Cordoba Province of Andalucia has an amazingly diverse landscape, divided by the Guadalquivir River. On the east are the soaring, forested peaks of the Sierra Morena to the flower-strewn plains which surround the provincial capital of Cordoba to the west of the province. Far from the tourist masses familiar with Andalucian coast, the cities and towns of Cordoba Province are charmingly quiet and filled with historical attractions, excellent restaurants and magnificent shops.
Due to the stunning range of landscapes in Cordoba Province, Spain, almost any sporting activity will find a strong foothold. Self catering accommodation in Cordoba Province gives visitors a completely free hand with which to come and go, picking the best entertainment, sport and attractions to enjoy, with complete freedom. Horse riding holidays are perhaps the most spectacular and popular use of time from Cordoba accommodation, with many stables offering outstanding riding holidays through almost perfect countryside. Riding holidays in Cordoba Province are fantastic and completely unforgettable, especially in the south of the province.
Climbing, mountain biking, walking and mountaineering holidays are also exceptional in Cordoba Province, and with so many cheap flights to Cordoba available, adventure sports enthusiasts and nature lovers are increasingly taking their summer holidays in Cordoba, hiring a car and taking to the countryside to find the ideal sporting locations (if you are heading to Cordoba to climb, head towards Espiel or Zuheros). Water sports have also started to thrive in Cordoba Province. There are many reservoirs in Cordoba, perfect for water sports. There are three beautiful natural parks in Cordoba province, home to some wonderful wildlife, fantastic walks and magnificent scenery.
Of course, the beaches of the Costa del Sol are of huge interest to those staying in Cordoba accommodation, with beaches including those of Malaga and Nerja within reach of a day-trip.
Holidays in Cordoba are not all about sport and outdoor activities. There are many opportunities to explore the Andalucian culture and history during your time in Cordoba accommodation. Throughout the countryside are a huge range of Baroque churches, Moorish castles and beautiful old vineyards which produce the famous dry white wines of Cordoba. The ruins of the Medina Azahara just outside Cordoba city are certainly worth investigating too.
The city of Cordoba, Spain, was a port city of phenomenal importance to the Romans, and as a result, was built with extravagance and elegance. There are an amazing range of monumental palaces, cathedrals and fortresses to explore from a Cordoba apartment.
There are over 3,000 hours of glorious sunshine every year in Cordoba province. Temperatures average over 30?C during the summer months of June, July and August, with almost everyday blessed with clear, blue skies until late into the evening. Even during the winter, you can happily walk, play golf or sightsee in just shirt sleeves, as temperatures rarely dip below 15?C.
There are unfortunately no flights to Cordoba Airport (ODB) directly, but it is still remarkably easy to visit accommodation in Cordoba. The airports of Malaga (AGP), Almeria (LEI) and Jerez (XRY) are all within an hour and a half of a Cordoba apartment, and there are plenty of car hire companies to choose from.