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Discover Seville Cathedral

Discover Seville Cathedral

If you’re wondering what to see in Seville, make sure you don’t miss its cathedral. Declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1987 together with the Real Alcázar and the General Archive of the Indies, today Seville cathedral remains one of the most popular and admired buildings in the city. Let’s take a closer look! more ...

The San Telmo Palace, a Baroque Gem in Seville

The San Telmo Palace, a Baroque Gem in Seville

Seville has so many architectural wonders that it is easy to overlook more than one as you dash between the Alcázar, La Giralda and Plaza de España. Don’t make this mistake with the magnificent San Telmo Palace. This beautiful, majestic Baroque building, once the Seminary School of the University of Navigators, makes its presence felt throughout the city. more ...

Passion and Tradition during Easter in Seville 2017

Passion and Tradition during Easter in Seville 2017

There are not many things as serious as Easter in Seville. Year after year, the solemn processions surprise visitors with their size and intensity. The steps, the crosses, the sorrowful music, the sacred songs, the penitents in their traditional robes, images of the Virgin and Christ paraded through the streets on golden flower covered thrones. To have real idea of what Easter is like in Seville it needs to be experienced. more ...

The Triana neighbourhood in Seville

The Triana neighbourhood in Seville

On the other side of the River Guadalquivir, Triana is one of the most charismatic neighbourhoods in Seville. Birthplace to Flamenco singers, sailors and bullfighters, Triana is proud of its distinctive character, which makes it practically its own town within the city of Seville. more ...

Seville April Fair 2015

Seville April Fair 2015

The scent of jasmine and orange blossom invade the streets of Seville, the days getting longer and warmer and slowly the season changes from winter to spring. There is an air of anticipation and expectancy as it is almost time for the celebrated April Fair, la Feria de Abril. more ...

The Alcázar of Seville

The Alcázar of Seville

The imposing door of Seville’s Royal Palace obscures a rosary of richly decorated rooms and refreshing gardens. Crossing its walls means going on a small journey through time… Are you coming? more ...

The Carboneria Flamenco Bar in Seville

The Carboneria Flamenco Bar in Seville

Seville, the epitome of Spanishness, and the home of some of the best flamenco bars and shows in Spain. We would like to suggest La Carboneria Flamenco Bar a hidden gem which offers a truly unique experience in the Spanish and cultural capital of Spain. more ...

Seville: Severed Heads, Crocodiles and Princesses

Seville: Severed Heads, Crocodiles and Princesses

There are many tales and legends an old storyteller with lively eyes and wrinkled hands could tell you about Seville on a moonlit night. Unfortunately, we have neither the old storyteller nor the moonlit night but we do have a bag full of tales and legends to tell you about Seville. more ...

13 Reasons why you should Visit Seville

13 Reasons why you should Visit Seville

I have visited Seville twice in the last few years, the first to do some sightseeing and discover the city. The second time to immerse myself in the vibrant life of the city and enjoy myself. Looking forward to my next visit, I would like to share what I most liked about the Andalusian capital with you. Here is my list of 13 things to do in Seville. more ...

Nightlife in Seville

Nightlife in Seville

Seville has many things and one of them is a vibrant and lively nightlife. And as you can well imagine the night starts at table with some tapas and drinks. As the night advances the action moves into the pub, bars and clubs or even onto the terraces and streets if the weather is good. more ...

Beat the Heat in Seville

Beat the Heat in Seville

There is a reason why Seville is known as the frying pan of Spain, it is hot. Not just hot but really hot, the adjective scorching doesn’t do justice to the extreme heat of Seville in August. With summer temperatures hovering above the 40º C mark that’s 104º F for those across the pond. Following these simple tips will help you beat the heat in Seville this summer. more ...

Bullfighting in Seville

Bullfighting in Seville

Bullfighting is something which raises passions in Spain. For some it is a bloody, tortuous spectacle in which the toro bravo has no chance of survival against man, sword, horse and cape. For others it is a majestic art in which man’s bravery is pitted against the bulls in an even contest. Whatever you may think of bullfighting, in Seville it is a tradition and the Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza is one of the best venues in Spain to watch the event. more ...

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