Tips to enjoy your visit to the Alhambra and the Generalife

Tips for travellers that will visit the Alhambra and the Generalife.

For those travellers that are thinking of visiting Granada, you should not miss the Alhambra and the Generalife.

To have a nice visit we recommend you to prepare your trip in advance.  These are some suggestions that can be useful:

Buy your tickets in advance. The Alhambra and the Generalife receive every year more than 2,5 million people. Thus, buying your tickets in advance is highly recommended.

From April to September the number of visitors increase.

Tickets can be bought online

It is possible to buy tickets three months in advance.  Tickets are personal and non-transferable. A personal identification document or the passport will be required for your visit.

Arrive one hour prior to the scheduled visit. As many people will be visting the monument, it is suitable to come in advance, to get to the right entrance.

Wear comfortable footwear and anything to be protected from the sun. The visit lasts approximately three hours. Thus, it turns out to be advisable to do it with comfortable footwear. In the spring and summer is essential to take accessories to be protected from the un (hats, cap, scarves, sun lotion).

To have a small rest during the visit. Drinking fountains exist, during the tour. Though, not to finish exhausted the visit, there are some areas to have a rest.
A nice place to relax is the cafe located at Parador de Granada, a hotel with café and restaurant. Its outdoor terrace with shaded areas, it is a cute place to enjoy of nice views of the Generalife Gardens.

Enjoy your visit with an official guide. Make the most of your visit and hire the services of an official guide. It will allow you to understand how was life in this palace and fortress in the thirteenth century. You can book the services of an official guide on


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