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Exploring Cordoba Province
Towns Outside Cordoba, Andalucia, Spain
Exploring Cordoba Province
Cordoba is not just a city but the name of the province of which it is the capital. Cordoba province is itself located within the larger autonomous region of Andalucia. The towns found within the province of Cordoba are diverse, have a rich history, and many are well worth visiting for the day. See the below links for information.
The town of Espiel is a favourite amongst adventure tourists due to it's location perched on the side of a mountain. Some of the provinces best climbing crags can be accessed from here.
The town of Almodovar is well known for it's castle, and many (mainly Spanish) visitors travel to the town to see it. At just over 20 kms from Cordoba it is an ideal day trip for many families.
The town of Palma del Rio has a population of around 9,000 and is located near the the border of Seville province to the west of Cordoba. This is a pretty town with a number of attractions.
The town of Montoro is situated on the banks of the Guadalquivir river. This is a delightful town with a beautiful main square, churches, and many winding streets flanked by traditional village shops and other authentic offerings.
The town of Lucena is an industrious town situated on the edge of the La Subbetica national park. However though there are a number of interesting sights, much of the town's old quarter.
The town of Montilla has a populace of 23,000 and is mainly focused on the production of dry white wines. Numerous vineyards surround the town.
The town of Aguilar de la Frontera is best known for its unusual octagonal main square, and collection of impressive Baroque and Renaissance style buildings.
Puente Genil is a pleasant town of just over 20,000 inhabitants located in the southernmost portion of Cordoba province. The most important monument in the town must be the Roman bridge from which it takes it's name.
The town of Pozoblanco is the capital of it's municipality, called Los Pedroches, which is itself a part of Cordoba province. The town is nationally known for the sheep cheese that it produces.
The old town of Belalcazar is perched atop a hill facing the castle from which it gets it's name. In fact Belelcazar means the beautiful castle, and though in a state of decay it really is a beautiful castle.
The town of Cabra has been around for thousands of years and has prospered for the majority of them. It has a 15,000 populace and is heavily involved in the production of olive oil.
The town of Priego is a town with a population of just over 20,000 surrounded by beautiful mountainous terrain and rolling hills. Its town centre is peppered with beautiful old buildings and fountains.
The town of Iznajar is situated on the banks of a large reservoir. The rest of it's landscape is made up of beautiful countryside.
Cordoba Tourist Office
TEL +34 957 491678
FAX +34 957 475485
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Exploring Cordoba Province, Towns Outside Cordoba, Andalucia, Spain
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