Discover the Andalusian charm of Cordoba on this day trip from Costa del Sol. The intriguing ancient city of Cordoba was the capital of Moorish Spain for over three centuries, and is thought to have been the largest city in Europe during the time of Islamic rule. This long period hasn't gone unnoticed in the city's architecture and landmarks. With your guide, visit Cordoba's town center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the city's most important highlights, including the magnificent Great Mosque of Cordoba, which retains its amazing Islamic architecture.
Meet your local guide in centrally located pick up points in Costa del Sol and relax on a comfortable air-conditioned coach on the drive to Cordoba. When you arrive, admire views of the beautiful city on a panoramic sightseeing tour of the impressive Moorish part of Cordoba, which will provide you with insights into Andalusia's past. As your local guide explains the interesting history of Cordoba, see the Roman Bridge, the Synagogue, the Jewish Quarter and the famous Great Mosque of Cordoba from your coach.Next, continue with a guided walking tour of the Jewish Quarter and Cordoba's city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and wander along a network of streets, alleyways, squares and whitewashed courtyards. See the Synagogue and the Roman Bridge and learn the importance of the city in the medieval period from your guide.After your walking tour, have free time for a traditional Spanish lunch at a local restaurant (own expense). Then, meet your guide in central Cordoba to enjoy a sightseeing tour of the typical Andalusian patios (courtyards) and gardens of Cordoba. Take in the last views of Cordoba as you relax on your comfortable coach and leave the city on your way back to Costa del Sol.