The magnificent Alhambra Palace, perched high on a hill above the bustling city of Granada, is a highlight of many visitors’ holidays in Andalucia. The intricate Islamic artwork, the cooling corridors with fabulous views, and the grand gardens with their ornamental fountains all help to create a magical setting which has attracted travellers for hundreds of years.

Unsurprisingly, there are thousands who want to see this architectural marvel, and a little bit of planning is essential. An article in the Telegraph by Chris Leadbeater offers some useful tips on visiting the Alhambra. From personal experience it’s worth also considering the Doble de Oro ticket, which offers admission not only to the Alhambra but also to other historic houses around the city.

Here’s the article: How to visit the Alhambra