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  • Alhambra: Tour with Nasrid Palaces

    1. Alhambra: Tour with Nasrid Palaces

    Journey back to the days of the Moors in Spain on a guided tour of the Alhambra. Enter the vast complex and hear about its great influence and importance in the history of Spain. Learn about the architectural styles that were used, with Christianity and Islam both having an influence. Marvel at the beautiful Gate of Pomegranates, then walk past the Pillar of Charles V fountain, erected in 1554 along the route that leads to the main entrance of the Alhambra. Explore the Alcazaba fortress, formerly a military precinct and the oldest area of the Alhambra complex. You will also visit the Nasrid Palaces including the Palace of Mexuar, the Palace of Comares, and the Court of the Lions. Finally head to the Generalife, the summer palace of the Nasrid Emirs, home to one of the oldest surviving gardens of the Moors. Admire the different courtyards with their long pools framed by flowerbeds, fou...

  • Alhambra: Tour without Nasrid Palaces

    2. Alhambra: Tour without Nasrid Palaces

    Explore the Alhambra fortress and lavish Generalife Gardens on a guided tour. See hundreds of years of Granada's Moorish history as you explore this monumental site overlooking the beautiful city of Granada. Start the tour by discovering the Alcazaba complex built in the 13th-century. Find out about how the Nasrids added large towers and a street with an important access route through Puerta de las Armas. Discover how the fortification of the entire perimeter wall of the Alhambra was built. Learn all about the history of the Nasrid Kingdom through its architecture. Then, head to the Generalife, composed of the Lower Gardens, the Generalife Palace, and the High Gardens located outside the walls of the Alhambra. Learn about how this area was a recreational estate for the Nasrid sultans. Hear about the significance of water in this complex, and explore the beautiful and peaceful gardens.

  • Granada: Alhambra and Generalife Tour

    3. Granada: Alhambra and Generalife Tour

    Journey back to the days of the Moors in Spain on a 3-hour tour of Granada, and see the city’s two most iconic monuments in one of its most historic neighborhoods. Learn the history of the palatial city and Royal House, and why it was declared a National Monument in 1870. Enter the vast complex of the Alhambra and hear about its great influence and importance in the history of Spain. Get essential information about the architectural styles at the Alhambra, including the beautiful Gate of Pomegranates. See the monument to Washington Irving, who lived in the palace when he wrote Tales of the Alhambra. Walk past the Pillar of Charles V fountain, erected in 1554 along the route that leads to the main entrance of the Alhambra. Admire the diverse architectural styles inside the grounds of the palace, such as the Islamic motifs of the courtyards and the fountains and water features o...

    Could not know a lot of the information about the palace without the guide very well organised thanks to Jaun

  • Granada: Guided Tour of Alhambra Gardens

    4. Granada: Guided Tour of Alhambra Gardens

    On this unique guided tour of Granada, you’ll follow the footsteps of an impressive historical figure, a woman who altered Spain’s destiny by drawing a new world map.  Along the way, you’ll traverse the Alhambra and Generalife Gardens, marveling at the unique mixture of architecture and water deeply rooted in Andalusian culture. You’ll then be guided through the Muslim Medina for a peek inside the old Franciscan convent to discover where the Reyes Católicos were buried for more than 17 years. You’ll then move on to visit the first renaissance palace in Spain before continuing on to the Alcazaba, the military district of the Alhambra, where you’ll discover an impressive view of Granada.

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What people are saying about Granada

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The wording in the description is misleading, this tour does not allow access to the palaces. I thought I was taking my partner on his 40th birthday but this isn't clear when booking.

Could not know a lot of the information about the palace without the guide very well organised thanks to Jaun

Very good experience, the guide Natasha very beautiful and explained very well the history of the Alhambra

Great visit and exceptional guide. I explained everything very well

Very good punctuality as well as explanation of the story