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Skip-The-Line Alhambra and Generalife Expert Guided Tour provided by Ibe Tours

Skip-The-Line Alhambra and Generalife Expert Guided Tour

Skip-The-Line Alhambra and Generalife Expert Guided Tour
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About
The 13th-century Alhambra and nearby Generalife are UNESCO World Heritage sites that offer a look into Granada's medieval history, architecture, and Moorish roots. Make the most of your visit to these must-see attractions with this skip-the-line experience, where your guide whisks you into the compound for a tour of the palace and gardens. As you explore, uncover the region's history over centuries, complete with your guide's live narration.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
English, Spanish
Highlights
  • Visit Granada's must-see Alhambra and Generalife on this guided tour
  • Explore the Palace of Carlos V, the Generalife gardens, and the Alcazaba
  • Enjoy included entry to the compound, and optional Nasrid Palaces access
  • Avoid the crowds with skip-the-line tickets, and priority entry, included
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Highlights
  • Visit Granada's must-see Alhambra and Generalife on this guided tour
  • Explore the Palace of Carlos V, the Generalife gardens, and the Alcazaba
  • Enjoy included entry to the compound, and optional Nasrid Palaces access
  • Avoid the crowds with skip-the-line tickets, and priority entry, included
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 56823P1
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Expert Licensed Bilingual tour Guide
  • Walking tour around the Alhambra compound
  • Generalife Palace access
  • Alcazaba Access
  • Carlos V Palace Access
  • Nazaries Palace Ticket (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - The Alhambra
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Carlos V
  • Entry/Admission - Generalife
  • Entry/Admission - Alcazaba
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food or beverages
  • Hotel pick up or transfer
Duration
3h
Departure details
  • P.º del Generalife, 1F, 18009 Granada, Spain In front of the Information and Box Offices, by the Mural Map
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please be at the starting point 15 minutes before start of the tour.
  • Nasrid Palaces are included only if you select the option
  • This is a bilingual tour with 50% in English and 50% in Spanish
  • As per Alhambra policy and in order to preserve the monument, time slots may be changed prior to your ticket date.
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • The quota of tickets is submitted to the purchase demands of each day. If there is no availability of tickets for the date you desire, the full amount paid will be refunded.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Inclusions
  • Expert Licensed Bilingual tour Guide
  • Walking tour around the Alhambra compound
  • Generalife Palace access
  • Alcazaba Access
  • Carlos V Palace Access
  • Nazaries Palace Ticket (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - The Alhambra
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Carlos V
  • Entry/Admission - Generalife
  • Entry/Admission - Alcazaba
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food or beverages
  • Hotel pick up or transfer
Departure details
  • P.º del Generalife, 1F, 18009 Granada, Spain In front of the Information and Box Offices, by the Mural Map
Duration
3h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please be at the starting point 15 minutes before start of the tour.
  • Nasrid Palaces are included only if you select the option
  • This is a bilingual tour with 50% in English and 50% in Spanish
  • As per Alhambra policy and in order to preserve the monument, time slots may be changed prior to your ticket date.
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • The quota of tickets is submitted to the purchase demands of each day. If there is no availability of tickets for the date you desire, the full amount paid will be refunded.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    P.º del Generalife, 1F
    P.º del Generalife, 1F, 18009 Granada, Spain
    In front of the Information and Box Offices, by the Mural Map
    See address & details
  • 1
    The Alhambra
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Palace of Carlos V
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Generalife
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • 4
    Alcazaba
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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4.0
118 reviews
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91dianne
Gibraltar20 contributions
Guided tour
Aug. 2020 • Family
Our tour guide Juan Cobo was brilliant, really interesting and humorous. 3hrs flew by despite the heat.
Great time to visit as the visitors numbers are so low due to COVID. Great photo opportunities due to lack of visitors. Thanks Juan.
Written August 24, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Trail821243
Dear Dianne, many thanks for your comments! Juan is a wonderful guide. We are very happy with your experience with us. Many thanks, regards
Written January 20, 2021
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GillL
3 contributions
All that way for nothing!
Mar. 2020
Frustratingly for me, for whom this was a very special trip, on the day we arrived in Granada the Alhambra closed, including my 'bucket list' place, Los Jardines del Generalife.
However, in the scheme of things, that is minor compared with the devastation to the Spanish trouist industry which seems to be staffed by exceptionally kind people who tolerated our attempts at their language with delight and charm.
Written March 17, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Trail821243
Dear customer, We are very sorry that the Alhambra closed on the day you had the visit. These are situations that we cannot control and we cannot manage or decide. On the same day we asked your agency to make a refund of your booking. We hope you can visit the Alhambra another time and give us the opportunity to visit it with you.
Written March 19, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Susan D
1 contribution
Tours should start on time.
Jan. 2020
We were very disappointed because we were promptly at our tour meeting place at 10 minutes to 9:00 a.m. as requested by the tour operator, IBE. The tour guide waited for ALL the ticket holders to arrive and did not start the tour until 9:30 a.m. We were freezing cold in the dark, and it ruined our tour. Tours should start on time, and if ticket holders are not on time, the tour should leave with the people who ARE on time. We also felt that Spanish speakers got 75% of the tour, and English speakers got only 25% of the tour.
Written January 11, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear P4836XUsusand, We are sorry that the tour was not as you expected. We will contact with the guide to investigate what happened regarding the language. Thank you for your comment. Kind regards, IBE TOURS
Written January 14, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Nicole CdG
London, UK12 contributions
Beautiful site to visit - great solution if you can’t get tickets online.
Jan. 2020 • Friends
Our tour guide was lovely and charismatic, and the sites themselves are gorgeous and well worth a visit. The Alhambra, Generalife and Nasrid Palaces are a must for every Granada visit.

I purchased this tour when tickets were sold out online for individual/independent visits so it was a means to an end - it was a little frustrating to battle crowds and other tour groups for good photo spots and to get through the sites (not our guides fault!) so if I had the option of a self guided tour with audio guide, I would do that next time. We like to walk and explore and guided tours (especially in busy sites like this) can make that difficult as you keep pace with many others and move at the speed of the group. That said, it is ideal and convenient if you like to walk at a relaxed pace and don’t dwell to long / want to explore at your leisure.
Written January 3, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hello ncowelldegruchy, Thanks for sharing your opinion. Regards, IBE TOURS
Written January 15, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Andrimont
Wales24 contributions
Absolutely brilliant tour - made so by our guide Beatrice.
Nov. 2019
Booked the English tour. Our guide Beatrice was brilliant, she paced the tour well, gave us lots of great information - including a lot of extra things that she knew from some of the work she has done with Alhambra. I don't think it was a particularly busy day but there were still lots of people and she navigated us skillfully through the various parts - allowing time for photos and questions. We had a short break in the middle which was appreciated and got to the main palaces in time for our entrance.

I can't recommend the tour more highly. The mikes worked well ( a few occasional blips). Beatrice English pronunciation and accent were excellent which made listening to her very easy.
Written November 18, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Andrimont, many thanks for your comments! Alhambra is a wonderful monument of Spain! We are happy with your experience with us. Best regards. IBE TOURS
Written November 26, 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Jack Y
3 contributions
Good opportunity to get tickets for the Alhambra if there are no other options left.
Nov. 2019 • Couples
We booked this tour, because other tickets were not available. Alhambra was not really impressive. We enjoyed the alcazar from Seville more. The tour is in Spanish and english. Tour guide spoke good English, but lacked a bit of enthousiasm.
Written November 4, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Jack Y, all our Alhambra tours are bilingual, we emphatize this information in the product. We are very sorry if the Alhambra was not impressive for your. We hope see you soon and you can give us another opportunity. Many thanks, best regards.
Written November 4, 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Christine N
1 contribution
Disappointing
Oct. 2019
For me the Alhambra was a must see while visiting Spain but this tour truly disappointed me. 1) I booked an english tour but we ended-up in a bilingual tour (english/spanish). This wasted our time as we had to listen to both languages, and the english version always seemed to be an abbreviation. 2) Group organisation at the beginning was terrible, our tour left 1/2 hour late but did not last a 1/2 hour longer !!! 3) The headsets were terrible, cut in and out and were very crackly. 4) Although our guide was very knowledgeable, she literally just went through the motions of giving the tour, almost as if it was a recording. We flew through the complex, and did not have time to appreciate what we were looking at. We regret spending the extra money for the guided tour.
Written October 31, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Christine N, many thanks for taking time to give us wour view. We apology for the inconveniences you had with this tour. All of our tours are bilingual tours, we are going to check that all the information is correct. Thank you IBE TOURS
Written November 21, 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Luis Franco
Boston, MA27 contributions
Sudden cancellation
So, we are traveling through Spain, one of my must-see items is to visit La Alhambra in Granada.

I booked tickets through Viator, receive a paid & confirmed notification. We drive down from Cartagena, book accommodations just to see La Alhambra before departing for Costa Del Sol.

I wake up this morning to a text message cancelling our tour and a telephone and email to contact for options. I called, no answer. I emailed, no response. I find an email sent yesterday, just reading today as I was on the road yesterday...saying in big block letters TOUR NOT CONFIRMED and cancelling our tour. Uh, yes, it was confirmed!

I have traveled quite a bit, usually have success with Viator, but this is now the second disappointment (June 2018, Lima, Peru, tour bus never arrived!)
Written October 18, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear LEF61, we think that you are wrong with the agency, because we are not Viator, and we did not sent an email in big block letters tour not confirmed and cancelling the tour. Many thanks, Regards.
Written October 23, 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

lalalaneie
14 contributions
Terrible tour! Bad headsets, chaotic start, distracting going between two languages
I will start this by saying that we would like a refund. This tour was chaotic to begin with, and started half an hour late.
Head sets were crappy, cut in and out and were crackly. Having a bilingual tour is distracting and makes the tour take twice as long as the guide has to repeat everything in two languages.
Halfway through the tour we were told we weren’t visiting the Palace which was the reason we booked this expensive ticket.
Once we heard that we left the tour, it wasn’t good enough to stick around for as we had seen the rest the day before on our own. I enjoyed the Alhambra and gardens better when we looked on our own than in this guided tour group. Don’t waste your money.
That being said, the tour guide was knowledgeable and nice, but the technology and organization is terrible.
Written October 16, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Kellylalalane, all our products are bilingual and the Nazaries Palaces are not included in our Alhambra tour, when you book this tour you can see all this information. In respect of head sets, is not our fault if it is not working. Is the Patronato of Alhambra who give you the headphones. We are very sorry for your experience. We hope you can give us another opportunity. Regards. IBE TOURS.
Written October 17, 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Krystin G
Key West, FL173 contributions
Alhambra was beautiful. Guide could have been better
First, I would like to say that I booked the English tour and they mixed it with Spanish so everything the guide said he had to repeat in Spanish. This was obnoxious because he could have been telling us more with the time instead of wasting it by repeating. It made it very hard to focus on what he was saying when he was actually speaking our language. This was not fair to the anyone- both English and Spanish. I will say that our guide was very knowledgeable. The Alhambra is something not to miss while in Granada, but don’t use this company if they are going to mix the languages.
Written October 15, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Krystin920, all our tours in la Alhambra are bilingual, when you book our product you can see it in the description. We are very sorry for the misunderstood. We hope you can give us another opportunity. Many thanks, Best regards. IBE TOURS.
Written October 16, 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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