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Alhambra and Generalife Small-Group Guided Tour in Granada. Skip the line provided by Nhue Concierge

Alhambra and Generalife Small-Group Guided Tour in Granada. Skip the line

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Granada’s Alhambra limits its daily visitor numbers, so booking ahead is advisable. Plus, exploring the UNESCO-protected complex alone risks missing out on little-known gems and details. This tour gives you it all—a guide to explain the highlights; tours of the Nasrid Palaces and Generalife; priority entry to skip the ticket lines; plus headphones and a smaller-than-average group size so you hear and see more as you explore.
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You'll start at
Paseo del Generalife, 1F
Paseo del Generalife, 1F, 18009 Granada, SpainThe meeting point is the map of steel front door of the Alhambra, near box office. You can climb on foot, in the C30 or C32 bus, taxi or the tourist train. Your guide will be carrying a white umbrella  with logo "Nhue". You should be in the meeting point 15 minutes before starting time.
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  • 1
    The Alhambra
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Generalife
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Alcazaba
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Nasrid Palaces
    Stop: 75 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Palace of Carlos V
    Pass by Church of Santa Maria de la Alhambra
You'll end at
Paseo del Generalife, 1F
Paseo del Generalife, 1F, 18009 Granada, SpainThe meeting point is the map of steel front door of the Alhambra, near box office. You can climb on foot, in the C30 or C32 bus, taxi or the tourist train. Your guide will be carrying a white umbrella  with logo "Nhue". You should be in the meeting point 15 minutes before starting time.
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Highlights
  • Pass the often-long lines on a skip-the-line tour of Granada’s Alhambra 
  • Go with a guide to discover easy-to-miss facts and details
  • Tour the full complex: the Nasrid Palaces and Generalife
  • Personal headsets and smaller-than-average group for more engaging tour
  • Wide choice of departure times for great flexibility
  • Opt for early morning or late afternoon slots to avoid the midday heat
What to Expect
Book your selected time slot and travel independently to the Alhambra entrance. Then, meet your guide and head inside, bypassing the ticket lines. Don the provided headphones and after an introduction, set off to explore. Listen as your guide charts the history of the UNESCO-listed complex, whose roots lie in the ninth century before its expansion into a full-blown Moorish palace during the 1400s and 1500s. Hear about the Nasrid royal dynasty as your guide leads you through the Nasrid Palaces, pointing out the architectural finery and rich carvings of the chambers, patios, and corridors. Stroll around the lush Generalife Gardens as you learn about their design and original function, and admire the sandstone Renaissance-era Carlos V Palace. As you explore, feel free to ask any questions you wish, and when the time comes, say goodbye to your guide, bringing your tour to an end.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Paseo del Generalife, 1F, 18009 Granada, Spain
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Guided tour in Spanish, English, French, German, Italian and Portuguese
  • The tour is only in one language. The one you choose when buying
  • Headphones, not audioguide
  • Entry/Admission - The Alhambra
  • Entry/Admission - Generalife
  • Entry/Admission - Alcazaba
  • Entry/Admission - Nasrid Palaces
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Your entrance ticket is valid for the Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba Generalife, Palace of Carlos V, and the Mosque Baths
  • This is a small group tour, with no more than 20 adult aprox
  • Once you are assigned to a group, it is not possible to change the language or the starting time of your tour unless Nhue Concierge staff has communicated you previously.
  • The tickets you will be provided with are special tickets for groups. This means they are assign to the accreditation of your tour guide and they are not valid without such accreditation. Therefore, if you get lost during the tour or you decide to leave the group, you won’t be able to enter any of the different monuments (Gardens, Alcazaba nor Nasrid Palaces). We highly recommend you to follow your tour guide during the course of your tour and not to wander around by yourself.
  • Please note: the Alhambra requires that all passengers provide the full name, date of birth and passport details for each participant when booking. If not provided, the Alhambra may deny access to their premises.
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers are required to wear personal masks and observe social distancing during the experience (1,5 mts)
  • Guides will worn masks and gloves.
  • It is recommended to the client to have his own headset.
  • In place procedures frequent cleaning or sanitizing.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Pippa A wrote a review 2 Aug
Stourbridge, United Kingdom7 contributions1 helpful vote
This was a wonderful tour. Everything ran like clockwork. Our guide was brilliant with a sense of humour and a passion for the Alhambra. I would recommend this tour because you get a logical and interesting history of the whole city/Palace complemented with story’s and useful
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Date of experience: July 2020
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M T E wrote a review 1 Aug
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Edu was an excellent guide. His academic background at the University of Granada in history and botany was great for the tour of the Alhambra palaces and gardens. Absolutely recommended.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Chafik wrote a review Jul 2020
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Edu was agreat guide with a lot of passion about history. He was happy to answer all of our questions and allow good time to visit the various parts of Alhambra
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dezso d wrote a review Jul 2020
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Our viist to Alhambra wa very nice and wr liked Edu's guiding a lot.It was what we expected to be. It might be that one day I will come back.
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Emese Denes wrote a review Jul 2020
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It was a great 3 hours tour. Edu our guide was very nice and he explained the things to us breafly and clearly.
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nickcooper1991
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Great tour of the Cathedral
Nina was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. Due to issues and scheduling conflicts, we were only able to access
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johnpT1190IN
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Refused to refund charges for a walking tour that cannot occur due to the pandemic
I booked a walking tour costing £236 with this firm in early June. Due to the pandemic and the inability to travel
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temperate_devil
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Missed Visit due to Guide
My wife has been waiting approximately 20 years to see the Alhambra. We arrived at the entrance looking for our tou
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SisKate
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Amazing place and great guide!
To visit the Alhambra is a mix of intriquing history, amazing gardens, architecture and artistry I could have never
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anthonydK7221GK
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Excelente
Very interesting visit with Lucía! That was fantastic! I really recommend this tour that you’ll always remember!
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Joe C
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Great interesting guided tour of the Alhambra and Palaces
Booked online with Nhue for a guided tour of the Alhambra , palaces and gardens. The tour was excellent , the guide
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paularQ8168EG
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Guided Tour - Fabulous
Great trip , Marta our guide was incredibly knowledgable and so friendly . I would definitely recommend this tour.
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lorikilander
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Private Palace Tour
We had a private tour by Edu of Alhambra palace. We were a party of 5 with varying levels of knowledge about Alham
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Wander742528
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Excellent guided tour
Our guide, Mano was excellent. English and local knowledge was great. He explained what we were seeing, and made it
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BoydNeil
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Thoroughly Enjoyable Tour
To get most out of a visit to this extraordinary world heritage site, you should have an exceptional guide, and our
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David G
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Excellent your of Alhambra
We had an excellent tour of the Generalife and the Alhambra with a very knowledgeable and humerous guide (Antonio).
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306elbertl
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Great tour by Martha
Our tour guide, Martha, gave us a fantastic tour!! Great experience to visit the Alhambra gardens, palaces and fort
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nigelp52018
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Private tour
Carmen was fantastic. She was very knowledgeable and gave us a great insight into the Alhambra and Generalife.
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325samer
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Magnificent
The palace interior is magnificent with rich details on walls and roofs I visited many places around the world but
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sem9091
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Excellent guide, very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. The trip was just the right length and well organized. Leave
Mr Hamdi Tawfiq Hmadi is an Excellent guide, very knowledgeable, given us such a very accurate info,friendly and he
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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