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Granada Walking Tour

Tour Description

Join us in this fascinating Granada Walking Tour to embrace 800 years of history from the Moorish influence to the Catholic Reconquista.  Our guide will make the history come alive as you walk the narrow, windy streets of the last Moorish stronghold in the south of Spain.  You will hear about legends of the reconquest, the transition of the city to go from Muslim to Christian and the struggles of the former inhabitants to convert to a new religion enforced by the Catholic Monarchs or to be banished to Morocco.  There is so much to see and our  Granada Walking Tour is an excellent introduction to the vast history. The tour will take you walking through some of the oldest parts of the city stopping at select markets like the Silk  Market, memorable Squares like Plaza Bib Rambla and Plaza Nueva, strolling through the Moroccan Tea houses and exploring the Albaicin moorish quarter.

Located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada region, Granada is one of the southernmost cities in Andalucia. While most expect to find an intensively hot climate, Granada´s location can actually invite bitter cold temperatures and due to the proximity to the mountains, there is always an element of surprise when it comes to the weather.  Imagine being in a location that you are just one hour from a Tropical coast to the south but yet only one hour from a ski resort to the north.  Inquire with Letango of some of the villages that you can take advantage of seeing if you have a little more time.

  • Private Guide  
  • Numerous tips and recommendations on how to spend your time in Granada following the tour
    • Pass through open markets of the Bib Rambla
    • Visit the Catholic Monarchs final resting place of the Royal Chapel
    • Explore narrow streets of the Moorish Quarter, Albaicin
    • Revel in the Moorish architecture throughout the city

        Tour will begin from your hotel or in a central location like Plaza Bib Rambla:

        • Plaza de Bib Rambla
        • Silk Market
        • Cathedral
        •  Royal Chapel where Catholic Monarchs are buried
        • Plaza Nueva
        • Moroccan streets
        • Albaycin streets of Moorish Quarter and views from Saint Nicolas of Alhambra

        You can finish in the Albaicin and stay for lunch/dinner at one of the nice restaurants with views of Alhambra. Please inquire with us and we can make great suggestions.

        This is a summarized itinerary. Some places may be added based on time.

         

        Duration: 3h
        Start:  10:00am (this time can be flexible)
        Start point: Your hotel in Granada or in the Plaza de Bib Rambla next to fountain.
        Weekend or Spain bank holiday: this service has an addtional $35 supplemental fee


        Optional for this tour:
        We can combine this tour with an Alhambra Tour. Please inquire. You can do a Granada walking tour in morning and then the Alhambra in the afternoon.

        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

        While many travelers come from all over to witness the majestic Alhambra, if they give themselves enough time, they will see that Granada offers so much more than just the Alhambra Palace. From a historic perspective, this is one of the Andalucian cities filled with more Muslim Influence and Mudejar art. We will discover this on the Granada walking tour.  Its unique architecture, rolling hills, captive viewpoints and narrow winding passages add to its charm and you can easily experience this in the Albaicin quarter where we encourage romantic strolls. The viewpoints will leave you breathless. The bohemian feel strikes you as you witness the young and energetic crowds of students gathering in the open squares. You begin to feel the passion, the beauty and the mystic inspiration that has drawn poets, writers and musicians over the centuries.

        Our tour will take a closer look at the former inhabitants dating back to 1492 from the Moors, the Christians and the Jews, and their ongoing struggles of living side by side and their strife for power. Our guide will take you through the timeline of events. You will also visit one of the most important monuments in Granada where Queen Isabel and King Ferdinand are buried alongside their children and surrounded by some of their richest jewels. through the Albaicin where you admire the viewpoints and witness the architectural influence of the Moors.

         

        Price per Group
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        Group Size:
        $345.00

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