Cultural hike around the Alhambra: Sabika Hill

An exclusive private tour in which we will stroll around the areas surrounding the Alhambra and the origins of the beautiful hill where it is located.

We will go on a tour that will ranges from one side of Sabika Hill to the other, along the Alhambra Wall, from the Paseo de los Tristes to the Palace of Carlos V, and down on through the Alhambra Forest ending at the Plaza Nueva.

Here is what you should know about the guided tour

Where and when

Meeting point

Plaza de las Pasiegas. Main Facade of the Granada Cathedral. Central Arch.

Departures

10.00 a.m. - 12.00 m.- 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Itinerary

Plaza Nueva, Paseo de los tristes, cuesta del Rey Chico, exterior of the Wall of the Alhambra, Puerta de los Carros, nasrid houses by the Palace of Carlos V, Church of Santa María de la Alhambra, Royal street, archeological remains of Abencerrajes Palace, Wine Gate, exterior of the Fortress of the Alhambra, Justice Gate, Alhambra forest and Plaza Nueva.

General information

Details

Private tour.
Light cultural hike.
For groups over 10 participants, please contact reservas@ciceronegranada.com

Tour languages
Spanish, English, French and German
Duration

2 hours approximately

Contents

Guided tour.
Professional guide.

Covid19 safety measures

The guide and participants will use face masks in all cases .
Your guide will make hydroalcoholic gel freely available.
More on our safety measures on the following link

Cancellation policy

Customer will have a total refund if cancellation is requested 24 hours before the tour or earlier.
No refund will be applicable if customer requests cancellation later or if there is a no show.
Cancellations request must be made by sending an email to reservas@ciceronegranada.com

Discover the secret way in which the Alhambra maintains its natural splendor and plant life, and how, thanks to its partially underground irrigation system, the palatine city enjoyed self-sufficient water resources and how events and the passage of Napoleon’s troops in 1912 made a dent on the walls of the fortress. Despite the centuries, though, they remain standing as an unchanged paradise.

We will cross the imposing Gate of Justice and walk under the chestnut of the Indies, willows, hazelnut and maple trees of the Alhambra planted on the hill in the seventeenth century.

What was the kingdom like from its Islamic splendor to its transition to cultural admixture, and how, for example, did the Church of Santa Maria replace the Great Mosque of the Alhambra: these are the topics you will get to learn about on our walk, as well as the major influence that these places held on a nineteenth-century personage who came here to compile the most famous stories and legends about the Alhambra, the romantic Hispanist Washington Irving.

Our guides, professionals with a passionate for the history of the Alhambra and Granada, will accompany you on this stroll through the many corners of Sabika Hill, and the most emblematic places that make up this historical place.

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The exclusive advantages of booking with us

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From 24,17€ 20,49€

Any questions?

If you have any questions or special needs, please do not hesitate to contact us at reservas@ciceronegranada.com or call us at +34-607691676 / +34-958561810

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