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Cordoba Travel Guide, Spain

Cordoba City is the capital city of Cordoba Province. It is located in the southern part of Spain and is considered as the third largest city in Andalusia. Cordoba is one of the cities in Southern Spain that has prominent cultural and economic function thus making it a World Heritage Site. It also boasts of having the largest olive groves all over the world. Before going to the Cordoba Sights, look into the Cordoba Travel Guide, and see how ideal it is to visit this city.

Cordoba Travel Guide - Travel

There are a lot of ways to get into the city of Cordoba. When travelling by air, the nearest is the Seville Airport which is just an hour away from the city. Airports located in Madrid, Jerez, and Malaga is two hours afar from Cordoba. Tourists who want to go to Cordoba can also take a train ride. The railway has connections to Madrid, Seville, and Malaga. Tourists can also travel by car if they wish. Getting around the city is also easy. The main transportation in Cordoba is the bus.

Cordoba Travel Guide - Climate

The weather in Cordoba is more of the so-called Mediterranean Climate. The summer season is hot while winter days are mild. The hottest months are July and August when the high temperature averages at 93 degrees. During some days in summer, the temperature can go as high as 104 degrees. The coldest months are December and February. The low temperature during these months averages at 42 degrees. Heavy precipitation also happens during December. The average rainfall is 3.30 inches.

Cordoba Travel Guide - Events and Festivals

As depicted in Cordoba History, the city is known for its rich cultural heritage. This is also seen through the different festival and local traditions that are celebrated in the city. Tourists who want to see the festivities held in the city can visit during the month of May. It is during this time that most of the events take place. One of which is the May Cross Celebration. Park squares and major spots in Cordoba are adorned with large crosses with different decors. There are also different kinds of entertainment, some of which presents Andalusian folklore. By the end of the festival, the city council gives an award to the most beautiful cross.

Another event during the month of May is the Patio Festival. A lot of residents take part in this occasion. They make their patio open for visits. Viewers can marvel at the beauty of the unique architectural makeup of the courtyards in Cordoba. These are ornamented with trees, fountains, flowers and other yard accessories.

Towards the end of May, the Feria de Cordoba comes into view. This is the largest amusement park in the city which opens annually. People can enjoy different rides and folklore presentations. They can also be amazed by the spectacular fireworks display. With all this information contained in the Cordoba Travel Guide, everybody is invited to traverse in the city.

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