11 days in Cordoba & Granada Itinerary

11 days in Cordoba & Granada Itinerary

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Cordoba
— 7 nights
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Granada
— 3 nights
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Cordoba

— 7 nights

Pearl of Muslim Spain

Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba and Iberfauna. Change things up with these side-trips from Cordoba: Cueva de los Murcielagos (in Zuheros), Castillo de Almodovar (in Almodovar del Rio) and Museo Arqueologico Municipal de Cabra (in Cabra). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Casa de Sefarad, explore the world behind art at Los Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana, and don't miss a visit to Roman Bridge.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Cordoba road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Sevilla Airport, Málaga Airport and Jerez Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Granada

— 3 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then admire the striking features of Court of the Lions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, then get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Mayor de Granada, and finally wander the streets of Albayzin.

To find more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Granada road trip website.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cordoba, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Granada, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for the train ride back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks