Free Tour Origins of the Albaicín and the gypsy Sacromonte with a visit to Casa Cueva

Duration: 2h
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on September 28, 2021

At Al-Andalus Tours, a Granada tour operator, we work with the commitment to put our soul into everything we do, our goal is for you to enjoy a pleasant, entertaining and fun experience while you tour Granada with us. Day by day we strive to offer you a responsible and high-quality service so that you can enjoy the interesting history and wonderful monuments of this beautiful city in the most entertaining and pleasant way possible. If you want to get to know Granada and its picturesque corners at the hands of passionate and well-documented professionals, you can trust our team.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Discover with us the Albaicín and the Sacromonte , the two most emblematic neighborhoods of the city and that make up an essential part of the attraction of your visit to Granada. If you are looking to get to know that contrast of cultures that permeates this city, this is the perfect tour to delve into Muslim and gypsy history by walking through its typical streets full of historical richness and which, in addition, will surprise you at every corner with fantastic views from its viewpoints. .

Stroll among cármenes and cisterns , and let yourself be captivated by the profile of the Alhambra and the beautiful peaks of the Sierra Nevada from the famous San Nicolás viewpoint .

Delve with us into Sacromonte – settlement of the gypsy community since before the conquest of the Catholic Monarchs -, and famous for being one of the cradles of flamenco art . In addition, you will optionally have the opportunity to visit the interior of one of its typical cave-houses , always within the availability of the owner.

During this tour you will pass through:

  • Church of Santa Ana
  • Banuelo
  • San Juan de los Reyes Church
  • San Nicolas viewpoint
  • Sacromonte
  • Viewpoint of the Vereda del Medio
  • cave house
  • Walk of the Sad

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  • Meeting point:
    C. Sta. Ana, 1, 18009 Granada, Spain
    C. Sta. Ana, 1, 18009 Granada, Spain
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    I'll wait in Plaza Santa Ana. Look for the green umbrella.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Javier 02 Dec 2022
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Travelled in group - Oct 2022
La guía Irene una pedazo de profesional, recomendaremos en Madrid a nuestros conocidos. Un abrazo.
Eliana 19 Nov 2022
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Muy recomendable, especialmente por la información y las vistas panorámicas de La Alhambra
Maria 04 Nov 2022
Sant Joan Despí
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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
Si quieres un tour de noche por Albaicin y Sacromonte , esta es una opcion muy buena. Segura y llena de encanto
Juan 30 Oct 2022
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Travelled in family - Oct 2022
Tour dinamico y divertido. Marta, nuestra guía ha sido un encanto. Todo muy bien explicado y siempre dispuesta a responder preguntas. Además de recomendarnos sitios donde tapear.
Raquel 30 Oct 2022
Aranda de Duero
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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
Excelente profesional y maravilloso freetour de la mano de Irene. Muy buena experiencia
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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