Eurostars Las Adelfas
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As good as Toledo was, we continue the journey south toward Cordoba.
The journey today will take us from the province of Castilla-La-Mancha into the province of Andalusia.
First stop on the agenda is not too far from Toledo and is a Roman village famous for its photogenic ridge of 12 windmills.
Almagro is next and has the …
Taking the 8:38am train to Cordoba. We will spend the night there and then head south to Granada. We are looking forward to this Airbnb as we have been told that the house is more than a THOUSAND years old... a THOUSAND years!!! I will be sure to post some pictures of that house. A quick fact - Cordoba was once the largest city of ...
We took the high speed train to Cordoba. We reached 301km/h (187 mph), traveling more than 525 miles in 4.5 hours, a new land speed record for both of us. (Why can't we figure this out in the States?) Watching out the window, the farms were whizzing by. Along the route we passed miles and miles of olive orchards blanketing the hillsides. We weren't aware of the important role of olives in the Spanish economy.
We arrived in Cordoba, is a northern city in ...
... and later knocked down the main mosque (apart from a minaret) to build one serious church. It's one of the world's largest cathedrals and took over a hundred years to complete and is supposedly an icon of Gothic architecture. Even Christopher Columbus is entombed here. No description here could do it justice so I won't bother. Just google some images and marvel at the wonderful extravagance of us Catholics.
The Alcazar was a royal residence for centuries. ...
Day 15. Thursday 12 July. Granada to Cordoba by train. We could only get tourist class seats when booking some months ago, however a very comfortable journey in a full train. The trip was about 2hrs 20mins and we passed a million olive trees – no exaggeration – and large numbers of corn fields.
The apartment in Cordoba is very nice, quite modern and very close to all the sites. The ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsEurostars Las Adelfas Córdoba
Very good hotel and value. Located in quiet and pleasant surroundings. Need car to get around easily. Would use again.
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