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CITY ESCAPE, CORDOBA: THE UMMAYA CAPITAL OF AL-ANDALUS
Your key to Cordoba, private, VIP assistance services & more upon demand.

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CORDOBA, THE UMMAYAD CAPITAL OF AL-ANDALUS

Our city escape to Córdoba is intended to reveal the unique history and allows you to enjoy the fusion of different cultures. A special town, which was once the very capital of Al-Andalus. The module can be further extended and connected with other travel modules and city escapes, to form your own tailored experience or tour. We invite you to travel leisurely through Toledo, Cordoba, Seville and Granada before departing through Malaga or Madrid.


Day 1: Arrival & evening in Cordoba

During your first night in Cordoba, we suggest you enjoy the lovely night time walks in the medina, around the Ummayad mosque, Cordoba‘s most ancient town ‘Medina alQadima’ the ancient Islamic town. We offer a choice for dinner at one of our favourite and recommended halal establishments within the town.


Day 2: Cordoba, Capital of the Ummayads

In the morning there will be a historical introduction tour to Cordoba's ancient Islamic ‘medina’. Explore the most ancient town,Madinat alqadima’ of Cordoba and it’s Ummaya Mosque, or other favourite expositions and museums in town. During our time in Cordoba, we must also take a short excursion to witness and explore the Ummayad's Government city of Madinat al Zahra the Caliph's ruling city, the 'Dar al Mulk' of Al-Andalus. Hereafter we will return to Cordoba for optional entertainment options and leisure time including shopping or walks around the modern or historical town.

There are three active mosques in Cordoba worth visiting, a marvellous opportunity to meet some local Muslims while touring around town.


Day 3: Optional daytime activities in Cordoba. Departure & further city connection options.

The rest of the day or any extensions we make to the program are intended as a leisurely day, further options provided at the time of your booking. For independent tours, we usually include a city transport card or hop-on-hop-off tour of the city; our private serviced tours count with a dedicated driver and assistant, whichever your choice, it is worth taking the time to explore the sites offered by the city once the Caliphate capital of Al-Andalus. You must not leave Cordoba without visiting 'Plaza de La Corredera', 'Parque de Colón' where you will find and actual mosque open for Muslims to pray in today. There are also some expositions in town, worth a visit to widen your knowledge of popular culture and the historical roots of Cordoba. Departure transfer options are provided from the initial booking stage, as well as further city connection options for you to combine with modules, such as to continue onto Cordoba, Granada, Madrid & Toledo or Barcelona, with the chosen transportation options.

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Further details


Our escapes can be treated as travel modules, which can be extended and connected with each other. We invite you to travel leisurely through Madrid, Toledo, Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Malaga, Madrid and Barcelona. Planning flight arrival and departure, high-speed trains, road transport and private services with our full support and advice from the booking stage until departure, to form your own independent tour experience.


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Private Package Standards

Our ‘Private Tour’ offer is initially towards an independent travel experience, including general planning & advice, accommodation at the selected standard, tickets to the main highlight monuments listed in the itinerary; we provide options towards meals, city and monument tours, transport and travel assistant guides from our organisation. Please read on, below you will find the bookings & info form.


Accommodation choices and standards are listed in each individual offer, from hostels or tourist apartments to 5 star hotels, confirmed during the booking process.


Our standard price is offered per person sharing one double room at the standard selected with one person from your group; triple rooms receive a small discount yet cannot always be guaranteed. Single room upgrades are offered as a supplement upon the double room rate, according to the accommodation standard and type.


Meal bookings are included in our favourite selection of Local Halal Restaurants, you will be able to choose your favourite establishment throughout your time in town. If you don’t want any meals to be booked, please tell us during the booking process.


The monuments included are listed in each package. We usually include the main Islamic Heritage Sites at each city, plus a series of museums or expositions of a particular interest to the historical narration and understanding of each town.


Our Guides are NOT included in our private tours unless chosen specifically within the booking confirmation process.

We have two distinct types of guides. You may like to hire a Local Travel Assisting Guide/Local Muslim Guide from our crew to assist you along with the tour. Official UNESCO World Heritage Guide for a detailed Monument Tour. Again these choices will be an option provided throughout the booking process after you request information on any of our tours or holiday escape packages.


Transport & guidance options are offered during the booking process, to make sure you book the adequate service to your own desired standard.


The minimum group size in our private and independent packages start from 1 traveller and over, but will be specified in the ‘Price Terms’ of each offer according to the services included.


We offer custom group or private tours, allowing you to choose from the services and standards required towards your trip, from planning & booking to transport, tour conducting and ground services to any chosen standard.


We quote to any standard and group size you request. Please contact us via the form provided below with your requirements.


As a licensed travel agency, we can also offer competitive flight bookings, with ease at best rates. We do not include travel insurance by default, but can also offer it as an optional extra.



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Local Travel AssistantCity Monuments cardCity Bus Tour (hop on hop off)Meal Couponssegway or bicicle tourcity walking tour


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Flights IncludedAVE Fast Train when availableRegular TrainVIP busRegular busVIP Driver servicesCar hire


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