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Skip the Line: Alhambra and Generalife Gardens Half-Day Tour - with unbiased reviews

Skip the Line: Alhambra and Generalife Gardens Half-Day Tour

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Overview
Save valuable vacation time with skip-the-line entry to the Alhambra and Generalife Gardens in Granada. One of Spain’s must-see attractions, this popular site often has very large crowds. Breeze past the entry lines and tour the sprawling complex in just half a day, and hear commentary about the history of this grand fortress and royal palace.
Highlights
  • Skip-the-line access saves time and bypasses the crowds
  • Guide commentary paints a picture of 13th-century life at the palace
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off makes for a seamless experience
  • Tour the Alhambra and Generalife Gardens in just half a day
What to Expect
Start your half-day tour with easy pickup at your Granada hotel, where you will climb into an air-conditioned minivan. Relax and enjoy the scenery on the way to the Alhambra, perched on a hill overlooking the city. With your guide in the lead and priority-access ticket in hand, proceed past the crowds and start exploring immediately. See the Nasrid Palace, the Hall of Ambassadors, the Myrtle Courtyard, the Royal Baths, and the Hall of Abencerrajes. Listen to your guide’s detailed commentary about the history and importance of this grand structure, and what life was like here in the 13th century. Move on to the lush Generalife Gardens for a leisurely stroll, where you’ll encounter blooming flowers, exotic plants, and impressive water features. End the tour and board the minivan to be whisked back to your hotel for drop-off.
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Important Information
Duration
3h
Inclusions
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach (maximum 30 people)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tickets for the Nasrid Palaces, the Alcazaba fortress and the Generalife gardens
  • Entry/Admission - The Alhambra
  • Entry/Admission - Generalife
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • On occasion the Alhambra Trust may alter the order of the visit and restrict access to certain areas. In this case, the tour will be adapted accordingly without reducing the visiting time
  • If hotel pickup is not required please make a note in the Special Requirements box at the time of booking
  • Please note that groups regularly change in size and nationality. In order to facilitate these changes, your visit may be given in two different languages.
  • Please note: the Alhambra requires that all passengers provide the full name, date of birth and passport details for each participant when booking. If not provided, the Alhambra may deny access to their premises.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 6 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 5 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Franz K wrote a review 18 Jan
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Emilio was terrific. Three hours of salient info that inspired to think about and appreciate art and politics from different perspectives. Engaging and humorous delivery!
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Date of experience: January 2020
Joseph T wrote a review 4 Jan
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A complete mess from start to finish, a shame to experience such a beautiful place in such a negative way.
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vividear wrote a review Nov 2019
10 contributions
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What a wonderful experience!! El Alhambra is such a magical place full of history and beautiful architecture. Our guide, Sergio was very entertaining and most of all very knowledgeable about the history of Alhambra. I learned so much and definitely go back! Of all the cities I
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Date of experience: November 2019
das385 wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions3 helpful votes
Our hotel pickup and tour was great but when we were ready for our hotel drop off we were left in the middle of the grounds and told the tour didn't provide a drop off. We had to find a taxi back to our hotel although the tour we had paid for clearly indicated a hotel drop off
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Date of experience: November 2019
nonworkstuff wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions3 helpful votes
This tour was by Granavision. This company uses a tour guide named Marco that they know, and I repeat KNOW is it terrible tour guide. Personally, I think he was high. He was mumbling into his mouth piece slurring his words nobody could understand what he was saying. We were a
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Key Details
  • The Alhambra, Palace of Carlos V, and 2 more
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 6 days in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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