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Discover Granada’s rich and remarkable history on an informative 4-hour sightseeing tour of the city. Meander through the serpentine streets of Albaycin, a quaint historical quarter full of attractive architecture, with a knowledgeable guide, and visit significant structures like the Royal Chapel and the Granada Cathedral. Absorb breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada and the Alhambra palace complex from the vertiginous vantage point of Mirador de San Nicolas, and enjoy convenient round-trip transportation from your hotel.

Highlights

  • Four-hour afternoon tour of historic Granada
  • Visit to the Royal Chapel and cathedral
  • Moorish quarter
  • Alhambra
  • Expert Spanish- and English-speaking guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off from central Granada hotels

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What You Can Expect

Historical Granada Sightseeing Tour

Granada Cathedral

Depart from your Granada hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and set out on your spectacular sightseeing tour. Begin at the Royal Chapel, a sacred structure commissioned by Catholic Monarchs and constructed in extravagant Gothic style. Admire the consecrated mausoleums of significant historical figures like Isabel and Ferdinand, discovering why their children were give the nicknames ‘The Beautiful’ and ‘The Mad’. 

Next, venture to the jewel in Granada’s architectural crown, the Cathedral. Considered on of Spain’s first Renaissance churches, the structure is a fine example of ecclesiastical elegance; delve into the cathedral’s colorful past then continue along Grand Via to enjoy the verdant vision of the Gardens of Triunfo. 

Wander the charismatic labyrinth of the Moorish Quarter of the Albaycin, noting the Arabic influence of the architecture while following winding streets. Ascend to the vertiginous vantage point of Mirador de San Nicholas and admire panoramic views of the stunning city; observe the landscape for the iconic Alhambra and the Sierra Nevada mountains before enjoying refreshment in a local café. 

Relax during the journey back to your Granada hotel, where the tour concludes. 

Customer Reviews

Mahmood M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Interesting tour which gives you a good impression and idea of Granada. We had a very pleasant and knowledgeable guide who took great interest and care in explaining everything and looking after the tourists.I can recommend this tour gladly .

Laureen R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Great tour with an excellent and knowledgeable guide.

Glenn C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Victor was on time picking us up. He was a very personable and knowledgeable guide, who was passionate about his city. We would highly recommend him. There was a wide variety of historical sites all of which added tremendous value to our stay. Victor even took time out to recommend and point out restaurants and other points of interest.

Ishrat T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

Really went to the heart of the old neighborhood and our guide was not only knowledgeable but showed the right appreciation and reverence for the culture and people who lived there for so many centuries.

Joyce A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

Our guide ,Victor was terrific - really knowledgable. Really good tour.

MRS L S O A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

This was an excellent tour as to our great surprise we were the only couple booked on it so we had the undivided attention of the tour guide, who answered all our questions, and also of the courteous car driver who picked us up at our hotel as arranged. Thank you for not cancelling our booking because of poor takeup! We learnt a lot and as it was our last day in Granada, we had had time to think of plenty to ask.

David P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2013

The tour guide Victor? was excellent. A great why to see the major sights of the city except the Alhumbra if u only have a short time

Kavita

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2013

Our guide, Victor, was very passionate and had a ton of info on the history, making the tour fun

vinces6394

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2012

Excellent local guide who made the tour interesting and educational. Well worth taking this guided tour to see part of the central area and Albacyin.

LUIS B Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2010

It was well organized. The bus pickup us up on time. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and information delivered in a pleasant way - not too much details and many dates.

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