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Córdoba, Spain: A Short Travel Guide

Updated: 2 days ago

Sitting in the heart of the Andalusia region in Spain, Córdoba is a fascinating city with an intriguing history. This is a place where the legacy of multiple religions and civilizations overlap. With a mix of cultures, architectural wonders, and a warm atmosphere, Cordoba is a great place to visit. You’ll fall in love with the beauty this city has to offer, from its charming maze of streets to its hidden patios bursting with flowers. In this travel guide, we share our top things to do in Córdoba as well as great places to stay, eat, and drink.

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Córdoba as seen from across Roman Bridge


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Best Things To Do In Córdoba

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Palacio de Viana

Places To Stay In Córdoba

  • Aptos. Paniagua ($): air-conditioned apartment consists of 2 bedrooms, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave and a coffee machine, and bathroom with a shower and a hair dryer. Close to city center.

  • Apartamentos Casa del Aceite ($$): a partments equipped with a bedroom and living space with a sofa bed and TV, as well as a kitchen with a microwave, fridge, kettle, and toaster, and a bathroom with a hairdryer. Some apartments feature a balcony with patio views.

  • H10 Palacio Colomera ($$$): luxurious hotel with comfy beds and outdoor plunge pool.

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La mezquita

Places To Eat And Drink In Córdoba

  • Bar Bulebar Córdoba: local bar on a nice plaza that serves affordable tapas and drinks

  • Bar Caracoles Lozano II: outdoor bar next to the train station that serves snails!

  • Casa Pepe de La Judería: classy mid-priced restaurant with great food and ambiance in the heart of La Judería

  • La Maceta: lovely tapas bar in which you get a free tapa with a drink order - the mousaka de carne with patata and berenjenas is amazing too

  • La Tranquera Restaurante: superb mix of Argentinan and local Cordoba-styled cuisine options

  • Mercado Victoria: variety of gourmet options, ranging from tapas to empanadas and pizza's

  • Nordwik Cordoba: a bit out of the tourist center but has some great ice cream and cute setting next to a plaza

  • Patio Romano: great little restaurant that also offers delicious breakfast

  • Restaurante El Rincon De Carmen: cozy restaurant in La Juderia with beautiful outdoor patio and fantastic local food

  • Restaurante La Cuchara de San Lorenzo: beautiful decor, great ambience and the delicious Spanish food

  • Taberna El Poema: small local taverna with great prices - try the local rabo de toro here

  • Taberna La Fuenseca: authentic flamenco bar and a great place to have a few drinks with a little bite of cheese or ham

cordoba spain Alcázar de Los Reyes Cristianos gardens
Alcázar de Los Reyes Cristianos gardens

Map Córdoba Spain

Find all the places to go, eat, drink, and stay in Córdoba on Google Maps. To follow and save the list, do the following:

  1. Tap on the link to open it (click button below)

  2. Tap Follow. This list will now be added to the group of lists you follow.

  3. Optional: To unfollow a list someone shared with you, tap the list Saved.

If you follow the list we made, all our saved places of Córdoba will show up in Your Places. The places will also appear as suggested locations in Google Maps.

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