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Alhambra Private Tour

Explore one of the most astonishing monument in the world and anjoy the visit with our Alhambra private tour with tickets included.




Guided tour 3 hrs approx.


- Important notice:

The DEFINITIVE starting time of the tour DEPENDS on the time slot that is ASSIGNED to us by the Alhambra monument. Please contact us after booking your tour to know YOUR EXACT STARTING TIME, or wait for our update before your visit.

- The Alhambra is closed on December 25th and January 1st.


Precio Total por grupo (1-15 ppl): 208.00€
- Extra ticket por adultos: 0€ p.p.
- Cada persona extra a partir del máximo autorizado permitido abonará: 29.85€ (ticket incluido al monumento)

ATTENTION: please be punctual! There is additional price of 25€ per every 30 minutes of delay.


Read this information carefully:

  1. Cancel your reservation up to 24 HOURS before departure for a full refund.
  2. The tickets to the monuments, in activities where they are included, are not refundable in any case.
  3. For tailor made tours, private tours and day trips, the following policy will always apply:
    • If you cancel at least 7 calendar days in advance, no cancellation fee will be applied.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 6 calendar days in advance, a 50% cancellation fee will be applied.
    • If you cancel within the previous 2 calendar days, a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
  4. COVID-19, please read carefully the detail indicated in our home page and in case of doubts, contact our customer service department at


The Alhambra is the most visited monument in Spain and has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. With our guide you can skip the line and enjoy interesting stories and legends and breathtaking views from the best viewpoints in Granada.

The Alhambra was an authentic walled city built by the Nasrid Kings of Granada during the last period of Muslim rule in Spain.

The name Alhambra comes from the Arabic qalat-al-hamra, which means "red", "red castle" or "red castle". A first theory about this meaning would be based on the reddish color of the ferruginous materials used in its construction, mostly adobe bricks.

But this is not so, since today it is "certain" that the walls of the Alhambra were white, as are those of the Generalife or the houses of the Albaicín. It is possible that the reddish color comes from the glow of the torches at nightfall, which gave the walls this special color.

It would then be the inhabitants of the Albaicín and the Vega who would give it this name.

The Alhambra is a jewel of Arab architecture, the last standing bastion in Europe. It was built by the Nasrid sultans of the Kingdom of Granada in the last historical period of Muslim domination in the Peninsula.

The Alhambra was then a walled city, protected from external enemies. It is believed that the first thing to be built was the Alcazaba, where everything else was a wasteland on the hill called Sabika. It was also built over another ancient castle that existed before the Alcazaba itself.

The Alhambra is much larger than what the visitor sees at first glance or has been told. The Alhambra occupies an area much larger than the Alcazaba, the Nasrid Palaces and the Palace of Charles V.

In its origins it was an authentic palatine city, like an acropolis, fortified and isolated from the city of Granada. Its extension was about 104,000 square meters, with its buildings and neighborhoods characteristic of any Muslim city.

Our Private Tours are exclusive and customizable, and are the best way to enjoy Granada.



  • Professional guide
  • Guided tour of approximately 3 hours
  • Ticket to the monument
  • Whispers if necessary

Not included:

  • Extras
  • drinks.
  • Pick up service

Additional information:

  • Please read the Inclusions.
  • Pancho Tours will not refund any costs in case customers don't arrive on time.
  • We will need your passport / ID details to book your Alhambra tickets. Please, provide us with it in the notes at the moment of the reservation (name, surname, date of birth, nationality, gender, number of passport / ID of each person). You will need to bring your passport / ID in the day of the tour and show it at the entrance of the monument.
  • Please make sure to write your email address correctly when making your booking.
  • You will receive an automatic confirmation email: please print it or show it on your smartphone to the guide.
  • Difficulty level: average. You will need comfortable shoes. If you have trouble walking and need any assistance, please contact us at We will be pleased to help you having a better experience.
  • If you prefer a private, exclusive, tailor-made tour, or in another language: send us an email to

Meeting point

Big map of Alhambra, near to entrance.

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