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From Seville: Full-Day Tour of Córdoba and Carmona

1. From Seville: Full-Day Tour of Córdoba and Carmona

Depart from Seville at approximately 09:00 AM and journey to Córdoba. Discover landmarks such as the Córdoba Synagogue and the natural wonder of the Sotos de la Albolaifa. Stop at Carmona, built on a ridge overlooking the central plain of Andalusia, and enjoy the stunning views. Continue to Córdoba, once home to Romans, Moors, Catholics, and other civilizations. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984, the city's attractions include a Roman bridge, the Torre de la Calahorra, and the streets of the Jewish Quarter. Visit the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba to discover a gem of Islamic art. Inside the mosque, make the most of a complete audio guide in whatever language you require. Then, enjoy some free time for lunch or shopping.

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Jewish Quarter: Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Tickets

2. Jewish Quarter: Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Tickets

Enjoy an amazing journey through one of Europe's largest old quarters and become acquainted with some of Córdoba's historic sites and architecture on this guided tour through the city's Jewish quarter. Start with a stroll along the Calle Judíos (Jewish street) and be enchanted by the Synagogue of Córdoba, a truly unique building for all of Andalucía. Then, pass along the Monument to Maimónides and learn about the life and legend of one of Córdoba's most important historical figures. Pay a visit to Córdoba's local Zoco (Arabian Market), the Moorish Chapel of San Bartolomé, and the Castle of the Christian Monarchs. The tour ends along the Guadalquivir river, home to more of the city's impressive monuments and architecture, and enjoy views of the Roman Bridge over the water, the archway locals affectionately named "Arc of Triumph", and the grand Tower of Calahorra.

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Córdoba City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

3. Córdoba City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Córdoba has historically attracted travelers and civilizations because of its location on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, as well as for its sunny climate and its natural resources. Romans, Arabs, Jews, and Christians have all left their mark on the city of Córdoba with monumental buildings, works of art, and advanced infrastructure. During your time in Córdoba, see the main highlights of the city with a 24 hour hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus pass. Enjoy a complete trip lasting 1 hour and 20 minutes, or get off and back on at places that interest you the most. With this pass, you can marvel at the masterpieces of the Mezquita, the Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, the Torre de la Calahorra, the Palacio de la Merced, and the Roman Temple. Visit the city of Medina Azahara, built by the caliph Abd al-Rahman III, in the image of his greatness. See museums and learn about cultural festivals, and experience the city to its fullest at any of the tours 17 stops. Stop 1 - Parada Panorámica del Río - Torre de la Calahorra Stop 2 - Parada Jardin Botánico - Zoológico Stop 3 - Parada Ciudad de los Niños Stop 4 - Parada San Basilio Stop 5 - Parada Puerta de Almodovar Stop 6 - Parada Mercado de la Victoria Stop 7 - Parada Gran Capitán Stop 8 - Parada Estación de Trenes/Autobuses Stop 9 - Parada Palacio de la Merced - Diputación Stop 10 - Parada Malmuerta - Sanata Marina Stop 11 - Parada Plaza Corazón de María Stop 12 - Parada San Lorenzo Stop 13 - Parada Realejo - San Andrés Stop 14 - Parada Ayuntamiento - Templo Romano Stop 15 - Parada Arco del Portillo Stop 16 - Parada Puente Romano (Ronda de Isasa) Stop 17 - Parada Baños Califales - Alcázar

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Córdoba: Tapas Guided Tour

4. Córdoba: Tapas Guided Tour

Discover the history of the city and the most emblematic places of the historical centre with gastronomy; this is the best way to understand the local culture. Taste three tapas based on the different historical times of the city. A 2-hour guided tour to not only sample the tapas but to walk around the city at night too. The tour starts in Plaza del Potro. The first tapa will be the 'mazamorra', a delicious soup of bread and oil that comes from Roman times. The tour continues around the Roman Bridge, whose history will be told by your guide. The second tapa is 'berenjenas califales', aubergine with honey. With this food, you will be taken back to the Muslim time of Córdoba, this vegetable was introduced in the peninsula by the Muslims. The third tapa will then be 'rabo de toro', oxtail. Here you will learn about the Christian conquest and this stage of the city. You will finish the tour on a wonderful top terrace with the best view of Córdoba at night, the Mosque-Cathedral. With a local wine, this will end this 2-hour tour.

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What people are saying about Calahorra Tower

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4.4 / 5

based on 523 reviews

This is a brilliant day out and you get to see more than just the fabulous moorish heritage of Cordoba We all went to a recommended restaurant and it really made the entire day feel like a day spent with friends rather than a rag-tag group of strangers Many thanks to Guido for making it as memorable a day as possible

Well structured trip, both for travel and for the time available to visit the two destinations. The guide (Guido) outstanding! Available, well prepared in explanations and in sharing anecdotes and curiosities about Spanish culture. Recommended tour, beautiful experience.

It was a great experience. Our guide, Guido, was very nice and gave us a lot of tips as well as illustrating the main tourist attractions. Cordoba is wonderful, a must see. Carmona is smaller but rich in Roman remains and more ..

Great tour and great tour guide. Manuel was incredible and knew a lot about the history of the region and city of Cordoba.

Beautiful heritage buildings and icons in Córdoba and Carmona. Punctual time arrangement, informative Guide.