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Sacromonte is traditionally Granada's Gitano quarter, and these days is the epicenter of the city's flamenco-based tourist trade. Spilling down the sides of its hill (the 'sacred mountain' of the name - the district is actually named after the Sacromonte Abbey), the area has been extensively commercialized, but still has plenty of magic. At dusk, with the lights twinkling and the Alhambra views, it's hard to resist.

It was in the 19th century that Sacromonte became the province of the Gitano. The local rock has enough clay to be soft, but enough rock to be stable when formed. Hence, many of the poorer people shaped caves into the sides of Sacromonte and lived in those. The community - and flamenco - thrived. During the 1960s floods rendered many of the caves uninhabitable, and many of the locals evacuated.

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Albayzin and Sacromonte Walking Tour from Granada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Reviews

Join a small-group of 15 and visit the Albaycin and Sacromonte Neighborhoods. Observe the area as your guide leads you and provides historical and modern day ...  Read more

Location: Granada, Spain
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $26.53

Granada Flamenco Show in Sacromonte and Walking Tour of Albaicin

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 47 Reviews

Watch a flamenco show in a Sacromonte cave in Granada, and then explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed neighborhood of Albaicin on an evening walking tour. ...  Read more

Location: Granada, Spain
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $34.61

Granada Evening Walking Tour with Tapas: Albaicin and Sacromonte

4.5 star rating: Recommended 9 Reviews

See Granada’s sights illuminated by night on a 2-hour evening walking tour around the captivating Albaicin and Sacromonte neighborhoods. With a knowledgeable ...  Read more

Location: Granada, Spain
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $43.84

Granada Scooter Tour with Optional Flamenco Show

Ride a scooter through the must-visit Granada neighborhoods of Albaicin and Sacromonte on a 2-hour tour! Drive the scooter yourself or settle in behind another ...  Read more

Location: Granada, Spain
Duration: 2-3 hours

From USD $51.91

Granada Segway Tour to Albaicin and Sacromonte

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

Enjoy this tour on a Segway, with an instructor who will introduce you to Granada's Albaicin World Heritage Site and Sacromonte.

Location: Granada, Spain
Duration: Flexible

From USD $55.37

Private Tour: Flamenco Dance Lesson in a Granada Sacromonte Cave

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

Learn to dance flamenco in a Sacromonte Cave in Granada with a private instructor during a private 45-minute or 1.5-hour class! Embodying the fiery Spanish ...  Read more

Location: Granada, Spain
Duration: 45 to 90 minutes

From USD $57.68

Albaicin and Sacromonte Electric Bicycle Tour in Granada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Reviews

Get to know Granada’s oldest neighbourhoods with this 3 hour bicycle tour. Their steep, narrow, cobbled streets make the eBike an ideal way to get ...  Read more

Location: Granada, Spain
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $80.75

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