Guided tour of the Dobla de Oro

In this long walk you will get to know in depth palaces, private houses and public baths from the 11th to the 15th century.

What does the visit consist of?

This visit consists of a guided tour of two and a half hours through the historical centre of the Albaicin and Granada. The itinerary is designed to get you to know the main Hispano-Muslim homes and the customs of those who lived there.

What do we propose on this visit?

You will get to know in depth palaces, private houses and public baths from the 11th to the 15th century.

In this visit we want you to learn to recognize the main differences of the artistic and cultural periods of the Hispanic-Muslim heritage. This is the best way to know and understand the life and development of a whole society. To do this we will use personalities with names and surnames and you will feel like you are inside a film anchored in time.

The Dobla de Oro is a project led by the Alhambra Board and the Granada City Council. It aims to revalue and strengthen the visibility of certain monuments that are as old as or even older than the Alhambra.

What will you visit?

We’ll start the tour in the Plaza de San Miguel bajo, ando go on to visit the Dal al-Horra Palace. We will walk through the enclosure of the Alcazaba Qadima or Alcazaba Vieja until we reach the Mirador de San Nicolás. We will descend to the Palace Casa del Chapiz and the Casa Horno del Oro, arriving at the Paseo de los Tristes. We will make a brief stop at the Bañuelo to finish at the Corral del Carbón.

MEETING POINT  Plaza de San Miguel Bajo, next to the Bus stop.
  • Sunday (hours and special availability on holidays).
  • At 10:30 am.
REQUIRED Present yourself at the meeting point at least 10 minutes in advance.
Official Tourist Guide or Official Heritage Interpreter.
What is not specified in the INCLUDED section

To see our cancellation / modification policy, we invite you to look at our frequently asked questions page.

  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes and in hot days, hat and a bottle of water.
  • The use of flash, or selfie stick is not allowed inside the palaces.
  • Not suitable for people in wheelchairs due to the urban layout of the route.
  • Capacity limited to 20 people for each service.
  • Call Center Schedule: from Monday to Friday, from 09:30h-14:00h and 16:00h-18:00h.
  • On public holidays there is no telephone service, but you can contact us at
  • If you already have a reservation and need to contact us, there is an emergency telephone number on the voucher.
  •   Ha sido la cuarta vez que he visitado la Alhambra, pero nunca nos habian explicado de una forma tan rigurosa pero entretenida y amena toda su Historia, entresijos y secretos.Ha... read more


      Visita de casi cuatro horas en la que no faltó de nada. Nuestra guía, Eva, nos hizo un tour estupendo por la Alhambra. ¡Recomendamos!

    Ignacio R

      Sin duda Granada es más que la Alhambra. Hay mucha historia que no conocemos y yo hoy he conocido un poquito más

  •   Seleccioné este tipo de visita con Balea después de investigar y leer varias opiniones. Aún así, siempre queda algo de incertidumbre... Siempre habíamos querido visitar la Alhambra guiados por alguien... read more


      Nos encantó la visita, volveremos a Granada a hacer un tour con Eva, fue muy agradable estar con ellos.


      Incomparable entorno, guia agradable y extremadamente amena, historias y leyendas reales. Paseo y tour muy recomendables

  •   Lo mejor de la visita fue Eva, gracias a su pasión por su trabajo aprendimos muchísimo con ella. Fue tan agradable aprender tantas curiosidades que la visita se nos pasó... read more


      Muy buena visita! Muy completa de información, dinámica y entretenida!
    Gracias Eva por tu atención!!


      Un lugar e historia maravillosos explicados con cariño y entusiasmo, en grupo reducido. Muy recomendable!