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Private tour from Malaga to the Alhambra Palace and Granada for up to 8 persons

  • E-Ticket
  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
  • 9 hr

Taking this private tour from Malaga to Granada and the Alhambra Palace, we will visit one of the most beautiful architectural wonders of the world, It is home to two of Spain's best-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We will explore with our private local Alhambra guide the gardens of the Generalife and the exquisite Moorish architecture of the Nasrid Palaces, framed by the stunning backdrop of the snow covered Sierra Nevada Mountains. From these ancient Palaces and gardens,you will enjoy stunning views of the beautiful city of Granada and the Gypsy quarters of the Albaicin. After this private Alhambra Palace tour we will head up to the centre of Granada.You will have free time for lunch (not included), and then we head back to the coast.

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Stop At: The Alhambra, Calle Real de la Alhambra, s/n Palacio de Carlos V, 18009 Granada Spain

Private tour of the spectacular Alhambra Palace with private English speaking official guide to give you a wonderful insight of the history and culture of this spectacular place. / / On this 130 km journey day trip to Granada. We will visit the Alhambra palace and its courtyards which were built for the last Moorish Emirs in Spain, for the ruling Nasrid dynasty.

After the Cristian reconquest by the Catholic Monarchs,
Isabella and Ferdinand in 1492, some sections of the Alhambra palace were used by the Christian Monarchy.

Their Grandson Charles V, who was the Holy Roman Emperor in 1527, ruling much of Europe, built a palace that was inserted inside the Alhambra and within the old fortifications of the Nazarid Palaces.

Then afterwards for centuries, the Alhambra was allowed to fall into disrepair as well as being badly destroyed by Napoleon troops. The Alhambra was rediscovered in the19th century by European and American scholars and travelers, especially Washington Irving, who wrote his novel, "Tales of the Alhambra" here..

The Alhambra Palace is now Spain's most visited tourist attraction, revealing the country's period of Moorish rule for over 700 years and with its most impressive and known Islamic architecture. The most impressive construction outside of the Islamic world.

The Alhambra is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the inspiration for many songs, dances and stories.

Duration: 9 hours