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Cordoba Tour from the Costa del Sol

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Key Highlights

  • Explore the rich cultural and historical past of the city of Cordoba
  • Discover the history of the Jewish Quarter and admire the architecture of the Cordoba Synagogue
  • Visit the beautiful mosque of Mezquita, considered one of the best examples of Islamic art in Spain
  • The tour is accompanied by an expert, Multi-lingual guide.
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Thursday

    Duration

    Approx. 10 hours (depending on your pick up point)

    Start time

    Tour from Malaga: 08:25am
    Tour from Torremolinos: 07:50am
    Tour from Fuengirola: 07:10am
    Tour from Marbella: 06:40am
    Tour from Estepona: 06:05am

    Meeting Point

    The tour departs from the following locations:
    Tour from Malaga: 08:25am
    Tour from Torremolinos: 07:50am
    Tour from Fuengirola: 07:10am
    Tour from Marbella: 06:40am
    Tour from Estepona: 06:05am
    (Please advise us of your preferred pick up location at the time of booking. Kindly reconfirm pick up upon arrival in Costa del Sol)
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Immerse yourself in the rich history of Cordoba on this city tour. An incredible mix of rich cultures have left their mark on this historic city. A combination of Roman, Arabic, and Spanish influences have all made Cordoba an enchanting city to discover. The city of Cordoba is famous for its popular historical sites such as the spectacular Mezquita and the Jewish Quarter.

    One of the finest examples of Islamic architecture, the Mezquita is a beautiful mosque built by Abd ar-Rahman I. The Jewish Quarter is maze of narrow streets filled small plazas, white-washed houses with flowery window boxes and wrought-iron doorways opening up to plant-decked patios.

    The well restored 14th century Synagogue in Cordoba was built in the Mudéjar style and completed in 1315. It contains ancient Hebrew inscriptions and intricate Mudejar patterns in stucco.

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up in a deluxe air conditioned coach from one of the designated spots (check options) in the Costa del Sol and taken on a guided tour of Cordoba via Antequera. After a brief stop, you will continue on with the trip.

    Upon Arrival visit the Mesquita, one of the largest mosques in the world. Its shimmering golden mosaics and an endless row of red-and-white striped arches make it a visual delight. Your next stop will be the Jewish Quarter, consists of a beautiful network of small streets and squares all arranged around the city.

    Continue to the Cordoba Synagogue, built in the Mudéjar style and completed in 1315. It contains ancient Hebrew inscriptions and intricate Mudejar patterns in stucco. . It is a beautiful 14th century structure and one of Spain’s few surviving medieval synagogues. Next stop will be Puente Romano, Situated to the south of Mezquita, this well restored Roman bridge crosses the Guadalquivir. Downstream towards the northern bank, you will come across a restored Islamic water wheel.

    At around 1:00pm take a break for lunch at a local restaurant (payable direct). You are at leisure to take a walk around the city centre

    At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your designated starting point in the Costa del Sol.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Multilingual guide in Spanish, Italian, French & English
    • Transportation by deluxe air conditioned motor coach
    • Entrance fee for the Mosque, synagogue and gardens
    • Panoramic and walking tour of the city

    Exclusions

    • Meals and drinks
    • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour to reconfirm the departure details.

    Please specify your language of preference in the special request section at the time of booking.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Very good tour

      Very nice tour very lnteresting...

      Lesley onge
    • Very well organized tour

      The tour was organized very well.People from Marbella were lifted by taxi and brought back to the hotel after tour.I liked the city of Cordoba and La Mezquita.Local guide was...

      Lidija Danaityte
    • Wonderful Trip to Cordoba

      The trip was amazing! We made special arrangements to be picked up at our hotel in Marbella and this was no problem. Cordoba city is amazing and was a highlight of our trip. ...

      Lisa Rene Bond