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Palacio de Viana

Palacio de Viana: Our most recommended tours and activities

Córdoba City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

1. Córdoba City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Córdoba has historically attracted travelers and civilizations because of its location on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, as well as for its sunny climate and its natural resources. Romans, Arabs, Jews, and Christians have all left their mark on the city of Córdoba with monumental buildings, works of art, and advanced infrastructure. During your time in Córdoba, see the main highlights of the city with a 24 hour hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus pass. Enjoy a complete trip lasting 1 hour and 20 minutes, or get off and back on at places that interest you the most. With this pass, you can marvel at the masterpieces of the Mezquita, the Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, the Torre de la Calahorra, the Palacio de la Merced, and the Roman Temple. Visit the city of Medina Azahara, built by the caliph Abd al-Rahman III, in the image of his greatness. See museums and learn about cultural festivals, and experience the city to its fullest at any of the tours 17 stops. Stop 1 - Parada Panorámica del Río - Torre de la Calahorra Stop 2 - Parada Jardin Botánico - Zoológico Stop 3 - Parada Ciudad de los Niños Stop 4 - Parada San Basilio Stop 5 - Parada Puerta de Almodovar Stop 6 - Parada Mercado de la Victoria Stop 7 - Parada Gran Capitán Stop 8 - Parada Estación de Trenes/Autobuses Stop 9 - Parada Palacio de la Merced - Diputación Stop 10 - Parada Malmuerta - Sanata Marina Stop 11 - Parada Plaza Corazón de María Stop 12 - Parada San Lorenzo Stop 13 - Parada Realejo - San Andrés Stop 14 - Parada Ayuntamiento - Templo Romano Stop 15 - Parada Arco del Portillo Stop 16 - Parada Puente Romano (Ronda de Isasa) Stop 17 - Parada Baños Califales - Alcázar

Córdoba: Viana Palace Gardens and Patios Entry Ticket

2. Córdoba: Viana Palace Gardens and Patios Entry Ticket

Visit the patios and gardens of Viana Palace, an official national monument and the ‘museum of courtyards’ in Spain’s famous city of courtyards — Córdoba. Discover the exterior of this palatial noble home comprising 12 courtyards, multiple architectural styles, and 5 centuries of history.  Learn of the different historical periods and owners the palace has lived through, and how they formed its appearance today. Explore the surroundings of the complex and see different themes in each courtyard, such as Roman, medieval, Renaissance, and Moorish.  Enjoy orange trees, fountains, arches, and local flora, too. Walk round the beautiful gardens, that take up nearly half the space of the property, that will make you disbelieve that you are in the middle of a city. If you like, opt to enter the historical palace itself with tickets to the palace's interior available to purchase onsite.

Cordoba: Patios and Viana Palace Tour

3. Cordoba: Patios and Viana Palace Tour

After meeting at the Plaza de don Gome Cordoba, you will begin your guided tour experience. You will begin with a tour of the patios of Cordoba, which embelish a heritage of the tradition of the Roman and Arabic eras. Here you will experience a mix of architecture, flowers, plants, sunshine and fountains. You can enjoy the blossoms and feel the freshness of the nature. In this tour you will visit a total of 12 patios and courtyards from the Viana Palace. You will wander the patios, discovering how they have evolved throughout history. Each one is from a different era, from different periods of the 14th century until nowadays. After visiting the patios, you will enter through the palace, and little by little you will discover all of its rooms. You will learn of the history whilst discovering the painting of Goya, the old weapons and the structure's medieval history.

Córdoba: Private Bike Highlights Tour with Personal Guide

4. Córdoba: Private Bike Highlights Tour with Personal Guide

A Córdoba private bike tour with guide is a nice way to discover this beautiful city from Andalusia. Cordoba was one of the most important cities in Europe and has one of the largest mosques in the world. During these private tour you will discover this beautiful city with your own group. Of course you indicate the pace and you have the possibly to ask all your questions to the experienced guide. We take you to the hidden streets, beautiful squares and other local places which are not in the books. Set off with a private guide and enjoy Cordoba in an exclusive way. If you want to adjust something during the route, that's no problem. You can just ask the guide at the start of the tour and we will adapt the tour. You go out with your own company, so you can decide what you want to see. In consultation, you can also choose the time you want to start. So it's really a tailor-made tour! This and much more ensures that you go back home with a unique experience. During this private bike tour you will see the Corredera Square, San Basilio, Roman Bridge, Patios, Mosque-Cathedral (Mezquita-catedral), Church San Lorenzo, Church Santa Marina, Palacio de Viana, Royal Stables of Córdoba, Statue of Manolete, and the Alcazar of the Cristian Monarchs.

  • Guided tours
  • Entry tickets
  • Hop-on hop-off tours
  • Private tours

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What people are saying about Palacio de Viana

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 411 reviews

I got there early to avoid the crowds and it worked! After I finished the circuit, I did it backwards . This was on a Sunday, and found a bunch of beautiful little girls all in lacy ivory dresses getting their photos taken. Stunning pictures. I highly recommend this location.

Excellent place to visit. Very well kept. Not crowded. They control the amount of people enteringbthe gardens and that makes your experience more enyoyable.

The tour guides are excellent. Liar with the mosque is passionate. We learned loads and highly recommend the tour

Excellent service, I had no problem with getting to the place and with the receipt of the ticket, all phenomenal

Easy to find. Calm and tranquil. Cool even when 37° outside. An hour max to visit.