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From Seville: Alhambra and Albaicín Full-Day Tour

From Seville: Alhambra and Albaicín Full-Day Tour

From $127.79 per person

Discover 2 different sides to the beautiful city of Granada on this tour from Seville. Visit the Alhambra complex with an official guide, and explore the historical district of Albaicín.

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Duration options: 12 - 13 hours
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Highlights
  • Explore the Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens on a day trip
  • Admire the Moorish architecture in the district of Albaicín
  • Skip the ticket line to enter the Alhambra and the Nasrid Palaces
  • Enjoy a guided tour of both the Alhambra and the Albaicín neighborhood
  • Learn about the history of Spain under Muslim rule
Full description
Depart Seville and journey to the city of Granada to take a tour of the historic Alhambra, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its cultural importance and architectural beauty. Benefit from the services of an official tour guide and expert in the history of the fortress, built for the Nasrid emirs who ruled Spain in the 13th and 14th centuries. Marvel at the fortifications of the Alcazaba (citadel), built to protect the city's districts, including the Moorish suburb of "El Albayzín". Admire the beauty of the Generalife, home to the summer pleasure gardens of the Emir. Next, drive to the center of Granada to enjoy free time for lunch. Then, take a guided walk of the UNESCO-protected Albaicín district where the winding streets are reflective of its Medieval Moorish past. Stroll past whitewashed houses and encounter age-old churches and flower-filled balconies. Stop to take in the spectacular panoramas of the Alhambra fortress perched on the neighboring hilltop. Return to Seville at the end of your historical adventure, and be dropped off at your original starting point.
Includes
  • Alhambra day trip
  • Access to Alhambra
  • Access to Nasrid Palaces
  • Live tour guide
  • Pickup and transport for activity duration: Bus / coach
  • Drop-off: Bus / coach

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      4.4 /5

      based on 646 reviews

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      • Guide
        4.5/5
      • Transportation
        4.5/5
      • Value for money
        4.1/5
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        4.6/5
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      Communication was very easy. Pick up time was prompt. Roman, our guide, was amazing! He was extremely nice, considerate, and very knowledgeable. He was also able to switch between English and Spanish very naturally. He gave us a history lesson of the surrounding areas during the bus ride to and from Granada as well. The tour guide at the Alhambra was someone else and he too was very knowledgeable and a good tour guide. I wish we had a little bit more free time in both Granada and the Alhambra but with time restraints it’s totally understandable. I would definitely recommend this tour to others as well!

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      February 28, 2020

      Long day but worth it. Alhambra is amazing. Our guide in Alhambra (Antonio) was very knowledgeable. That tour was in Spanish and English. Albacin is the old Andalucian part of Granada, with an awesome view of the Alhambra and Sierra Nevada. Roman, our guide from Seville, was patient, friendly and very accomodating. Overall a great experience.

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      February 28, 2020

      The bus ride was comfortable, Petra is very friendly and helpful. Our guide, Tareek, in the Alhambra, was amazing! In addition to presenting the entire historical context, the fact that he is a Muslim and speaks Arabic greatly enriched the content of his explanations. Albaicín is quite small, but worth the visit!

      January 28, 2020

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      VA ID: 397275