Sevilla certainly is a strong contender for the title of Andalusia’s most beautiful city. Granada, Córdoba and Malaga are marvelous, yet Sevilla is just another jewel that for many visitors is their Andalusian favorite. Sevilla is a traditional city with a typical Spanish character, positioned only a few hours land inwards from Malaga or Cádiz. There is this pleasant, warm atmosphere which seems to cover the city like a warm blanket. We’re not talking about the temperature, although it should definitely be noted that Sevilla is extremely hot, especially in the summer.
Sevilla’s historical centre is just delightful with many sights of interest. First of all the mighty gothic cathedral and its Giralda tower is a must see providing unforgettable panoramic views over the entire city. Second, discover historical Sevilla and go on a stroll through the winding streets of Santa Cruz Barrio neighborhood, Sevilla’s oldest neighborhood, don’t get lost. Furthermore, you will be delighted by the Royal Alcazar Palace and it’s lovely shaded gardens and the. Finally, but certainly not least visit the Plaza d’España (go early) and the monumental bull fighting stadium. The river, referred to by locals as "El Rio" is a nice place to go for an evening stroll. As Sevilla is where flamengo originated this is your best opportunity to catch a show. Real fans can also visit the Museo del Baile Flamenco.
As anywhere in Andalusia, the food is marvelous in Sevilla and it won’t be hard to find a restaurant with some excellent tapas. At nighttime Sevilla comes to life, especially in the weekends when bars and clubs get crowded. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday night youngsters gather next to the river and hang out prior to going out. There are a couple of open air clubs right next to the river. Fabulous!
Can’t wait to go back