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In Seville, not only is the weather hot and sunny for most of the year, but the city is bursting with colour. Think ripe oranges dangling from green trees, golden sandstone buildings adorned in blue and white tiles, and glasses of red wine served with Manchego cheese.

Known as ‘Sevilla’ in Spanish, this historic city is best explored on foot. Soak up the laid-back vibes along the banks of River Guadalquivir, or stroll along the footpaths of María Lucía Park to Plaza de España Square. Located on the park’s edge, this magnificent square flaunts a variety of architectural styles, and four bridges that represent each of Spain’s ancient kingdoms. You can hire a rowing boat and slowly make your way along the curved moat that runs beneath them.

The Andalusian capital is also home to Spain’s largest cathedral. Be sure to get a good look at the Gothic-style exterior before entering to see the tomb of none other than Christopher Columbus. And you can find peace in the neighbouring Alcázar of Seville – a grand and iconic example of Mudéjar architecture, with its beautiful mosaic-tiled interior and sumptuous gardens known for their cascading fountains.

Seville hums with energy at night, from crowded tapas bars to nightly performances at the Flamenco Museum – a gorgeous 18th-century building built on the foundations of an old Roman temple.

Tonight

From £39 per night

This weekend

From £422 per night

Next weekend

From £205 per night

Most popular time to visit March–May
Cheapest time to visit June–August
Local currency € 10 = £8.77
Language Spanish
Average weekend price £91 per night
Average weekday price £97 per night
Typical stay 2 nights

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10

Севилья в первой половине мая необычайно колоритна.

21 May 2019

Севилья в первой половине мая необычайно колоритна. Местные жители находятся в состоянии праздника: выгуливают семьи в национальных костюмах, танцуют на улицах, запрягают лошадок. Город в цвету, погода не самая жаркая. Одно из самых волшебных впечатлений в путешествиях!

Екатерина Russia
10

The architecture was lovely with the oldest gothic cathedral...

21 May 2019

The architecture was lovely with the oldest gothic cathedral in the world - go and see you won’t be disappointed. The food was hit and miss but inexpensive four could eat and drink for well under €100 including wine. Shops do not open on Sunday apart from tourist shops. Watch your footing pavements quiet uneven but lovely cobbled streets.

Rona
Rona United Kingdom
10

Musuem flamenco a must so atmospheric

20 May 2019

Musuem flamenco a must so atmospheric Alcazar a must Walk the whole city very easy Very good temperatures Tapas very high standard and cheap 3 EUR a plate Vino blonco and tinto the best Beautiful architecture

karen
karen United Kingdom
10

Great city keeping traditions and offering the best ambience.

19 May 2019

Great city keeping traditions and offering the best ambience. Nice old buildings and monuments everywhere. Trip on a boat recommended to get a general idea. Get to restairants and bars early or no chance to sit in.

Nuria
Nuria Spain
10

A beautiful city full of wonderful buildings and...

19 May 2019

A beautiful city full of wonderful buildings and architecture. Plenty to do and see pre book the alcazar and visit without a guide. Use the sightseeing hop on hop off bus and work out what you want to see. 2 nights was not enough to see it all. Include a trip over the river to Triana and see the pottery factories. Take good walking shoes and at the end if the day just hopping into a taxi back to the hotel will not break the bank.

Maria
Maria Spain
10

Great friendly place , lots of historic places to see with...

19 May 2019

Great friendly place , lots of historic places to see with old narrow streets to amble through( Jewish quarter ) . An abundance of tapas bars where every meal is fab , lots of plaza and narrow street cafes to sit and relax and watch the world go by . Good sites to see , the cathedral , the palace , the bull ring , plaza de espana and even shopping if that’s what you like . It won’t disappoint and it’s hot and sunny 😎

Anonymous United Kingdom

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