Cordoba is a city filled with history, culture, and tradition. Situated in the north-central part of Andalusia, the city is famous for its many lively and colourful streets and corners. It may feel like a lot to see, and it probably is, but you will be able to visit the most well-known monuments and places.
The best route to discover Córdoba en 1 day
Sightseeing Cordoba in just one day may sound unrealistic, it is possible tough. These are the must-see hallmarks of the city:
- Mosque-Cathedral: the star monument and symbol of the historical importance of Al-Andalus, an emblem of architecture worldwide, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1984. As soon as you enter, you will feel you have just travelled in time to immerse yourself in an ancient world of magic and culture.
- Puente Romano y Torre de la Calahorra: this is our next stop. Both the Roman bridge and the fortified gate Calahorra are probably two of the most emblematic flirtatious prints in the city. For the most serial fans, you will recognize this imposing Roman construction from appearing in Game of Thrones, specifically in the city of Volantis.
- Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos: another essential, walk through its gardens, enjoy its colors, its water, its immense beauty, discovering a place steeped in history.
- Jewish Quarter: Famous for streets such as Calleja de las Flores or Calle del Pañuelo, its corners, its aromas, its flowers… it is a neighborhood in which you will fall in love with every detail. An authentic wonder declared a World Heritage Site in 1994.
- Plaza de la Corredera: one of the emblematic squares, where you can sit down and enjoy some good tapas. A square with a lot of history, small businesses around it, and where life springs up, thanks to the sun, the terraces, the fantastic tapas bars and a magnificent atmosphere.
- Plaza de las Tendillas: It is the central square of the city, it is an important meeting point and commercial and social area. Surrounded by beautiful facades, it is usually very crowded and in the surroundings is the entire commercial area of the city. On the way we can also enjoy the Roman Temple.
How to get to Córdoba?
Unfortunately, it is not possible to reach Córdoba by direct flight, since Córdoba does not have an airport with regular passenger flights, so you will have to land in Malaga, Seville or Madrid.
After arriving at one of these airports you can go to Córdoba by high-speed train (AVE), taking about 50 minutes from Malaga, 40 minutes from Seville and 1 hour and 40 minutes from Madrid.
The Córdoba train station is located a 15-minute walk from the center or 10 minutes on line 3.
Although if you prefer to drive, the most comfortable way to get to Córdoba is the A-4 motorway, the well-known Autovía del Sur, whether you come from Madrid, Seville or Valencia. The A-45 is the connection that exists with Malaga. And the A-7 and connection with A-45 through the A-92, to arrive from Murcia and Levante.
Where to stay in Córdoba?
Due to the little time we have, the best area to stay is the well-known La Judería neighborhood, where the main places for monuments and points of interest are located, headed by the majestic Mosque-Cathedral, the Alcázar de los Reyes Católicos and its gardens, the Roman Bridge, the peculiar streets and endless things that will surprise you.
For all these reasons, what better option than to stay with us at Vitium Córdoba, located just 3 minutes from the Mosque-Cathedral and the Roman Bridge, the starting point for many tours, close to the bus stops for the bus stations RENFE and Buses and various car parks, both public and free.
Route through Cordoba in 1 Day
Luckily, Córdoba has very good connections to be able to visit it from all over Spain.
Remember, although it is difficult to enjoy Córdoba in 1 day, you can do it by walking through the incredible and intricate streets of La Judería, without forgetting to visit the Mosque-Cathedral and the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos, stopping at the Plaza de la Corredera for tapas or having a coffee and admiring the columns that remain standing from the Roman Temple.
To be able to enjoy all this, Vitium Córdoba is the best choice. Located in the same Jewish quarter, close to all the monuments and with leisure and restaurant areas very close. Do not Hesitate!