Seville is the capital of Andalusia and its most populated city.
The capital of Andalusia is a busy city with an eventful history. This is apparent both from Seville’s buildings, which are of great importance to the cultural tradition of Spain, and from its festivals. It is favourably situated in the fertile valley of the Guadalquivir, which curves gently past the city and is navigable for some 56 miles down to its mouth at Sanlúcar de Barrameda. From early times, this site was of great importance and frequently changed hands
A 2 day short break to enjoy Seville in Andalusia, Southern Spain. Ideas, recommendations and itineraries to get the max out of your stay. Discover the fascinating mix of cultures that contributed to the current heritage of Seville. Flamenco, La Giralda, the Barrio Santa Cruz, Calle Sierpes, the “Las seats” modern architecture. Enjoy Seville with this fantastic 2 day plan!
Our team of local experts have put together a selection in Seville with best things to enjoy (hotels, flats, restaurants, attractions tours, parks, shops…) adapted to your travel style.
Find here interesting articles about the history, festivals and way of life in Seville.
The variety and quality of the artistic heritage of Seville, the mixture of styles, eras and civilizations, and the special color of this city makes it an unforgettable place to the audiovisual and cinematographic world.
Although there are a lot hidden areas where famous films have been shot in Seville, let’s point out two sceneries because of their beautiful landscape and the media impact they have had in these recent months.
The ancient Hispalis’ was renamed Colonia Julia Romula’ after Julius Caesar captured it in 45 BC. It became a Roman judicial district and was fortified the remains of the wall can still be seen. Various dinasties ruled the city during the Moor occupation, and Seville rivalled for a time with Cordoba as the most important center in Al Andalus.
With the discovery of America Seville became a very important harbour… Continue reading
After Easter vacation is over, halfway through spring, the city turns into the bride of the world, and for this, the streets tidy up with perfume and orange blossom flowers. It puts on a flamenco outfit, striped white, red and green, with frills to celebrate the Seville April fair. Continue reading
The Seville Semana Santa (Holy week in Seville) commemorates the passion and death of Christ through religious processions done by the brotherhood of the city’s Cathedral from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday. During this time, 61 brotherhoods carry out their path in the streets and 10 more do it 2 days before, Good Friday and Holy Saturday. On top of these religious aspects, The Holy Week in Seville is a sociocultural, touristic and economic event of great importance in Seville. Continue reading.
The Jerez de la Frontera horse fair is a must-visit for anyone in Andalusia in May and for lovers of horses. Andalusian horse shows, sherry wine, flamenco shows, and food. 200 public booths in which food and wine are enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. One of Spain´s most colorful festivals
After Easter vacation is over, halfway through spring, the city turns into the bride of the world, and for this, the streets tidy up with perfume and orange blossom flowers. It puts on a flamenco outfit, striped white, red and green, with frills to celebrate the Seville April fair.
Semana Santa is the time of “La pasión” as locals refer to it. Seville Easter Festival or holy week is one of the busiest times of the year. Local sevillanos and Spaniards from other regions alike gather in the streets to encourage the different brotherhoods whilst they parade with heavy and beautiful art masterpieces through the narrow streets of Seville. Locals refer to this week as La Pasion!