• Tour code: 2140PRTAGPGRANADA
  • Location: Malaga, Spain
  • Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

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When your cruise ship sails into Malaga’s port, disembark to explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed wonders of Granada on a full-day shore excursion. Accompanied by a private guide, delve into the opulent chambers and grand courtyards of the Alhambra palace complex to discover the intriguing history of the national treasure. Explore the ornate Charles V Palace and hear of the extravagant emperors that inhabited the Nasrid Palaces before strolling amid the botanical beauty of the Generalife Gardens. Receive the undivided attention of your guide on this private tour. 


  • Private day trip from Malaga to Granada including the Alhambra and the Generalife Gardens
  • Explore the beautiful Charles V Palace inside the Alhambra
  • Free port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour with English-speaking guide provides a more personalized experience
  • Covered by Viator’s worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

What You Can Expect

Malaga Shore Excursion: Private Granada Day Trip including Alhambra and Generalife Gardens

Malaga Shore Excursion: Granada Day Trip including Alhambra and Generalife Gardens

Greet your guide at the cruise ship port and climb aboard a private, air-conditioned vehicle destined for Granada. Get acquainted with the rich historical heritage of the city along the way and admire sweeping vistas of the verdant Andalusian countryside.

On arrival, marvel at the picturesque position of the Alhambra palace complex and capture photographs of the dramatic Sierra Nevada scenery that surrounds. Note the rose-tinted hue of Alhambra’s exterior and then head straight inside to begin your private tour of Granada’s architectural symbol. 

Explore the elaborate decoration and ornate features of the palace complex and hear the history behind significant structures like the Nasrid Palaces and Charles V Palace. Take a serene stroll around the Generalife Gardens to enjoy exotic flowers and distinctive water features. 

Opt to include lunch with your day trip to sample Spanish specialties in a local restaurant; see the Itinerary section below for a sample menu. Spend the rest of your time in Granada exploring at your leisure and then return to the vehicle for the journey back to the cruise ship port in Malaga. 

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Malaga port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.


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