Tourism in Andalusia : San Bernardo is an exclusive villa in the middle distance of the three main tourist activities in Andalusia: Seville, Cordoba and Granada. A 40 minutes drive to Cordoba's world famous Mosque, 1 hour to Seville and 2 hours to Granada's Alhambra. Hornachuelos, a typical Andalusian village, is 5 minutes drive from San Bernardo. In the way to Sevilla, the charming village of Carmona, shelter of artists and poets, the city of Écija, an its seven towers, and the ruins of the roman villa of Italica are a must.
Many restaurants offer the real taste of Spanish quality food
Within the nature reserve, a number of sites of historical interest attract international visitors: The Monastery of Santa María de los Ángeles, where the masterwork of the Duke of Rivas, “Don Álvaro o la fuerza del sino” is set, and which would serve as inspiration to G. Verdi in composing his Opera: “La forza del destino” and the secluded Carmelite Convent of San Calixto, where kings Baldwin and Fabiola of Belgium spent their honeymoon.
Hacienda San Bernardo,s charming villa guarantees total privacy thanks to the 1300 ha of wild nature surrounding the exclusive house. Nowadays, various activities in the area, such as tennis courts, golf courses, bicycle rental, horse riding, water skiing, and other water sports for all ages.
Your children will experience life in nature being surrounded by wild life, and able to watch wild animals in there natural habitat. The guard of the property will be happy to ascort you to the best places to watch them.
The charm of a private holidays villa with friends/family: The property allows total privacy to friends and families looking for calm and isolation. You will find very special places to read in calm surrounded by nature, to sleep your siesta, to enjoy an aperitivo in the sun, while taking a swim in the pool. At San Bernardo you will find the perfect oasis to hide from worlds rush and stress, not far away from the most interesting Andalusian cultural spots. Enjoy the old style luxurious country life!
Illustrious Visitors: The House has lodged King Alfonso XIII for various years and members of the nobility and various illustrious personalities such as Rafael Guerra, “Guerrita”, one of the greatest bullfighters in history. Years later, the present King of Spain, D. Juan Carlos de Borbón, in those days Prince of Asturias (heir apparent to the throne), would again honor the house with his presence.
Nowadays it is the property of Count of San Bernardo’s great grandchildren, who enjoy the house during the holidays and hunting season. San Bernardo is the perfect holiday home to rent in Córdoba, to enjoy a Natural park and a healthy vacation.
Do not forget that, if that is your wish, several activities can be provided within the property to make your stay the best of your souvenirs. Just let us know!
Outside the property, bicycle rental, horse riding, water skiing, kayak, boat trips available. Ask our governess!!