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Malaga to Granada Shore Excursion: guided tour + skip-the-line @ Alhambra Palace

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    Disembark your cruise ship at Malaga port then climb aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan to begin the scenic 2-hour journey to Granada. Ascend the incline of Sabikah Hill to reach the vertiginous perch of the palace, and admire the rose-tinted walls before venturing within. 
    Glide past long lines with your priority access pass, and follow your guide on an enriching journey through lavish palatial suites and courtyards replete with elaborate arches and verdant gardens. Learn about the origin of the former 9th-century fortress, and see the architectural tableau of Islamic and Renaissance styles. 
    Marvel at the extravagant beauty of the Nasrid palaces, note the stylistic contrast of the Palace of Charles V, and awaken your senses to the smells and sights of the Generalife Gardens as you wander amid exotic flowers and distinctive water features. 
    Time permitting, venture to the historical heart of Granada for a walking tour. Enjoy some relaxed free time to explore independently, choosing to sample local specialties in a restaurant or peruse shops for special souvenirs (own expense).
    At a time prearranged with your guide, return to the minivan and arrive in Malaga well in advance of your cruise ship’s departure.
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We found Spain Day Tours for an all-day shore excursion from Malaga to the Alhambra Palace in Granada. The tour was excellent with prompt meeting at the port and a comfortable coach ride with a rest stop enroute. Upon arrival at the Alhambra we were...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 585rayr
    Rafael_A_Cabrera, Manager at Malaga Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you for highly recommending us. We appreciate you saying that the tour was excellent. Thank you for mentioning that we picked you up at the port. We always pick up our clients directly, if possible, in order to make their visit as hassle-free as...More

    Reviewed 3 July 2019

    We had the chance to see almost all the Palaces and Gardens, very good Tour Girl, perfect English, everybody were happy.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank AlfredoLeon1963
    Rafael_A_Cabrera, Manager at Malaga Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2019

    Dear Alfredo, Thank you for saying that our guide was very good. We’re glad to hear that everybody was happy. We hope to see you again! MalagaDayTours

    Reviewed 27 June 2019

    We wanted a small group; Spain Day Tours fit the bill exactly. Just 18 people, organized & on time, very knowledgeable Alhambra guide. My 3rd trip to Granada's Alhambra but would book same tour a 4th time!More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    Rafael_A_Cabrera, Manager at Malaga Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2019

    Thank you for saying that the tour was organized and on time, with a very knowledgeable guide. We’re happy to hear that you enjoyed the small group tour. We like to keep our tours as small group excursions, which make the visit more personal. We...More

    Reviewed 5 June 2019

    Initially, we were going to take the cruise ship’s port adventure, but it would have been over $700 for 2 adults and 1 child to go. Then I found Spain Day Tours. I was initially apprehensive about how inexpensive it was. After all, why would...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Mitch64622
    Rafael_A_Cabrera, Manager at Malaga Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2019

    Dear Mitch, Thank you for recommending us to others. We appreciate you mentioning that we met you exactly where we said we would and that our tour was flexible enough to allow for bathroom breaks. We’re glad that you enjoyed the tour. We offer tours...More

    Reviewed 18 May 2019

    Our group was very small and this made for a personal tour experience. Rafael was an AMAZING guide/escort. His depth of knowledge was very impressive. He made the bus ride to Granada very informative. Upon arrival at Alhambra, we met Francis. His relaxed and intimate...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank mrsd_daniel
    Rafael_A_Cabrera, Manager at Malaga Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2019

    We’re glad to hear that you enjoyed our small group excursion. Our small group excursions make the visit more personal and we think allows our guests to have a better experience than that of the big bus tours, while keeping the price the same or...More

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    23 February 2019|
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    Response from NJtraveler48 | Reviewed this property |
    I think Spain Day Tours can readily accommodate you.
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    Response from NJtraveler48 | Reviewed this property |
    Suggest you send an email to Spain Day Tours. They are very helpful.
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    16 January 2019|
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    Response from Goomys | Reviewed this property |
    In December for 2 ppl it was 235£ - semi private tour - pickup from Malaga - Granada quick stop - Alhambra tour Group of 8ppl
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