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

From US$53.91
  • 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
Skip the Line: Alhambra and Generalife Gardens Half-Day Tour
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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.
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.
Reviews (1,576)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Too long

The Alhambra is beautiful to see. Our tour did not go that well. Although it was listed as a 3 hour tour, at 3 hours the tour guide was still going strong. He moved at way too slow a pace. All the other tour groups...More

1  Thank Laura A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Awesome visit to the Alhambra

We had a wonderful visit to the Alhambra with Victor from Granavision Excursions as our guide. He was very knowledgeable and explained things very well. Made the visit very pleasant.

Thank FrequentFlier53493
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Absolutely amazing place

We booked the morning tour which started around 10am and finished just after 1.00pm for me that was just about right although you could spend longer delving into every possible nook and cranny! Our guide Philipe was excellent with a very clear tone and he...More

1  Thank nigelstevo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great place, great guide

William (English version) was a great guide, full of interesting information both big and small. I could go back and do it all again tomorrow.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 16 September 2018
Magical place and excellent tour

I strongly recommend this tour. The Alhambra is one of the most magical places to visit - despite the crowds. The tour was long but our guide (Jenny) was very knowledgeable and her clear explanations made the place come to life.

Thank hmb_aug2010
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Claire F
11 October 2018|
Response from Hrvoje K | Reviewed this property |
The entrance and park are accessible by disabled, however this is a medieval castle and the buildings themselves are not wheelchair accessible.
11 October 2018|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, ticket price is included.
25 July 2018|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
The tour is half a day, morning or afternoon. I think we started at about 9.00 and were done by 1.00. Don’t think they pick up from the port.