Day trip to Granada
with guided tour of the Alhambra

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Excursion to Granada and tickets for the Alhambra from Malaga and from Costa del Sol. Discover all the secrets of the Nasrid Palaces, with the courtyard of the Lions, and the Generalife gardens with breathtaking views over Granada. You will also have free time in the city of Granada. Book in advance Limited tickets!

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We will pick you up by bus with our guide at the chosen time and place to start the tour. The excursion to Granada and tickets for the Alhambra in Granada. During the bus tour you will enjoy the journey along Malaga and the Costa del Sol while our guide will tell you anecdotes and curiosities of the city of Granada. There will also be a stop for breakfast before arriving at our destination. Marvel at the views of the Sierra Nevada! Once in Granada, you will have approximately 2 hours to stroll through its Nasrid streets, see the Cathedral of Granada The Renaissance jewel that symbolises the glory of the Catholic Monarchs in 1492. The Plaza NuevaGranada’s oldest street and a crossroads in the historic centre. The Torre de la Velaexplores the famous Elvira Streetbetter known as the street of tea shopsalso ideal for tasting the famous tapas from Granada in the restaurants and bars of the city centre. Strolling through Carrera del Darrothe most photographed street, and to fall in love with the Paseo de los Tristesat the foot of the Alhambra and Albaicín. We will continue our excursion to the Alhambra in Granadawhere the Generalife Gardens which house the Palace of Charles Vwas the emperor’s project for the city.  The MedinaThe citadel with several public baths, ovens, workshops, silos and cisterns as well as the houses of the high officials. La Raudathe royal cemetery.  The Alcazabathe fortified military enclosure. The Nasrid PalacesThe palace complex, the residence of the kings of Granada and the famous courtyard of the lions are located here. The GeneralifeThe Sultans of Granada’s pleasure house. The entrances to the Alhambra are limited and in high demand. You will stay with the guide at the time and place indicated and we will go up to passport control and validate the tickets for the Alhambra. for approximately 3 hours to start the guided tour inside the monumental complex where the group will be separated depending on the option chosen: with Nasrid Palaces or Essential Alhambra.  

Option: Complete visit of the Alhambra and Nasrid Palaces

Complete tour of the Alhambra and Generalife monuments accompanied by an Official Guide, including: Nasrid Palaces (Comares Palace and Palace of the Lions), Palace of Charles VGeneralife Palace summer residence of the sultans, Generalife Gardens and its spectacular views over the Alhambra, Palatine Archaeological Area with the ruins of the Palace of the Abencerrajes, the Palace and gardens of the Partal and the Palace of Yusuf III.

Option: Essential Alhambra Tour

Essential visit of the monumental complex of the Alhambra and the Generalife accompanied by an Official Guide, including: Medina and AlcazabaPalace of Charles VGeneralife Palace summer residence of the sultans, Generalife Gardens and its spectacular views over the Alhambra, Palatine Archaeological Area with the ruins of the Palace of the Abencerrajes, the Palace and gardens of the Partal and the Palace of Yusuf III. This tour does not include the visit to the Nasrid Palaces. (Comares Palace and Palace of the Lions).

Once the visit to the interior of the monument is over, we will meet up for the return trip to the same place where we picked you up.

What's included?
  • Transport to and from Malaga.
  • English and Spanish speaking guide during the coach trips and excursion.
  • Time to enjoy the city of Granada
  • Entrance to the Alhambra with Palacios Nazares or Alhambra Esencial (according to type).
  • Visit of the Alhambra conducted by an Official Professional Guide who will offer you rigorous information, in a pleasant and didactic way (English and Spanish).
  • For the visit of the Alhambra we use an individual audio/headphone system: A high quality system, which allows you not to miss any detail of the explanation, while you take your photos or contemplate the impressive views.
What's not included?
  • Food and Drink
  • Tickets not listed above
Remarks
  • Mandatory to carry the original documentThe passport, passport or ID, with which the reservation is made.
  • Copies of documentation for access to the Alhambra are not permitted.
  • Pushchairs are not allowed inside the Alhambra.
  • The order of the itinerary can vary, i.e. Granada can be visited first and then the Alhambra and vice versa.
Price
  • Adult (+12 years) visit Alhambra with Nasrid Palaces: €100
  • Children (3-11 years) visit Alhambra with Nasrid Palaces: €78
  • Adult (+12 years) visit Alhambra Esencial: €85
  • Children (3-11 years old) visit Alhambra Esencial:  €68
  • Babies (0-2 years): €0 (Admission to the Alhambra is Free)
Availability
  • Winter season: Tuesday
  • Summer season: Tuesday and Wednesday
Approximate length

Between ten (10) and twelve (12) hours.

Languages

Spanish and English.

Itinerary

Malaga & Costa del Sol ⏩ Granada 🕑 2 hours 30 minutes

  • 30 minutes stop for breakfast.

Granada 🕑 2 hours

🚍 Granada centre ⏩ the Alhambra 🕑 10 minutes

  • 3 hours guided tour of the Alhambra in Granada.

🚍 Granada ⏩ Malaga & Costa del Sol 🕑 2 hours

Cancellations
  • You can cancel the activity up to 24 hours before departure and receive a partial refund, this tour is subject to a cancellation fee. non-refundable fee of 20,00€ per person in case of cancellation or change of name in the booking, as each ticket is nominative.
  • According to the monument’s regulations, you must bring the original documentation provided at the time of booking (identity card or passport number).
  • If you arrive late or do not show up, no refund is offered.
Accessibility

Yes, it is accessible with a folding chair, as long as the person can go up and down steps. Please indicate this in the reservation.

BUY YOUR TICKETS

  1. Consult the booking calendar.
  2. Choose the desired date.
  3. Select the start time of the activity.
  4. Choose the collection area:


    *Note: The time and place chosen


    corresponds to your meeting point


    for the excursions that include a bus.

  5. Fill in your details in the form.
  6. Secure payment method.
  7. Immediate confirmation.

FAQ

What time does the activity end?

The activity lasts 8-10 hours, depending on your pick-up point.

Winter shift – Arrival in Granada at 10:00h.

Below you will find the approximate time of return by zone:

  • Benalmádena – 19:00h
  • Torremolinos – 18:30h
  • Malaga – 18:00h

Summer shift – Arrival in Granada at 12:00h.

Below you will find the approximate time of return by zone:

  • Benalmádena – 21:00h
  • Torremolinos – 20:30h
  • Malaga – 20:00h
How long does it take to complete the entire visit to the Alhambra in Granada?

The tour of the Alhambra in Granada lasts 3 hours with a guided visit.

Is there a breakfast stop?

Yes, we will make a short 30-minute stop for breakfast.

Is it possible to bring food and drink on the excursion?

Yes, we recommend you bring a snack and a drink, usually 1L of water, with you for the activity. 

Is there free time for lunch during the excursion?

Yes, we recommend that you take advantage of your free time in Granada to have lunch.

Are pets allowed?

No, pets are not allowed in this activity.

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