Guided visit to the Alhambra, Nasrid Palaces and Generalife

12 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

Enjoy the Alhambra and the Generalife accompanied by an experienced Official Guide. Personalized assistance and monitoring of the reservation from the moment of purchase until the day of the visit. Reception of visitors at our local Alhambra Meeting Point located a few meters from the Alhambra ticket office building. If you select the 8:30 am schedule, the start time of the visit will be between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm. (MORNING SCHEDULE) If you select the 2:00 p.m. time slot, the start time of the visit will be between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. (AFTERNOON SCHEDULE) For organizational reasons, the start time of the visit can be modified. As soon as the reservation is made, our team will contact you to inform you of all the details of the visit, including the exact start time of the visit.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Granada Turismo y Ocio

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Nasrid Palaces

You will visit the Comares Palace with its administrative area called Mexuar, Patio de los Arrayanes with its porticos and pool and the Comares Tower where the majestic Throne Room is located. The stucco construction techniques and the wood techniques used to make the original ceiling that are still preserved will be explained. The visit continues with the Palace of the Lions, a majestic work of Sultan Mohammed V where we will visit the patio with the famous fountain and the annexed rooms such as the Room of Two Sisters and of the Kings. Concluding the visit in the Partal area and the Torre de las Damas.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Alcazaba

We will visit the military part offering explanations of the defensive structure of the palatine city of the Alhambra, we will go up to the Torre de la Vela to enjoy the spectacular views of Granada, Albaicín and Vega de Granada, explaining the function that the tower had and what it It happens with the Christian conquest. You will visit the Jardín de los Adarves and the Puerta de las Armas.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Palace of Carlos V

We visit the 16th century building with an explanation of its facades and the main courtyard, an explanation of its construction, symbols and we indicate the location of the museums it houses.

Duration: 15 minutes

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The public area of the Alhambra is covered, explaining the structure of the city, commenting on Christian modifications such as the church of Santa María de la Alhambra and the convent of San Francisco, currently converted into a national hostel that was the burial place of Queen Elizabeth. We visit the area of the dry land where the ruins of the Palacio de los Abencerrajes are located, a very prominent family of the Nasrid court and the area of the Medina where we will see ruins of the workshops and ovens that they used to build the decorations.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Generalife

Tour of the Cerro del Sol hill where we will see the Nasrid orchards and the Christian labyrinth gardens of the Generalife, explanation of the flora of the gardens and the fruits that were produced in the orchards. Visit to the Generalife Palace and explanation of its physical communication with the city of the Alhambra. Patio de Polo, Patio de la Guardia, Patio de la Acequia where we will see the summer house of the Sultan, Patio de la Sultana with the cypress and tall gardens. Exit from the enclosure through the Paseo de las Adelfas.

Duration: 45 minutes
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