SIZZLING SEVILLE holidays
Do you want to experience authentic culture and the true essence and flavour of Spain? Then you must visit Seville. Famous for its rich history, flamenco and architectural designs, Seville is an amazing city to explore, and as Andalucia’s capital, its location makes it an idea base to further explore the region. Having lived in Seville, we are able to offer you first- hand knowledge of what this captivating, sensational city has to offer. With something for everyone, you won’t be disappointed!
HISTORICAL TOWN CENTRE
TAPAS & BOUTIQUE SHOPS
PERFECT CITY BREAK
WHY VISIT SEVILLE?
1. MEDIEVAL STREETS
Walk through Seville’s Medieval streets, stopping off for an ice cold drink or sharing delicious tapas with family and friends, under the shade of Seville’s orange trees. With legend saying Seville was the birthplace of tapas, you won’t be spoilt for choice! Stroll around the narrow cobbled alleys and streets, of the historic Jewish area-Barrio Santa Cruz with its many beautiful courtyards.
Be entranced by a traditional flamenco show at Tablao Flamenco de Arenal or the many other shows in Seville, home to some of Spain’s best flamenco dancers and musicians. Seville comes alive at night with the locals and tourists revelling in what Seville has to offer!
3. GOTHIC CATHEDRAL
Venture to the Gothic Cathedral de Sevilla, one of the biggest in the world. With over 80 chapels, it also houses the tomb of Christoper Columbus. Climb the adjacent circular ramps of Torre Giralda for a stunning view of the city.
Start your city break to Seville or a tour exploring Andalusia.
4. REAL ALCAZAR DE ESPANA
Explore Real Alcazar de Espana and its manicured gardens. The upper levels are still lived in by the royal family and some filming for Game of Thrones took place in the gardens. Delight in the beautiful architecture of the Plaza de Espana and relax on a row boat. Situated within the Parque de Maria Luisa, relax with a picnic and stroll among its monuments and botanical gardens with its array of birdlife.
5. PLAZA DE TOROS & FOOTBALL
Visit the oldest bull ring in Spain, Plaza de Toros de la Maestraza, for a tour or visit the museum. For instant excitement and atmosphere, how about watching a live football match…both Sevilla and Real Betis have their home grounds here.
Start your Seville city break:
TOP SEVILLE EXPERIENCES
Enjoy cycling around the 120 kms of cycle lanes taking in the sights and smells of Seville. There are 250 SEVici bike locations where bike hire for the week is available. Walk along the rooftop walkway of Las Setas de Sevilla, built in 2011, described as the largest wooden structure in the world, marvelling at the picturesque 360 degree views. Relax on a horse drawn carriage ride through Seville’s streets. Make sure you also find time to visit local food markets, vital to Seville’s everyday social life.
Take in the sunset by the Guadalquiver River, walking or cycling along its banks. Be sure to notice the tower of gold, Torre de Oro, along its banks.
For children and adults alike, visit Isla Magica theme park. Make sure you leave time for the Roman Ampitheatre of Italica, just on the outskirts of Seville, which is sure to impress everyone.
EXCURSIONS FROM SEVILLE:
Visit Arcos de la Frontera, our favourite, a picturesque whitewashed town built over centuries, with stunning views.
Take a day trip to the Ronda and sample delicious food and be captivated by stunning scenery and wildlife learning more about the medieval history of Andulucia.
Go on a day trip to Gibraltar, an ancient and culturally diverse city.
Visit Jerez and Cadiz for sherry tasting and famous Andalucian horse show.
Start your Seville holiday today.
1. April is the month for Holy Week celebrations and the Feria. Busy but definitely must see!
2. There is no need to hire a car while exploring Seville’s centre…you can walk, cycle or use the excellent public transport system.
When To Go
Seville is very hot in the summer months, so air conditioning is a must. The cooler and quieter winter months are a good time to explore. Spring is the busiest time.
Around 2 hours & 50 minutes from the UK.