Founded by the Romans during the 2nd century BC. C., would become the capital of Ulterior Hispania in times of the Roman Republic, in addition to the Baetic province during the Roman Empire. However, its peak will occur during the Muslim domination of the Iberian Peninsula, when it will rise as the capital of the Emirate of Córdoba, while during the Caliphate of Córdoba it became the most inhabited, cultured and opulent city in Europe and a leading center. world education.During the long European Middle Ages, letters and science flourished in Córdoba, developing the foundations of the European Renaissance. Mosques, libraries, baths and souks abounded, in addition to having a multitude of fountains, public lighting and sewers during the caliphate’s heyday.
Córdoba is currently the city that houses the most Unesco World Heritage titles in the world. In 1984, the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba was included in the reputed list, a declaration that a decade later would be extended to the entire historic center. The Fiesta de los Patios Cordobeses was designated Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in December 201211 and in July 2018 the palatine city of Medina Azahara, on the outskirts of the urban nucleus, was also declared a World Heritage Site.
Once all the travelers are on board our bus we will go to Córdoba, we will make a stop on the way.
When we arrive in Córdoba, we will take a guided walking tour of the old town and end the tour at its famous Mosque-Cathedral. Afterwards, they will have free time to explore the center of this city, to eat or to buy souvenirs.