Private Tour: Alhambra and Generalife Granada, Spain

Granada, Spain 2 hours 30 minutes Hotel Pick-Up Electronic Voucher

Skip past the Alhambra’s long entrance lines with your private guide and explore this incredible palace complex! Including priority access, this private tour ensures you’ll see the best of Granada’s premier UNESCO World Heritage Site with ease. Tour all the must-visit Alhambra highlights like Alcazaba Fortress, the Nasrid Palaces and Generalife Gardens, while learning about its Moorish history.

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- All entrance fees included
- Led by a local guide

What will you find?

Visit the Alhambra – Granada’s most famous monument – with your friendly private guide. Skip past the long entrance lines with your priority access ticket and head straight inside to start your tour.

The UNESCO-listed palace complex is thought to have originated as a fortress in the 9th century, and then expanded with opulent palaces, vast courtyards and lavish gardens added during the following centuries. Learn all the Alhambra’s intriguing history from your guide while exploring its delights, hearing tales and trivia about the Moorish Kings and sultans who once called the place their home.

Visit Alcazaba Fortress (the complex’s oldest part) and see Torre de la Vela – the tower that is most associated with Alhambra. Views from here are spectacular and on clear days you can easily pick out parts of Granada like Mirador de San Nicolas.

Walk through the Alhambra’s most important halls and courtyards including the Nasrid Palaces, Myrtle Courtyard (Patio de los Arrayanes), and the Ambassador’s Hall (Salon de Embajadores). Admire the contrasting Renaissance architecture of the Palace of Charles V with the rest of Alhambra’s rich Moorish architecture and décor, and take a peek at the Royal Baths.

Before your tour ends, your private guide will show you around Generalife Gardens, where the Spanish rulers of bygone days went to relax. Stroll through two of its beautiful courtyards – Patio de la Acequia and Patio de la Sultana – and admire the decadent flower beds and colorful plants that comprise these spectacular gardens. At the end of your tour, your private guide will drop you back at the original departure point.

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
- Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
- On occasion the Alhambra Trust may alter the order of the visit or restrict access to certain areas. In this case, the tour will be adapted accordingly without reducing the visiting time
- Book a transfer from your hotel to the departure point at an extra price

Voucher Info

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

What's included

- Skip-the-line entrance ticket
- Local guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)

What's excluded

- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Time


Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.

Departure Point

Central Granada. If you book the hotel pickup option, your tour will start from your centrally-located Granada hotel or nearest available pickup point


2 hours 30 minutes

Return Details

Returns to original departure point



Reviews & Ratings

  1. A must-see wonder. The Alhambra and Generalife are a beautiful site to see, but to understand it's meaning and importance fully, I definitely recommend a guided tour. As we were a small group of friends we did it privately, that way we had a bit more flexibility to stop in one or other place for pictures etc. The guide was very knowleagable and gave us a very interesting overview not just about the Alhambra but about Granada as well. We learnt so much in such a short period of time! I would definitely visit the Alhambra again, and in the same way!
  2. Amazing tour
  3. excellent tour with a private guide - enabled us to catch all the history and see a lot in a short period of time
  4. Burtas was friendly and very knowledgable. He brought history to life and made the tour a once in a lifetime experience. He didn't rush and was thoroughly engaging. Great experience.
  5. Our guide Gustavo was excellent. We met him at the parking #1 and were ready to start right away. He was very organized and willing to answer all of our questions. We had a great time at Alhambra. No lines, no hassles and very personal . We highly recommend this tour.
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FROM: £ 44.15
ADULT (12+)
INFANT (0-11)
Please note: After your purchase is confirmed we will email you a link to your voucher.

Tour code: 3443CITALHVIA

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