Albaicín and Sacromonte Walking Tour

San Nicolás viewpoint

Spanish, English
2 hours
Free! cancellation up to 48h


  • Discover the essence of Granada on a walking guided tour by the Albaicín and Sacromonte Quarters.
  • Meet the legends and stories that left us characters who inhabited this charming places.
  • Admire the caves of Sacromonte, cradles of flamenco in Granada.
  • Get lost in the narrow streets of the Albaicín and its jasmine scent.
  • Be impressed by unique views of the Alhambra.


Discover the essence of Granada , Muslim and gypsy land par excellence, in a walking tour of Albaicín and Sacromonte , two of its key and historic quarters. And do not miss unique views of the Alhambra from the famous Mirador de San Nicolás.

You will meet the guide at Santa Ana Square and from here we will start walking the narrow streets of Albaicín , considered one of the most charming quarters in Granada. It was in this place that Zirí, the first Muslim court, was erected in the XI century.

While we walk through its cobblestone streets and you delight with the delicate scent of jasmine, the guide will tell you anecdotes about this peculiar neighborhood of Granada, declared by UNESCO World Heritage in 1984, at the same time as the Alhambra.

We will discover its origins by seeing one of the oldest monuments in the city, the remains of the Zirí Wall of the 3rd century BC, and we will also arrive to the heart of the Albaicín to contemplate the Aljibe de Trillo, a cistern from the Nazari period of the 14th century.

On this visit you will get an unforgettable memory of the monumental complex of La Alhambra , admiring the breathtaking views from the emblematic Mirador de San Nicolás. The magnificent views of the Alhambra and Sierra Nevada will capture you with the magic of authentic experiences and places.

We will continue the tour through the Sacromonte district, a place renowned for the caves where gypsies live and where they show their art through flamenco shows. We will visit one of the typical caves and we will learn about your lifestyle. You will like what you will learn about the culture of flamenco and the history of the gypsies of Granada.

Without a doubt, the guided tour of the Albaicín and Sacromonte is an essential tour if you come a Granada .


  • Origins of Albaicín
  • Zirí XI Walls
  • Aljibes del Trillo
  • Mirador de San Nicolás (viewpoint)
  • Larga Square
  • Origins of Sacromonte
  • Sacromonte Caves


  • Local guide.
  • Walking tour by Albaicín and Sacromonte Quarters.
  • Panoramic view of the Alhambra from the Mirador de San Nicolás.
  • Tour exclusively in English.

Not included

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off



(age 13+)
17.50 $
Free Child
(age 0-12)

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  • Enjoy the activity safely! We adopt the recommended legal and sanitary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Among them, keeping the safety distance, the use of masks for both the guide and the participants, small groups, disposable headphones, vehicle disinfection before and after each service, disinfectant gel available, avoiding the use of printed material, among others, according to the specific type of activity.


Free! cancellation up to 48 hours before the date of the activity with 100% refund / Less than 48 hours, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided.

Starting point

You will meet your guide at Santa Ana square, next to the church.
Albaicín and Sacromonte Walking Tour
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Customer Reviews

"Nos encantó y el guía muy majo y formado en el tema"
Spain Spain
"Rocío es una guía excelente."
Se nota que le gusta la ciudad y se implica con los clientes en hacer el recorrido ameno y sorprendente. Nos hizo darnos cuenta que teníamos que volver porque otra vez más todo no vimos . La experiencia fué muy bonita.
Spain Spain
"Muy bien por la guía a pesar de las adversas condiciones climatológicas. "
La excursión bien. Aunque una fuerte tormenta hizo que no se pudiese disfrutar adecuadamente. Pero la guía ofreció a quien quisiera el retirarse y hacer la excursión al día siguiente. Lo cual es muy de agradecer.
Spain Spain
"Acertamos en nuestra elección para visitar estos barrios de Granada."
Muy bien el guía. Muy recomendable. Gracias
Spain Spain
"Muy buen guia"
Alberto hizo un trabajo fenomenal.
Spain Spain
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