Camino Mozarabe from Granada to Cordoba, 1 week
The Camino Mozarabe from Granada to Cordoba was traditionally the route pilgrims would take from the South of Spain to join up with the Via de la Plata, before continuing their journey to Santiago de Compostela.
It is thought that this is one of the oldest original routes of the Camino de Santiago and it follows an ancient route from the stunning city of Granada, through Cordoba, and on to Merida.
Along the way, it passes some of the finest Roman and Moorish structures on the entire Iberian Peninsula. The Camino Mozarabe itself travels along the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, through olive and orange groves. The low green hills, white villages, and hilltop castles are synonymous with the region.
The Camino Mozarabe from Granada to Cordoba runs through the Andalusia region of Spain. It starts in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Granada and finishes in the Roman City of Cordoba. The Alahambra in Granada and the Mezquita in Cordoba are two of the most stunning and unmissable structures in the world.
This route comprises UNESCO World Heritage sites and beautiful, peaceful rural landscapes. The trail follows farm tracks and you will make your way into Olive Groves, before making the incline to the hilltop fortified town of Moclin. The route also takes you to a Moorish castle overlooking the town of Alcala Real.
With so much to see and do, this section of The Camino Mozarabe from Granada to Cordoba is one not to miss.
This is a Camino route that is perfect for later in the year, late summer to early winter due to the heat of the region during high summer. We also recommend a certain level of fitness for this Camino route.
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