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Skip the Line: Alhambra and Generalife Gardens Half-Day Tour

From US$73.40
  • Skip-the-line access saves time and bypasses the crowds
  • Guide commentary paints a picture of 13th-century life at the palace
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off makes for a seamless experience
Skip the Line: Alhambra and Generalife Gardens Half-Day Tour
From US$73.40
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Save valuable vacation time with skip-the-line entry to the Alhambra and Generalife Gardens in Granada. One of Spain’s must-see attractions, this popular site often has very large crowds. Breeze past the entry lines and tour the sprawling complex in just half a day, and hear commentary about the history of this grand fortress and royal palace.
What to Expect
Start your half-day tour with easy pickup at your Granada hotel, where you will climb into an air-conditioned minivan. Relax and enjoy the scenery on the way to the Alhambra, perched on a hill overlooking the city.

With your guide in the lead and priority-access ticket in hand, proceed past the crowds and start exploring immediately. See the Nasrid Palace, the Hall of Ambassadors, the Myrtle Courtyard, the Royal Baths, and the Hall of Abencerrajes. Listen to your guide’s detailed commentary about the history and importance of this grand structure, and what life was like here in the 13th century.

Move on to the lush Generalife Gardens for a leisurely stroll, where you’ll encounter blooming flowers, exotic plants, and impressive water features.

End the tour and board the minivan to be whisked back to your hotel for drop-off.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Terrible experience, skip the tour, not the lines..

We joined the tour of Alhambra arranged by our hotel. Pick up was at 10:30am, but our tour did not start till 11:30 as the company short on English speaking guides and we had to wait. Once the guide arrived we waited again and we...More

2  Thank SR22Pilot
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Vast Knowledge and a Quick Wit

We just finished a great tour of the Alhambra and Generalife with Victor. He was knowledgeable about Islamic architecture and Spanish history. Additionally he was very accommodating of our toddler and divergent interests. His sense of humor was a delight if you are looking for...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Cultural visit

The sheer extent of the Genaraliffe and associated gardens is quite incredible. When taking in the history extent and beauty of both the Alhambra and Generaliffe one is quite amazed.

Thank Nick4725
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Viator skip the line tour

Our guide Ana did our tour in English. She was exceptionally good and very knowledgeable in all the history related to our tour. A very pleasant tour that was worth every penny!

3  Thank Wanda F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
morning visit about 3 hours

very good tour guide, who also provided interesting background infos about history of Alhambra. Although a lot of groups around, he managed to get us through without large waiting lines.

Thank Alfons v
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