Your trip to Córdoba starts here!
In this history-rich city, situated in Andalusia, are the roots of Multiturismo. Undeniably the most complete programmes offered thanks to the thorough knowledge of this world city.
On the banks of the Guadalquivir River, you can enjoy wonderful views of the old town with the Mezquita. A city known for the peaceful and prosperous society of 3 religious cultures: Islamic, Jewish & Christian. In which still many traces scattered throughout the historic centre.
When you walk through Córdoba, you will constantly be amazed by this historic city, and will notice all the love of its inhabitants for their city. Buildings are preserved in its original state, even the new construction is in the authentic style. Every nook, alley, square is a work of art in itself.
Day programmes fully customizable to your liking. Check especially inquire into the challenging educational programmes in & around Córdoba. Host families available through the whole city or enter your preferred area of residence.
Your custom programme
Our programmes are fully customizable. Standard day programmes contain the most requested attractions.
If, after seeing one of our standard day programs want to adjust something, you can easily consult with your personal travel agent to apply a change.
The best way the reach Córdoba is by plane. If you prefer coming by bus, we will create for you a quote upon request. It is also advisable to make intermediate stops at a bus trip in, for example, Paris. Also for this we can tailor a programme. Ask for the options with your personal travel agent. For English-speaking clients this is Barrie Nispeling.
Multiturismo try to make the process as easy as possible for you. We have a clear step-by-step plan to guide you through the process. This will also be gone through in detail with your personal travel agent.
Click here for an overview: “Your complete trip in 6 easy steps“.
If interested, you can easily request a quotation without any obligation. For this you can use the form quotation request. You can expect a response within 1-2 business days.
ACTIVITIES IN CÓRDOBA .
The following activities can be added to your day trip Córdoba. If you want to build yourself a day programme you can choose from the selection below!
- MUST VISIT
- WORKSHOPS / COURSES
The most extraordinary building of Córdoba is the Mezquita. This is a unique combination of a huge mosque with a cathedral, also called the mosque-Cathedral. With its 23,000m2 of surface, it is one of the largest mosques in the world. More than 800 columns, gilded bronze doors, mosaic, pressure decorated ceilings, detailed carvings and Golden altars deliver a beautiful picture on. Something you have probably never seen in your life. The Mezquita in Córdoba is a must!
In regards to bullfighting everyone has there own opinion. Regardless of this opinion there will be a tour of the ranch where the bulls bred to be an enormously positive impression. A very impressive tour over the landscape where the bulls breed. Learn the differences between the bulls, the tendrils, age and gender. Learn more about bullfighting and the history. But above all, let your dazzle while you’re on some metres away face to face with this majestic beasts.
No dance is more typical than the Spanish Flamenco. Enjoy this enchanting whole traditionally executed show while enjoying a snack and a drink. In the meantime you will learn the various rhythms and claps everyone with it. Continue to stretch out and enjoy the dancers either, for the daredevils, one should at the end also, have a dance. Guaranteed to be a highly entertaining and memorable day.
The “Synagoga de Córdoba” is a historic building in the Jewish quarter, built in 1315. It is built in the Mudejar style, making it a feast for the eyes. Stories and history of the building exist from the first step. After the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492, the building was dedicated to different functions. However in 1885, it was declared a National Monument.
The Alcázar (Castle) of Córdoba, with the thick defensive walls, served both as a fortress and a Palace, and is the perfect illustration of the development of the Córdoban architecture over the years. With its high towers, impressive rooms, impeccable architecture and an even more impressive garden, this is trip more than worth it and this is definitely a must.
The Jewish quarter, either La Judería, is a very popular tourist attraction. The Jews formed during the Arab period as an important ethnic group in the city. They always lived peacefully next to the Moors, but when the Catholics came to power, the Jews were expelled in 1492. They left this beautiful quarter behind. Narrow streets, small squares and authentic white houses decorated with flowers are present in this area. The many tapas bars & souvenir shops make La Judería most touristy district of Córdoba. Nevertheless, it is highly recommended to take a quiet stroll through it.
With olive trees as far as the eye can see, olive oil in every kitchen and the mass production of olives,a visit to an olive mill is unmissable. A large part of Andalusia’s economy is thanks to the ideal climate for growing olives. The production of this is nowhere near as easy as often thought. To create the perfect taste, many factors are required. See with your own eyes how the olive oil is extraced from the olives.
The best horses come from Spain, this is a well known fact. Andalusia is the birthplace of “The Pure Spanish Thoroughbred”, one of the biggest horse breeds to have ever existed. The Spanish Thoroughbred was a very popular horse and quickly became a striking symbol of the Spanish Empire. During the show, you get to see what all these horses are capable of. With great perfection horses are seen as never before. You don’t have to be a horse lover to enjoy this stunning show.
The Bullfight, or corrida, has existed for thousands of years. The natives, Hispanics, revered the Bull as a god. The form has since been changed, however the target, killing the bull, has remained the same. During this show, you will have none of this. An animal-friendly show in an arena, in which the art of “dancing with the bull” is demonstrated. The Matador, or bullfighter, is dressed in traditional clothing and shows how he’s in control of the giant bull. A very impressive display.
Spain has traditionally been one of the most important wine-producing countries in the world. What the wineries in Spain so interesting, is the rich history and passion for the profession. Learn all about the production process and see with their own eyes how the wine from grape to drops is manufactured. And after the visit to the winery it is of course possible to taste the manufactured product.
Enjoy the Andalusian cuisine with all your senses and discover the inner chef in this unique and fun experience. Enjoy the smells, textures and flavours of the best products of the season. During the workshop you will learn from the chef the techniques and tricks of the trade that will help you to make delicious Paella or Tapas. At the end of the workshop, there is only one thing to do: enjoy your tapas and match this with fine Spanish wines and cava’s. ¡Buen provecho!
Where you can learn a language faster in the country itself. The lessons are in Spanish or in English. Experience lessons given by a spanish teacher from a real language Institute. In addition, the level of the groups are matched, so that the lessons are for everyone to follow. During classes, activities can vary from easy to challenging.
The Rumba dance has its origin in Africa and it portrays the man in an aggressive manner, while the womanis in a defensive position. The name Rumba is Spanish and literally means “Party”. The dance has become a very internationally known dance and knows his various versions. Similarly in Spain is this magical dance is performed in a typical way. Learn the basics and enjoy!
During the ceramics workshop, this family business not only introduce you to the basics of clay-making, but you will also learn the various leg-and painting techniques. Learn how you work with the colors by a professional. Clay kneading, turntable and paint are part of the workshop. At the end everyone gets the opportunity to buy hand made works of art as souvenirs.
Would you like to master a typical Spanish dance? Let a professional dance teacher led you and create the foundation for a good flamenco dancer. Learn the rhythms, steps and attitude within short time. Who knows, maybe there is a flamenco King/Queen somewhere in you.
Everywhere around Andalusia you can see the typical tiles. Concentrated in Córdoba the buildings are tiled with the history of the Arab in combination with the Catholic periods. Each building has its stories due to the ceramics in and around. With this workshop, you will have the opportunity to own a piece of history. Create a tile in the traditional way. Learn some history and learn to appreciate the city and its buildings more afterwards.
During the workshop you will be in the arena-capea posted with the bull, however is this originally for the novice Bullfighter. So is there no bull in the ring, but the female, the vaca. These are slightly smaller and have smaller horns. What the less dangerous in the ring with these beasts. During the workshop you will learn how you can dodge the vaca and various other techniques to itself does not get injured. A guaranteed once-in-a-lifetime adrenaline rush.
ACTIVE IN THE CITY
Also for some variety in the cultural & educational trips, you can count on us. In order to be able to burn some energy, we offer excursions in Córdoba, such as:
-Skate in the largest indoor skate park of Andalusia,
-Paintball at one of the many great outdoor playgrounds,
-Swimming in outdoor water park,
-Karting on the indoor karting course,
And guided bicycle tours through the surrounding area of Córdoba.
The Córdoba Zoo is a perfect place to learn more about the Andalusian nature. Visitors can view a collection of animals living in the South of Spain, Africa and live somewhere else. The Zoo is home to approximately 300 animals including 78 species. For some time, it is also the new home of a couple of polar Lynx, a Wolf group, Lions, zebras, ostriches.
Terra mitica is a theme park located in Benidorm, Costa Blanca. The park is divided into 5 themed zones: Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Iberian Peninsula and the Islands. When Paramount bought most of the shares in 2000 of the park, the park got the name Paramount Parks Terra Mítica. In 2004, Paramount Parks decided to sell the shares. The region of Valencia took the park.
Córdoba is rich in history, this is reflected in the many historical buildings and the overall street scene. Pieces of this great story rich history can be found in the many museums of this city.
Patio Museum (Viana Palace)
Set in a 14th-century palace, this museum known as courtyard Museum, because the Palace no less than 12 beautiful courtyards (patios). Richly planted with palm trees, orange trees, cypresses, Myrtle plants and flowers. Apart from these patios that worth a visit on their own, the Palace offers an impressive interior, including leather wall hangings, movable historical collections of artifacts and firearms. Worth mentioning is a library with a total of 7,000 volumes.
Museo de la Inquisición (Museum of the Inquisition)
Probably Europe’s most extensive exhibition of torture instruments. This museum is well worth a visit. Experience how medieval suspects were arrested, tortured and eventually sentenced between the 13th and 19th century and learn about one of the darkest and most brutal aspects of the Spanish and European history.
Casa Museo Arte sobre Piel (leather museum)
This museum is located in the heart of the historic centre. It gives life’s work of Ramón García Romero again, which is responsible for the revival of the art of making so-called Cordobanes (artistic pieces edited leather). Five halls contain the most brilliant pieces of his work, as well as artifacts and lots of information.
This archaeological museum features treasures from the rich cultural heritage of Córdoba. Including prehistoric crafts, Roman statues and mosaics, as well as artifacts of the Roman, Visigothic and Iberian origin.
The upper floor of the museum is dedicated to the Moorish culture and history. One of the most impressive exhibits is a bronze statue of a deer that was found during excavations of the former Palace city of Medina Azahara. A must to see are the remains of a Roman Theatre, integrated with the Renaissance museum building.
Museo de Bellas Artes
This museum (Museum of fine arts) shows mainly famous paintings from the time of the Andalusian Baroque. However are also paintings of other eras. Founded in 1862, this museum is one of the oldest museums in Córdoba. Located on the Plaza del Potro square where a former church home to this exhibition is. Paintings that can be admired, include works by famous Spanish painters like Goya, Murillo and Valdés.
Museo del Toreo (Museum of bullfighting)
As the name implies, this museum (Museo Taurino) dedicated to bullfighting in Córdoba, along with its long tradition. Memorabilia of fabulous toreadors, posters, photographs, paintings can be admired, as well as trophies and more. The museum let the backgrounds of famous toreadors. Including the career of Manolete, who was fatally injured during a bullfight in 1947. Also the head of the bull that killed Manolete.
Museo de al-Andalus Torre de la Calahorra
The Calahorra tower houses a museum where history comes to life. Using advanced technology visitors get an impression of the way of life and culture of the former residents of Andalusia. Interactive displays show how the Eastern and Western cultures blend together and how the three different cultures, Muslims, Jews and Christians lived together peacefully.
Museo Etnobotánico (botanical museum)
A special museum located on the Córdoba Botanical Garden. Inaugurated in 1980, one examines the human relationship with the world of plants. This museum is unique in Spain.