11 days in Cordoba & Granada Itinerary

11 days in Cordoba & Granada Itinerary

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1
Cordoba
— 7 nights
2
Granada
— 3 nights

7
nights
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
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 Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos. Change things up with these side-trips from Cordoba: Zuheros (Cueva de los Murcielagos & Iberfauna), Museo Arqueologico Municipal de Cabra (in Cabra) and Castillo de Almodovar (in Almodovar del Rio). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), take in nature's colorful creations at Tiered Gardens of The Alcazaba, make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, and take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana.

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 °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ecija, Zuheros, Museo Arqueologico Municipal de Cabra, Ruta Perla de Sefarad, Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Iberfauna ©
Iberfauna

3
nights
Granada

Granada ©
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, thenget to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, thencontemplate 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 car from Cordoba to Granada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Cordoba, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Granada, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Generalife ©
Generalife
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

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