The Private Accessible 8-hour Alhambra and Granada excursion from Malaga gives you a unique opportunity to explore two of the most cherished treasures of Andalusia, the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Alhambra Palaces and the charming city center of Granada. Explore the complex of the Alhambra Palaces, experience the stunning Palacio de Carlos V, enjoy a leisurely stroll in the picturesque Generalife Gardens, admire the Patio de los Leones and enjoy some free time in the heart of Granada for shopping and exploration.
Start your tour by meeting your driver and accessible van at the cruise dock or centrally located hotel. From here, you will set out on scenic drive through the Andalusian inland to the massive complex site of the Alhambra, right outside Granada. Upon arrival here, your tour guide will be escorting you on a 3-hour accessible walking/rolling tour of the impressive grounds. Originally, it was constructed as a small fortress in AD 889 on the remains of Roman fortifications but it was completely renovated and rebuilt in the mid-13th century and converted into a royal palace in 1333.
Inside the complex, you will see one of the most famous places of the Alhambra, the Patio de los Leones. This stunning open space is the main courtyard of the Nasrid dynasty Palace of the Lions. You will also unveil the beauty and mystery of the Renaissance inspired Palacio de Carlos V and enjoy a leisurely stroll in the scenic Generalife Gardens. The Gardens used to serve as a leisure place for the mighty Kings of Granada.
After exploring the Alhambra, you will enjoy a short drive into the city center of Granada to Plaza Nueva, the oldest square in Granada. Here, you will have some free time to admire the beautiful Santa Ana church, sit down and enjoy a lunch on your own at one of the many restaurants or cafes, or do some souvenir shopping. You will have approximately 1.5-hour in this beautiful setting with stunning traditional architecture, fountains and beautiful greenery before your driver will escort you back to Malaga.
- Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the complex of the Alhambra Palaces
- Admire the Patio de los Leones
- Enjoy a leisurely stroll in the picturesque Generalife Gardens
- Experience the stunning Palacio de Carlos V
- Enjoy some free time at the historic Plaza Nueva in Granada peppered with history, restaurants, shops and more.