Take this complete two day tour to Cordoba now! Experience it's enormous cultural and historic legacy! Along the way, enjoy the sights of many beautiful cities such as Carmona, La Luisiana and La Carlota. We will then arrive at the city which was once the 'light of the world' when it enjoyed the position of being a caliphate city. The next day, you will discover Medina Azahara with our friendly local guide. It is one of the most important archaeological sites in Spain. You will also immerse yourself in the heart of the beautiful city of Carmona. Enjoy panoramic views which are simply breath-taking. Learn about the most important monuments of this historical city, such as the convent of "La Madre de Dios" and "Las Descalzas." See gorgeous views from Carmona's Parador before returning to Seville.
The tour begins with a scenic one hour bus journey to Córdoba, passing many beautiful cities such as Carmona, La Luisiana and La Carlota. We will then arrive at the city which was once the "light of the world" when it enjoyed the position of being a caliphate city.
Cordoba offers an enormous cultural and historic legacy. We will visit the gorgeous Mosque-Cathedral, declared a World Heritage Site, which is considered the most important monument around the Islamic western. Its shimmering golden mosaics and an endless row of red and white striped arches make it a visual delight. We won't miss the Christian Kings Alcazar, the Jewish Quarter with its narrow streets and white-washed houses full of flowers, and the only Synagogue in Andalusia. We will also walk along the lovely "Calle de las Flores" one of the most traditional places of Cordoba.
Next day you will discover Medina Azahara with our friendly local guide. It is one of the most important archaeological sites in Spain, built in the tenth century at the wish of the Caliph Abd-al Rahman III, using the money bequeathed to him by his favorite concubine, Al-Zahra. This palace city was designed to be the capital of a new province of the Caliphate of Cordoba.
Our next stop will transport you in the heart of the beautiful city of Carmona. It is located on a strategic hill with panoramic views which are simply breath-taking, a good reason why many different civilizations decided to plant their roots in this city.
Your local guide will show you the most important monuments of this historical city, like "La Madre de Dios" and "Las Descalzas." We will end our tour contemplating the gorgeous views from the Carmona's Parador, and with this unforgettable image we will return to Seville.
Entrance to Mosque–Cathedral, Jewish Quarter, Synagogue and Christian Kings Alcazar
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Pick up at Seville Hotels or Check in at Andalsur Excursiones Office
Depart for Córdoba by Bus (1 hour)
Alcazar and Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba
For the first day of the tour, visit the Mosque–Cathedral and the Christian Kings Alcazar to take in their history and different cultures. See the mix of Christian and Muslim architecture followed by a walk along the Calleja de Las Flores to admire the local beauty of the city.
Hotel: Hotel Córdoba Centro or similar 3-star hotel
Set off for the Medina Azahara, whose name translates to "the Shining City", one of the most important archaeological sites in Spain. This palace city was built by the Caliphate to establish a new city as a symbol of power.
City of Carmona
Head to the city of Carmona, situated on a hill to give travelers a panoramic view of the Andalusian countryside. Here, visit the La Madre de Dios and Las Descalzas, two very important historical monuments, before heading back to Seville.
Drop off at Seville Hotels
Price & Options
Please wear appropriate clothing when entering a place of worship.
Please contact the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your hotel booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
The tour will also be given in Spanish.
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 30.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made between 3 business days (08:00:00 local time) to 1 business days (08:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
Any cancellations made within 1 business days of your activity (after 08:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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