Corboba Courtyards Tour + Alcazar de Cordoba Tickets and Guided Visit

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Courtyards of Cordoba
Courtyards of Cordoba
Courtyards of Cordoba
Courtyards of Cordoba
Courtyards of Cordoba
Courtyards of Cordoba
Courtyards of Cordoba
Courtyards of Cordoba
Courtyards of Cordoba
Courtyards of Cordoba
Courtyards of Cordoba
Courtyards of Cordoba
The gardens of the Alcazar of Cordoba
The gardens of the Alcazar of Cordoba
The gardens of the Alcazar of Cordoba
The gardens of the Alcazar of Cordoba
The gardens of the Alcazar of Cordoba
The gardens of the Alcazar of Cordoba
Courtyards of Cordoba
Courtyards of Cordoba
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What To Expect

Discover the scent, the colors, the blossoms and the magic essence of Cordoba during this walking tour. Explore traditional courtyards of typical houses of Cordoba in San Basilio neighborhood. Then, skip the lines and visit the Alcazar of the Catholic Monarchs that served as the Kings palace in the 14th century and marvel at the Alcarar gardens and fountains.

Highlights

  • Discover the tradition of Cordoba's May Courtyards Festival almost all year long

  • Visit patios of traditional houses of Cordoba and marvel at the colourful flowers and hanging flowerpots, stone mosaics, ceramic decorations and fountains

  • Skip the line at the Alcazar of Cordoba and learn about the history of this former Visigoth fortress that was a palace of the Catholic Kings

  • Climb the Alcazar Tower of the Lions and Tower of Homage baths and explore its splendid gardens with ornate mosaics, fountains and beautiful flowers

Specifications

Type:
Tours in Cordoba
Departs From:
Cordoba
Meeting Point:
Plaza Agrupación de las Cofradías 1, Cordoba
Duration:
3 hours
Availability:
daily except Monday at 11:00 AM
Product Code:
14915
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Description

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.

Includes

  • Professional tour guide

  • 3 hours walking tour

  • Guided visit of seven courtyards

  • Skip the line tickets to the Alcazar of Cordoba

  • Guided visit of the Alcazar and its Gardens

Excludes

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Meals and drinks

Please Note

  • 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.

  • The tour is free for children up to 11 years old.

Cancellation Policy

  • 200% Cancellation Fee (-100% reimbursement): 1 day prior to date of activity.

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