Enjoy this Alhambra Private Tour from Malaga. We can arrange pick up from any location in Andalusia as well.
The Alhambra is not only a sumptuous complex of palaces and chambers located in the city of Granada in Spain. It also one of the most magical places in all of Andalusia. It hosts the last reminiscences of the Muslim dynasty in the Iberian Peninsula. Learn all about its heritage of stories, mysteries and legends.
You can embark with us on this private tour from any city in Andalusia. No matter if you are in Seville, Marbella, Cordoba or even if you will only make a stop for a few hours at the Cruise Port of Malaga.
We’ll assign you a private luxury vehicle with driver and also provide you with an expert guide. Your private guide will be waiting for you in the city of Granada to take you through the impressive palaces and beautiful gardens that make up the Alhambra complex.
Points of Interest & Landmarks
This wonderful walk loaded with stories, enigmas and an unparalleled architectural wealth, will begin at the meeting point that you indicate anywhere in Andalusia, it can even be the Cruise Port of Malaga. This is the best Alhambra Private Tour from Malaga.
A driver will pick you up in the luxury vehicle assigned for your private tour. You will not need to take any type of public transport, or worry about departure times.
The total duration of this private tour will be around 8-10, depending on how far your lodging is from the city of Granada.
Firstly, your private guide will be waiting in front of the beautiful complex of palaces that make up the Alhambra, with personalised tickets for this tour.
Once inside the complex you will visit the Nasrid Palaces.
These are two independent palaces dating from the fourteenth century.
The first one is the Comares Palace; it is the monarch’s quarters. A beautiful place with a series of inscriptions and ornaments who manage to leave breathless everyone who see them for the first time.
It is built around the courtyard of the Myrtles, just north of the Hall of the Vessel and the Hall of Ambassadors.
The second building is the Palace of the Lions and it is really the third most important palace in the entire complex. The place where the famous Courtyard of the Lions is located.
The next point you will pass will be the Alcazaba. It is a military fortress that was the first point to be built in the whole Alhambra and in fact. Before it existed on the Sabika Hill there was a small defensive castle but was replaced by this impressive architectural work.
Once the military world of the Nasrid dynasty has been abandoned, it is time to visit the famous Architect’s Graden” better known as Generalife. It is a rural town, designed for the recreation and relaxation of Muslim kings. It is made up of ornamental gardens and fruit and vegetable gardens. Generalife is a place to cultivate and taste the best that nature can offer.
You will advance a little in time arriving at the time of the Renaissance with the Palace of Charles V. Another wonderful hall that is part of the palatial residences of this complex. Although it is a much more modern construction that Charles V ordered to built when he visited Granada during his honeymoon and it would become “The New Royal House”.
The last place of interest that you will know is El Partal. The last standing palace in this area, although its surroundings are full of old ruins of residences of the nobility. The place is surrounded by beautiful gardens and ponds that will transport you to the story of “The thousand and one nights.”