Albaicín and Sacromonte Walking Tour

San Nicolás viewpoint is included

Spanish, English
2 hours
17:30h in Winter and 19:30h in Summer.
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Please, bring in your mobile the voucher you will receive by email and show it to your guide when starting the tour.
Free! cancellation up to 48 hours in advance
Cancellation up to 48 hours before the date of the activity: no charge & 100% refund / Less than 48 hours, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided.

Highlights

  • 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.

Included

  • 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

Description

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 the Plaza de Bib - Rambla 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 .

Itinerary

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

Starting point

You will meet your guide at Plaza de Bib – Rambla.

Customer Reviews

29/12/2018
"Rocío es una guía excelente."
29/12/2018
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.
Maite
Spain Spain
24/09/2018
"Muy bien por la guía a pesar de las adversas condiciones climatológicas. "
24/09/2018
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.
Francisco
Spain Spain
09/05/2018
"Acertamos en nuestra elección para visitar estos barrios de Granada."
09/05/2018
Muy bien el guía. Muy recomendable. Gracias
Ricardo
Spain Spain
02/05/2018
"Muy buen guia"
02/05/2018
Alberto hizo un trabajo fenomenal.
Jose
Spain Spain
02/04/2018
"Nos encantó la visita."
02/04/2018
Santi muy simpático e hizo la visita muy amena.
Kristina
Spain Spain
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