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Half-Day Private City Tour of Marbella and Puerto Banús
"You will be picked up from your hotel or place of your choice and taken on this private excursion of Marbella and Puerto Banús. You will then be able to enjoy and admire the great architecture and sights of Marbella and Puerto Banus as well as most important and well-known monuments. The itinerary will be organized to suit your needs.Some of the monuments sights and activities:Old Town (Barrio Alto and Barrio Nuevo) Plaza de los Naranjos Chapel of St. John of God - Marbella Royal Hospital of Mercy Historic extension (botanic garden) Marbella’s Golde much more... Your private official tour guide and private luxury vehicle with chauffeur are at your disposal during the tour to help you enjoy the areas to the fullest and to get the most out of your experience in Marbella and Puerto Banús.
From EUR110.00
 
Granada Segway Tour to Albaicin and Sacromonte
"After gathering at a meeting point you can head-out on your Segway to explore the Granada districts of Albaicín and Sacromonte two of the most colorful enchanting and historical neighborhoods in the city. Ride around the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Albaicín on your Segway and visit all of its hidden places including the Palace of Dar al-Horra Paseo de los Tristes San Nicholas Viewpoint and Cuesta del Chapiz.Afterward
From EUR48.00
 
Private Tour: Alhambra and Generalife
"Visit the Alhambra – Granada’s most famous monument – with your friendly private guide. Skip past the long entrance lines with your priority access ticket and head straight inside to start your tour.The UNESCO-listed palace complex is thought to and then expanded with opulent palaces vast courtyards and lavish gardens added during the following centuries. Learn all the Alhambra’s intriguing history from your guide while exploring its delights hearing tales and trivia about the Moorish Kings and sultans who once called the place their home.Visit Alcazaba Fortress (the complex’s oldest part) and see Torre de la Vela – the tower that is most associated with Alhambra. Views from here are Myrtle Courtyard (Patio de los Arrayanes) and the Ambassador’s Hall (Salon de Embajadores). Admire the contrasting Renaissance architecture of the Palace of Charles V with the rest of Alhambra’s rich Moorish architecture and décor and take a peek at the Royal Baths.Before your tour ends
From EUR67.00

THE ALHAMBRA Tips (88)

The Alhambra for Free!!!!!

If you miss out on a ticket or can't afford the ticket all is not lost because you can get in for FREE!!! How you may ask? Well this is how... and it's all above board and legal.....There are 2...
blint
Nov 18, 2004

NASRID PALACES -- COURT OF LIONS

The most photographed part of the palace is at it's very heart and formed the most private section of the building. This is the COURT OF LIONS (Patio de los Leones), which housed the Harem. Adjacent...
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LoriPori
May 15, 2005

THE ENCHANTING ALHAMBRA

We went with Carmen and Stace, our good friends from Marbella, to Granada and The Alhambra. I was in total awe of this place. The Alhambra is a series of palaces and gardens built under the Nazari...
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LoriPori
Nov 15, 2005

NASRID PALACES -- ORNATE COLUMNS

Surrounding the rectangular Court of the Lions are 124 ornate marble columns. This was a fabulous sight to see. You can just imagine the Sultans and their ladies with their flowing gowns going about...
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LoriPori
May 15, 2005

NASRID PALACES

The NASRID PALACES consists of the following:Mexuar: Hall, Oratory, Gilded Room and PatioComares Palace: Court of the Myrtles, Hall of the Boat, Hall of the AmbassadorsPalace of the Lions: Hall of the...
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LoriPori
May 15, 2005

Tickets

Because it's such a huge tourist attraction, to maintain some semblance of order only 8000 tickets are sold each day. These can get sold out in the peak season, sometimes within hours of opening....
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jackfruit
Mar 07, 2004

PATIO DE LOS ARRAYANES

Also one of the most picturesque and most photographed areas of the Alhambra is the PATIO DE LOS ARRAYANES or Arrayanes' Courtyard.Its reflecting pool and rectangular courtyard lead you to the...
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LoriPori
May 16, 2005

GENERALIFE GARDENS

We will start off our tour with the GENERALIFE GARDENS. This area includes the Palace of the Generalife, used as a summer retreat. Along with its ornate fountains and gardens, you will find neatly...
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LoriPori
May 14, 2005

ALCAZABA / ALCAZAR

This is the military zone of the complex and is one of the areas open to visitors with an entrance ticket. The following areas may be visited: the Terrace of the Bucket Tower, the ramparts of the...
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LoriPori
May 15, 2005

PATIO DE LOS LEONES

The center-piece of the PATIO DE LOS LEONES or Lion's Court, is a small fountain supported by twelve figures of Lions. This picturesque area is one of the more photographed and popular sections of the...
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LoriPori
May 16, 2005

However if you do want to pay....

If you want to see ever part of the Alhambra then it will cost you 10 euros. For over 65's It is 7 euros and if you just want to see the gardens 5 euros. For children up to 8 years old it's free (good...
blint
Nov 14, 2004

Monumental Bono!

If you want to visit all the historic sites in Granada, but don't have too much money to spend, then why not get a tourist Pass for the most important Monuments and Museums in the city. For more...
blint
Nov 18, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Granada

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Mirador de San Nicolas

Well, there were lots of interesting people around when I visited the mirador (viewpoint) of San Nicholas on a bright, sunny February afternoon. I've not seen so many dreadlocks nor so many...
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Albaicin

The Albaicin/Albayzin district of Granada is the site of the ancient Moorish settlement and...for me...Albaicin and the Realejo district were the two areas which most allowed me to 'touch the...
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Iglesia de Santa Ana

As you walk through the Plaza Nueva you will come on a beautiful old church. It is known as Iglesia de San Gil y Santa Ana. The church was constructed beginning in 1501 on the former site of an...
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Casa de los Tiros

Well, I'd originally come across this square on the evening of the Festival of the Crucifixes, and had a lovely time enjoying the atmosphere of the celebrations. The square was decorated with a model...
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Alhambra

Unless you are visiting on a day with bad weather, which would be a great pity but not an impossibility (my first day in Granada was a day of steady rain, low cloud and general haziness) then you...
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Plaza de Toros

Granada’s bullring or Plaza de Toros was built in 1928-29 in the Mudejar style. There are three levels which were designed to originally hold 14,500 spectators. The building itself covers more than...
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