Guided tour Legends of the Alhambra

Legends of the Alhambra

A visit for you to take a quiet walk in the Alhambra at night, hearing the forest, the sound of water and the silence of a lonely Alhambra.

What does the visit consist of?

This visit consists of a two-hour guided tour of the Alhambra Palace and its surroundings. The itinerary chooses emblematic places from the legends of the most romantic and hermetic Alhambra.

What do we propose in this visit?

Our proposal is for you breathe and walk with tranquility in the Alhambra at night, hearing the forest, the sound of the water and the silence of a solitary Alhambra.

In this visit, you will know the legends and stories of the Alhambra, from W. Irving and romantic literature to the most hermetic and symbolic content of the monument. During the walk you will have the sensation of nostalgia and solitude in one of the most visited monuments in the world. You will read a book sculpted in stone, wrapped in a magical forest where fable and legend join the living history of the place.

The walls of the Alhambra have always marked a border with the rest of the city, when you cross it, you will enter an idyllic and dreamy place. You will see the best views of the Albaicin and Sacromonte at night. The first tomb of Isabel the Catholic and a sensory walk surrounded by nature.

What will you visit?

You will walk you will walk around the walled enclosure of the Alhambra, going through its current forest. You will also visit the Puerta de la Justicia, the Puerta del Vino, the Plaza de la Alcazaba, the Palacio de Carlos V and some interiors of the Parador de San Francisco. Finally, you will go down the Cuesta de los Chinos until you reach the Paseo de los Tristes.

NOTE: This visit does NOT include the interiors of the Nasrid Palaces, the Alcazaba and the Generalife Gardens.

MEETING POINT  You can looking for the Pilar del Toro next to the Church of Santa Ana. In front of Plaza Nueva.
  • Friday and Saturday (hours and special availability on holidays)
  • From 15 October to February at 8:00 p.m.
  • From March to April at 9:30 p.m.
  • From May to August at 10pm.
  • September to 14 October at 9:30 p.m.
REQUIRED [icon_tick state=»on»] Present yourself at the meeting point at least 10 minutes in advance.
[icon_tick state=»on»] Official Tourist Guide or Official Heritage Interpreter.
[icon_tick state=»off»]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.
  • The use of flash, or selfie stick is not allowed inside the palaces.
  • Medium accessibility. People with certain difficulties for movement should indicate it in the reservation to facilitate access.
  • 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.
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