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Have a fino day out in Spain’s Cordoba

WHILE I’m here in Spain, I’m eager to make the most of the three day weekends that I have and do a bit of travelling. I...

Granada’s Alhambra Palace is boring, Sevilla’s Giralda is pointless and the Caminito del Rey isn’t dangerous enough… It must...

From the confused to the disillusioned to the just plain bored, check out our ‘dirty dozen’ of the daftest TripAdvisor reviews given to some of Andalucia’s most noted tourist attractions

REVIEW: Living amongst Roman remains in Andalucia’s Cordoba

WHEN the owners of Cordoba’s most charming boutique hotel decided to expand a few years ago they knew there would be something below the...

Spain’s high-speed train war intensifies this week as Iryo joins fight for passengers

A third train operator joins Spain's big battle for customers on Friday with the launch of Iryo's low-cost service between Madrid and Barcelona. Iryo joins...

Stag-do party pay penalty for drunken mayhem on high-speed Madrid-Malaga train in Spain

A Madrid court has fined 11 people nearly €700 each after a rowdy stag-do forced a delay to a high-speed train service between Madrid...

5 bedroom Flat for sale in Cabra with garage – € 225,000

FlatCabra, Córdoba   5 beds   3 baths € 225,000 Floor 3rd, flat total surface area 216 m², usable floor area 216 m², single...

15 lesser known ancient ruins that are a must-see in Andalucia and the Costa del Sol in Spain

What are your favourite little known Moorish and Roman sites in Spain?

La Inglesa: The extraordinary love story behind a winery in the heart of Spain’s Andalucia and the Englishwoman that...

NESTLED in the heart of Andalucia you can find the Sierra de Montilla (Cordoba), an unexpected paradise for wine lovers. Often eclipsed by the nearby...

Zoo worker survives leopard attack in Spain’s Andalucia

A Cordoba Zoo keeper was attacked by a leopard on Monday just before he was going to feed the animal. The man only suffered what...

TV football pirates hit by police raids to stop illegal screenings of La Liga matches in Spain

THE Policia Nacional have arrested 166 people in a big push against illegal football match screenings in hospitality establishments across Spain. Those detained were business...

‘Phishing’ gang steal at least €443,600 from hacked online bank accounts in Spain

A bank 'phishing' con netted a nationwide gang at least €443,600 from 146 victims. The Policia Nacional have arrested 13 people across Spain and are...

Patios of Cordoba: Where even the most reluctant gardener will find inspiration

It had been on my bucket list for years and yet somehow, I had never quite got round to it, but with foreign travel curbed and curfews still in place, it was time to look closer to home and the patios of Cordoba beckoned, writes Fiona Govan.

CLIMATE CHANGE: Average temperature in Malaga soars by 1.32ºC in 100 years —with Cordoba leading the ranks in temperature...

TEMPERATURES in Spanish cities have not stopped rising in recent years. In fact, the average temperature in Malaga has increased 1.32ºC degrees between 1900 and...

52 patios in Spain’s Cordoba to take part in the Patios de Cordoba Festival

THE Patios de Cordoba Festival returns after a two year hiatus due to Covid-19 with a total of 52 patios taking part in this...

Spain’s low cost high-speed train war hots up as new operator Iryo brings forward launch.

SPAIN'S low cost high-speed train war goes up an extra gear in November as Italian-Spanish owned firm Ilsa launches its service. The company, under the...

Ancient Roman mosaic uncovered at olive grove in Spain’s Cordoba

A LARGE mosaic dating back to Roman times has been uncovered at an olive grove in Cordoba.  A ‘fortuitous earth movement’ led to a farmer...

Is Cordoba home to the oldest Arab baths in Spain?

THE Junta has launched an investigation to determine whether or not the Arab Baths of the Pescaderia de Cordoba are the oldest in Spain. The...

Back in bloom: Cordoba patios reopen for special autumn festival

LOS Patios de Cordoba will reopen this October and will feature 16 venues over two weekends in a special autumn treat to mark 100...

HEATWAVE: Spain swelters in hottest day ever as record temperature of 47.2ºC set in Andalucia

THE highest temperature ever recorded in Spain was set at 5.10pm on Saturday in the Andalucian town of Montoro, just outside Cordoba, as the...

Walk this way: Why Cordoba should be top of your Spain travel list

For most tourists Cordoba is all about the Mesquita, the Alcazar and the Roman bridge. Laurence Crumbie took the road less travelled and found a city chock full of treasures.

IN PICS: A look around the unmissable monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site that is Cordoba’s Mesquita-catedral

THE iconic symbol of Cordoba is the stunning Mosque-Cathedral, which is an extraordinary example of the blending of Muslim and Christian cultures. Built in the...

Cordoba’s Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos: Where the Christian, Roman and Moorish meet

FEW places in Spain boast a history as rich and varied as Cordoba’s breathtaking Alcazar. Founded in 1328 by Alfonso XI, this palace has...

Blooming gorgeous: Cordoba’s famous patio festival in pictures

IT is said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words', so feast your eyes on these gorgeous blooms captured by photographer Paul D...

Heartless fraudster cons elderly Benidorm lady of over €40,000 in bogus search for remains of parents killed in the...

A conman swindled €43,600 from a 91-year-old Benidorm woman in a bogus search to find the remains of her parents who died in the...

Discover the thrill of wakeboarding at Cordoba’s Xtreme Gene Watersports—and the benefits of lake water in hydrating and steaming...

BEING sport mad as I am, any opportunity to try new, exciting and thrill-seeking sport is a must on my bucket list, even if...

COVID-19 infection rate continues decline in Spain’s Andalucia as one province declares ZERO new cases Tuesday

ANDALUCIA'S COVID-19 infection rate is continuing to drop but the number of deaths and hospitalisations are taking longer to catch up, new figures have...

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