Obejo Holiday Cottages(1)
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Obejo is a small mountain village just north of Cordoba with less than 1,800 residents. Self catering holiday rentals in Obejo are recommended for those wanting to stay in a rural location within easy reach of the coast and Spanish cities. Surrounded by olive groves and citrus trees, it offers a taste of Andalusian life.
Explore the small town of Obejo on foot to appreciate the whitewashed houses and winding streets. The typical Spanish church was built in the 13th century but the town does have more modern facilities including small shops, a bank and some fine restaurants for sampling the local food and wine. Golfers will be delighted with the nearby Club de Campo de Cordoba Golf Club for playing a round in the gorgeous scenery. The Castle of Ubal is worth exploring in the town along with the 13th century Ermita de San Benito. The area is popular for walking holidays, horse riding, cycling, bird watching and exploring the surrounding whitewashed villages on scenic drives. The famous Feast of St Benedict should not be missed when 32 men perform the Dance of the Swords in the town.
Obejo holiday homes are within easy reach of many interesting places. The city of Cordoba is 44 km away and has excellent shopping and superb architecture in its historic quarter. Explore La Mazquits, a Mosque with a Cathedral built within it, the Alcazar Castle of the Christian Monarchs with its beautiful gardens and the old Roman bridge over the Guadalquivir River. The area around Hornachuelos is the Natural Park de la Sierra and offers an interesting day out. It is home to storks, vultures and golden eagles and is popular with hunters. Posados has some interesting Roman remains including mosaics and Roman tombstones. The town also has an interesting Natural History Museum.
Holiday rental homes in Andalusia enjoy hot dry summers with average temperatures reaching 30°C (86°F) on the coast and cooler temperatures further inland. In the winter season there is more chance of rain showers and daytime highs average 17-21°C (63-70°F). The shoulder seasons of March to June and September to November are very pleasant for enjoying outdoor activities in the area.
The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Obejo is Seville (SVQ) Airport. It has daily flights from cities all over Europe with cheap airlines such as Ryanair. Malaga (AGP) Airport is also within easy reach, also about 200 km away. This busy airport serves over 12 million passengers from 60 countries and is served by Aer Lingus, British Airways, BmiBaby, easyJet, Flybe and Ryanair among others. A hire car is essential to reach Obejo and for exploring the area.