The city of Cordoba is located within the sun-kissed region of Andalucía, in southern Spain. It is the capital of a province that bears exactly the same name. If you have any interest in historic destinations, your holidays in Cordoba are likely to completely overwhelm you. In fact, this city dates as far back as Roman times and during the 10th century, it is thought that this was actually the largest city in the whole world. Your self catering accommodation in this fascinating city will be appointed to a luxurious standard and will provide you and your travelling party with the ideal base to return to after a long day sightseeing.
If we were to list every single attraction for your holidays in Cordoba, we really would fill several pages. With this in mind, we will concentrate on the definite ‘must see’ attractions to place on your list. Probably the best sights to see in Cordoba date back to Roman times and these include The Roman Bridge, Roman Amphitheatre, a Roman Mausoleum and Roman Temple. The Old Town of Cordoba is reputed to be the second largest in Europe and much of this part of the city has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Aside from sightseeing, other activities available to you on your holidays in Cordoba include swimming, nature walking (outside of the city), tennis, cycling, great shopping, fantastic eateries and even good golf courses located close to this enchanting city. All-in-all, taking a self catering apartment in Cordoba could transpire to be one of the best holidays you could ever imagine.
The biggest attraction for the city of Cordoba is said to be The Great Mosque of Cordoba and this is the symbol that Cordoba has adopted to best portray its image to the world. Although called a mosque as it was in use when muslims were in the area, Christianity has long since taken over and the building is now a cathedral. It is worth noting that The Great Mosque is within the Jewish area of the city and this fascinating array of streets is a real treat for you to explore. Other places for you to visit on your holidays in Cordoba include an amazing number of palatial buildings: including The Palace of Orive, The palace of Mercy, The Palace of Viana and The Place of The Moon, with many others too. In fact, you could spend the entire day visiting the Palaces of Cordoba alone - there are that many here.
If you are wondering what sort of weather you are likely to experience when enjoying the comfort of your apartment in Cordoba, you can rest assured that Andalucía enjoys a gorgeous Mediterranean climate. Summers see temperatures reaching well into the thirties degrees Celsius and there is usually very little in the way of rainfall. Winters are much milder than back in the UK and on average you can expect values to hit the mid-teens degrees Celsius.
Although there is an airport in Cordoba, it currently does not offer any flights to the UK. Therefore, your best bet would be Seville San Pablo airport which has flights through carriers such as easyJet, Ryanair and Vueling Airlines. It is worth stating, though, that the majority of these services are through Ryanair. You can choose between a good number of UK airports and these include Liverpool (LPL), London Heathrow (LHR) and Gatwick (LGW), East Midlands (EMA) and Bristol (BRS).