The Alhambra and Generalife - Private tour


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Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



Arabic (fluent), English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

An earthly paradise

I invite you to a unique experience of discovering the secrets beyond the magical architecture of the Alhambra and Generalife palaces.

The royal residences of the Nasrid sultans, indeed worthy of the Arabian Nights, constitute an earthly recreation of the Garden of Eden.

As an Arabist and expert in Islamic art, I can "read" the walls of the Alhambra This in-depth knowledge allows me to take the visitor into the atmosphere of the court of the Nasrid Sultans, where the ministers and secretaries were the best poets and scholars of their time.

It is VERY IMPORTANT to make the reservation long before the visit, because a limited number of tickets are sold out every day.


3 hours guided tour Alhambra Palaces and Generalife Gardens.

- The Nasrid Palaces (Comares, the Lions, Partal)
- The Gardens and the Citadel
- The Palaces and the Gardens of the Generalife
- The Palace of Charles the V.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the Alhambra ticket office (TAQUILLA DE LA ALHAMBRA IN SPANISH) by the big map. I'll wear a white pass.

End location: The tour ends at the Alhambra Pavilion Entrance. Next, there is a taxi and bus station. You can also stroll to the city center, walking 15-20 minutes through a wonderful wood surrounding the Alhambra. I'll be of course very happy to provide you with all the helpful information on what to do in Granada.

Duration: 3 hours


This is a walking tour.

What’s Included

Other: Included: a 3 hours guided tour to the Alhambra Palaces and Generalife Gardens. I am an expert in Islamic Art and Civilization.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 euros - The entrance fees and the transportation are not included.

Entrance fees: from 15,40 € for the Alhambra General ticket to 33,50 € for the Granada Card (which includes the entrance to the major monuments in Granada). THEY MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE!

The public transportation is cheap in Granada:
Bus ticket: 1,20 € pp. Taxi (up to 4 people): approx. 6 euros.

What’s Extra

Other: Not Included: transportation and entrance fees.

Compulsory rental of a headset for groups of more than 6 people: 20 Euros (per group and not per person).

Note: it is important to purchase the Alhambra tickets before booking the private guided tour, since there is a restricted availability of tickets on sale for this UNESCO monument.
Tickets must be purchased long in advance by the visitors in this official web page:
If there is no availability for this date, please contact me and I will be very pleased to help.

A Recent Review of this tour

If you are in Granada and would like to take a tour of the Alhambra, pick Daniele G. We are independent travellers who hire guides around the wolrd as we like the intimacy of a private tour. Daniele G. speaks perfect English. He also speaks Arabic and Spanish perfectly and will provide you with very detailed information about The Alhambra and the history and culture gong back thousands of years. He's passionate about his work and you will find him an absolute delight! You will learn a lot and have fun too
Janet Mantel

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