The city of Cordoba doesn't have the quaint feel of many of the small towns around the Costa del Sol, or the attraction of a big city with an airport like Malaga or Jerez, but it shouldn't be overlooked on your next tour of Spain from Gibraltar by car rental. Cordoba boasts some of the greatest entertainment in Spain, including ballet, concerts, festivals, flamenco, and a lively nightlife. For its small size it has a great cultural and artistic influence on the country.
The Hammam Arabic Baths in Cordoba are like nothing else you will come across in your tour by car rental from Gibraltar. Take time to slow down and reflect on your holiday with a two hour session in the Hammam that includes massage.
Of all the cities in Spain Cordoba is the place to shop for unique, handcrafted gold. Something you will find on your tour of Spain is that each area is known for its own particular handcraft, be it pottery, leather, or wine. In Cordoba its gold, and you'll be the most pleased with your finds if you stray away from the tourist district and look for the little shops, or even ask a local.
Many of the Churches throughout Spain and most of Europe for that matter stand on the site of an even older church, which was on the site of an even older temple, which was on the site of... you get my point. Cordoba features an amazingly massive site of such kind, where the Cathedral, rather than replace its predecessor, had plenty of room to be added inside! Make the curious and elaborate La Mezquita a stop by Gibraltar car hire during your day trip to Cordoba.