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Alhambra and Generalife Private Guided Tour in Granada

From US$100.20
Highlights
  • Avoid a long wait with a skip-the-line private tour of the Alhambra
  • Explore the main palaces and gardens with a guide's narration
  • Follow the best routes in the Alcazaba, Generalife Gardens, and more
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Alhambra and Generalife Private Guided Tour in Granada
From US$100.20
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Overview
Granada’s UNESCO-listed Alhambra attracts long on-the-day ticket lines and requires a guided tour to do it justice. This private tour—which includes your entrance fee—provides skip-the-line access to eliminate waits and a personal guide so you don’t miss a thing about the complex’s history. Explore the Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba, Generalife, and more; and enjoy in-depth personalized commentary so you leave knowing everything you want.
What to Expect
Confirm your preferred start time and meet your guide in central Granada. Then, skip the Alhambra’s long entrance lines, heading straight inside the UNESCO-listed complex.

Admire the 13th-century Alcazaba fortress, as you learn about the Nasrid sultans—Spain’s last Muslim rulers—who reigned from 1230 to 1492. Next, see the ornamental halls and chambers of the Nasrid Palaces and Comares Palace, as you hear about the sultans and their harems, taking in highlights including the Patio of the Lions en route.

View the Renaissance-era Palace of Charles V, built when Granada came under Catholic rule, and discover the courtyards and greenery of the Alhambra gardens. Afterward, explore the neighboring Generalife gardens, the patios, pools, and archways of which served as the sultans’ summer retreat. Listen as your guide shares the gardens’ history, and feel free to ask any questions you wish throughout.

When the time comes, your tour concludes at the Alhambra.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Edu was amazing!

We have visited the Alhambra before on our own but felt we missed out so much. So we booked a guided walking tour. Our guide was Edu. We have experienced a number fo guides before but Edu stands out. Hew was so knowledgeable but the...More

Thank shilstar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A memorable experience

It's well worth paying for a guided tour of the Alhambra. Everything you see is extraordinarily beautiful and has a history and detailed explanation. (Just one example: our guide pointed out, read and translated for us the recurring sentences from the Koran that decorate the...More

1  Thank lynn_b_nyc
Reviewed 11 January 2018
Guide went out of her way to make sure our needs were met

The private tour for three was led by Carmen. We're a really particular bunch, and my mother has difficulty walking, but Carmen was very perceptive and adjusted beautifully to our needs and preferences. We knew 3 hours was far too short for our needs (but...More

6  Thank thrall
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile
Great Tour!

Marta was our tour guide and was excellent. She wasn't feeling well yet she still have us an very informative tour. We were very satisfied and was had that we had chosen this guided tour.

4  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile
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First: you don’t need a tour guide. They have the headphone for you to listen to the information and history. Huge place. The most beautiful is the first palace. Generalife is modtly gardens and few buildings. If you can’t get a ticket for that part...More

6  Thank Andrew D
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