Excursions in Cordoba
Travel to Córdoba and discover in detail the historical, monumental and cultural significance of our city, walking through the famous Jewish quarter and visiting the Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos fortress and palace. Here you will see how Roman and Visigoth remains coexist with other from Arabic origin. This was also the favourite place of several leaders from the city. Visit the Synagogue, unique in Andalusia, today declared a National Monument and the Mosque-Cathedral, the most important monument throughout the Islamic West and one of the worldÂ´s most amazing monuments.
Travel to Córdoba and visit the great Mosque-Cathedral, the most important monument throughout the Islamic West and one of the worldÂ´s most amazing monuments. Enjoy a guided walk over the Puente Romano and San Basilio district also known as the Alcázar Viejo district, where you will be delighted by the flowers scents and colors from a typical Cordovan patio.
Participate in a fun class for beginners the Flamenco taught by a specialized teacher to teach you to get started in this art with basic dance steps and a little choreography to enjoy learning and you can impress your friends. At the end of the class enjoy a fine wine OJ Montilla-Moriles (water or refreshment for the kids) and a tapa, also deliver a nice certificate of attendance.
With this walking tour of the Mosque-Cathedral, you will discover the interesting story about how it was modified in the Emirate and Caliphate of Córdoba, and eventually became a Catholic Cathedral after the reconquest. Join us on this journey to the past!
Wine tasting on the natural aging of Montilla-Moriles wines. The process by which grape becomes unique in the world wines will be explained clearly and simply, not only for its quality and versatility, but also for its totally natural elaboration.
Discover the authentic cuisine of Cordoba going over the Roman, Arabic, Jewish cultures, with a culinary dishes interactive show, representative of these cultures: the salmorejo and the oxtail. The chef of one of the best restaurants in Cordoba teach us how to prepare these dishes and gave us some of his secrets.
Are you one of those people who like to try the typical dishes of the place you visit? Want to have the advice of an expert guide to a reasonable price? We offer you the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed walk around town, full of surprises and knowing our rich cuisine for very little money. We will enter into four of our city taverns where in each of them, you are entitled to a great tapa and one drink (wine, beer or soft drink).
The cuisine of Cordoba is the result of the culinary experience of many centuries, where the various cultures that have lived in our city have left their two cents, that is precisely what we want to transfer to our visitors, enjoying a variety of tapas with, of course, a good Cordovan wine ...Enjoy your meal.
Travel to Córdoba and discover in detail the historical, monumental and cultural significance of our city, walking through the famous Jewish quarter and visiting the Synagogue, unique in Andalusia, today declared a National Monument and the Mosque-Cathedral, the most important monument throughout the Islamic West and one of the worldÂ´s most amazing monuments.
On this route we will discuss the social phenomenon which is the celebration of Holy Week for Cordoba. We will explain have constitutes such a rooted festival in Andalusian society for centuries. Visit some of the venues of Cordovan brotherhoods, where they will contact directly with their vast heritage. Enter into the temples to meet the Images Headlines in the silent intimacy of its chapels.
This route has been designed both for those who know almost nothing of Cordovan Easter as for the cofrades, Cordovans or not, who want to see firsthand the peculiarities of the brotherhoods of the city.
Cordoba was founded by Claudius Marcellus in 169 BC From the beginning it was named capital of the province Hispania Ulterior, or what is the same, "the distant Hispania". During the time of Emperor Augustus, the town was of great importance within the Empire, being honored with the rank of Colonia Patricia. In this period the city would enjoy a period of great splendor, constructing large buildings, such as the Temple located on Calle Claudio Marcelo, the Theatre (the largest of all Hispania), the Amphitheatre, the Circus ... all this is the will be shown on the road to "the Roman Cordoba" .
On this route we walk peacefully by those most emblematic places of the city, introducing us to the night silence and mysterious printed at irregular medieval urbanism of the Jewish Quarter and other old quarters of the city.
We will taste the most intimate corners where facades lime contrasts with the darkness of the night, we will taste alleys full of potted plants and flowers, we will discuss existing traditions, and legends of events that occurred in the city ... that give Cordoba such a characteristic personality.
When Ferdinand III conquered in 1236 he built a total of 14 churches, seven of them in the neighborhood of Villa and seven in the Axerquía. Many of these ancient churches were raised about Muslim mosques, in fact it is not difficult to find traces of this time in the same as horseshoe arches and minarets in very good condition.
We have made an itinerary with several of the most representative churches of this period with the aim of publicizing one of the most important treasures, while lesser known of Cordoba.
Cordoba has many legends which have marked the city over its history from the Arab period, through the time of Cervantes or those characters some real and some fictitious that made this city a magical place which we will discover with this route.
The palace city of Madinat al-Zahra, or "shining city" in Arabic, was ordered built by the first Umayyad Caliph of Cordoba, Abd al-Rahman III, in the first third of the tenth century Located about 8 miles from Cordova, was erected as a symbol of the power of the Caliph against their enemies, the government itself resided on its premises.
We will visit the new and complete site Interpretation Centre, where we will have a complete historical introduction. Later depart for the north, where we will study one by one, the main sectors that make up the archaeological complex.
Sepharad is the name in Hebrew given to the territory comprising the Iberian Peninsula. So we understand how Sephardic to the Jews who lived in Spain before their expulsion at the hands of the Catholic Monarchs in 1492. Many of them were forced to leave, we'll see where, some decided to stay, the so-called Jewish converts, we will study what happened to them both. We will talk about the place they occupied in Cordovan society before their expulsion; also about their customs, food, music.
Will walk through the Jewish Quarter go into the synagogue in the Casa de Sefarad and we will finish the visit by tasting a great tea with Sephardi pastries at an specialized restaurant.