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Granada, Spain Family-friendly activities

Our most recommended Granada, Spain Family-friendly activities

Granada: Sacromonte Abbey Entry Ticket with Audio Guide

1. Granada: Sacromonte Abbey Entry Ticket with Audio Guide

Immerse yourself in Spanish history with a tour through the Sacromonte Abbey. Explore the collection of churches, courtyards, and other religious buildings that were completed throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. Learn about the origins of the monument and how it was built on existing relics, a landmark discovery of in 1594. Walk around the beautiful monastery and discover the hidden stories and fascinating details that show Sacromonte’s historical and contemporary significance, both to Granada, Spain, and the world at large. As you explore, stop to appreciate the stunning panoramic views of the city from the abbey's high point on Mount Valparaiso.

Granada: Alhambra Night Tour

2. Granada: Alhambra Night Tour

Get picked up from your hotel in Grenada, and take advantage of a convenient transfer to the Alhambra palaces. Meet your guide and skip the line to enter into the palace complex with a fast-access ticket.  Start the tour from the Atrium of the Alhambra. Begin a walking tour through the monument surroundings as you admire the Water Tower, the Tower of Baltasar de la Cruz, the Tower of the Seven Floors, the Tower of the Captain, the Tower of the Witch, and Tower of the Heads. Next, reach the Charles V Palace through the Tower of the Justice. Finally, continue through the Door of Justice and enter into the Nasrid Palaces, and discover the enchanting architecture and decoration. Explore iconic places including the Hall of Ambassadors, Court of the Myrtles, Hall of the Two Sisters, and the amazing Palace of the Lions.

Granada: Electric Bike Rental for 4 or 8 Hours

3. Granada: Electric Bike Rental for 4 or 8 Hours

Rent an electric bike and discover Granada's neighborhoods at your own pace. Choose from a 2-hour or 4-hour rental, providing you with plenty of time to explore what appeals to you most. With your electric bike, ride up and down the hilly streets of Granada with ease. Ride to Albayzín, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore its narrow winding streets. Then visit Sacromonte, the charming tumbledown neighborhood that's built over caves on the hills of Valparaiso. You may also choose to visit Generalife, the Alhambra, and Granada Cathedral. It's up to you! The electric bike is yours for 2 or 4 fun hours, so you can choose what you want to see in Granada.

Granada: Hiking along the Gollizno route

4. Granada: Hiking along the Gollizno route

Depart the city center of Granada in an 8-seater combi van and arrive at the small town of Olivares, about 35 minutes away.  Start the guided hike along the Velillos River and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of typical Mediterranean nature. Try to spot some of the typical species that live in the region including many birds and mountain wildlife.  Cross a suspension bridge and walk through Tajos de la Hoz, an incredible natural gorge formed by the constant flow of the river. Climb a staircase that gives a fantastic panoramic view of the region.  Continue in search of the ancient cave paintings, followed by some time relaxing by the fountain of La Corcuela, before finally returning to Granada.

Alhambra Card and City Pass

5. Alhambra Card and City Pass

On the first day of this combo package, begin the experience with a tour of The Alhambra with an audioguide - one of the most visited monuments in the world. Take your time to stroll through the Alhambra, Generalife Palace and gardens, Carlos V Palace, and the rest of the palace complex at your own pace. Travel back through the centuries as you learn about the history, architecture, and art of Granada. Next, enjoy a guided tour of the Muslim neighborhood of Albayzín and the neighborhood of Sacromonte, 2 of the most characteristic neighborhoods in the world. Admire the beautiful views right in front of Alhambra. For this guided tour in Sacromonte and Albaycin the local partner will contact you to arrange a day and a time. This package also includes access to all of the most emblematic and important monuments in the city. Discover the Cathedral, Royal Chapel (Monastery of the Cartuja), Monastery of San Jerónimo, House of Zafra, Royal room, Abbey of the Sacromonte, and Casa de los Tiros Museum. In the Science Park, both adults and children can enjoy the first interactive science museum in Andalusia, which dedicates 70,000 m2 to intelligent entertainment and educational entertainment. To move around the city this ticket also includes 9 trips using the urban transport network, and 1 round-trip on the tourist train which provides perfect panoramas over the city.

Granada: "Alhambra Experience" Craft Workshop

6. Granada: "Alhambra Experience" Craft Workshop

Discover the "Alhambra Experience" workshop, a fun activity for children, adults and families in central Granada. Learn the basics of Arab decoration and have access to all the tools and materials required to make your first masterpiece of Andalusian craftsmanship. Meet at the activity provider's academy that is only 500 meters from the cathedral. On the day of the workshop, choose between making a tiled mosaic, decorating a plaster reproduction of the Alhambra with paint and gold leaf, or building a chessboard with the marquetry technique. * The chess board must be varnished and picked up a few hours later or the next morning if the workshop was carried out in the afternoon. Express your creativity and get in touch with your inner craftsman. After you have created your masterpiece with help from your local instructor, take home your craft as a special and unique souvenir of Granada.

Granada and Albaicín: Historical Private Tour

7. Granada and Albaicín: Historical Private Tour

Take a tour which covers a reasonable area of Granada. Your tour begins with a visit to the Royal Chapel, commissioned by the Catholic Monarchs and built in flamboyant Gothic style. Here you will find the mausoleums of Isabel and Ferdinand and their children, Phillip "The Beautiful" and Joan "The Mad". The cathedral stands next to the chapel and is considered as the first Renaissance church in Spain. Marvel at the work of the brilliant façade of the Granada Cathedral, the local guide knows a lot about Granada's heritage and will tell you the Cathedral's history and its majestic significance. Your journey will continue to the lower Albaicin which is a characterful and historic UNESCO World Heritage Site. There, you can wander the narrow streets before reaching the Paseo de los Tristes. From here, you can experience the beauty and stunning views of the Alhambra. Experience a special atmosphere, discover the legends and hidden alleys and the typical houses of the Arabic architecture, surrounded by the fragrance of jasmine and rose.

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A unique experience and a highly recommended adventure. We made a beautiful route through the north of the Granada Geopark. The car is a comfortable 4x4 and we were 6 people including the driver. We had a super nice group and they also understood so it was great for us to learn even more. The delivery of Goyo Garrido Adventures is incredible, they explain everything to you and they also gave us a snack at one of the stops. What more could you want? And as if that were not enough, the route lasted longer than planned and we were able to enjoy it even more. Of 10 and totally recommendable, surely we will do something else with them.

Excellent tour you were shown the press room changing rooms hospitality area and most importantly for me the stand and pitch the tour guide took time to talk to me in English which was nice for him to do would highly recommend doing this tour

I appreciate the explanation and every detail so interesting since if we had not made the tour with the guide we would not understand much and we would only see the building.

Saw Alhambra at night with our tour guide Ava. It’s a different experience seeing it lit up at night, and having a tour guide along definitely enhanced what we were seeing.


We had a great guide, not only knew how to answer all our questions, but also his way of transmitting the story made it very enjoyable.