoke of and left out no detail. Thank you.

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October 19, 2019

Really enjoyable and informative

December 31, 2019

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Product ID: 56488