Seville Spain

5 good reasons to travel to Seville Spain

  • Typical Spanish tradition
  • Exciting gastronomy
  • Important historical monuments
  • Magical and romantic atmosphere
  • Mixing between Moorish and Catholic architectural

On the banks of the Guadalquivir River, Seville, characterized by its rich Arab heritage. The Andalusian capital bursts with joy and vibrant life in all the streets and squares that make up the historic city center. Here is an interesting collection of historic buildings that have been declared World Heritage Site and local districts such as Triana and La Macarena.

One of the most important historical events was Columbus's presence in Seville before their journey to America and the discovery of a new world, which later made Seville a privileged trading port with the Americas. On two occasions in the 20th century Seville has been in the spotlight of the worlds attention.

In 1929, the Latin American exhibition held, which gave Sevilla important urban architecture and Expo 92 that gave the image of Seville as a modern and dynamic city. In addition, Seville, given the action of three world-renowned operas, Carmen, The Barber of Seville and Don Juan.

There are also elegant and rustic "cortijos" and "Haciendas" gentleman farms that have been converted to hotels or banquet rooms for private gatherings, activities and other companies.

The area around Seville offers exciting bull breeding farms and eating such as olive oil farms and traditional and exclusive wine bodegas of upper class.

But if you go a little further away you'll Aracena mountains with extraordenary ham production and stunning landscapes in a wonderful scenery.

Just one hour away you find Jerez de la Frontera with a horse and wine traditions or to unknown Cordoba and its Mosque.

In Seville you should take your time to walk around in the nerrow and pictoresque streets and interrupt sightseeing from time to time to eat some "tapas", those typical "small Spanish dishes" and a glass of wine in its many tapas bars.

The city is actually credited with the invention of this tradition and has more than a thousand bars where food choices are virtually unlimited, from seafood to ham and sausage and vegetarian dishes from the cheese. In fact, most culinary traditions based around this tradition. In Seville you can actually make a whole meal of them, moving from bar to bar and try a dish at a time, but you will also find a large selection of salads, pork dishes and gazpacho (cold tomato soup), which is the summer's favorite.

The nearest airport: Seville (12.6 miles) Malaga (217 km)


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