Spanish Apartments to Rent in Cordoba – A Great Base From Which to Explore This Exciting City

An extremely exciting part of Spain in which to reserve Spanish apartments to rent or holiday villas in Spain is the wonderful city of Cordoba. Contemporary Cordoba is well-known for Flamenco and bullfighting and is without doubt one of the most gorgeous places to visit in southern Spain. Cordoba also has strong Moorish influences and was one of the last Moorish cities held before the Christians reclaimed the country. Cordoba is the main city of its province and the most significant city in Andalucia after Seville.

Should you be venturing out taking in the sights or going for walks best do this early in the day between about nine in the morning and noon

For those individuals who decide to a book self-catering Spanish apartments to rent or a villa holiday letting in Spain in Cordoba, there is a wide range of exciting regional meals and beverages available if you are feeling adventurous. The cuisine in Cordoba is characteristically Mediterranean and great tasting. Why not consider a few of the following specialities:Gazpacho is a favourite cold starter and is a soup made of vegetables, especially tomatoes with olive oil and garlic. Cold meats such as Jamon (cured ham) and chorizo are also very tasty in the hot weather as are typical local sausages such as Salchichon de Pozo Blanco, Cana de Lomo and Morcilla (blood sausage).Visitors who may be considering staying in Cordoba and arranging their Spanish apartments to rent or villa holiday letting in Spain there will probably be curious to discover what kind of climate the city has. June to September tend to be the hottest months and temperatures can be as high as 104 degrees Fahrenheit in the daytime and around 60 degrees Fahrenheit during the night. However rain is unusual in the summer-time. Below are some suggestions of how you can best deal with the sizzling summer weather conditions:Try to stick to light, loose-fitting linen or cotton clothing.

Cold meats such as Jamon (cured ham) and chorizo are also very tasty in the hot weather as are typical local sausages such as Salchichon de Pozo Blanco, Cana de Lomo and Morcilla (blood sausage)

Wear a hat and use the correct factor sunscreen for your skin type. Should you be venturing out taking in the sights or going for walks best do this early in the day between about nine in the morning and noon. Stay out of the direct sun – keep to the shade whenever possible while you are out and about sightseeing. Remember to take some water with you as you don’t want to get de-hydrated.Do what the locals do and have a siesta ( a lie down or a nap) in the afternoon and venture out later in the evening when it is cooler.

Cold meats such as Jamon (cured ham) and chorizo are also very tasty in the hot weather as are typical local sausages such as Salchichon de Pozo Blanco, Cana de Lomo and Morcilla (blood sausage)

Cordoba is an excellent town to visit and to book your Spanish apartments to rent or your villa holiday letting in Spain if you want to check out some customary Spanish activities including bullfighting or even Flamenco dancing. Although many people do not agree with the sport of bullfighting it is still a popular activity in parts of Spain. Cordoba has its own bullring and bullfight is all about discipline and training. From start to finish, the air is electric with the thrill and anticipation of the encounter between matador, with his graceful moves and the powerful bull. If bullfighting does not appeal, you may enjoy the spectacle of Flamenco dancing which can be seen in various clubs in Cordoba as well as in some tapas bars and restaurants.Cordoba definitely enjoys celebrating the many festivals which take place during the entire year. Regardless of when you book your holiday villas Spain or your Spanish apartments to rent, in all probability you’ll encounter a lively festival! Cordoba is famous for its flower filled-patios and you can see them in all their glory when they are opened to the public for the Patio Festival in May. On June 19 is the white night of flamenco and the streets, squares, taverns ring to the sound of guitar chords, footsteps and voices. In July is the famous Cordoba Guitar Festival which attracts people from all over the world who love to play guitars.You’ll find so many unique places to go and explore if you happen to book your self-Spanish apartments to rent or your holiday villas in Spain in captivating Cordoba. And listed below are a few different places which are worth a visit;Mezquita Mosque and CathedralThis unique Spanish attraction unites the religious elements of Islam and Christianity and is the largest temple in the world with more than a hundred columns made up of granite, jasper and other fine stones. It also features Spanish-Flemish vaults, Renaissance domes, and baroque altar vaults.Wine CellarsMontilla is best known for its world-class wines. The making of Montilla wine is a special process and the wine cellars are open for visitors on weekdays by appointment.La JuderiaDuring the days of the Romans and the Goths, this was the Jewish area and several shrines can be found here to pay respect to some of the prominent people of Cordoba from past generations such as the Roman philosopher Seneca, the Arabian philosopher Averroes and the Jewish philosopher Maimonides. This is also a good place to find fine jewellers and silversmiths.

If you want a fabulous summer holiday choose a holiday letting in Spain in Cordoba. There are a selection of beautiful holiday villas in Spain on offer, if you search on-line. You can book a villa or even Spanish apartments to rent in Cordoba directly with the private owners. Eddie Lucas, the author, works for the Holiday-Villa-Select website which offers cost effective holiday rentals in Spain booked direct with owners who advertise their holiday villa or apartment on this website no commission charged.

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