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

Granada: Sacromonte Abbey's Origins Guided Tour

Product ID: 252767
Discover the origins of Christianity in Granada. Uncover 4 centuries of history across an architecturally splendid monument. Enjoy a guided tour of one of Granada’s most spectacular historical treasures.
About this activity
Valid 1 day
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish
Booklets
Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Sacromonte's sacred caves
  • Discover the significance of the Abbey to Granada's Romani community
  • Enjoy the silence of the Abbey's Cloisters
  • Admire the leaden tablets that sparked the building of Sacromonte
Full description
Immerse yourself in Spanish history with a guided tour through the Sacromonte Abbey. The site of a landmark discovery of relics in 1594, construction began on the stunning abbey in 1600, continuing through the 17th century until a stunning collection of churches, courtyards, and other religious buildings were completed in the 18th century. Located on Mount Valparaiso, marvelously overlooking the city, the Sacromonte Abbey forms an indispensable portion of Granada’s religious history.

With tours departing every half hour from 10:30 AM to 5:00 or 5:30 PM, you can easily select a tour that fits your schedule. As you walk around the beautiful monastery, your guide will inform you of the secret histories and fascinating details of Sacromonte’s historical and contemporary significance—both to Granada, Spain, and the world at large.
Includes
  • Entrance fee
  • Professional, local guide
  • Permanent exhibition entry
  • Temporary exhibition entry
What’s Not Included
  • Transfers
  • Audioguide
  • Food or drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting point is at the gate. You have to go inside and wait in this room inside of the Abbey.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 18 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4 / 5
  • Organization
    4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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It has been a unique experience, we arrived 5 minutes late, because we did not know the site, we called to notify, we were given the next visit and we were lucky to be the only couple of the visit. It was not only a "private tour" but the guide was a lover of the sacromonte. His enthusiasm and dedication made us delve into the history of this great city as if we were living at that time. Thanks Julian for expressing your charm, it was an unforgettable experience. We will definitely return.

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September 3, 2019

very interesting visit, beautiful view of Granada. I regret the state of abandonment of the seminar. A hotel for Christian retreatants would be welcome. For tourists, a cafeteria is missing, where they could have a light meal, like sandwiches.

January 8, 2020

Beautiful historical ensemble, a guide that is a little too "reciting" without conviction or smiling .... forcing information! beautiful view facing the Alhambra and Granada.

December 30, 2019

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Abadía del Sacromonte

Product ID: 252767