What To Expect
After meeting your guide in downtown Cordoba, you will start exploring the wonders of Cordoba's courtyards patios.
After the Courtyards Festival of Cordoba - which takes place every year in May - was declared a Intangible World Heritage by UNESCO in 2012, the interest for this breathtaking tradition that consists in decorating the patios of the traditional andalusian homes with colorul flowers has hugely increased.
But as the splendor of the typical courtyards of Cordoba does not only reach its maximum in May, you willl have the opportunity to visit the patios of seven traditional houses of the San Basilio neighborhood that date from the 14th to the 21st century.
Marvel at Courtyards full of flowers and hanging flowerpots, scents of jasmine, orange blossom geraniums and carnations, colors and breathtaking views.
After that, the tour continues in the Alcazar of Cordoba, an old palace from the 14th century in the historic centre of Cordoba.
With your guide, you will explore the little alleys of the palace, rooms full of roman mosaics, meeting rooms where important character as Columbus came to talk with the kings. You will also see that it is possible to see traces of the old Roman castle and of the Arabic palace that were here before.
The best way to finish this tour is strolling through the enchanting Arabic-Christian style gardens of the Palace. Marvel at its differentiated terraces, the rose gardens, the statues are of Isabella and Ferdinand, the Catholic Monarchs, the large pools and fountains and much more.
Professional tour guide
3 hours walking tour
Guided visit of seven courtyards
Skip the line tickets to the Alcazar of Cordoba
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
This tour it is not recommendable for disable people as it includes lots of stairs and towers climbing.
The tour runs from March 1 to June 30 and from October 1 to November 30.
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1 or 2 days
1 or 2 hours
2 hours 30 minutes