Córdoba Neighborhood tours

Our most recommended Córdoba Neighborhood tours

Córdoba: Jewish Quarter, Synagogue, Mosque, and Alcázar Tour

1. Córdoba: Jewish Quarter, Synagogue, Mosque, and Alcázar Tour

Enjoy an enriching experience on a guided walking tour through the jewels of Córdoba. Stop by the Alcazar of the Catholic Kings, tour the Great Mosque-Cathedral, stroll through the Jewish Quarter, and visit the synagogue, with all entrance fees included. Listen to insightful commentary from your guide. Commence your tour of Córdoba at Plaza del Cardenal Salazar and learn the history of the Jewish Sephardi Quarter. Discover an old synagogue converted into an Arabic-style chapel. Next, go to the souk, reminiscent of an 18th-century building in the style of an Arabic bazaar or typical Córdoba craft market. Continue to the 14th-century Córdoba Synagogue, built in the medieval era. Experience first-hand what life was like in the city at the 12th-century Casa Andalusí. Next, explore the Jewish Quarter and learn more about Al-Andalus and Córdoba from your guide. Enter the Doña Leonor Baths baths of the Arabic Palace before taking a tour inside the Alcazar of the Catholic Monarchs. See the official residence of the Christian kings and hear about its many secrets. Get a breathtaking view of the city and its enchanting gardens. Finally, admire the staggeringly beautiful Mezquita Cathedral (Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba).

Córdoba Daily Highlights Bike Tour

2. Córdoba Daily Highlights Bike Tour

On this bike tour through Cordoba, you visit the most beautiful places in the city. Of course you see the Mezquita, the Jewish quarter, squares, and patios. This beautiful city is very bicycle friendly and that makes cycling in Cordoba very nice. You should not miss this bike tour if you want to learn more about one of the most beautiful and historic cities in the world. Cycling in Cordoba is definitely recommended and suitable for all ages. Additionally, discovering Córdoba in this fun and dynamic manner will not only expose you to the sites that have given it its reputation, but will also provide you with a fabulous sense of orientation in the city and give you valuable information about how to proceed. Learn about where you should eat and what you should see during your stay, as your guide points out the best restaurants, bars, and more. During this bike tour you will see the Corredera Square, Roman Bridge, Calahora Tower-Museum, Mosque-Cathedral (Mezquita-catedral), Church San Lorenzo, Church Santa Marina, Statue of Manolete, and the Viana Palace.

Patios of Cordoba Walking Tour

3. Patios of Cordoba Walking Tour

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.                                                 

Cordoba's Authentic Patios: 2-Hour Tour with Tickets

4. Cordoba's Authentic Patios: 2-Hour Tour with Tickets

Discover the Cordovan Courtyards, known as patios in Spanish, a main attraction in Cordoba. Learn about the origin of the patios on this 2-hour tour around the Alcazar Viejo neighborhood, and visit the interior of well-preserved houses. Experience the local way of life in this area of the old city. Enter 5 private patios where the owners will tell you about the decorative detail and how they take care of the flowers. Find out more about the Courtyard Festival held in May of each year. The patios were declared a World Heritage tradition by UNESCO in 2012. Although they are beautiful throughout the year, the best time to visit is March, April or May.

Alcazar of Cordoba Entry Ticket and Guided Tour

5. Alcazar of Cordoba Entry Ticket and Guided Tour

Admire the rich ornamentations of the former royal palace of the Catholic kings of Spain on a tour of the Alcazar of Cordoba with an official guide. Enter through the main entrance gate and immerse yourself in the wonderful architecture of the palace, located on the site of a fortress built by the Visigoths and later occupied by the Caliphate of Cordoba. Learn more about historical events that shaped its importance to the city, including the meeting between Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon and the explorer Christopher Columbus before he set sail for America. Stroll through rooms with remarkable features, such as the mosaics of the Salon de los Mosaicos. Admire the crenellated towers and the Moorish motifs of the baths of the Patio Morisco. Then, climb the watchtowers for panoramic views of the gardens. Stroll through the landscaped gardens to look at the beautiful water features, fish ponds and orange trees.

Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba Guided Tour with Tickets

6. Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba Guided Tour with Tickets

Be awed by the spectacular beauty of the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba on a 1-hour guided tour of one of the most visited monuments in Spain. Conserving the decorative style of an Islamic mosque, construction of the magnificent monument began in the 8th century. Later extensions vastly increased its size, turning it into the second biggest mosque in the world before it became a Catholic cathedral. Venture inside to discover a forest of columns and elegant double arches, and admire the ornate maqsuramihrab (apse) along with other decorative highlights. Be led by an official guide to build a full picture of this landmark building.

Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba and Jewish Quarter Tour

7. Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba and Jewish Quarter Tour

Journey back in time and explore the amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba with a Spanish or English-speaking guide. Learn the history of the monument, built on the orders of the caliph Abd Ar Rahman to rival the great mosques of the East. Marvel at the striking architectural features, such as the double arches of red and white stone that provided the building with height and visual interest.   Next, stroll the narrow streets of the historical Jewish Quarter to see the synagogue and Municipal Souk, where local artisans demonstrate their ancient skills to passersby. Discover the statue of the rabbi and philosopher, Maimonides on Plaza de Tiberiades.

Córdoba: Local Wine Tasting Evening

8. Córdoba: Local Wine Tasting Evening

Your guide meet up with you at 8:00PM, in a nice little winery-shop which will open up especially for this wine tasting. Your expert will then explain to you over the space of 1.5 hours the different wines from the region Montilla-Moriles, partnered with different delicious typical local Tapas. You can enjoy this guided tour whilst tasting a selection of Spanish wines and learning about Córdoba's history as a wine making region. Following your tour, you will know and recognize the differences between wines such as: Fino, Oloroso, and the sweet Pedro Ximénez, all of which are from the wine region of Montilla-Moriles. Of course, you will be free to ask about the wines that you want, and this wine experience includes a wine tasting partnered with delicious tapas, before concluding at the wine shop.

Cordoba Courtyards by Bike, Electric Bike

9. Cordoba Courtyards by Bike, Electric Bike

Explore the patios of Cordoba by your choice of bike or electric bike and enjoy the fragrance of the different courtyards in bloom. Select your preferred mode of transportation, you can choose between electric or normal bikes for the same price. Visit 4 of the most beautiful courtyards of the historical houses, to contrast the different styles. Discover this wonderful tradition and know more about of the origins of this unique festivity, declared inmaterial heritage of humanity by the Unesco. In all the tour you will be in the company of an experimented guide, that will guide you through the city of Córdoba and their beautiful streets and courtyards.

From Seville: Private Transfer to Granada and Córdoba Tour

10. From Seville: Private Transfer to Granada and Córdoba Tour

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Seville and journey to the impressive city of Córdoba. Go to the Mezquita de Córdoba to look at its intricate arches and marvel at one of the finest examples of Islamic art in Spain. Then, stroll the narrow streets of the Jewish Quarter and contrast the patios of colorful flowers with the whitewashed walls and Spanish tiles. Discover highlights such as the Synagogue, Royal Stables, and the Alcázar before sampling local tapas, such as flamenquin (pork roll) and salmorejo (cold tomato and bread soup) at your own expense. Pass the historic water mills of the Guadalquivir River and the impressive Roman bridge. Finally, be transferred to the city of Granada. Be dropped off in the city to continue your exploration of Andalucia.

  • Guided tours
  • Private tours
  • Day trips
  • Multi-day trips
20 activities found
Sort by:
Page 1 of 2

Frequently asked questions about Córdoba

What are the most popular museums and exhibitions in Córdoba?

Other Sightseeing Options in Córdoba

Want to discover all there is to do in Córdoba? Click here for a full list.