The Alhambra from the Albaicín and Sacromonte

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Carlos
Quality Verified Registered on October 27, 2021

Welcome travelers! If you are looking for a first contact with the city of Granada by taking an enjoyable and fun free tour, you are in the right place. My name is Carlos, I am a tourism graduate from the University of Alicante and an official guide. I have been living and working as a guide in the city of Granada for five years and my intention is to convey to travelers an overview of the city, touching on topics such as its history, culture, traditions and curiosities. Do you want to take a trip through the history of Granada with the help of a guide? Then don't hesitate to book.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Do you want to discover the history behind the Alhambra , the Albaicín and the Sacromonte ?

Enjoy Granada: Throughout the tour you will discover the most representative points of the emblematic neighborhoods of Albaicín (old Muslim neighborhood) and Sacromonte (gypsy neighborhood), without forgetting the Alhambra that we will enjoy from the different viewpoints.

Through its streets, we will learn about the history of Granada and the Alhambra , from its first settlers, through the Islamic period, to the taking of the city by the Catholic Monarchs.

In addition, we will talk about the current life of the city to understand its customs and traditions , without forgetting any of its curiosities . There will also be gastronomic recommendations and different leisure options to continue having a great time after the tour. You dare?

What will we visit?

  • St. Anne's Church
  • Walk of the Sad
  • Bath (hammam)
  • Threshing cistern
  • Carmenes (typical Albaicinera house)
  • Saint Nicholas' lookout
  • Great Mosque
  • Church of the Savior
  • Sacromonte
  • cave house
  • Chorrojumo Statue
  • And many viewpoints...

The tour ends at: the Chapiz slope

If you have come this far, it is because you know that the best way to get to know a city is by taking a free tour.
So don't think twice!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Pl. de Sta. Ana, Granada, Spain
    Pl. de Sta. Ana, Granada, Spain
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    See you in the Plaza de Santa Ana next to the fountain. I will be wearing a beige cap and my accreditation.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Santa Ana Square
  • 2
    Outside visit
    walk of the sad
  • 3
    Outside visit
    the banuelo
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Trillo Cistern
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Carmen Mirador De Aixa
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Saint Nicholas' lookout
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Greater Mosque of Granada
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Parish Church of Our Savior
  • 9
    Outside visit
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Viewpoint of the Vereda de Enmedio
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Sacromonte Caves
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Sacromonte Road
  • 13
    Outside visit
    Zambra Tablao Los Tarantos
  • 14
    Outside visit
    Chorrojumo Sculpture

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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Lina 05 Jan 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2024
Lo mejor
I.E.A 09 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
Tour bikaina! Carlosekin ez gara momentu baten ere aspertu! Azalpen interesgarri eta argiak ematen ditu Albaicín, Sacromonte eta Alhambraren inguruan. Oso gomendagarria!
Raúl 08 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
Carlos hizo del tour un paseo muy ameno y entretenido, además de darnos mucha información y recomendaciones sobre la ciudad. 10/10
Jesús 07 Dec 2023

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Travelled in group - Dec 2023
Un lujo.
Virginia 02 Dec 2023

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Travelled in group - Dec 2023
Ha sido muy entretenido y ameno. Carlos es gran profesional que lo explica todo muy bien y nos ha demostrado que la semana santa en Granada puede ser maravillosa😜
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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
There is no minimum number of people 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.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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