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  • Granada: Guided Tour of Cathedral and Royal Chapel

    1. Granada: Guided Tour of Cathedral and Royal Chapel

    Trace the history of Spain's Catholic monarchs on this guided tour. Explore the fascinating history surrounding Catholic monuments and historical figures, discovering the details that make Granada such a unique city. Visit the Royal Chapel, and see the place where several Spanish kings are buried, together with Juana la Loca and Felipe el Hermoso. Admire a fantastic collection of flamenco paintings that belonged to Queen Isabel La Católica. See the Cathedral of Granada, built after the Catholic reconquest of the city as a show of power. Located on the site of an old mosque, it is the first Renaissance Cathedral of Spain and one of the city's most-visited monuments.

  • Granada: Alhambra Guided Tour with Tickets

    2. Granada: Alhambra Guided Tour with Tickets

    Uncover the beauty of the millenary city, Granada, with the help of a local guide on a bilingual tour in Spanish and English.  Visit some of the most emblematic monuments including the Alhambra – the palatial home of the ancient Arabic royalty. A monumental sight, the complex incorporates El Generalife, the summer residence of the sultans, the Nasrid palaces and La Alcazaba, which served as the military zone of the citadel. While absorbing the architecture your designated guide will fill you in on the intricate history of this legendary location. Proceed down into the heart of the city, via the Puerta de la Justicia, the arched gateway that was built in the 14th century. 

    A very knowledgeable and friendly guy, made a 4 hours experience extremely exciting. Keep up the good work and we wish you all the best of future life. Thanks

  • Granada: 3-Hour Cathedral and Royal Chapel Tour

    3. Granada: 3-Hour Cathedral and Royal Chapel Tour

    An in depth insight into the Christian history of Granada, including the Encarnación Cathedral and the Royal Chapel. The tour also includes a trip to the Arabic Baths from the XI century, some the oldest in Granada. These baths hold great cultural significance due to their complete preservation, and their being one of the few places that were not destroyed by the Catholic Kings. The tour concludes by passing through the historical center, visiting 'La Madraza', the first university that was created by Yusuf I.

    Fantastic tour of the Cathedral and the Royal Chapel!! We had a great tour guide that explained everything to us in such interesting and great detail! Excellent tour and really enjoyed every minute of this great tour!!

  • From Granada: Cordoba and Mezquita Full Day Tour

    4. From Granada: Cordoba and Mezquita Full Day Tour

    Benefit from a comfortable transfer from Granada to the impressive city of Córdoba. Cordoba, capital of Muslim Spain, is the main city located in the center of Andalusia. Cordoba offers the possibility to experience culture, alongside being only 1.5 hours away from the city of Malaga. Marvel at the mosaic tiles of the Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba. Pass the historic Guadalquivir River at its wider middle course. Cross the province from east to west which provides irrigation for a wide plain where cereals, grapevines and olive trees grow. Discover the landscape towards the north which becomes progressively wilder until it reaches the summits of Sierrra Morena, with dense forest and abundant wild game for hunting. In the south, the land rises gradually until it reaches the mountains of the Subbetica range. The province of Cordoba, which still bears traces of its iberian, Roman and Muslim p...

    Joaquin is an excellent tour guide. He was on top of the subject and could answer all questions related to the mosque.

  • From Seville: Granada Private Day Trip with Alhambra Visit

    5. From Seville: Granada Private Day Trip with Alhambra Visit

    Begin your journey of Granada with a pickup from your hotel in Seville, where you will be greeted by your English- and Spanish-speaking guide who will take care of you throughout the day.  Head straight to the Alhambra, whereupon arrival your guide will take you on a walking tour of its palace, castle, fortress, and entire complex. Listen to informative information about the ancient Moorish complex from the multilingual audioguide. Next, head back into the charming city of Granada to wander through the Old Zoco and the Alcaicería markets. Walk along their narrow and historic alleys, and marvel at the incredible Arabic collection of offerings available. The last stop on your southern Spanish excursion is a visit to the Albaicín district, a spectacular district in the shadow of the Alhambra. Take a stroll through its streets and see other marvellous monuments, before driving back to Sev...

    Fernando provided a great tour for my dad and his partner. The guide was a PhD candidate, considerate of the needs of his guests and knowledgeable. He took ex peritoneal care of them.

  • Granada: Private Alhambra and Downtown Tour with Champagne

    6. Granada: Private Alhambra and Downtown Tour with Champagne

    Explore the Alhambra and its ins and outs in a unique way, discovering all that this citadel has to offer. Wander around the venue with your companions visiting its beautiful gardens, the Generalife, the Sultan Palaces, and the Alcazaba together. In addition, tour the Cloister of the Parador privately and receive a bottle of champagne from the hands of a private waiter, just for you and yours. Following the Alhambra, explore the emblematic neighborhoods of Granada such as the Albaicín and its fantastic tea shops, the Alcaiceria, and Plaza Nueva, until you reach the facade of the imposing cathedral, the first Renaissance cathedral created in Spain.

  • Granada: 2.5-Hour Walking Tour with Panoramic City Views

    7. Granada: 2.5-Hour Walking Tour with Panoramic City Views

    Explore the streets of Granada with a local guide and discover the beautiful sights of the historic city center and Albaicin area. Visit the best viewpoint for panoramic views of the city and the iconic Alhambra. Learn about the city's history and hear interesting local legends as you wander the cobbled streets and take in its incredible diverse architecture. Visit the main sights of the city center such as the Bib Rambla Square, and the streets of the Alcaiceria, the old silk market. See the magnificent architecture of the Cathedral, one of the most important buildings of the Spanish Renaissance.  Walk around the city's medieval past in the Albaicin neighborhood, the old Arab quarter of Granada, and see Paseo de los Tristes, Placeta de la Victoria, Carvajales viewpoint. The neighborhood was declared a World Heritage Site in 1984 due to its particular character. Visit the viewpoint Mir...

  • Granada City Train 1 or 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket

    8. Granada City Train 1 or 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket

    Discover Granada at your own pace with a full-day ticket to the exclusive hop-on hop-off train. Specially designed to navigate the narrow streets of the Albaicín, the train features a panoramic roof, open deck in summer, and on board audio guides in 12 languages, available at an extra cost (with 2 special kids channels in Spanish and English). You can hop on and off at any of the stops to experience the essence of the city, from the monumental Alhambra to the atmospheric Albaicín. Explore the Realejo district, stop for a coffee in Plaza Neuva, get city views from the Mirador de San Nicolas, and much more. Get on and off the train as often as you want for as long as your ticket is valid, and discover the city's most important sites. As an option, choose a tour including a visit to the Bullring of Granada (Plaza De Toros De Granada). The visit starts at the gallery where you’ll find auth...

    We sat at the back where there was a great view. Overall the experience was good, giving you a decent view of the city. Nice & basic cruise, nothing too fancy, not as good as seeing the tourist sites up front & in person.

  • Granada: Private Cathedral and Royal Chapel Tour

    9. Granada: Private Cathedral and Royal Chapel Tour

    Your tour will begin as you meet your guide at a meeting place predetermined by you prior to the day. From there you will travel to the Royal Chapel of Granada, which is a final resting place of the magnificent kings of Spain, Queen Isabella, and her husband King Ferdinand. You will then advance towards Granada Cathedral, which is one of the biggest cathedrals in all of Spain and a significant representative symbol of the presence of Christianity in the country. Following this you travel to Alcaiceria, where you will be able to stroll around a Muslim Medieval market place for 15 minutes. Towards the end of your tour you will visit Plaza de Isabel La Catolica, a monument that commemorates the meeting of Queen Isabella with Cristopher Columbus.

    Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and energetic, and also thoughtfully tailored our experience to our interests and time limitations. We saw parts of the city that we'd never imagined existed.

  • Granada: Half-Day 4-Neighborhoods 4-Cultures Tour

    10. Granada: Half-Day 4-Neighborhoods 4-Cultures Tour

    Your experience begins as you meet your guide by the water fountain in the center of Bib Rambla Square. From there, start your half-day getting to know Granada thoroughly. Your experience sees you traveling through the 4 most important historical neighborhoods of the town center, Realejo, Albaicín, and Sacromonte. As you travel, get to know the 4 cultures that have shaped Granada throughout the centuries as you learn how Christians, Muslims, Jews, and gypsies all played role. All of this is conducted in a small group, encouraging personal contact and cohabitation with the environment. On top of your sightseeing, enjoy a break which includes tea, Arabic sweets, and awesome views of the Alhambra. Your tour avoids walking through traffic-filled streets, and focuses on streets which contain public fountains and water basins.

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What people are saying about Granada Cathedral

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based on 1,064 reviews

I went to visit the cathedral with my husband and two cousins from California on Saturday 3rd of July. We really enjoyed the tour, our guide Rocio was very knowledgable and gave us a lot of valuable information about the cathedral, the Royal Chapel and all the history. Thank you Rocio for making the tour interesting and enjoyable.

Fantastic tour of the Cathedral and the Royal Chapel!! We had a great tour guide that explained everything to us in such interesting and great detail! Excellent tour and really enjoyed every minute of this great tour!!

Fernando provided a great tour for my dad and his partner. The guide was a PhD candidate, considerate of the needs of his guests and knowledgeable. He took ex peritoneal care of them.

A very knowledgeable and friendly guy, made a 4 hours experience extremely exciting. Keep up the good work and we wish you all the best of future life. Thanks

Rosia was an outstanding guide and a lovely person. I will certainly book Granada A Pie (Granada on foot) tours again.