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  • Sacromonte: Flamenco Show at Cuevas Los Tarantos Tickets

    1. Sacromonte: Flamenco Show at Cuevas Los Tarantos Tickets

    Immerse yourself in Granada’s Andalusian Flamenco culture at a live performance in an authentic gypsy cave home. You’ll enjoy an uplifting 75-minute show performed by live dancers and musicians in one of Sacromonte's cave homes, a limestone dwelling that has been inhabited since the 15th century.  Since Cuevas Los Tarantos was founded in 1972, it has been providing locals and visitors with splendid Flamenco shows. You’ll experience Spain’s soul-stirring gift to the world of music, in the neighborhood that Flamenco calls home. Zambra is a nightly show held at Cuevas Los Tarantos and features a large cast of artists, including prominent figures in Granada’s Flamenco world. This ticket includes one free drink, if you would like to add to your experience you can order further beverages at the bar or dine on traditional Spanish cuisine. and revel in the splendor of Flamenco.

    It is an experience to be able to watch an authentic Flamenco show in a Cave. The performers were very good and we enjoyed it very much.

  • Granada: Sunset Walking Tour in Albaicín & Sacromonte

    2. Granada: Sunset Walking Tour in Albaicín & Sacromonte

    Choose from a private or shared tour and visit some of the most emblematic quarters of Granada. No trip to Granada is complete without having visited the Albaicín and Sacromonte. Pass through Albaicín, protected as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1994. Also known as the old Muslim Quarter, it contains labyrinthine streets through which you will discover the fascinating world of Al-Andalus, and enjoy the famous landscape of Granada from San Nicolás' viewpoint. Next on your journey, head to the Sacromonte Quarter, which contains more than 3,000 caves and panoramic views from hidden areas. While you are here, make sure to take the best pictures of Granada from this amazing valley. On your tour, you will also pass through significant sites of Granda, such as the Plaza Nueva, Placeta de San Gregorio, and Casa Enrique Morente, all of which are perfectly suited for snapping some stunning p...

    The guide was very informative, breezy and funny; we didn’t feel the time passing by as we were having a great time.

  • Granada Full Day: Alhambra, Albayzin and Sacromonte

    3. Granada Full Day: Alhambra, Albayzin and Sacromonte

    The ancient city of Granada is full of unique beauty: come spend a full day in the city and soak up its culture, architecture, and history. In the morning, you will see the stunning Alhambra, a fortress built in the 9th century which later became a royal residence. In the afternoon, you will travel through Albayzin and Sacramonte, two fascinating Muslim neighbourhoods of the city. Albayzin is considered one of the most beautiful districts of Granada, known for its cobblestones and medieval feel. In Sacromonte, you’ll see the traditional cave houses inhabited historically by gypsies, and experience its gorgeous flamenco shows. Walking is by far the best way to explore every nook and cranny of the labyrinthian structure of these neighbourhoods.  Let your tour guide surprise you with historical information, legends, and artistic details for an unforgettable day.

  • Granada: Sacromonte Caves Flamenco Show with Dinner

    4. Granada: Sacromonte Caves Flamenco Show with Dinner

    Make your way to a traditional cave dwelling in the Sacromonte district of Granada, and watch an authentic flamenco show as you enjoy a dinner of typical food from Andalucía. Get a meet and greet on arrival as the receptionist escorts you to your table for dinner. Admire the historical ambiance of the ancient cave dwelling as your waiter answers any questions you may have about the menu or evening's entertainment. Feast on a tasty dinner of salad, Spanish omelet and quality meat and fish with delicious sauces. Marvel as the flamenco singers, dancers and guitar players take to the stage, so close to you that you will feel involved in the soul of the performance.

    Loved the close proximity of the dancers. They were fabulous and passionate about their art. Dinner was ok, salad, meat and cheese platter, fish or pork and a piece of cake. One drink.

  • Granada: Sacromonte Caves Flamenco Show

    5. Granada: Sacromonte Caves Flamenco Show

    Watch an amazing flamenco show in the historic caves of the Sacromonte district of Granada and immerse yourself in the sensual rhythms and passionate sounds of the folkloric tradition in a unique venue. Thought to have been inhabited by Muslims more than 500 years ago, the cave dwellings were later occupied by gypsies who used them as living quarters and for temporary refuge after the conquest of the city by Christians. Experience the diversity of the Sacromonte neighborhood, where people of all races and walks of life now live in harmony. Pay your respect to the roots of flamenco as you survey your extraordinary surroundings and listen to music that will elevate you to levels of unknown pleasure.  Then, journey back in time and explore the narrow streets of the Albayzin district that dates back to the days of the Nasrid Kingdom.

    We stood outside in very cold weather from before 9.30pm which was our pick up time at the Eurostar Hotel in Gran Via; the bus arrived just before 10pm. There must be a better way to co ordinate a pick up. And the booking site could give live updates regarding progress if the bus, The flamenco performance was brilliant. The advertised program was a tour of the Albaicin usually after the show. All that was offered was a bus ride up to the St Nicholas viewsite to take night photos of the Alhambra and a brief explanation about the relatively new and only mosque in Granada. That’s not a tour, it’s a photo op and a four minute talk on the same site. You could improve your logistics and accuracy

  • Granada: Albaicín and Sacromonte Guided Walking Tour

    6. Granada: Albaicín and Sacromonte Guided Walking Tour

    Embark on a 2-hour walking tour of the most traditional and authentic neighborhoods of Granada: Albaicin and Sacromonte. Learn the history, legends and local culture from your tour guide. Meet your guide at the Plaza Bib-Rambla and head to the former Muslim neighborhood of Albaicín, declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. From here, you will head to the Mirador de San Nicolás, where you'll take in fascinating views of the Alhambra. Marvel at the Dar Al-Horra Palace, an old Arabic palace from the 14th-century palace and follow in the footsteps of the funeral carriages that used to drive along Paseo de Los Tristes. Then, continue to the neighborhood of Sacromonte, famous for its caves where settlements of minority groups were established after the Castilian conquest. Learn the history behind the people that live in caves dug into the mountains here and witness Sacromonte's stro...

  • Electric Bike Tour with 2 Options to Explore Granada

    7. Electric Bike Tour with 2 Options to Explore Granada

    The Albaicín, a World Heritage Site, and Sacromonte are 2 of Granada’s most colorful, enchanting, and historical districts. Sacromonte is known for its caves in which gypsies celebrate nightly with their flamenco songs and dancing. Explore these areas on an electric bike tour accompanied by your instructor/guide who will ensure that you see the sights of interest. This is just 1 of 4 electric bike tour options in Granada. The tours range from 2-3 hours in duration, and all begin with a training session to familiarize you with the operation of the vehicle. If you don’t want miss any of Granada's nooks or crannies, choose the XL tour. You’ll travel through all the city’s neighborhoods on this 2nd option and see hidden places such as the Palace of Dar-al-Horra, the Paseo de los Tristes, the San Nicolas Viewpoint, and the Cuesta de Chapiz. Ride your electric bike along the paths and trail...

    We had a great time. We really got an opportunity to know the soul of the city, with amazing views. Lucas was the best guide we ever had. 5 stars. Thank you for the memories.

  • Sacromonte Caves Museum Admission Ticket

    8. Sacromonte Caves Museum Admission Ticket

    Spend an enjoyable hour exploring the Cave House Museum of Sacromonte with this admission ticket. Visit 11 separate caves, housing re-created cave house dwellings. Gain an understanding of the culture, history and natural environment of the Sacromonte district. See kitchens and stables, and also traditional trades and crafts, such as basketry, ceramics and weaving. Learn about flamenco in the Sacromonte district. Learn about the plants, the geology and the landscape of the area in the outdoors garden. From the garden you’ll also have unique views of the Alhambra, the city and the Rio Darro Valley.

    It was easy to book the ticket. It is interesting if you are interested to learn about he Gypsies in the Granada area

  • Albaicín & Sacromonte: Tour with Flamenco Show

    9. Albaicín & Sacromonte: Tour with Flamenco Show

    Take in the best views of the Alhambra and experience well-preserved traditions on this guided tour of the Albaicín and Sacromonte, two of the most typical neighborhoods in Granada. Finish your tour in a tablao flamenco with skip-the-line entry. Discover Albaicín (also Albayzín), the old Arab Quarter. Walk through its narrow streets and experience the atmosphere of its bars and terraces. Then, make your way to Sacromonte, traditionally the home of gypsies, artists, and bohemians. Learn the legends and stories that the characters who lived in these neighborhoods have left behind, including the story of Mariana Pineda, the lovers of the Aljibe, and the gypsy Chorrohumo, among others. To complete your tour, enjoy a unique flamenco experience at Tablao Flamenco La Alboreá, located in the heart of Granada next to the famous Plaza Nueva. The location is within walking distance from almost a...

  • Granada: Albaicin & Sacromonte Guided Walking Tour

    10. Granada: Albaicin & Sacromonte Guided Walking Tour

    Travel through the centuries on this 2.5-hour walking tour of the most charismatic quarters of Granada: Albaicin and Sacromonte. Learn the history, legends and local culture, guided by an official tour guide. Visit the remains of the glorious dynasties that ruled the last Muslim kingdom of the Iberian Peninsula. Walls, gates, palaces and mosques await you. Starting from the city center, you'll wander the narrow alleys of the Albaicin – the Moorish quarter. Be amazed by the white houses and the flowered balconies. Continue into the Sacromonte, the "flamenco" quarter of Granada. Learn why people live in caves dug into the mountains here, and why Gypsies chose this place centuries ago as their settlement.

    Nacho was a very nice guide, with a good sense of humour and seemed very keen on what he was doing. However, I must say I was looking for a bit more from the Sacromonte part of the visit, it could have been more explored.

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What people are saying about Sacromonte

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 2,344 reviews

Juana was a great guide with so much knowledge and fun facts about the history of Granada. And watching the sunset covering the Alhambra in golden light was magical! We highly recommend!

The experience has been great and the guide Francisco, has been great, telling the history and anecdotes of Albahicin and Sacromonte. We have been very satisfied

It is an experience to be able to watch an authentic Flamenco show in a Cave. The performers were very good and we enjoyed it very much.

Good and calm guide who knew well to tell and guided us well. We had earplugs in which we got, which made it perfectly intelligible.

Sacromonte may be neglected. Don't expect caves!