Guided tour

Patios of Cordoba Walking Tour

4.4 / 5

92 reviews

Activity provider: Cordoba a Pie

Patios of Cordoba Walking Tour

Activity provider: Cordoba a Pie

From US$ 16.48 per person

See an abundance of flowers in bloom on a walking tour of the famous patios of Cordoba. Enter the courtyards of various buildings in the traditional neighborhood of San Basilio.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Explore the famous patios of the San Basilio neighborhood
  • See some of the most typical flowers of Spain
  • Walk around the most beautiful neighborhood of Cordoba
Full description
Discover why the patios of Cordoba are famous around the world on a walking tour of the traditional neighborhood of San Basilio. Enter some of the historical courtyards, designed since the days of the Romans to offer shade from the hot sun of Andalusia. Learn the history of the lovely tradition of decorating the patios with an abundance of flowers, mosaics and other garden features. Hear how the locals maintain the flowers and learn about the annual contest, known as the Battle of the Flowers. when the private courtyards are opened to the public as part of the spring celebrations.                                                 
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    Meet outside the main entrance to the Alcázar, next to the flags.

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    4.4 /5

    based on 92 reviews

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    The tour as such has been less than expected

    The patios are a pass, but the tour was not expected. After being in the morning with a free guide visiting Córdoba, I expected that at least to pay for this tour, the queues would be avoided because, if not, it makes no sense to pay since the guide does nothing exceptional during it ... I would not recommend this tour It is not logical to hire it because you can perfectly do any of the routes that come on the maps ... they should consider offering a plus to this tour to compensate for doing so. Thank you very much. Meat

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    May 14, 2017


    We were told in the morning that our English guide was sick and our tour was cancelled. Since we would be in Cordoba only yesterday so I asked if we could join the Spanish group. When we got there we found out that we were the only members of the tour. Nonetheless our tour guide Stephina did an excellent job showing us the beautiful patios. And although she claimed here English was not good, we had no problem understanding each other!

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    April 4, 2017

    We had a wonderful tour and guide! We accidentally booked the Spanish patio tour but as no one else had booked our guide did it in English, she was worried about not speaking English that well, but she was fab! Lovely girl. Lovely experience

    August 16, 2022

    Product ID: 52265