Medina Azahara

Explore a legendary city, founded over 1000 years ago by the first caliph of Al-Andalus, Abd-al-Rahman III, as the administrative capital and place for the ostentation of power in one of the richest and most influential states in the whole Middle Ages.

This tour, which lasts 3 hours, will reveal to you an archaeological site that is unique in the world and where you’ll feel the value of true power. Listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 2018, it is only 8 km from Córdoba in a fantastic location at the foot of the mountains and opposite the fertile Guadalquivir valley.

Pricing and details


3 h.


1-10 guests 180 €
For larger groups, please contact.



More information

Pick up at your hotel or at the visitor’s center.

Private tour with a local licensed guide for around 3:15 hours.

Tickets and transportation are not included.


We suggest to start this tour around 9:00

On Monday the archaeological site is closed.

Don’t forget comfortable shoes and sun cream

We recommend to take a taxi to go to the visitor’s center, a great value for money service and easy to use. As you can check here the return ticket is 29,10€ on weekdays or 35,56€ on weekend up to 4 persons. Don’t worry we will help you to book it!

From the visitor’s center to the ruins it is mandatory to take a bus which cost 2,5€ return ticket

Why beCórdoba?

Total flexibility

The times and tours that we offer are fully adaptable. If you wish to visit somewhere that isn’t mentioned in the description of the tour, just let us know and we can go there.

Private guide

You will have a guide exclusively at your service, so you will be sure to enjoy the maximum attention and privacy.

A Cordoban will show you the city

You won’t just visit the most typical places but also explore less well-known details and discover places where normally only local people go.

No flags, microphones or umbrellas

I’m longing to show you Córdoba and my main aim is that you have an unforgettable experience, so you can be assured that you won’t feel like a sightseer when I accompany you.