Information regarding the Covid-19 situation and impact on tourism in Cordoba, Spain

19 January

From today and until further notice, the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba is closed to tourists.

The celebrations for this year's Carnival were canceled today.

18 January

On Wednesday, January 20 at 12 AM, the capital of Córdoba as well as eight more municipalities in the province will be locked down. This means that there are considerable restrictions on freedom to move. So far, 21 municipalities in the region with an incidence rate of more than 500 cases per hundred thousand inhabitants have been facing restrictions.

The measure affects the following municipalities in alphabetical order:

Palma del Río
San Sebastian de los Ballesteros
Villanueva de Córdoba

From the beginning of the lockdown and for at least the subsequent fourteen days, it is not permitted to enter or leave these communities without cogent reason.

In addition to this restriction, all activities that are not absolutely necessary must be stopped in the following municipalities, as the incidence of 1,000 cases per 100,000 inhabitants is exceeded:

Hinojosa del Duque
The Rambla
New Carteya

These restrictions go into effect on January 20th at 12 AM and apply for at least two weeks.

15 January

The Expert Committee of the Junta de Andalucía announced tonight that it will tighten the current restrictions on Sunday, January 18th.

The entry and exit ban to and from Andalusia remains in place. Travel is permitted for important reasons only.

Due to a lack of legislative power to impose curfew restrictions, the Junta de Andalucía has asked the Spanish government to extend the curfew.

The newly adopted measures include:

  • Travel ban between all provinces of Andalusia. Travel is only allowed for a important reasons.
  • Lockdown of all communities with an incidence exceeding 500 infections per 100,000 inhabitants within the last 14 days.
  • Easteries close at 6 PM.
  • Closure of all eateries and recreational facilities in communities with an incidence rate exceeding 1,000 infections per 100,000 inhabitants.
  • Retail facilities close at 6 PM.
  • All kinds of gatherings/meetings are limited to a maximum of four persons.
  • Subject to government approval, the curfew will be beginning at 8 PM. Otherwise it continues to exist between 10 PM and 6 AM.

These measures go into effect on Sunday, January 17th, at 12 AM.

13 January

According to the Junta de Andalucía, the committee of experts will meet on Friday, January 15, in order to tighten the current restrictions to curb the worrying increase in infections that is seen in Andalusia.

8 January

The Cordoba City Council has announced that the celebration of this year’s Medieval Market is canceled as a precaution to prevent further spread of Covid-19. Normally attracting tens of thousands of visitors, this is one of Cordoba’s major events.

8 January

The Junta de Andalucía announced today further restrictions to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. These measures include:

  • the closure of the borders of Andalusia, while the mobility between the different provinces of the region will not be restricted,
  • the closure of eateries at 6 pm; however cafés are allowed to open until 8 pm, but may not serve alcohol,
  • stores are allowed to open until 8 pm,
  • the curfew begins at 10 pm.

The new measures will take effect on January 11th at 12 am and will last until January 25th.

The lockdowns of the municipality of Anora (Córdoba) and the eight municipalities of Campo de Gibraltar remain in place.

1 January

Due to the corona situation, the update of 2021 event calendar in English is facing a little delay. We ask for your understanding. The dates for 2021 events can be found on our website in Spanish:

We wish everyone a happy and healthy new year!

2020 information may be seen here


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