Greet your knowledgeable guide in the historical center of Cordoba and commence your comprehensive tour of the UNESCO-listed city. Head first to the Mezquita, a cathedral-mosque considered the most accomplished achievement of Moorish architecture in the world, and hear tales surrounding the 600 AD origin and 13th-century conversion of the landmark.
Continue to Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos, a 14th-century palace replete with lavish Arabian baths, a 3rd century marble sarcophagus and impressive Roman mosaics. See three ancient towers and listen to commentary detailing the destruction of the Torre de la Vela in the 14th century before strolling to the charming Jewish quarter.
Explore the ambient tangle of streets in the Jewish quarter and appreciate monuments dedicated to prominent philosophers Seneca, Averroes and Maimonides as you amble. See one of Spain’s few remaining synagogues and stroll past Cordoba’s Bullfighting Museum for an insight into the controversial sport.
Conclude your tour at El Zoco market to see flamboyant flamenco performances amid stalls selling handicrafts and artistic gifts.
Upgrade to include Baños Árabes de Cordoba Upgrade to include an entrance ticket to Baños Árabes de Cordoba and soothe mid, body and soul amid the thermal plunge pools, aromatic steam rooms and opulent chambers of the baths. Sip complimentary mint tea and absorb the tranquil ambience of the institute for a calming conclusion to the tour.