Albayzín walking tour

3 hr

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Enjoy an opportunity in discovering the ancient Muslim town or ‘Medina’ of Granada. We will be discovering the historical origin and growth of the city through its ancient walls and districts. 

Albaycin is the ancient town containing the most beautiful sites of modern Granada. The striking views of the Alhambra with the snow-topped Sierra Nevada Mountains blending into the unique landscape of the city and its surrounding. The tour takes us further through San Nicolas...
Enjoy an opportunity in discovering the ancient Muslim town or ‘Medina’ of Granada. We will be discovering the historical origin and growth of the city through its ancient walls and districts. 

Albaycin is the ancient town containing the most beautiful sites of modern Granada. The striking views of the Alhambra with the snow-topped Sierra Nevada Mountains blending into the unique landscape of the city and its surrounding. The tour takes us further through San Nicolas Square where we will find our local Mosque ‘Mezquita Mayor de Granada’. As we walk from the Albaycin to Sacromonte area to discover more ancestral and ‘sacred’ secrets of our city, we catch glimpses of the views from

different angles and locations.

This tour is conducted by specialist guides who are duly accredited to perform such an introduction within the ancient town of Granada.
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Itinerary Details

Albayzín is the ancient town containing the most beautiful sites of Granada. The striking views of the Alhambra with the snow topped Sierra Nevada Mountains blending into the unique landscape of the city and its surrounding. The tour takes us further through San Nicolás Square where we will find our local Mosque ‘Mezquita Mayor de Granada’. As we walk from the Albayzín to Sacromonte area to discover more ancestral and ‘sacred’ secrets of our city, we catch glimpses of the views from different angles and locations. And we end with a visit to the old cave homes and popular flamenco traditions of Granada.

Your guide will provide a historical account with insight into the different areas and specific buildings within the Historical Center and the Albaycin. At the end of the tour, a free tea or lemonade will be provided at the lively Moroccan ‘souq’ shopping street.

Starting point

The...
Albayzín is the ancient town containing the most beautiful sites of Granada. The striking views of the Alhambra with the snow topped Sierra Nevada Mountains blending into the unique landscape of the city and its surrounding. The tour takes us further through San Nicolás Square where we will find our local Mosque ‘Mezquita Mayor de Granada’. As we walk from the Albayzín to Sacromonte area to discover more ancestral and ‘sacred’ secrets of our city, we catch glimpses of the views from different angles and locations. And we end with a visit to the old cave homes and popular flamenco traditions of Granada.

Your guide will provide a historical account with insight into the different areas and specific buildings within the Historical Center and the Albaycin. At the end of the tour, a free tea or lemonade will be provided at the lively Moroccan ‘souq’ shopping street.

Starting point

The tour will beguin at Plaza Nueva square in Granada's pedestrian centre, close to the souq areas.

The touc is carried out in English, Spanish, we can also provide German, French and Arabic if there is a majority interested on a particular date.

Booking Voucher & Instructions:

Once you make your booking, you will be sent a booking voucher by email containing all of the details of this tour: meeting point and the full itinerary draft. You should bring your voucher along with you to the starting point.

Please don’t be late, 5-minute courtesy will be provided only, before starting with the program. Bring comfortable clothing and footwear, and perhaps some water for the walk.

Important Details

Included
  • Local guide
  • provided at the lively Moroccan ‘souq’ shopping street.
  • At the end of the tour a free tea or lemonade will be
Not Included
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup
Departure Point
Plaza Nueva, Granada
10:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • This offer is valid for a total minimum group size of 5 participants per session, we reserve the right to cancel if the group size per session does not meet this minimum.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.