Alhambra: route, history, stories and legends

Code: P9
2 hours
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From the starting point that will be the source of Plaza Nueva we will go up the Gomerez slope until we reach the Carlos V Gate, through which we will enter the forests of the Alhambra. Taking the road on the left, we will ascend the old cobbled slope until we reach the Puerta de Justicia. On the way to this we will pass before the monolith of a vocational cross, the monument to Washington Irving and the Pillar of Charles V.

Once we have crossed the Puerta de la Justicia we will find ourselves inside the fortress, where from the Plaza de los Aljibes, we will see the Puerta del Vino, the Alcazaba and the Carlos V castle. In addition, we will be able to enjoy the spectacular views towards the Palacios Nazarís, the Generalife and the old quarters of the Albaicín and Sacromonte. From the Palace of Carlos V we will go up Calle Real to end the visit seeing the Church of Santa María de la Alhambra and the Monastery of San Nicolás.

MEETING POINT - LOCATION Plaza Nueva-Fuente de Plaza Nueva
Bookings: 958 05 33 79 666 30 15 77 684 45 40 19
START TIME AND DURATION OF THE TOUR Check availability in the reservation calendar.

The tour lasts 2 hours.

Visit to:  Languages: Spanish and English.
Puerta de las Granadas
Pilar de Carlos V
Puerta de la Justicia
Plaza de los aljibes
Puerta del Vino
Iglesia de Santa María de la Alhambra
Convento de San Nicolás
Entrance to Palacios Nazaríes, Alcazaba y Generalife
  • 50% discount for each child ticket between 6 and 12 years old.
  • 100% discount (free) for children under 6 years old.
BOOKINGS For reservations less than 48 hours in advance, it is necessary to call or send a whatsapp to 958 05 33 79666 30 15 77 – 684 45 40 19
  •  Cancellations more than 30 days in advance: 100% refundable.
  • Cancelaciones entre 7 y 30 días de antelación: 50% reembolsable
  • Cancellations 7 days in advance: They will not be entitled to a refund.
  • De la devoluciones del 50% y 100% se descontaran 3€ por la gestiones ya realizadas.


Start and Meeting Point: 

Meeting will be in Plaza Nueva.



Puerta de las Granadas

From Plaza Nueva we will go up Cuesta de los Gomérez until we reach Puerta de las Granadas.


Pilar de Carlos V

From the Puerta de las Granadas we will take the road on the left, known as the cobbled slope, until we reach the pillar of Carlos V.


Puerta de la Justicia

From the placeta del Pilar we will climb a small hill until we reach the Puerta de la Justicia.


Plaza de los aljibes

Crossing the Puerta de la Justica we will go up through a wide countermural esplanade until we reach the Plaza de los Aljibes.


Puerta del Vino

In front of the Plaza de los Aljibes we find ourselves facing the Puerta del Vino.


Palacio de Carlos V

Crossing the Puerta del Vino we will arrive at a large square where the Carlos V Palace is located.


Iglesia de Santa María de La Alhambra

Leaving aside the Palace of Carlos V we will go up the Calle Real where we will see the Church of Santa María de la Alhambra.


Convento de San Francisco

Subiendo hasta el final de la Calle Real llegaremos al Convento de San Francisco.

2 reviews for Alhambra: ruta, historia, cuentos y leyendas

  1. Rated 5 out of 5


    Nuestro guia Carlos ha sido excepcional tanto por su formación como por el trato que nos ha dispensado. Tiene una gran capacidad de comunicación. Muy recomendable.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5


    Muy interesante y amena. Nuestro guía, Carlos,, muy simpático y nos ha contado cosas muy interesantes de la historia de Granada. Lo recomiendo!

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