Cordoba Location: South Central Spain (Andalucia)
Cordoba is a fascinating city of about 350,000 people located in the Andalucia region of Spain. The part of Spain is known for its comfortable weather, a rich culture and history, and the friendliness and charm of its inhabitants. In the early 1980’s Cordoba was declared a World Heritage Site. Through the centuries Cordoba has been home to Romans, Moors, Jews, Visigoths, and Christians. Evidence of this rich past is evident throughout the city.
During the Roman period Cordoba was the capital of the Roman province Baetica and the largest city on the Iberian Peninsula. The city flourished from the 8th to 11th centuries. During that time Cordoba was one of the largest cities in Europe and one of the most important centers of learning during this time period.
Today as you explore this magnificent city you have the chance to see an array of fantastic historic sites ranging from La Mezquita, to the Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, to the Barrio de la Juderia (Jewish Quarter). It seems that every nook and cranny in this city reveals something unique and interesting.
The city currently has an energetic feel to it. It is home to great food, excellent cafes, interesting bars, great places to shop, plus more. We are sure you will find Cordoba a great place to learn Spanish.
Things To See And Do In The Area
- Explore the historic center
- Visit La Mezquita
- Check out the Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos
- Visit some great little cafes and restaurants
- Enjoy a temperate climate
- Visit nearby towns and other fascinating sites of interest
- Get out to the beach on the weekends
- And much…much…more!
We are confident that learning Spanish at the Cordoba Spanish School will be a wonderful experience!
Getting To Cordoba, Spain
- Fly into Madrid
- Take the train from Madrid to Cordoba
If you have questions about how to arrive into Cordoba, Spain please do not hesitate to contact us.