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    • What to see in a day only?

      Sevilla Dec 17, 2014 at 1:12 PM

      I will be in Sevilla on 20th. First time. And only for a day. And only couple of hours, after business.

      What's "the thing" I must see before leaving on 21th?

      more
    • 8 days in and around Malaga

      Málaga Dec 17, 2014 at 10:31 PM

      hello VTers

      I will be travelling to Malaga with my wife n 2 year old during Christmas along with my friends family n theír 3 year old.

      So far the list includes Alhambra palace , Nerja caves and I believe 2 days could be spent in Malaga but no pans yet, any suggestions ?

      I can see some national parks around Malaga but not sure if they are possible with 2 kids, any ideas ?

      is it realistic to make day trips to Seville or somewhere else ?

      any other suggestions are very welcome and highly appreciated :-)

      cheers!

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      Getting around - best by train? and which train?

      by lynnehamman Online Now Aug 11, 2014 at 12:26 AM

      We want to spend 10 days in Cordoba next March (2015)

      My husband wants to stay in ONE spot (Cordoba), because he really needs a rest.
      However, we also want to visit Malaga and Seville for just one day/night each

      So........is a train the way to go?

      Thanks

      6 Answers Aug 11, 2014 at 10:35 AM
    • Authentic Flamenco

      by Farial Online Now Jul 2, 2014 at 1:51 PM

      Where can we go to experience the most authentic flamenco (not just put on for tourists?

      2 Answers Jul 3, 2014 at 6:08 AM
    • Recommended sights and activities in the Cordoba area

      by pcola Online Now Apr 22, 2014 at 12:43 PM

      If anyone has any suggestions on activities and sights to see in the Cordoba to Cazorla area please let me know. I would love to spend about a half of day in the olive orchards - any suggestions? We plan on a day at the wilderness area in Cazorla, and visiting the sites in Cordoba. Please let me know of any hotels that would be great to stay at in this area. We will be in the area from 13 May until 18 May (with a car). Thank you.

      7 Answers Apr 25, 2014 at 1:10 PM
    • Best Rental Car Vendor and car for traveling to Cazorla

      by pcola Online Now Apr 21, 2014 at 12:05 PM

      I am traveling to Cordoba Spain by train and my wife and I want to rent a car for 5 days to travel around the area and visit the Park near Cazorla. Also if anyone can recommend a nice hotel in Cazorla I would appreciate it. Thank you.

      10 Answers Apr 22, 2014 at 1:20 PM
    • Visit to qortoba

      by mgilani Online Now May 4, 2012 at 1:41 PM

      We are coming to madrid & wants to go to Qortaba.How we can go by train from madrid and how long will it take time to reach from qortoba. What is the charges

      4 Answers May 5, 2012 at 10:49 PM
    • Portugal / Madrid to Cordoba

      by cconceicao Online Now Apr 11, 2012 at 1:15 AM

      Hello, everybody! :)

      Do you know how can I get Cordoba from
      - Faro
      - Porto
      or even
      - Madrid?

      Thank you!

      13 Answers Apr 11, 2012 at 8:47 PM
    • Driving from Cordoba to Toledo - any nice stopover enroute?

      by micmik Online Now Nov 22, 2011 at 7:22 AM

      Any nice stopover enroute to Toledo. - either for a great meal or quaint village to stay overnight. We don't want to keep driving for 4+ hours, and miss seeing the beautiful Spanish towns!

      4 Answers Nov 22, 2011 at 8:03 AM
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      Patio event

      by serioj Online Now Sep 12, 2011 at 9:23 AM

      I am going to visit Spain during May 2012.
      When is the exact time of the Patio competition in May 2012 ??
      Is it worth booking (expensive) accommodation in Cordoba (especially during the event)than going by AVE from Malaga as a day trip ??

      Thanks in advance

      3 Answers Sep 13, 2011 at 12:06 PM
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      Malaga to Cordoba..day trip.

      by philosykos Online Now Jul 4, 2011 at 7:57 AM

      Thinking of going to Cordoba for a day trip by bus..Question..is the bus station in Cordoba near city center and the sights?Easy to walk too etc?/Any info helpful...

      3 Answers Jul 4, 2011 at 7:15 PM
    • Granada to Cordoba day trip...

      by ola_h1987 Online Now May 1, 2011 at 4:42 PM

      Hi Guys!!
      I'm sorry if this question has already been posted before...

      But me and a friend are staying in granada for about 6 days, and im thinking of doing a day trip to Cordoba..

      firstly is it better to make our own way there or go with a tour group from granada?

      Also what is the easiest way to get to Cordoba if we were to go on our own and at what cost please?

      Thanking you!! :)

      8 Answers May 2, 2011 at 6:06 AM
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      How long...?

      by Maurizioago Online Now Feb 13, 2011 at 3:07 PM

      Is it worth to spend two or three days in Cordoba, or is it good to do it as a daytrip from Seville?

      7 Answers Feb 14, 2011 at 10:59 AM
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      Day trip to Cordoba on a Monday

      by tdecast Online Now Dec 8, 2010 at 1:21 PM

      I only have one day to go to Cordoba and wanted to know what all I can/should do. Unforunately it will be a Monday and I am aware some places are closed (like the Alcazar)

      I am planning on taking a train from Seville and returning to Seville in the late afternoon.

      I will be by myself, what should I do besides the Mezquita and walk around the Jewish Quarter? How much time should I allot? I would like to be back in Seville by 7 or 8pm to meet up with my brother for dinner. Earlier if possible if there are not too many other things to do in Cordoba.

      Thanks in advance.

      9 Answers Dec 15, 2010 at 10:37 AM
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      Outside Cordoba

      by carmena Online Now Nov 10, 2010 at 1:04 AM

      Dear all, any suggestions for a day outside Cordoba end May 2011. Thank you, Carmen

      12 Answers Nov 11, 2010 at 5:20 AM
    • PATIOS IN CORDOBA

      by DeeMGee Online Now Sep 28, 2010 at 4:54 AM

      Hi All, I've been trying to find out the dates for the 2011 Patios event. I know it will be in May but I would like to book for a trip & it would help if the dates were available.
      Thanks in advance to anyone who can help
      DeeMGee

      1 Answer Apr 15, 2011 at 11:59 AM
    • I'm embarrassed to ask this football question...

      by lilacwings Online Now Sep 13, 2010 at 5:38 AM

      We are going to Cordoba on Wednesday. Unfortunately, my husband is a football-obsessive and on Sunday afternoon Manchester United play an important game (apparently!). He has asked me to ask you whether there are any football/English-type bars in Cordoba where he could watch this extravanganza.
      We were in Cordoba for a week last year and I can't recall anywhere that might fit his bill (which is it's charm, of course).

      I apologise for asking this naff question, but MOH (if not me) would be really grateful for any information you can give.

      Many thanks

      7 Answers Sep 24, 2010 at 7:25 AM
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      christmas holidays in andalucia (cordoba)

      by globetrekker_airen Online Now Aug 20, 2010 at 9:16 AM

      hello fellow vt'ers.

      We are planning to visit andalucia during christmas holidays and we have 10 days to allocate the trip in seville, cordoba and granda (or other suggestions).

      i would like to solicit advice on:

      1) how to distribute the days to these 3 cities considering travel time of half-day from one city to the other (by bus)?

      2) where would it be best to stay for christmas (perhaps 4 days stay): seville, cordoba or granada, considering factors such as christmas eve mass celebration in the local cathedral and safety to go around at night during this season?

      2) are the transportation system and streets (considering also inside the major
      attractions) in the 3 cities baby-friendly in terms of ease of using a baby buggy/ stroller?

      3) is alsa the best/ most convenient bus for families with babies (example: eating/ drinking allowed inside the bus, adequate legspace)? we're on a tight budget so we will be using bus to travel?

      4) are there areas in the major attractions (eg. mezquita, medina, etc) to eat/ drink or is it advised to buy at the center and bring the food (also baby food)?

      5) are there cheap, easy-to-find supermarkets/ grocery stores in these cities to buy and cook food (and other necessities) or do we have buy them separately from specialty stores (like bread from bakery, meat from meatshop,etc)?

      thank you so much in advance :)

      regards,
      ning

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      Madrid-Cordoba by bus

      by whyyesno Online Now Jul 19, 2010 at 7:47 PM

      Hello all,

      i am planing to go from Madrid to Cordoba by bus in the end of July. Can anyone tell me how frequent are the buses on this route? Should I book a ticket in advance or can I just buy one on the bus?
      Also what is the trip length?
      Would really appreciate some help! :)

      12 Answers Jul 20, 2010 at 8:18 AM
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      Cordoba - Better to stay there or as a day trip from Granada?

      by orangecrab Online Now Jun 9, 2010 at 12:08 AM

      Hello,

      I'll be making my way up to Andalucia from Morocco. Only have a total of 5-6 days to spare before I travel back down to catch my flight in Casablanca and i intend to visit Granada and Cordoba. Will definitely stay in Granada.

      But should I just spend all the days staying in Granada and visit Cordoba on a day trip or make my way up to Cordoba and stay for at least a night before coming down to Granada again?

      Pls advise. Thanks!

      13 Answers Jun 10, 2010 at 11:57 PM
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      el rey de bocadillo

      by johnnienewt Online Now Feb 21, 2010 at 2:01 PM

      i was thinking of visiting cordoba and was wondering if anyone knows of el rey de bocadillo? or is he really a myth? i would love to meet him as i consider any eccentric person to be a star, also i think that i would be coming from sevilla or possibly malaga is it buses or trains?
      many thanks, johnnie

      3 Answers Feb 25, 2010 at 1:26 PM
    • Easter Sunday In Cordoba

      by asaustrup Online Now Feb 11, 2010 at 9:22 PM

      I believe I will be in Cordoba on Easter Sunday. Is is possible to attend Easter Mass at the Cathedral/Mezquita? Are there any other special activities happening in Cordoba on Easter that would be of interest?

      Thanks much to all you kind VT advisors.

      Arne

    • Accommodation in Cordoba

      by juliefiona Online Now Jan 13, 2010 at 2:02 AM

      My daughter and I will be travelling to Andalucia for 10 days in May and will be staying in Cordoba for 1 night. We are looking for some centrally located accommodation. We're not interested in expensive 5 star hotels but moreso budget type accommodation, even hostels would be ok so long as it's clean, friendly and has a nice feel to it. Quirky and different is ok too. Budget to medium price range is our choice.

      3 Answers Jan 13, 2010 at 11:52 PM
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      Mezquita Opening Hours and Entry Fees

      by Venelin Online Now Oct 27, 2009 at 4:08 AM

      Hello.

      I read in the Lonely Planet guidebook for Andalusia that the entry to the Cordoba mosque is free in the morning until 10am, only for individual visitors, but not for groups. However, the website of the mosque does not list any such possibility. Can anyone confirm or deny this piece of information? I would assume that the administration of this famous sight does not particularly like to emphasize on the fact that you can enter for free, but it could be that LP is wrong, of course.

      Thank you in advance
      Venelin

      4 Answers Oct 28, 2009 at 9:28 AM
    • Rabo de toro in Cordoba??

      by adid12 Online Now Sep 23, 2009 at 6:26 AM

      Hi, 2 years ago while in Cordoba I had terrific rabo de toro in a small but fully packed restaurant, I think around calle leiva aguilar, but I'm not sure.
      I want to send a friend there, Do you know the correct address?

      2 Answers Sep 25, 2009 at 11:55 AM
    • How long do I need in Cordoba?

      by ran137 Online Now Aug 3, 2009 at 7:36 PM

      I will be taking a day trip from Seville and I was just wondering how many hours I will need to see most things. I want to get an idea of the train timings so I could book the tickets.

      Thanks in adavance

      5 Answers Aug 4, 2009 at 2:02 AM
    • Flamenco dance show

      by suresh61 Online Now Jul 12, 2009 at 11:20 PM

      Visiting cordoba and granada and madrid. Which place is better for a flamenco show ??

      any suggestions on a location or specific theatre ??

      thanks

      Suresh

      1 Answer Jul 13, 2009 at 5:56 AM
    • Renfe station to Cordoba center hotel

      by suresh61 Online Now Jul 8, 2009 at 9:35 PM

      I will be staying in Cordoba center hotel on -- Avda. de la Libertad, 4 Esqu. Avda.Gran Capitan. From Renfe train station. hotel website says its 10 minute walk. But arriving at 12:30 in the afternoon dragging 4 suitcases, walking will feel like 1 hr I guess. How much does a Taxi ride cost ?? may be few Euros right ? Are taxis easily available outside the station ?

      Also after checking into hotel, is there anything I can see in the afternoon or more like evening after 3pm ?? Plan to visit Mezquita the next day. wondering how I can utilize the half day.

      Thanks in advance.

      1 Answer Jul 9, 2009 at 12:53 AM
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      Visit Cordoba?

      by unaS Online Now May 8, 2009 at 7:45 PM

      Would it be better to plan a day trip to Cordoba from Granada or from Sevilla?

      Which would be easier travel?
      Would the bus or train be most convenient?

      I do have more days in Sevilla, but am not sure that would be the best plan, as I originally thought.

      Your suggestions welcome!

      Thank you.

    • advance tickets

      by jgmille Online Now Mar 11, 2009 at 5:21 PM

      we're taking a day trip to cordoba on march 21st (in 10 days!); is it necessary to buy AVE tickets in advance? can you still get a good price by buying at Atocha the day before? thanks for your suggestions! the link on the renfe website to buy tickets isn't working right now....

      1 Answer Mar 11, 2009 at 10:53 PM
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      Mezquita - is it really free from 8.30 till 10.00 ?

      by Savl1 Online Now Jan 31, 2009 at 11:54 PM

      This information is from site english.turismodecordoba.org. But I see it nowhere else. Can anybody confirm this is really true?

      1 Answer Feb 1, 2009 at 8:41 AM
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      return tickets (ida y vuelta)

      by Savl1 Online Now Jan 30, 2009 at 10:32 PM

      I want to go from Madrid to Sevilla and then to Cordoba. If I'll buy return tickets (ida y vuelta) Madrid-Sevilla-Madrid (to get cheaper fare), should I have any problem if case of boarding to train Sevilla-Madrid in Cordoba ?