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Cordoba Full Day Trip with Mosque Direct Entry from Malaga

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Cordoba Full Day Trip with Mosque Direct Entry from Malaga

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Let the rich architectural tableau and vibrant culture of Cordoba allure you on a full-day tour of the UNESCO-listed city from Malaga. With a knowledgeable guide, explore the former capital of Moorish Spain and stroll the cobbled streets of the Jewish Quarter on a guided tour. Visit the legendary Great Mosque of Cordoba; marvel at the ancient Roman Bridge; and delve into the city’s Jewish heritage at Europe’s oldest Synagogue. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from Malaga on an air-conditioned coach.
  • Full-day trip to Cordoba from Malaga
  • Explore Cordoba, the capital of Moorish Spain for 300 years
  • Visit the Great Mosque of Cordoba, the Roman Bridge, and the Synagogue
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Cordoba's Jewish Quarter
  • See traditional Andalucian patios and gardens
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Local guide
Air-conditioned vehicle
Panoramic and walking tour of the city
Entrance fee for the Mosque, synagogue and gardens
Transportation from Malaga directly to Cordoba.
Multilingual escort guide
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point

Av. de Andalucía, Málaga, Spain

Avenida de Andalucía, bus stop nº11 in front of Caixa Bank.

Departure Time

8:25 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Depart from a centrally located pickup point in Malaga in an air-conditioned coach and relax during the scenic journey to Cordoba. Get acquainted with the city’s rich history as you listen to your guide’s informative commentary and then embark on a panoramic sightseeing tour on arrival.

See legendary landmarks like the Jewish Quarter, the Roman Bridge, the Great Mosque of Cordoba, and the Synagogue from the comfort of your coach and gain fascinating insight into the prosperous past of the city. Disembark to enjoy a guided walk of the Jewish Quarter, with its serpentine network of streets thronged with whitewashed courtyards and flower-filled balconies.

Visit the Synagogue for an up-close view of one of Europe’s oldest Jewish churches and then sample some traditional Spanish food during some leisurely free time for lunch (own expense). Sated, embark on a sightseeing tour of Cordoba’s traditional patios (courtyards) and then return to your coach to relax during the journey back to Malaga.
Pass By:  
Roman Bridge
Enjoy a panoramic visit to the Roman Bridge.
Stop At:  
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
The Jewish Quarter is the best-known part of Cordoba’s historic center. It is also one of Europe’s largest urban areas declared World Heritage Site in 1984. A fascinating neighborhood which dates back to the late Middle Ages, full of narrow streets and rests of the Jewish population that once lived here.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
The Synagogue, situated in the heart of the Jewish Quarter of Cordoba, is unique in Andalusia and one of the three best preserved Medieval synagogues in the whole of Spain.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
built during the period of Moorish occupation and later converted into a Catholic Christian Cathedral. It is the most splendid Islamic monument in the western world and still a very important symbol of the city nowadays. Originally built as a Mosque in 786, it is a harmonious combination of various different styles. Explore this beautiful building and marvel at its colorful mosaics and stained-glass windows.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Julia Travel S.L
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Cordoba Full Day Trip with Mosque Direct Entry from Malaga?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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What is the policy on sanitization during Cordoba Full Day Trip with Mosque Direct Entry from Malaga?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Cordoba Full Day Trip with Mosque Direct Entry from Malaga?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Cordoba Full Day Trip with Mosque Direct Entry from Malaga?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Traveler Tips

  • "If you only have ONE day to visit southern Spain, I urge you to go to Cordoba." See review


86 Reviews

Reviews by Viator travelers

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, Feb 2020
Excellent day. Prompt timings. Our guide Vanessa was excellent throughout, and local guide at Cordoba, Luis, was excellent also. Comfortable coach. Very good driver. I would highly recommend this tour.
Simply amazing!
, Feb 2020
The trip to Cordoba is worth it. The guide on the bus was very informative providing commentary on the way to Cordoba. It was very interesting hearing about the area, the difference in climate such a short distance from Malaga and the olive production. The mosque-cathedral is simply amazing. Our English speaking guide was dynamic and had a good sense of humour. Cordoba is a special place. We will be coming back again next year and will explore more. On the way home we had to take a detour in view of the protesting olive farmers. This was handled well by the guide and bus driver. It was a good day despite this.
Unforgettable Cordoba
, Nov 2019
We were lucky with very good guides: Jesus from Malaga and Maria from Cordoba. They shared with us not only historical and geographical facts, but also personal experiences and opinions. We appreciated this.
Don't miss Cordoba!
Debbie W
, Oct 2019
My day trip to Cordoba was fantastic! Our guide, Jesus, was wonderful, knowledgeable and funny. Wallada was our guide in Cordoba and she was outstanding! Her breadth of knowledge was incredible. I highly recommend this trip!
1 traveler found this review helpful
Worth to visit.
Lerna B
, Sep 2019
Was a long trip (2.5hrs) but was worth to visit the place. Our guide (a lady) did an excellent job of explaining the history of Cordoba and the Mosque.
the first place to see in Andalusia!
, Jun 2019
Not my first visit but as pleasantly surprised as the first time! If you only have ONE day to visit southern Spain, I urge you to go to Cordoba. The cathedral/mosque is a unique feast for your eyes. The only reason I rated this trip 4/5 is the feeling that I got rushed, particularly in the mosque. Pity that once out, you cannot get back in!
Excellent trip!
, Jun 2019
The guide at the Mesquite was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining as he covered the history and architecture of the mosque and subsequent church.
Very Good tour - well worth the visit.
, Mar 2019
A very good introduction to the site, with a comprehensive tour of the cathedral with a local guide. Very busy, I can see it being difficult at peak times. In our case everything ran to time and we were back on the dot. A couple of hours free time to lunch and/or shop. Some confusion about voucher. My booking message said .mobile vouchers were accepted, the local company's FAQs said not. I didn't take the chance and printed one.
Although Cordoba is a great place to...
Claudio H
, Sep 2018
Although Cordoba is a great place to visit as a tourist, the tour operator Julia Travels does a horrible job. They just basically arrange for the bus to take you to Cordoba where a completely different tour operator gives you the tour, so there is always a bit of confusion during the hand off. Our bus and our tour in the Mosque was in four languages. As you can imagine we wasted a lot of time waiting for the guide to speak in four languages. Why can't they just divide the tours by language? Our bus tour guide, Paco, just went through the motions. My recommendation: Definitely go to Cordoba, but with a different tour company.
On a positive note, the mosque was...
Wendy N
, Jun 2018
On a positive note, the mosque was an amazing architectural masterpiece, and I'm happy I was able to see it. Viator contracted with a company called Julia Tours. We were packed into a full coach with Spanish, German, Italian, and French speakers. The little information we got on the way to Cordoba had to be repeated in all 5 languages, so there was not much. After an absurdly long bathroom/coffee break at a rest area, we drove to the city. Although there were probably only 10 English speakers on our bus, Julia tours combined us with several other busses so we had at least 40 people in our group with one tour guide. We did have earphones. Because there were so many other busses in town, the tours went through the mosque one right after the other in a maze-like coordinated pattern. It was nearly impossible to follow our guide through the crowd, which was as thick as a rock concert. Several people in our group started to panic and had to leave the building. We were led through the city after the mosque visit, which was also somewhat stressful because of our way-too-large group. I would recommend Cordoba, but not with this tour! ..

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