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Alhambra Tour

Tour Description

Join us on our Alhambra Tour to explore one of the Andalucian wonders that draws thousands each year.  This Fortress complex was built for the last Muslim rulers in Spain and later transformed into a Royal Palace under the Nasrid Dynasty. Filled with beautiful Moorish design, and covered in century old tiles, the Alhambra will delight you in its beauty and unique structure and is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip.

During the Alhambra tour, your guide will bring the structure to life with it´s legends and stories, tales of love and betrayal among the Sultans. The best part is that we will take care reserving and purchasing ticket entrances so you don´t need to worry about this task.  Depending on the time of year, this can be a challenge and very difficult to obtain tickets.   We will do our best to organize difficult tickets and dates and give you a fabulous Alhambra tour on top.

  • Private Guide  
  • Ticket entrance reservation to the Alhambra with specific entrance time (cost of ticket not included.- count on 20€)
  • Numerous tips and recommendations on how to spend your time in Granada following the tour
    • Visit the last stronghold of the Muslim dominance in Spain
    • Experience royalty in the Hall of Kings where the Sultans ruled
    • Stroll through exquisite gardens of Generalife and admire views of the town of Granada from above
    • Witness the unique design of the moorish tiles throughout the Palaces

        Meeting point at large ceramic map located in main entrance of the Alhambra where ticket offices are found.

        • Palacios Nazaries
        • Charles V´s Palace
        • Generalife Gardens
        • Alcazaba
        This is a summarized itinerary. Some places may be added based on time, plus we like to keep some surprise element to our tours. Please be on time for your tour as you risk not getting into the Palaces.  This is a specific time given by the Alhambra and sometimes we don´t have another choice. We will do our best to arrange according to your preferences.

         

        Duration: 2.5h
        Start:  10:00am (we will try for this time, start time is dependent on your Palace ticket entrances which we will arrange and confirm. Let us know if you prefer an afternoon hour.)
        Start point: Main entrance to the Alhambra next to large ceramic map
        In order to buy the tickets we will need the passport of each person as Alhambra requires this now.

        * Important note on Alhambra tickets. It is becoming increasing difficult to get Alhambra tickets last minute and especially during high season in the months of April, May, June and September.  Signing up for the Alhambra tour does not guarantee an entrance.  The moment you pay a deposit, we will begin searching for those tickets and it may even take a few days before we confirm.  We need to put in a request and will not hear back right away.  We will inform you if there is a problem.  You can go online and try to get tickets on Ticketmaster.  On a rare occasion, there are tickets available in Doble Oro.  If you sign up within 72 hours of the tour date, the tour is a go.  If you are able to find ticket entrances, you can use those plus Letango´s guide.  If we find tickets, you are locked in for a tour with Letango. If we are unable to secure tickets, the tour will be cancelled and a refund will be granted.  Once tickets are found and a guide is reserved, the tour will incur the cancellation fees and there is no refund.
        (Please refer to our Terms and Conditions)

        Weekend or Spain bank holiday: this service has an addtional $35 supplemental fee


        Optional for this tour:
        We can combine this tour with a tour in the Albaicin or a city tour of Granada. 

        Other information
        We will contact you after an order is placed to check everything is correct and to continue the process. Remember we can make manual changes to your order later on. Please refer to our terms and conditions for cancellation policies. If you are unclear on how to book, please contact us via phone or email. Thank you

        Built in the beautiful hills of Granada, the Alhambra was originally designed as a fortress complex but was later converted into a Palace.  It is easy to see why the Emirs made it their Royal home as its beauty cannot be matched. In fact, this would be the last Palace ruled by the Muslim Dynasty of Nasrid before its Reconquest by the Catholic Monarchs in 1492.  You can also see why the former rulers did not go willingly.  It´s majestic and unique design have earned a declaration from Unesco as a World Heritage Site.  Many songs, stories and poems have been inspired by this beautiful structure. Alhambra´s many rulers paint a colourful history to this architectural wonder they called their beloved Alcazar or Castle.
        On our tour, our guide will introduce  all of these elements of history including the architecture, the rulers, the gruesome tales of jealousy and power as well as the love stories.  You will earn an appreciation for this jewel that draws thousands of tourists a year. On the grounds of the Alhambra, we will visit the Palaces as well as the Generalife Gardens.  You can even take your time to explore the gardens more on your own if you choose, following the tour.  The best feature of this tour is that we will arrange your ticket entrances so you don´t have to incur the headache of reservations.

         

         

        Price per Group
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        Group Size:
        $375.00

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