How to get tickets for La Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia
Michael Madsen shares the authentic Andalusia with you

Michael Madsen shares the authentic Andalusia with you

The Alhambra palace in Granada is completely unique – and quite fantastic. Nothing else in the world compares!

Therefore, despite the many visitors, it is unequivocally worth a visit. You shouldn´t miss this very special sight.

But it is necessary to order tickets well in advance – otherwise they sell out.

Hereby 3 tips to secure the right tickets for your desires and needs:

La Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia

Tip 1) Make sure to be ahead of demand

In order not to damage the delicate Nadrid Palace, which is the central part of La Alhambra, the conservation authorities have set a maximum of 600 visitors per hour.

The 6,600 daily tickets are always sold out – there is much higher demand than tickets available.

This means that it is important to book your tickets well in advance.

And that it is usually not possible to buy tickets at the entrance to La Alhambra.

La Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia

Tip 2) Choose the right ticket for you – with or without a guide

Do you prefer to walk around La Alhambra yourselves?

Or do you prefer to get all the exciting information about La Alhambra that a guide can tell you?

It is important to choose the right type of ticket right away – it cannot be changed later.

If you would rather walk around La Alhrambra yourself – at your own pace – but still get all the exciting information, there is a solution that offers the advantages of both types of tickets:

The Audio guide

The audio guide is like a mobile phone – that is, having the guide in your hand and deciding the pace yourself. This way you can walk around the Alhambra yourselves – at your own pace – and avoid the large groups listening to a live guide.

La Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia

Tip 3) Buy tickets at a real agency

There are lots of unauthorized sales channels on the Internet.

And unfortunately some sell tickets that either don’t exist, don’t include the Nasrid Palace, don’t have an audio guide or are simply too expensive.

Therefore make sure to choose a recognized agency, e.g. GetYourGuide.

Here you can see when GetYourGuide has available tickets for guided tours – and when it has entrance tickets with the option of an audio guide:

La Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia

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