Festival de la Guitarra de Cordoba

Guitar Festival in Andalusia

What is Festival de la Guitarra de Cordoba?

Spain's biggest guitar festival takes place in Cordoba each July. Many cities in Spain have flamenco festivals (see In a Similar Vein, below), but only Cordoba celebrates the instrument that has spawned so many musical genres over the years.

Yes, there'll be flamenco, but there'll also be pop concerts, classical performances, jazz, blues and more.

Where to Get Tickets

Tickets will be made available on the Festival de la Guitarra Tickets Page.

There are also some free shows at the festival.

When is it?

The Festival de la Guitarra de Cordoba takes place in early July.

Where is Festival de la Guitarra de Cordoba?

In Cordoba, in the southern region of Andalusia.

Visiting Cordoba

Cordoba is most famous for its Great Mosque (Mezquita), once the biggest mosque in the world and now home to the city's cathedral.

Read more about Cordoba or see Pictures of Cordoba's Mosque-Cathedral.

How to Get to Cordoba

Cordoba is situated roughly half way between Seville and Granada and is on the high-speed AVE train line from Madrid to Seville. It is also easy to get to Cordoba from Malaga.

Read more about how to get to Cordoba from these cities:

Alternatively, go directly to Book Trains in Spain or Book Buses in Spain.

Accommodation in Cordoba

Cordoba is a popular day trip from Seville or as a day trip from Granada, but to properly experience the guitar festival you will need to stay a night or two.

Where to Go Next

If heading south, visit Seville or Granada - both are great. If you're heading north from there, Madrid is an obvious choice:

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