Cordoba Day Trip from Seville Including Skip-the-Line Mosque of Cordoba and Optional Carmona Tour

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Take a day trip from Seville to discover the cultural, historical and religious gems of Cordoba. Explore the Jewish Quarter and enjoy privileged access to the UNESCO-listed Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, the Alcazar of the Christian Kings, and the Synagogue of Cordoba. Learn about the Islamic architecture of the sites and take an optional walking tour of the ancient city of Carmona to admire breathtaking views from the hill.


After hotel pickup, begin your trip with a XNUMX-hour scenic drive to Cordoba, where you'll learn about the city's cultural, historical, and religious heritage on a tour with your local guide. Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn how this site is considered one of the most important monuments of Islam, and gaze at its shimmering golden mosaics and endless row of striped archways.
With your skip-the-line ticket, continue to the Alcazar of the Christian Kings in the Jewish Quarter, with its narrow streets lined with flowers and whitewashed houses. Visit the Cordoba Synagogue; admire the Alcazar of King Don Pedro fortress, built by the Moors in the XNUMXth century; and stroll along the charming Calle de las Flores, which still respects the traditional Cordoba way of life.
Afterward, your guide will drive you downtown, where you'll have free time to shop and enjoy a Spanish meal (own expense). On the way back to your hotel, stop at a lovely rest area for coffee and other refreshments (own expense).
Optional visit to Carmona:
You have the option of taking part in a walking tour of the beautiful town of Carmona, strategically located on a hill with panoramic views. Follow your guide through the pretty streets to several important monuments, such as the Convent of the Madre de Dios and Las Descalzas. Finish your excursion by taking in the splendid view of the city.




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