In the 12th century, when muslims ruled in Granada, a brilliant and beautiful 17 year old woman, a poet, begins her work as a teacher in the Court of Granada. But the twelfth century is a very turbulent time. Two Muslim dynasties are fighting in the city, while , the Christians from the north threaten its borders.
She felt in love with another young poet, the visir; but the son of the Caliph, also loved her…
A genuine, precocious feminist who became a famed teacher and one of the greatest poets of her age.
Discover this beautiful but tragic and wonderful story. Let me tell you and to retrace their steps around the oldest Granada’s narrow streets, the palace where she worked as a teacher and lived her loved. . .
Live this special experience inmersing in their lives.


This tour is very special. It designed to giving honors to the literature and poetry of the andalusian culture, throught one of the most unknown personages. Hafsa al Rakuniya who is described in the book “The garden of the Poetry”.
We walk around the Albaycin, discovering the oldest vestiges: wall, Alcazaba Qadima, Carmenes in the Albaycin, imagining the markets in the places where they were located. . . and some surprises.

Meeting Point/Duration

Meeting Point: Plaza Nueva

Duration: 2.5 hours

What is included

  • Guiding Services
  • Taxes


  •  Optional: We recommend to visit Dar-al -Horra palace  and see the exposition  about science in Al-andalus. Tickets are not included, the cost is 5 euros each