Private tour of the Alhambra and Generalife


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From $173.96

4 reviews   (5.00)

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Pricing Info:

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: andalucia, spain

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Overview

An excellent opportunity to experience the Alhambra privately and with a knowledgeable tour guide. You will learn interesting facts about the Alhambra and breathe in the aromas of the gardens of the Generalife.


What's Included

Guided tour with a state-certified tour guide

What's Not Included

Tickets for the Alhambra, depending on the entrance, between 15 - 25 euros


Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

The Alhambra
The tour focuses on the Alhambra, the last Moorish bastion on the Iberian Peninsula. On our way are the former Franciscan monastery, the church of Santa Maria de la Alhambra and the palace of Charles V. However, the heart of the Alhambra are the Nasrid Palaces: Mexuar, Comares and the Löwenhof. Not to forget the beautiful gardens: Partal and Generalife.

During the tour we learn who was behind the construction of the Alhambra, what the intention was, why it was called "the red castle", what construction techniques were used and how the ceramics and stucco decorations were made. We also breathe the aromas of the gardens des Generalife, listen to the water channels, watch the play of light in the courtyards, learn about the special features of the Arab-Andalusian gardens, decipher the meaning of the numerous symbols and poems that adorn the walls of the palaces.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included


Reviews

We higly recommend all tours!
D7061WXreginak, 09-05-2022
I don't know which part of the private tour was the best one ... I love gardens, plants, and I was truly amazed how much Anastasie knows about the garden and it's history. One hour was simply to short ;-)
The second part, inside Alhambra and Generalife, was just the same: so many interesting informations within 2 hours! We both were impressed by Anastasias scientific knowledge as well as her impart knowledge.
Time flew by so fast. She was a wonderfull teacher, aswered all our questions and we simply had a good time in her company.

The next day we met again to learn about the city, the old town of Granada with the Moorish quarter Albaicin. We also visited the Monasterio de la Cartuja, and again we realized:
It is only through the guidance of an expert that one sees and understands a building, its pictures, its statues, and the whole story behind it. Our interest in churches is actually not great, but in this case, through Anastasia's highly interesting explanations, we dived into a completely different world. We were both indescribably fascinated.

Anastasia, we thank you very much. And for anyone who really wants to understand Granada's history, we highly recommend all of your guided tours.
Granada verstehen? Unmöglich ohne Anastasia. Höchstes fachliches Niveau mit viel Charme. Unbedingt frühzeitig buchen. Top Notch!
Southstar1103, 16-06-2022
Was für ein Erlebnis! Höchste Kompetenz, zahlreiche Anekdoten, tolle Person. Weltklasse! So macht Geschichte Spass
Alhambra my Love
Traveldesigner61, 21-12-2021
Anastasia hat uns mit viel Know-How die Alhambra und Generalife nähergebracht.
Die vielen interessanten Geschichten haben uns begeistert. Wir empfehlen die Tour durch die Alhambra unbedingt geführt zu unternehmen, am besten mit Anastasia.
Una excursión maravillosa.
Pianogranada, 01-05-2021
Hacer la visita a la Alhambra con Anastasia ha sido una gran experiencia. Las horas que estuvimos con ella pasaron volando. Además de la grandeza y belleza del monumento por si mismas, sus explicaciones, el conocimiento de la história y la manera de contar todas estas leyendas y poesías hacen inolvidable la excursión.
Realmente, uno se queda con ganas de conocer más ésta cultura. Totalmente recomendable.




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