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  1. Spain
  2. Andalusia
  3. Cordoba
  4. Courtyards of Córdoba

Córdoba: Guided Tour of the Patios

Product ID: 74944
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Explore the popular patios of Córdoba with a Spanish or English-speaking guide, and travel back to the origins of the city from Roman times to learn how the famous courtyards evolved over time.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See 7 or 8 of the popular patios of Córdoba
  • Hear how the patios evolved from the days of the Roman Empire
  • Enjoy a beer and typical tapa
Full description
Marvel at the beautiful patios of Córdoba and discover why UNESCO included them on their Intangible Heritage of Humanity list for the city's May celebrations of abundant flowers.

See a selection of 7 or 8 courtyards and get an insight into how they evolved. Travel back to their origins when Córdoba was part of the Roman Empire as the capital of the province of Hispania Baetica. Marvel at the different types of patio and capture the scent of sweet-smelling flowers.

Hear how the patios became a place of friendship where people would present plants and trees to help keep the homes cool and sheltered from the hot climate of Andalusia. End with a drink and typical tapa of salmorejo Cordobés (tomato, garlic, oil and bread paste).
  • Guide
  • 1 beer and a tapa ("salmorejo Cordobés")
  • Ticket fee of patio

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Meeting point

Meet at the main door of the Caballerizas Reales (Royal Stables). Do not enter the building. From May 6 to May 19, 2019, the meeting point will be the main door of the Ayuntamiento de Córdoba (Town Hall of Córdoba) on Calle Capitulares.

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Product ID: 74944