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Cordoba Courtyards Guided Tour
Activities in Córdoba

Cordoba Courtyards Guided Tour

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A very professional and entertaining guide Miguel Jose. Very interesting.
10 Txemi Mugica
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
US$ 17.80
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Explore one of Cordoba's best kept secrets on this guided tour of its enchanting courtyards. Discover the origins of this incredible ancient tradition thanks to your passionate guide.

Cordoba Courtyards Guided Tour Itinerary

Uncover the charming beauty of Cordoba's San Basilio neighbourhood on this guided route of six of its most picturesque courtyards. You'll learn their origins, curiosities and secrets as you hear the anecdotes of the families who live here and take care of the enclosed gardens.

Ceramic azulejo tiles, intricate latticework, blooming fruit trees, potted plants, fountains and ponds, turtles... the traditions and decorations of Islamic Iberia and the Caliph of Cordoba are visible to this day in the quaint courtyards.

At the end of your route, you'll also enjoy a short tour of the Alcazar Viejo neighbourhood and the Bethlehem Tower.

What are the courtyards?

Courtyards have been used throughout history to bring light and air to houses built around them, and have often been the location of a well which would provide water to the dwelling. During the Muslim era these spaces defined the architecture of the houses.

Cordoba Courtyard Festival

During the second and third weeks of May, Cordoba celebrates its Courtyard Festival, which has been declared Intangible Cultural Heritage. If you're lucky enough to visit during these dates, you'll enjoy the courtyards at the height of their splendour.

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Price

Adults Children under 12 years old
English guided tour
US$ 17.80
US$ 10.70

English guided tour

  • Adults

    US$ 17.80
  • Children under 12 years old

    US$ 10.70

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 25 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

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Duration

2 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

Official English speaking guide with a passion for Cordoba.

Entrance to the different courtyards.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Are there lines to get in to the courtyards?

    A - Not usually, except for during the Cordoba courtyard competition, which is usually during the second and third week of May.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 17.80
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Main entrance of the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos