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Where to see flamenco shows in Seville

Where to see flamenco shows in Seville

As anyone who has ever experienced a flamenco show in Seville will know, this expressive dance and charming city go together like music and song. In this entry, we look at the best places to see flamenco in Seville. more ...

Our favourite tapas bars in Seville

Our favourite tapas bars in Seville

Seville is considered by many to be the cradle of tapas. We couldn’t tell you if this is true or not for sure, but what we do know is that tapas in Seville is not just a part of the city’s gastronomic culture, but also a way of life – one to be enjoyed in outdoor terraces, or by having a drink with friends. more ...

18th edition of the Seville International Flamenco Fashion Show 2012

18th edition of the Seville International Flamenco Fashion Show 2012

Taking place from the 2nd to the 5th of February this year is the 18th edition of SIMOF, the Seville “Salon Internacional de la Moda Flamenca” in the Seville Conference and Exhibition Centre (FIBES). Here visitors will get first glance at the latest in flamenco fashion, the only regional outfit that is capable of evolving and reinventing itself year after year. more ...

Apartments near the cathedral in Seville

Apartments near the cathedral in Seville

Seville is a fantastic place to visit during the cold winter months. Its avenues full of life, the warm afternoon sun, its gardens, the Guadalquivir river crossing the streets…..everything in Seville just invites you to relax and enjoy a pleasant holiday as a family or with your friends. more ...

Seville International Horse Show 2011

Seville International Horse Show 2011

The Salón Internacional Caballo de Pura Raza Española (SICAB) or International Horse Show is the only fair of its kind and is held in Seville. It is entirely dedicated to Spanish Purebred horses (PRE), is the most important single-theme trade fair in the world and brings together the largest number of this breed of horses in one equestrian event. more ...

Seville to host the Davis Cup Final

Seville to host the Davis Cup Final

Its tennis time and Seville knows it. The city is already preparing to host the Davis Cup final, an event that gathers the best international male tennis players on an annual basis. The Andalusian capital is waiting for the event on tenderhooks, not only due to the fact that they have been given the honour of hosting the oldest international championship, but also due to the fact that Spain is one of the finalists in question, as well as Argentina. more ...

The best Andalusian gazpacho

The best Andalusian gazpacho

Gazpacho is, together with paella and Spanish omelette, one of the most typical dishes in Spain. Every year, when it gets really hot, this refreshing cold soup becomes one of the most requested starters in all the restaurants. more ...

Music in the gardens of the Alcazár in Seville 2011

Music in the gardens of the Alcazár in Seville 2011

This festival is organised every year by the Real Alcázar Council offering a musical journey back through the ages, which the monument has bore witness to over the centuries. Ancient music with medieval sounds, as well as renaissance, baroque, together with classical and romance music will comprise the bulk of the programme. The explosion of sound will be completed with jazz, blues, folk and flamenco sounds, amongst other different kinds of music from all over the world. more ...

Holy Week celebrations in Seville

Holy Week celebrations in Seville

Similarly to many other Spanish cities, Seville will be holding its own Semana Santa celebrations from the 17th to the 24th of April. However, the Holy Week festivities in the Andalusian capital are by far the best and the most elaborate in the region as the city, renowned for having some devout catholic residents, really marks this special occasion. It comprises one of the most important weeks on their calendar and some of the most famous religious celebrations in the country. more ...

Seville to celebrate South Pop Festival this April 2011

Seville to celebrate South Pop Festival this April 2011

Visitors to Seville this April will be glad to know that the city will be celebrating its own South Pop Festival this April. Alameda theatre will be the venue for this musical event taking place from the 15th to the 16th of April featuring some of the best indie pop on the national music scene. more ...

Flora Urbana 2011, urban gardening show in Seville this spring

Flora Urbana 2011, urban gardening show in Seville this spring

This national exhibition of urban gardening, landscaping and green cities will be celebrated in the town of Espartinas from the 31st of March to the 3rd of April. This lovely municipality, situated on the outskirts of Seville is covered with a magnificent olive grove, and appearing on the backdrop of the town landscape are marvellous rolling hills and sloping hillsides. more ...

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