Holidays in Cordoba, Andalucia, Spain

Cordoba is a very old city that predates back to many thousands of years ago, before the birth of Christ. Ancient remains of a Neanderthal Man have been discovered here. The foundation of the city was increased when the heavily decorated Roman consul Marcus Claudius Marcellus founded a colony alongside the Iberian settlement that had existed there. Cordoba later became Europe’s largest city under the rule of the Moors and was then considered the “Mecca of the West”.

Include in that the Palace of Viana and you have history that is tactile, touchable

Besides being a magnificent city that looks beautiful alongside the Guadalquivir River by day or night. It also has its agricultural farming with orchards and olive groves breaking urban stretches.A visit to the mountainous areas of the Sierra de Hornachuelos, the Sierras de Cardena and the Montoro Nature Reserves are a consideration not to be missed. There are monuments that have infused Cordoba with its special cultural quality such as: the Mezquita – the Great Mosque; the archeological site at Medina-Azahara; the Juderia – the Jewish Quarter and let’s not forget the crossing over the Roman Bridge to visit the Moorish Waterwheels. Cordoba is abound with monuments of significant history. There are also three museums of significant worth that can detail your cultural visit. Include in that the Palace of Viana and you have history that is tactile, touchable.There are a wide variety of restaurants and other eating establishments that offer the true taste of the region: cured ham, stewed bull’s tail and “Salmorejo” (regional gazpacho soup).

The foundation of the city was increased when the heavily decorated Roman consul Marcus Claudius Marcellus founded a colony alongside the Iberian settlement that had existed there

There are others too that offer international cuisine using local produce such as olive oil, almonds and local wine on the Montilla-Moriles Wine Route. Whatever you choose the gastronomic delights are sure to be savoured.Flight transfers from Malaga to Cordoba are readily available. Taxis and Shuttle services are available but the distance will make this very expensive. Using the train is considerably cheaper.

There are also three museums of significant worth that can detail your cultural visit

Car hire is a good option too and it may be preferable to rent the car from Cordoba itself instead of the airport. When booking your flight tickets consider these options and ask your agent to tailor these into your arrangements.

The Author writes for Holiday Home Rentals who have a selection of Villas in Cordoba and Apartments in Cordoba which can be rented direct from their owners.

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