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Discover the Extraordinary Landmarks of Andalusia - How to Explore Them!

Andalusia, a treasure trove of history and culture, enchants visitors from around the globe. Majestic palaces, impressive cathedrals, and picturesque towns promise unforgettable experiences.

If you’re planning to visit this region, it’s a good idea to book tickets for major attractions in advance. Many tourists start purchasing tickets for popular spots several months ahead!

Here are some key tips to help you explore the most important landmarks in Andalusia.

Granada - Alhambra and Nasrid Palaces

The undisputed jewel of Andalusia, Alhambra, is a stunning palace complex built by the Moors. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it features richly decorated rooms, the Generalife gardens, and breathtaking views of the city and Sierra Nevada mountains. The Nasrid Palaces are a highlight, offering a journey back to the golden age of Muslim civilization – a must-see! Tickets should ideally be booked in advance on the official website, up to 3 months before your planned visit!

Key Tips:

  • If tickets for the palace are sold out, opt for general tickets to the gardens, night tours of the palace, or gardens – it’s truly worth it!
  • Children under 12 enter for free but require a reservation.
  • Be punctual and bring identification.
  • Tickets purchased in advance cannot be refunded or exchanged.
  • On-site, you’ll find a restaurant, a shop, a bar, and restrooms.

🕌 Get tickets and more information on the official website.

🕌 Learn more about what to see in Granada in this article Click Here

Granada Tours (in English)

My first visit to Alhambra was spontaneous and not well-planned. We arrived without prior reservations and didn’t know what to see. Luckily, we got to the main gate early in the morning and, after spending two hours in a long queue, managed to buy tickets, though we couldn’t tour the Nasrid Palaces. Hence, my subsequent returns…

On my next visits, I was with my little one, carried in a sling. I regretted not bringing a stroller, as it would have been necessary only in the Alcazaba fortress, where you need to navigate narrow and steep stairs.

Interesting accommodations in Granada Click Here

Granada Noclegi, Hotel Z Widokiem Na Alhambre

A hotel with a view of the Alhambra

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Cozy hotel in the centre of Granada

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Hotel W Granadzie


The Cathedral & Giralda

Dominating Seville’s skyline, the cathedral is the largest Gothic church in the world! Its impressive structure, with the Giralda tower, is one of Andalusia’s most recognizable symbols. Inside, you’ll find treasures of sacred art, including the tomb of Christopher Columbus.

Key Tips:

  • You can buy tickets at the Alcazar ticket office, but be warned! It’s best to arrive early, as you’ll need to queue separately for the Alcazar and the Giralda, which can be uncomfortable in the heat.
  • For tickets and more information, visit the official website

Other options for purchasing tickets to Seville's attractions


In the heart of Seville stands the majestic Alcazar, a former residence of Castilian kings. Its walls hide richly decorated rooms, patios fragrant with oranges, and mysterious gardens. Visiting the Alcazar is a must during your stay in the Andalusian capital!

🕌 Check hours and available tickets on the official website CLICK HERE

🕌 Learn more about Seville and its must-see landmarks here HERE

When visiting Seville, we queued for Alcazar and Giralda tickets around 9 am. Despite the early hour, it took about 30 minutes to get tickets, and then we waited additional minutes before entering both the Alcazar and Giralda.

Interesting accommodations in Seville Click Here

Odkryj Niezwykłe Zabytki Andaluzji - Jak Je Zwiedzić?!

A cozy hotel in Seville

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A hotel with a view of the old city

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Odkryj Niezwykłe Zabytki Andaluzji - Jak Je Zwiedzić?!



Córdoba’s unique landmark, the Mezquita, is a former mosque turned cathedral. Its dazzling architecture, with forests of columns and arches supporting a massive dome, testifies to the city’s rich history. A stroll through this remarkable site is a journey through the glorious times of the Cordoban Caliphate.

Key Tips:

  • Using photo tripods is not allowed in the monument.

🕌 Check visiting hours and available tickets on the official website: CLICK HERE

Alcazar of the Christian Monarchs

  • Arrive early – Morning hours are best for visiting to avoid crowds and the intense heat, which can be overwhelming in Córdoba.

Recommended tours in Córdoba (in English)

Learn more about Córdoba HERE!

Find interesting accommodations at great prices here!

Hotel W Kordobie

Cosy hostel with Arabic patio

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Hotel in the centre of Cordoba

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Noclegi W Kordobie

Caminito del Rey

Our Facebook group “Andalusia Turystycznie” often gets questions about visiting the famous Caminito del Rey without prior reservations. It’s best to buy tickets on the official website, where you can choose guided or unguided options.

Comments suggest that buying a ticket on-site is possible, usually in the morning. In such cases, the trail is walked in a group with a guide. Interestingly, some users mentioned that you can detach from the group and continue exploring at your own pace, though I haven’t personally verified this.

Caminito del Rey is an amazing experience, so prepare well and choose the option that suits you best!

Other Regions in Andalusia

In other Andalusian landmarks, like the Alcazaba in Málaga, the cathedrals in Cádiz, or Jaén, you’re less likely to encounter issues with ticket availability. These sites typically do not require advance reservations and are more accessible to tourists.

Andalusia is a region full of extraordinary landmarks and places to discover. Whether you plan to explore majestic palaces, charming gardens, or impressive cathedrals, remember to prepare well, bring a hat, and water. It’s good to plan your trip in advance… but leave some room for spontaneous discoveries… 😊 Ole!

PS If you have any questions or concerns, visit our Facebook group Andaluzja Turystycznie – where we share tips and advice on exploring this region.


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