Cordoba sightseeings

Cordoba sightseeings

April 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Different cultures have marked the city of Córdoba that was the Roman and Moorish capital city, the centre of Western Europe. Situated on the banks of the river Guadalquivir it welcomed great philosophers like the Roman Séneca, Averroes,  Maimónides the Jew, writers like Luis de Góngora, or painters like Julio Romero de Torres.

Cordoba monuments and museums

Cordoba monuments and museums

April 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Mosque is Córdoba’s main monument. Work on its construction started soon after Abd al-Rahman the first took over the Emirate. Its most ancient foundations are built over the remains of the primitive Visigothic basilica of San Vicente. After Córdoba was conquered by the Christians, at the beginning of the sixteenth century, the city council […]

Cordoba

Cordoba

April 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

During the 10th century Cordoba was the cultural center of Spain. Several cities in this ancient country might now claim that title. But, many sights in this Andalucian town show why Cordoba was – and still is – one of the leaders. The Mezquita of Cordoba is one that would easily make the list. Built […]

4-day Spain tour from Madrid

4-day Spain tour from Madrid

March 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In Granada to see the amazing Arab architecture of the Alhambra, last stronghold of the Moorish kingdoms until 1492 and one of Andalucia’s special highlights.; visit to the World Heritage city of Toledo before returning to Madrid. You’ll discover a glorious city filled with amazing medieval architecture, and take a walk into the past along its cobblestone alleyways.

5-Day Southern Spain Tour: Seville, Cordoba, Toledo, Ronda, Costa del Sol and Granada from Madrid

5-Day Southern Spain Tour: Seville, Cordoba, Toledo, Ronda, Costa del Sol and Granada from Madrid

February 16, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

5 days to explore some of Spain’s most famous cities: Seville, Cordoba, Toledo, Ronda, Costa del Sol and Granada. Andalucia is one of the most attractive areas within the Mediterranean regions, due to its mild climate, environmental nature, its history and culture.