Tuesday & Friday 7:20 am. 239,00 € / person
Presentation at the train station of Atocha in Madrid at the agreed time. Departure heading south direction with destination Andalusia, a region with huge heritage of a splendorous past. Comfortable ride by high speed train AVE. Travel along the Land of the Don Quixote, ‘The man of La Mancha’. Arrival at Granada, one of the most interesting cities of the Eastern Andalusia. Transfer on your own from the train station to the center of Granada. Depending on the time of the visit of the Alhambra, you’ll have the chance to enjoy free time in Granada, city where the impressive Moorish legacy mixes with the architectural jewels of the Renaissance and with the most modern facilities of the 21st century. At he agreed time, presentation at the meeting point at the Alhambra to find your guide and start your private visit of the Alhambra of Granada (visit with an official guide and entrance tickets included). After your visit, you'll enjoy some free time at your disposal in Granada. At the indicated time, take the fast train with destination to Madrid. Arrival and end of our services. Surely, a visit of Alhambra Palace in Granada from Madrid is a must.
IMPORTANT!!! Please note that the tickets for the Alhambra are nominated, so at the time of the reservation it’s a must to indicate the correct names of every passenger that will take part of the visit. Likewise, you must bring with you an ID document as you’ll have to proof your identity to get access to the Alhambra. Otherwise, you may be denied the access to the Alhambra.
The price of the Private Visit of the Alhambra from Madrid includes:
- Fast train ticket Madrid to Granada and return
- Tickets – Entrance to the Alhambra with full access to the Nasrid Palaces and the Generalife Gardens
- Official Guide of Alhambra at your entirely disposal
- Personalized private tour according to your needs
* Pepe Tours reserves the right to alter and modify the itinerary and the order of visits for organizational reasons. Upon request, the visit can be made in one of the following languages: Spanish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Arabic, Portuguese. Depending on the availability and timetables of the trains, the trip between Madrid and Granada can be made by alternative public transport (regular bus line).
If you find the private visit of Alhambra from Madrid a too expensive option, we offer you a cheaper option and at the same time, an unforgettable experience. We offer you a group visit of the Alhambra from Madrid. Your official guide of Granada, expert of Alhambra, will provide you with plenty of information about the construction of the Alhambra, the architecture and history details about the life of the kings and moorish sultans that used to live in the Alhambra. The visit will be done in small groups of a maximum of 30 people. Depending on the number of people, the visit could be in English only, or bilingual English and Spanish.
Information about how to visit the Alhambra in Granada from Madrid:
At the feet of Sierra Nevada Mountains, between the Darro and Genil rivers, you’ll find one of the most interesting cities of Andalusia. The impressive Andalusian legacy mixes with the Renaissance architectural jewels and the modern facilities of the 21st century. Granada is the capital of the province with the same name. It’s located at the feet of Sierra Nevada Mountains, in the Betic Mountain Range, the highest mountains in the Iberian Peninsula. It has one of the largest cultural heritage of this country. Apart of the worldwide famous Alhambra Palace and the neighbourhood of the Albaicin, declared as World Heritage Sites by the UNESCO, Granada holds a beautiful renaissance cathedral which construction started in the 16th century. There are plenty of monuments in every corner of this city.
The city of Granada was founded by the romans under the name of Iliberis. After the invasion of the Iberian Peninsula by the Muslims in the 8th century, it was named with its current name, Granada. The Catholic Kings conquered the city in 1492, completing the Reconquest of the Iberian Peninsula for the Christianity. During the siege of the city, the Queen Isabella I of Castile received Christopher Columbus and she granted him the means to undertake his journey to the West Indies.
This hectic history has left numerous traces such as palaces, churches and other historical buildings that shows off the nicheness cultural heritage of the city. The Alhambra monumental complex: the Generalife Gardens, the fortress Alcazaba, the medina and the Palaces of the Nasrid Kings are known worldwide for their beauty but also for the stunning panoramic views that its location offers to the visitor. Inside this complex is located as well the Renaissance Palace of the Emperor Charles V alongside the Moorish bulwark.
In front of the Alhambra, on the other side of the hill, across the Darro River lies the Albaicin neighbourhood, a strait and fascinating maze of winding streets, its white houses, provided with their own interior gardens are known as Carmenes. Also, in Granada, you may vitis its Renaissance Cathedral considered the first one in Spain to be built in this style. Close to the Cathedral there's the Royal Chapel, that was ordered by the Catholic Kings for their own tomb. Lots of other churches and palaces fill up the city, all built by the moors after the conquer, giving birth to a unique style known as Mudejar.