One of the richest and most populated cities in Europe during Moorish rule, Granada is still one of Spain's most breathtaking cities. Here you can discover a mix of sights and sounds from the lavish Alhambra palace to labyrinthine streets of the Albaicin to the rich tradition of Flamenco.
Activities while in Granada:
>Granada and Albaicin Walking Tour
Enjoy a guided walking tour of Granada’s most historic neighborhoods. Discover the city’s rich history and its reputation as a melting pot of cultural influences as you stroll through the charming streets. See Granada Cathedral, a masterpiece of Spanish Renaissance and visit Alcaicería, the city’s Moorish silk market that was restored after a 19th-century fire before heading up to the neighborhood of Albaicin, a UNESCO World Heritage site. High up on a hill adjacent to the Alhambra palace complex, the Albaicin is famous for its incredible views over the Darro Valley and maze of narrow cobblestone streets.
>Alhambra and Generalife Discovery Tour
Discover the Alhambra – Granada’s most famous monument and a UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The palace complex is thought to have originated as a fortress in the 9th century and expanded over the following centuries with opulent palaces, vast courtyards and lavish gardens. Your private guide will introduce you to the Alhambra’s intriguing history as well as tales and trivia about the Moorish Kings and sultans who once called the place their home. Visit Alcazaba Fortress (the complex’s oldest part), see Torre de la Vela, and walk through Nasrid Palaces, Myrtle Courtyard (Patio de los Arrayanes), and the Ambassador’s Hall (Salon de Embajadores). Admire the contrasting Renaissance architecture of the Palace of Charles V with the rest of Alhambra’s rich Moorish architecture and décor, and take a peek at the Royal Baths. End your tour with a stroll through the breathtaking Generalife Gardens, where the Spanish rulers of bygone days went to relax.
>Seville Full Day Tour
Set off in the morning for the vibrant city of Seville. On arrival we will begin our panoramic tour of the famous streets, plazas, the Park Maria Luisa and the Torre del Oro. The tour continues with a visit to the centre of the city accompanied by your local guide who will introduce you to the most beautiful corners of this great town, the Barrio Santa Cruz, the cathedral, the Giralda, symbol of the city that unites Islamic past to the Christian cathedral. Enjoy some free time for lunch before heading back to Granada.