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

From US$80.00
  • 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
From US$80.00
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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.
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1 - 5 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
A beautiful experience completely ruined by a combination of bad luck, bad guide and non English speaking personnel.

I have booked the trip because Alhambra direct ticket was not available for the specific date. ONLY BOOK IF YOU ARE A SPANISH SPEAKER. OTHER THAN THE TOUR GUIDE ALL RECEPTIONSTS CAPACITY "SORRY I DONT UNDERSTAND" The day before the visit they informed by email...More

1  Thank Hrvoje K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic tour, passionate, enthusiastic guide, worth every penny!

I booked this tour as a solo-traveler. I was hesitant, because it seemed pricey, but it was well worth it. We skipped every line in the entire place, which is massive, and there are lines to access several areas. That perk alone gives you so...More

Thank Robyn O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Really glad we decided to book the tour

We took the tour of Alhambra and Generalife with Guillermo and we're really happy we opted for the tour rather than exploring on our own. Guillermo is an excellent guide with great English, immense knowledge and captivating presentation skills. The tour took 3 and a...More

Thank Dunja V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great tour

Although pricier than other options (or perhaps because we went through a different website) this tour was worth the money. Pro: individual earpieces to hear the guide. This is immeasurably a plus because you can wander around and not have to strain to listen. The...More

Thank jyceHouston
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile
Just average tour - was placed in a mixed language tour

Booked for English tour but got combined with Spanish group (possibly due to small tour size). Guide was okay - not very enthusiastic. Would been better if it was just English as we felt like we might have missed out on some information and overall...More

1  Thank Rita T
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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.
3 July 2018|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, exactly as the answers above. You can park the car in car park 2 and then walk down the hill a little and across the road. They have a cafe at the building so you can get a coffee or breakfast if you get there early!