The Alcazaba and Gardens of Alhambra: The Eden of Granada

$ 12,82 per person

  • Self-guided audio tour
    Follow the story at your own pace
  • English, Deutsch, Español, Français
    For both audio and stories included
The Alcazaba and Gardens of Alhambra: The Eden of Granada

$ 12,82 per person

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Overview

  • 1h 30min
  • 40 stories
  • 2km distance
  • 12 stops

Waltz in the Alcazaba and the Gardens of the Alhambra Palace with a self-guided audio tour on your phone designed by an accredited expert. Listen to fascinating stories, based on an award-winning storytelling concept, and gain great insights into the most iconic landmark) of Granada Start your tour from the imposing Gate of the Seven floors, and then continue to explore the Alcazaba, the Charles V’ roofless palace and finally the edenic gardens of the Generalife. 

This is an unmissable opportunity to experience at your own pace the Alcazaba and the Gardens of the Alhambra Palace with a captivating audio tour on your phone.

 

* * Ticket/entrance fee to the Alcazaba and the Gardens of the Alhambra Palace is not included.

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The Alhambra: A pearl set in emeralds

Described by poets as a pearl set in emeralds, the Alhambra reflects Islamic traditions and narrates the history of Spain before and after the Moorish occupation. Inhabited in the ninth century by Sawwar ben Hamdun, the Alhambra first served as a military fortress. In 1230, Ibn-Al Ahmar (Mohamed ben Al-Hamar) established the Nasrid reign during which the Alhambra came to its apogee. After the conquest of Granada by Christians in 1492, the palace lost its mythic glory but regained it during the 19th century thanks to European travelers and writers. In 1870, the Alhambra was declared a monument. Today, it is one of the most visited historical sites in the world. Welcome to the Alhambra Palace and discover the splendor of Moorish traditio

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Self-guided audio tour on your smartphone (Android & iOS)
  • An activation link to access your audio tour
  • Offline content (text, audio narration and maps) to avoid roaming charges

Exclusions

  • Entrance ticket to the Alcazaba and Gardens of the Alhambra Palace 
  • Live Guide
  • Smartphone or headphones
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
  • App not compatible with Windows phones
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Mandatory items

  • Charged smartphone
  • Headphones

The location

Address

P.º del Generalife, 1F, 18009 Granada, Spain

Starting point

There is no meeting point. The tour begins at the Entrance Pavilion (P.º del Generalife, 1F, 18009 Granada, Spain) The Alhambra complex is located on the left bank of Darro River, on the top of the hill Al-Sabica and is 20 minutes away from Granada center. The easiest way to reach Alhambra is by bus. The bus C30 stops near the Justice Gate.

Areas

Justice Gate | Gardens of El Partal | Court of the Sultana’s Cypress Tree

Important information

Opening hours

Opening hours for The Alcazaba and Gardens of Alhambra

Recommended visiting hours

From 1st April to 14th October: Monday to Sunday: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m 

From 15th October to 31st March:  Monday to Sunday: 8:30 a.m to 6 p.m.

Know before you book

  • Please consider that admission fees for the Alcazaba and the Gardens of the Alhambra Palace are not included. 
  • This is a downloadable self-guided audio tour for your smartphone, accessible through our app. No live guide will accompany you. No VR / AR is included
  • No live guide or meeting point provided.
  • The course of the visit may be modified and special restrictions may be imposed. The visitors must always adhere to the guidelines of the site.”
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Check your spam folder as well
  • Book per device to be used, not per participant
  • An Android (version 5.0 and later) or iOS (version 15.0 and later) smartphone is required. The audio tour is not compatible with Windows Phones, iPhone 6/6 Plus or older, iPod Touch 6th generation or older, iPad 4th generation or older, iPad Air 1st generation, iPad Mini 3rd generation or older.
  • You will need storage space on your phone (100-150 MB) 
  • Not all areas are wheelchair accessible

Know before you go

  • Mobile signal may be weak at the site(s). Download your audio tour on your smartphone prior to your visit to fully enjoy it.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well
  • Ensure that your smartphone is fully charged & that you bring your earphones
  • The Alhambra Palace is one of the most visited monuments in Spain. The best time to visit is early in the morning or at the end of the day. It is more crowded during the holidays and at weekends. 
  • In order to enjoy your visit to the fullest, you should wear comfortable shoes and have your camera or cell phone fully charged. 
  • Backpacks, large bags, and baby strollers should be left in the cloakroom in the Entrance Pavilion (Ticket office) or in the Pavilion of Services, next to the Gate of Wine (Puerta del Vino)
  • There is a free service for the loan of porta-baby backpacks (maximum 12 kilograms). You may request one at the cloakroom at the Gate of Wine (Puerta del Vino).

Download the app

To take this self-guided tour, you will need to download the Clio Muse Tours app on your iOS or Android device. Enjoy your tour!

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