Private tour

Sabika Hill: cultural hike around the Alhambra

Activity provider: Cicerone Granada

Sabika Hill: cultural hike around the Alhambra

Activity provider: Cicerone Granada

From US$ 130.72 per group up to 1

Discover the unique, protected open space that runs through forests, rivers, viewpoints, and trails in and around Granada. Sabika Hill, where the Nasrid sultans built the Alhambra, is as historical as it is magical.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
Private group


  • Learn the history of the Alhambra and its Sultan and Christian rulers
  • Discover unique panoramic views of the Alhambra, Albaicin & Sacromonte
  • Enjoy a cultural hike full of culture and nature
  • Take advantage of personalized attention from your guide
Full description
Walking around the Alhambra’s citadel immerses you in a green landscape filled with stupendous views, beautiful paths, and of course, fascinating history. The Alhambra is a palace and fortress complex that was home to Nasrid sultans and Christian kings like Charles V. Learn about what the earliest Sabika of the sultans was like. Why did Charles V fall in love with Granada? Our expert guides will provide you with the answers to these questions, which lie hidden within the hill. During this experience, the expert guides will take you from one site to another on Sabika Hill, stopping at the important monumental areas. They will delve into aspects of the “Alhambra Medina,” and you will learn about the plant life on the hill bordering the edges of the wall, along with the water, land, city gates, and defensive system. You will also learn about the importance of the heritage site “Christian Alhambra."
  • Professional expert guide
  • Entrance fees for the Alhambra and Generalife
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation
  • Hotel pickup
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Pasiegas’ Square. Main facade of Granada Cathedral. Central arch.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Headphones
  • Charged Smartphone

Not allowed

  • Baby strollers

Know before you go

  • Because this tour involves walking, wearing comfortable shoes is highly recommended

Product ID: 400838