Guided tour

Granada: Alhambra Ticket and Guided Tour with Nasrid Palaces

Granada: Alhambra Ticket and Guided Tour with Nasrid Palaces

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Discover the Alhambra and Generalife palace grounds on a 3-hour guided tour of the complex, including the Nasrid Palaces. Choose from a small-group or private experience.

About this tour

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
French, Spanish, English
Private group available

The Original experience

Highlights
  • Secure your entrance ticket to the Alhambra, including to the Nasrid Palaces
  • Enjoy access to the full monument, including the Generalife Palace and Gardens, Medina and Alcazaba
  • Enjoy priority group access to the grounds and Generalife
  • Be guided through the famous Nasrid Palaces, including the breathtaking 'Patio de los Leones' courtyard
  • Choose between a small-group or private guided tour experience
Full description

Get a taste of medieval Granada with an unforgettable guided tour of the Alhambra and Generalife grounds, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Relax knowing your ticket to the palatial city includes entry to the Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba Fortress, and Generalife grounds. Best of all, choose a small-group or private guided experience, depending on your preference.  Your expert local guide will collect you from just outside the complex, ensuring that you access the Alhambra grounds via a separate group entrance. You will also enjoy separate group access with your guide when entering the Generalife Palace.  Take in the tranquility of the Emirs’ old summer palace at the Generalife, including a beautiful rose garden, planted courtyards, and relaxing water features. Hear all about the history of the city of Granada and the Alhambra in this tranquil setting.  Your guide will take you into the Nasrid Palaces, the old Moorish palaces, where you can get up close to the iconic Islamic decorative details. Enjoy the colorful geometric tiling and various courtyard water features, including the famous Patio de los Leones.

Architecture and art fans will enjoy the iconic Islamic and Mudéjar styles in the grounds. Visit the Alcazaba with your guide to see the royal fortress, so strong it was used for many centuries after its construction.

Climb the steps of the Watch Tower here to get unrivaled views of the city of Granada below you, including the Albaicín and Sacromonte neighborhoods. Roam the free areas of the complex at the end of the tour, whether you want to take in more of the beautiful gardens or visit other features such as the Palace of Carlos V, a Renaissance palace dating from the 16th century. Enjoy breathtaking views of the old Arabic Quarter of Granada, the Albaicín, from numerous viewing points in the Moorish palace complex.

Includes
  • Tickets to the entire Alhambra complex, including the Nasrid Palaces, Generalife Palace and Gardens, and Alcazaba Fortress
  • Official tour guide
  • Personal audio system reinforcement
  • Access to the 'ticketless' areas of the Alhambra complex after the tour
  • Pickup and drop-off service
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

Select participants and date

Participants

Date

Meeting point

• Meet at the Polinario Café Bar on Avda. del Generalife, next to the Alhambra ticket office • Look for a guide wearing GetYourGuide attire and holding a red GetYourGuide flag standing by the entrance of the cafe

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water

Know before you go

  • To be able to reserve the tickets to the Alhambra complex, all participants are required to provide their full names, dates of birth, and ID numbers at the checkout page. Tickets may not be guaranteed if this info is not provided during the booking process
  • In accordance with Alhambra policy, time slots may change prior to the tour date
  • Benefit from a 5-10 minute break during the tour
  • Itinerary is subject to change in the case of special events at the attraction or big crowds
  • Your ticket only allows for one-time access to the Nasrid Palaces, Generalife Palace, and Alcazaba with your guide
  • Wheelchair access is unfortunately not possible
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 2620 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    4.6/5
  • Organization
    4.6/5

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Having done the tour with a guide totally changed the experience of the visit, allowing each place we visited to be put into context, it was an excellent decision. Our guide, Alberto Morales, has a great knowledge of the history of the place, sharing small details of the history related to the buildings that allowed us to understand the logic in the evolution of the constructions. He took us to points where the view had not changed in 500 years, to have a real perspective of what the inhabitants of the place had in those times. I also design the excursion, in such a way that at the hottest time of day we find ourselves in the highest part of the property where it is cooler. It was clear that he shared his love and passion for the place, always in a pleasant and clear tone. The beauty of the place and Alberto's guide made our trip to Granada a memorable experience.

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August 15, 2022

Excellent experience to visit this wonder. Even more so when the professionalism of the guide is super outstanding and suitable. Pepa has made us live for a few moments at different times during the tour. We have spent the 3 hours of travel as nothing. Highly recommended and a place of dreams.

August 8, 2022

The support by a member of the organization, the guided tour and all the monuments observed are all of high quality. A special mention for the very good elocution of the guide, also concise in her explanations. The relatively limited number of people in the group also explains the flexibility and comfort of the visit.

August 2, 2022

Product ID: 285662