When to visit Cordoba? Are you ready to choose the dates of your trip to Cordoba? Let us guide you with some helpful advice on the weather and when to visit the city.
Cordoba has a continental climate, dry and with great variations between the seasons, quite cold in the winter and extremely hot in the summer.
If you are visiting Cordoba during spring and fall, you will enjoy mild temperatures. During July and August extreme temperatures prevail, with almost no rain. The rainy months in Cordoba are in the fall and winter.
In Spain national holidays are the same all over the country. However each region (comunidad autónoma) enjoys 10 days a year to celebrate its own festivals. On top of that, each city or town enjoys 2 days for local holidays.
Usually, on these days almost everything closes (banks, shops, official institutions).
Sometimes, some of the holidays turn into puentes (extended weekends). During puentes it will be more difficult to find accommodation, the city will be packed with national tourists and prices might rise (especially for lodging and eating).
It is very common in Andalusia, the region where Cordoba is, to have a holiday on Monday if the real holiday was the Sunday before.
Below is a list of national, regional and local holidays:
On top of those bank holidays you should always bear in mind the dates of the tourist high season in Cordoba: Semana Santa (Easter) and the month of May (the most important local festival). Make sure you find out the exact Semana Santa dates (they change from one year to another) as they are the busiest periods of the year in Cordoba.
Our favorite periods of the year to visit Cordoba are spring (May and June) and fall (October to December). The days are long, the temperatures are pleasant enough and you will enjoy Cordoba at its best. Being able to choose, May would be the most special month to visit Cordoba.
While theoretically you could visit Cordoba all year round, there are three key periods of the year when Cordoba is problematic:
This article is part of a complete guide about Cordoba where you can read all the information you need to plan your trip to this amazing destination in Spain.
Here is a complete summary of all the guide:
1. When to visit Cordoba
2. How many days to spend in Cordoba
3. How to get to Cordoba
4. How to move around Cordoba
5. Cordoba hotels: where to stay in Cordoba
6. What to eat in Cordoba
7. What to do in Cordoba
8. Tips to visit the Mezquita in Cordoba
9. How to buy tickets to the Mezquita in Cordoba
10. Mezquita tickets sold out. What can you do?
11. Is the Mezquita night visit worth it?
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