Albaicín Free Tour

The origin of Granada

The conquest of Granada was the turning point for the european society at the end of the XV Century and it is in Albaicín were we find a live testimony of this changes.

 

The Albaicín quarter is a synthesis of all the cultures that have lived in its streets, squares, and houses. From Muslims, Christians and Jews, to artists from the Romantic era and writers who found inspiration in the narrow streets of this quarter, everyone who’s lived here has added their spice to the unique charm of the Albaicín. Here, Moorish houses, the traditional gardens of the ‘carmenes’, old mosques converted into churches and arab palaces coexist with artisan workshops, traditional bars, family businesses and magical viewpoints.

Our tour will take you through its stone paved streets with guides who are passionate about helping you discover the unique character of this mysterious and attractive area.

Experience history and the essence of one of the world’s most fascinating places!

 


Itinerary


Plaza Nueva
Carrera del Darro
Bañuelo
Hispanio-Muslim Buildings
San Juan de los Reyes
Carmen de la Victoria
San Salvador Church
San Nicolas Viewpoint
Main Mosque
Arco de las Pesas
Plaza Larga
Granada map

Technical information

Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
At 6:00 pm (April 1st to September 30th)
At 4:00 pm (October 1st to March 31st)
2,5 hours
You put the price
Next to the fountain at Plaza Nueva
Look for the red umbrella

Difficulty: Low – Medium
Type of terrain: Stoned streets and some ascent

*This visit is made with the participation of at least 5 adults.

Recommendations

  • Water, comfortable shoes and sunscreen.
  • It is not possible to carry out this tour with baby carriages or wheelchairs.
  • Locker Service
    Do you need a place to leave your bags during the tour? You can do it at Hotel Plaza Nueva (next to the meeting point). For Walk in Granada customers the price will be € 3 per bag (always that the bags are collected the same day)

Meeting Point

You can also book our other free tours…

What did they think of the visit?

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Great way to see Granada

We did the Albaicin tour and found it very enjoyable. Our guide was a young local who spoke excellent English. He was informative and entertaining and shared his knowledge of the area’s history. He answered all our questions and also took us into a walled garden to which we wouldn’t have had access on our own. Highly recommend this tour for first time visitors.
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Connector05612963495
Toronto, Canadá

Great tour with Nacho!

I did the Albayzin tour with Nacho today and it was a great experience! I loved the mix of history, local anecdotes, tips and interactions with the participants. Thanks a lot, Nacho, you definitely made me want to try the other tours when I come back to Granada one day with more time.
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EwelinaNesin
Lisboa, Portugal

Absolutely recommended

Alain was extremely competent, entertaining and amusing at the same time. The tour of Granada was very interesting due to the lot of things I learned, and also pleasant for the anedocts and different point of view of history that we were offered. I highly recommend this experience.
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