Alhambra Free Tour: Carlos V Palace and surroundings


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Free Tour around the Alhambra and Palace of Carlos V, where we will visit the areas of the outer fortress and you will be able to know paths and fascinating parts of the Alhambra and its surroundings.

The high demand for the monumental complex of the Alhambra makes our visitors, on many occasions, leave Granada without visiting it. With this tour of the surroundings of the Alhambra you will be able to know some parts of this essential place for all those who visit Granada.

This tour does not include entrance general to the Alhambra or the Nasrid Palaces, Generalife or Alcazaba.

Opening hours: 
  • Afternoons: 19: 00h
Meeting point.

Plaza Nueva, next to the fountain. identify our pink umbrella.

  • 1h 30min. approx.
  • Spanish English.

What does the Alhambra Free Tour consist of?

on this visit we will know the Alhambra accessing with our guides to the public areas that are offered, where we can enjoy many of its corners and gardens. Its wonderful views will serve as a setting to learn about the exciting history and disturbing legends of the monumental complex. We will visit a old hammam or steam bath and an inlay craft workshop, one of the ancient craft techniques that are still alive in Granada.

We will also get to know an extensive collection of excellently preserved medieval pieces in the precious Archaeological Museum of the Alhambra, through which we will understand the meaning of ancient Al-Andalus. At Palace of Carlos V We will see how the master architect Pedro Machuca designed a circular patio that was unprecedented in the Renaissance.


Bronze maps, Cuesta del Rey Chico, aqueduct, wall and towers, forests of Gomérez de la Alhambra, the Gate of Justice or Bab Al-Saria, Christian wall, Plaza de los Aljibes-Alcazaba, Puerta del Vino, Palacio de Carlos V, Archaeological Museum of the Alhambra, Nasrid houses (archaeological remains), hammam, inlay craft workshop, Convent of San Francisco – Palace of the Infantes, Christian gardens and orchards – Generalife views.

What includes.
  • Official guide.
  • Visit around the Alhambra.
  • Visit to the Archaeological Museum of the Alhambra.
  • Palacio de Carlos V
  • Visit to an artisan workshop.
  • Sense of humor.
  • Please arrive 5 minutes early to make it easier for the guide to organize and start the tour.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Keep an eye on the weather (umbrella, sun creams, bottle of water)
  • Prepare to climb hills.
Cancellation policy.

For cancellation of reservation tours, guided visits y Experiences:

  • Without reservation We do not guarantee the service of the guided tour.
  • You can cancel the visit at any time. We ask that it be done a little in advance so as not to disturb the Tour Guide.
  • Lolita's Tours reserves the right to cancel any service that does not reach a minimum of 2 people.

To make any cancellation it is essential to send the request to the email address: