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Granada: Albaicin and Sacromonte Sightseeing Tour

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Granada: Albaicin and Sacromonte Sightseeing Tour

Activity provider: Granada en tus manos S.L.

From US$ 19.01 per person

Discover the wonders of Sacromonte and Albaicin and soak up the authentic charm of these traditional neighborhoods on this guided tour. Admire breathtaking views of Alhambra, visit Moorish houses and royal palaces.

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Duration 3 hours
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English, Spanish


  • Learn about the Christian and Muslim influences in Granada
  • Discover two historic and culturally-rich neighborhoods
  • Visit the 11th century El Mirador de San Cristobal complex
  • Admire the breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada from Mirador de San Nicholas
Full description

Embark on a sightseeing adventure to the historic neighborhoods of Sacromonte and Albaicin. Meet your friendly guide in Granada then head to Albaicin, a UNESCO World Heritage Listed district that was formerly the capital of one of the most important kingdoms in Europe. The first stop of the day is El Mirador de San Cristobal, an impressive complex built in the 11th century with sprawling views across the ancient citadel of Albaicin. Continue the tour to the old fortress of Alcazaba Cadima, then cross over the Plaza de San Bartolome to reach the Mirador de San Nicolas. Perhaps the most famous viewpoint in Granada, the Mirador de San Nicolas boasts sprawling vistas of Alhambra and the snowy peaks of Sierra Nevada in the background. Arrive at Sacromonte, passing by the impressive Gran Mezquita Mayor on the way. Travel along the picturesque Cuesta del Chapiz until you reach the idyllic Paseo de los Tristes on the shore of the Darro River, which has been a place of leisure since the 16th century. Enjoy some time to soak up the view while learning about the Christian and Muslim influences on the two neighborhoods you have visited today. Next, pass through the Plaza Nueva to the final stop of the day, an imposing cathedral.

  • Expert bilingual guide
  • Transport
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide next to the taxi stop at Plaza de Mariana Pineda.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sunscreen

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    • Please note that a minimum of 10 guests is required for this tour to take place
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    May 7, 2022

    December 31, 2019

    Product ID: 306413