Shore excursion from the Cruising Port of Almeria to discover the Alhambra Palace in Granada, home of the Moorish Sultans. Visit Alhambra with a professional live guide. Skip the long lines and discover the Nasrid Palaces and also the Generalife Gardens.
Full-day Shore Excursion from the Cruising port of Almeria to discover the Jewel of Andalusia, the exquisite Alhambra Palace in Granada.
Our staff will be waiting for you at the Cruise Ship Pier in Almeria. We'll start our shore excursion with a comfortable, scenic drive through gorgeous Andalusia countryside, discovering a variety of landscapes while passing through the stunning Desert of Tabernas (moon-like scenery and place where the famous Dollar Trilogy starring Clint Eastwood was shot), travel along the famous Sierra Nevada Mountains while discovering from away the highest peaks of the Iberian Peninsula – Mulhacen 3482 mt. and Veleta – 3393 mt.) to reach Granada, the former capital of the Moorish Nasrid Kingdom.
About halfway we will make a stop with the possibility to have a coffee and use the toilets. Upon arrival we will do a walking tour into the city center of Granada and you’ll enjoy as well some free time at your disposal to keep exploring this magnificent Moorish city, have something to eat or buying some souvenirs.
Later on we will discover the most visited monument in Spain, the Alhambra Palace of Granada, the jewel of Andalusian heritage and masterpiece of Muslim art in Europe, former residence of the Moorish sultans. Discover Alhambra with a professional live guide. Skip the long lines and immerse yourself in history. For 2.5 hours your guide will lead you along the streets and through the palaces, courtyards and gardens of the Alhambra. You’ll learn about the history of the monument, typical Moorish architecture and the lives of the Nasrid sultans who lived in these palaces.
In the afternoon we start the return-trip to our ship. Arrival at Almeria Cruising Port and the end of our service.
This program may be altered in order to suit with the departing time of your ship from Almeria.