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  • Location: Malaga, Spain
  • Duration:  10 hours (approx.)
Visit Granada and the Alhambra Palace, one of the most beautiful architectural marvels in the world, on a day trip from Malaga. Along with the Alhambra and its exquisite Moorish architecture, Granada is home to another of Spain's well-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Generalife Gardens, which you’ll also see on this day trip.

Highlights

  • Full-day trip to Granada from Malaga
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Alhambra and the Generalife Gardens
  • Admire views of the Sierra Nevada mountain range
  • Visit the beautiful Charles V Palace
  • Take in views of central Granada and the Albaycin Quarter
  • Enjoy free time to explore Granada at your own pace
  • Upgrade your Granada trip and take the Sightseeing Train that will take you around the most famous landmarks of the city

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What You Can Expect

Granada Day Trip from Malaga, including the Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens

Granada Day Trip from Malaga, including the Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens

After meeting your local guide in Malaga, relax in a comfortable air-conditioned coach on the drive to Granada, an essential stop on any trip to Spain. When you arrive in Granada, enjoy a guided tour of the Alhambra, a Moorish palace in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The palace complex is one of the most beautiful examples of Islamic architecture in the world and is a symbol of Granada.

Continue your Granada tour with a visit to Charles V Palace and the Generalife Gardens, located next to the Alhambra. As you explore the gardens, enjoy the stunning views of the Granada and the Gypsy quarter of the Albaycin.

Next, head to the center of Granada and enjoy free time to enjoy a delicious Spanish lunch at a local restaurant (own expense) and to explore Granada at your own pace.

Relax in your comfortable vehicle and enjoy the Spanish scenery on your way back to Malaga.

Sightseeing Train upgrade
Upgrade your Granada Day Trip including the city's sightseeing train. Right after visiting the Alhambra, the Nasrid Palaces, the Charles V Palace and the Generalife Gardens, hop on the train and enjoy the ride! This environmentally friendly train is the only hybrid train in Europe. It has been exclusively made for the city and it will carry you to the most famous places in town.

Advance bookings are strongly recommended, as access to the Alhambra is strictly limited to a certain number of visitors each day.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

A great trip with very good guide. Don't bother with the train as it is a bit of a waste of time. Just do a walk around the city by yourself

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excellent trip with the local tour company and visiti Alhambra. the guide inside the palace was very knowledgeable and gave us good information on the architecture and history. It was fun experience over all.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Guide was very good. Great trip. Totally recommend it

Improve :
1) The pick up spot was not clear - there is no Barclays Bank in malaga
2) some more time in Granada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our tour leader, Annabelle, was great at getting us all to where we needed to be. The tour guide in the Alhambra, Joseph, had an incredible knowledge of the place and made sure we got pictures from every site during the 4 hour tour. He was so kind and made us realize the incredible knowledge of the people who built the sultan's palace. The patterns and craftsmanship in the whole building are unbelievable. We just wished the King hadn't removed one to build his palace. He never came back after his long honeymoon.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was fantastic. Thanks.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Visit to Al Hambra was memorable.
I was very disappointed that despite paying for a sightseeing tour by train the tour guide was unable to provide us that opportunity. Effectively we paid for a service that we did not receive

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

An excellent day trip. Informative guides, both on the coach and at the Alhambra Palace and gardens. If I had a criticism it would be over the number of times we had coach stops. One on the way to Granada, one in Granada before we visited the Alhambra Palace and a further stop in Granada after the visit to the Alhambra. We also had a short stop on the way beack from Granada to Malaga.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

It had been our dream to someday see the Alhambra Palace and that was fully met. The guides were great and we were captivated by the beautiful gardens, water features, and intricate stonework. We also enjoyed walking around the old city and enjoying some pastry and shopping. One suggestion though is to provide everyone with maps of the central city. Also, we did not understand until after the trip that Ferdinand and Isabella are buried in a chapel in Granada. Either our guide didn't mention that or we missed hearing it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Great tour. Pick up in Malaga is easy if you stand right on the corner of the bank near bus stop 11 and look for the Julia bus. It stops at the corner not actually at the bus stop itself. However you can see it rounding the plaza.There is no guide waiting. When the bus arrives guide gets off.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

This tour was amazing!

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