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When you think about campervan rental Andalucía, there may be one place that will surprise you. Here at WildCampers we drop of our vans at non-international airport, Cordoba. Córdoba, the capital of its province of the same name, is extremely varied. From rolling plains around the Cordoba city itself, the Guadalquivir River with villages located along the banks of the river, to mountain ranges with jarring peaks in the north and west. Around the province are the pristine whitewashed villages with Baroque style churches, Moorish castles, dressed up courtyards teeming with flowers and beautifully tiled fountains. With narrow ancient cobblestone streets, high walls and endless alleyways, Cordoba leaves a lot to be discovered by foot. This makes the perfect place to park up your WildCampers van for a few days and discover everything Cordoba has to offer. Take a look at our offers today and start your adventure.
Campervan hire Andalucía not only links up to all major Andalucian airports but their train stations too. With the introduction of connections to Northern Spain; using the Spanish high speed AVE train network now provides swift connections from Madrid and Barcelona, making it even easy to access Cordoba. Perfect for when you pick up your rental campervan from Cordoba airport or station.
Córdoba’s rural land is famous for its dry white wines, similar to that of sherry, local honey and olive oil; vineyards and olive groves being a characteristic feature of the landscape, especially south of Cordoba. The area offers visitors a full mixed of cuisines from Roman, Arab, Jewish and Christian infused with Andalucian, Mediterranean styles. The use of local produce and local gastronomy choices such as game, olive oil and honey that boast of the provinces prosperities. If this were anywhere else in the world the depth of history Cordoba holds would be confusing, yet cordobeses embrace every part of it. Traditional handmade products made from iron, vegetable fibres, leather and ceramics are also produced and available in the local street markets. You’re free to wander the markets and take it all in around you. Not feeling up to a restaurant, no problem you can pick up local fruit and vegetables, retreat back to your WildCampers van and cook many delights of your own.
Campervan hire Andalucía can lead you to many destinations whether you are a fan of history, Flamenco, mosaic fountains or following routes around various monuments; if you’re interested in art and history, landmarks and museums, floral displays and gardens, sports and exploring, gastronomy and music you are sure to find at least one activity, which will interest you in the city of Cordoba.
Whether you are arriving or leaving Cordoba you’re bound to see the magnificent Roman Bridge; it is close to the great Mosque and leads to Torre de Calahorra at south end. This monumental bridge crosses the Guadalquivir River, and although you are unable to drive your WildCampers van over it; we highly recommend visitors to consider parking on the south side and walking over the Roman Bridge, passing Bridge Gate and entering the old town to the back of the Mezquita. The bridge is currently popular due to the TV series Game of Thrones, which uses the setting in it episodes.
Today the Mezquita de Cordoba (Cordoba Mosque) as it is commonly known (or the Cordoba Cathedral) can be visited throughout the year for a fee. However there is no charge for the Patio de Los Naranjos which is a large outer courtyard where you can visit to view the with its orange, palm and cypress trees and fountains, which forms the entrance to the Mezquita. Its interior is a juxtaposition forest of columns and arches mirroring the courtyard, wherein the exceptional and admirable Mihrab, showcasing inscriptions of the Koran in gold and rich mosaics, represents the focal point of the building. It is commonly believed that the site of the Mosque-Cathedral was originally a Christian church, which was divided and shared, by Muslims and Christians. Structurally speaking it was a revolutionary building for its time, the structure is regarded as one of the most ingenious monuments of Moorish architecture. Built during the period of Moorish occupation, it is the most splendid Islamic monument in the western world.
Be sure to take the short walk to this quaint cobbled street of Callejon de las flores, the most photographed street in Cordoba, and it’s not hard to see why. Between the pristine whitewashed houses, its balconies and walls are well maintained with a beautiful array of geraniums. At the end of the alleyway you get a picture perfect view of the Mezquita tower framed by the flower and foliage covered walls. Vivid hues of yellows, reds and pinks make this postcard perfect and a delight to see.
Keep walking and a short walk from the Mezquita is both the old (Baños del Alcázar Califal) and new (Baños Arabes de Cordoba) baths. If you’re looking for a bit more history why not visit the ruins of the old baths where you can begin to see what it was like within the era. If you’ve had enough of learning some history and just looking to relax the body and switch off your mind the new baths are for you. Completely immerse yourself in a journey with centuries of culture and tradition which ever you chose.
When you have had enough of city life and you are looking to escape into the wild using drop off campervan Andalucía we have found the perfect location to rest your heads and set camp in the total beauty of nature. To the west of Cordoba you have the Sierra de Hornachuelos Natural Park, home to the likes of the lynx and black vulture, you are free to park your WildCampers and share the wonders in true WildCampers style. With an abundance of hikes you are bound to immerse yourself in adventure and who knows what delights you are to stumble upon; wild boars and red deer, as well as otters in the reservoirs and rivers (Bembézar, Breña and Retortillo).
When temperatures on average in the 30s in summer you will be searching for all water sources to cool down in in abundance. With the nearest beach a good couple of miles away, you either be making the most of their rivers and reservoirs or alternatively you can spend the day at Aquasierra, Cordoba Water Park. This is only Water Park in the inland province of Cordoba. With activities to suit all family members who are looking to cool down, it is the perfect escape from the summer heat.
These are just a few mere suggestions of what Cordoba has to offer. Here at WildCampers our local knowledge is key to success, however that is not to say you won’t find some hidden gems. We love to hear our customer’s stories and experience, we encourage you to send, tag and upload photos of your journey to help build and shape the WildCampers community. Head over to our social media accounts to see what other WildCampers® have been up to and to add your own stories. #WildCamperVans