Guided tour

Granada: Alhambra & Generalife Fast-Track Guided Tour

Granada: Alhambra & Generalife Fast-Track Guided Tour

Activity provider: Granavision
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Discover the Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens on a 3-hour tour with a local guide. Explore beyond the beautiful Moorish architecture of one of the most visited attractions in the world.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Duration 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Wheelchair accessible
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Alhambra Palace and the exquisite Generalife Gardens
  • Get fast-track entry to Nasrid Palace, Alcazaba fortress, and the Gardens
  • Enjoy an informative tour of the Alhambra complex with a professional local guide
Full description

See the Alhambra Palace, a must-see for any visitor in the city of Granada. This UNESCO World Heritage Site boasts attractive and elaborate rooms, a monumental and historic position, and exquisitely detailed Islamic art and architecture. Transform your visit into an extraordinary experience, rich with knowledge and history with an official local guide. Your expert interpreter of Granada’s heritage will escort you through every part that forms the “Red Fortress".

Your guide will also answer any additional questions you may have about this spectacular monument. Explore the Alcazaba fortress, formerly a military precinct and the most antique area of the Alhambra complex. Marvel at the Nasrid Palaces including the Palace of Mexuar, the Palace of Comares, and the Palace of Leones.

Finally, discover the Generalife, the sultan’s summer palace situated east of the Alhambra and surrounded by wide gardens filled with a great variety of vegetation, framed by a beautiful Islamic landscape.

Includes
  • Tickets for every area of the Alhambra complex, Nasrid Palaces (the unmissable area of the monument), Alcazaba fortress and Generalife Gardens
  • Private or shared tour guide (depending on option selected)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You must bring your own headphones
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Meeting point

    Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Passport or ID card for children

    Know before you go

    • The Alhambra requires customers to provide the full name, date of birth and passport details for each participant when booking. If not provided, the Alhambra may deny access
    • It is mandatory to present the original Id card or passport to access the monumental complex
    • Due to the high demand for the Alhambra Palace, if the time slot you have chosen is not available, the supplier will book you into a new time slot
    • The tour you book may be conducted in two languages simultaneously
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 3241 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.5/5
    • Value for money
      3.9/5
    • Service
      4.4/5
    • Organization
      4.2/5

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    Our guide was excellent, but we were surprised that our "English-speaking" tour ended up being dual-language in English and Spanish. The guide covered it well, but the tour was probably an hour longer than expected as everything was repeated in two languages. I guess we had extra time for photos when it was time for the other language.

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    May 18, 2022

    The trip was great. Our guide Gustavo gave a very entertaining tour, was super helpful and shared a lot of knowledge and great details. His humorous conversation made us totally forget the bad weather which we were unfortunate to have the trip in. His English is very clear and the trick with the earphones which he connected us with gave us the freedom to move around freely without missing a word of the explanations. We had some doubts beforehand either to see Alhambra with or without guide, but we figured seeing Alhambra without a good guide would only give a fraction of the experience. Highly recommended!

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    April 25, 2022

    Our guide (Saul, sorry I'm not sure of the spelling) was really great. An enthusiast of the alhambra who speaks very good French. In addition he reads and speaks Arabic and read the Alhambra to us like a book. One more. We had a visit where time was not counted. Really a very good memory and a discovery of the site in excellent conditions although in Holy Week. Thank you.

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    April 17, 2022

    Product ID: 30422