Granada - The Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens Costa del Sol, Spain

Costa del Sol, Spain 10 hours Electronic Voucher

Take a trip to the beautiful city of Granada and the Alhambra Palace, one of the most beautiful architectural marvels in the world, on a day trip from Costa del Sol. Granada is home to the Alhambra, of exquisite Moorish architecture, and to another of Spain's well-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites, like the Generalife Gardens. Visit these wonders on a day trip while you learn interesting details about Granada's history and architecture from your local guide.

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- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
- Led by a local guide
- All entrance fees included

What will you find?

Meet your local guide in Costa del Sol and relax in a comfortable coach on the drive to Granada, a must-visit city in Andalucia. On the way, enjoy a short stop at Riofrio, a small village with beautiful green landscape.

When you arrive in Granada take a guided tour of the Moorish palace Alhambra, located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The Alhambra palace complex, a UNESCO World Heritate Site, is one of the most beautiful examples of Islamic architecture in the world and has become a symbol of the city of Granada.

Next, visit to Charles V Palace and the Generalife Gardens, located near the Alhambra. Explore the beautiful gardens, and enjoy the wonderful views of the city and the Albaycin's Gypsy quarter.

Continue to the center of Granada with your local guide and have free time to enjoy a delicious Spanish lunch at a local restaurant (own expense). Then, you have more time to explore Granada at your own pace, before you relax in your comfortable vehicle on the drive back to Costa del Sol.

Advance bookings are strongly recommended, as access to the Alhambra is strictly limited to a certain number of visitors each day.

Additional Info

- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible

Voucher Info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

What's included

- Entrance fees
- Transport by air-conditioned coach

What's excluded

- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup and drop off

Departure Time

Tour departs between 5:40am and 7:30am; you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time and location (contact info will be printed on your confirmation voucher).

Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.

Departure Point

Tour departs from central meeting points in the following areas throughout Costa del Sol.AREA 1: Torremolinos - FuengirolaAREA 2: Marbella - San Pedro


10 hours

Return Details

Returns to original departure point


Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Reviews & Ratings

  1. Perfect. This tour is very well organized. The tour picked me up at the hotel and brought me back. Lots to see with knowledgable guides and always positive and accommodating. A must see!
  2. The actual tour into Granad was wonderful. We strolled through Generalife and the interior of the palace, there was enough time to appreciate what we were seeing. The information from our local was informative without being too much. However, the pick up schedule really needs to be rethought. We were the first to be picked up at Estepona McDonald's at 5:30 AM. By ther time we had wound throufgh many side streets to pick others up at their hotels it was 3 hours later that we finally left Malaga - a mere 45 minute commute away. It was then 10:30 before we were deposited at the end of the tour again at McDonalds . A few other central pick up spots would have made a great difference to the length of the day.
  3. Was a fantastic tour. The guide was very informative, providing history and little stories. As a group our guide was very good at giving us time to enjoy the palace and gardens and ask questions. We did not feel like we were being herded through.
  4. Well worth doing. The Alhambra Palace and the Generalife Gardens are beautiful. The Palace would be even better if at least some of the rooms were furnished to show what they would have looked like. Watch out for pick-pockets in the Albaycin, though - one of our group was targeted, but we managed to catch the offenders!
  5. Excellent trip. Paco our tour guide was very knowledgeable. We really enjoyed our day. A memorable experience
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