Sights, Sounds, and Scents of the Patios in Córdoba


The city’s Patios Populares (public patios) are usually shared by several families who take care of the courtyard throughout the year. You would be hard-pressed to find two terraces that look the same, each offering a different palette of creepers, jasmine, geraniums, roses and many other wonderful varieties of flowers.
The month of May is the ideal time of year to explore Córdoba’s terraces, around 50 of which are spread across the city and participate in an annual competition to find the most beautiful. Join this guided walking tour to discover the sights, sounds and smells of Córdoba’s charming neighborhoods of Santa Maria, San Lorenzo and San Agustín, areas unknown to most visitors to Córdoba, and walk through 10 to 15 of the city’s most picturesque courtyards. A number of them won first place in the annual competition, which has been held every May since 1933.


Take a guided walk through Córdoba’s beautiful neighborhoods of Santa Marina, San Agustín and San Lorenzo and explore some of the most charming terraces in the city, all part of the contest to find the most beautiful place in the city that takes place every May. since 1933.

  • Enjoy a guided walk through Córdoba’s most charming terraces.
  • Enjoy the views, smells and atmosphere as evening falls.
  • Have a glass of delicious Spanish wine.


  • Tour guide
  • Visit to local patios (10 to 15 in total)
  • Glass of fine local wine, Montilla-Moriles
  • 1 Tapa tasting
  • Taxes
  • Food & Drinks 

Tour Plan

What To Expect

During the tour, you will stop at a typical tavern and taste Fino D.O. wine. Montilla-Moriles with spicy tapa.

Meeting point

Meet your guide at Manolete's Monument, which is located in front of Santa Marina Church in the Santa Marina Quarter.

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Additional Info
  • The tour is offered in French, Spanish, and English.
  • What to bring : Comfortable shoes.
  • Not allowed : Luggage or large bags.
  • Live tour guide : Spanish, English, French.
  • Wheelchair accessible.
Cancellation Policy

To receive a full refund, cancel up to 24 hours in advance.


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