Our hotels in Cordoba are perfect for getting to know a place that still holds remains from its Roman and Moorish past, as seen in the traditions, wonderful monuments and the cuisine. Cordoba has become the gastronomic capital of Andalusia amid the beauty of the landscape and highly fertile valley.Cooking in Cordoba is based on its most traditional dishes, whose raw ingredients come from the fields and orchards, cattle and game found in the vicinity. They are all accompanied by wonderful olive oil and the excellent local wine. The most delicious way to savour Cordoban fare is to try casseroled broad beans, scrambled egg and asparagus, casseroled lamb, mountain-style fried breadcrumbs and oxtail stew. There are excellent tapas and the songs and dancing with guitar accompaniment to be enjoyed while the click of heels is heard in the flamenco "tablaos" in the city centre and the Judería district close to your hotel in Cordoba. The people of Cordoba eagerly look forward to the month of May so they can hold their most traditional festivals, especially the festival of courtyards in Cordoba, dating back over one hundred years and shows off the beautiful courtyards decorated in full Andalusian style. The Cruces de Mayo brings people together in the square in a joyful atmosphere filled with flowers. the fair of Nuestra Señora de la Salud has acts, dances and traditional music from Cordoba. and Holy Week with its processions and routes attracts many visitors, who stay in the hotels in Cordoba. Cordoba has become a university city with a large number of tourists who can enjoy themselves in the great atmosphere of the many pubs, discos and clubs in the Góngora, La Cuadra and Vial Norte districts, Ciudad Jardín, and the Chinales industrial estate and the Arenal area, which has most of the city's discos. Handicrafts are one of the most important products symbolising Cordoba at home and abroad. There is a taste of the past in the souvenirs and mementos, such as foodstuffs, leather, earthenware, pottery and jewellery that are a mixture of the cultures that left their imprint on the city. The city centre is full of places near to your hotel in Cordoba where these can be bought.