Local`s Guide
Useful information and great tips for all things to do in Seville

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Local´s Guide to Seville, Spain

 

What tourists value most when they arrive at a new destination is the advice of someone who lives in that city, they like to know what they have to visit, where to eat, what to order….This Seville Guide provides all the useful information and some great tips you might need for your visit to Seville.

Seville is one of the favourite cities for tourists in Spain, it evokes the sensuality of Andalusia, orange blossoms and Moorish arches. This city has it all, endless sunshine, history, great sightseeing and of course, the Sevillanos (as the local people are called) who are charismatic and friendly, all of these things may be the reason Seville is one of the most visited places in Spain and a city where visitors often come back for more.

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Seville is one of the favourite cities for tourists in Spain, it evokes the sensuality of Andalusia, orange blossoms and Moorish arches. This city has it all, endless sunshine, history, great sightseeing and of course, the Sevillanos (as the local people are called) who are charismatic and friendly, all of these things may be the reason Seville is one of the most visited places in Spain and a city where visitors often come back for more.

Seville is a place which is full of history. Since ancient times, it is one of the most important cities in the country. While the Moorish influence in the city is still evident in the architecture, it was a cultural center even before the occupation of the Moors. It has great weather, endless sunshine, and that might be the reason why the Carthaginians and Phoenicians settled here. The Roman occupation came afterwards, and two of their emperors were born in Seville.

The infamous Don Juan came from Seville. He earned his reputation in the city before conquering the hearts of women all over Europe. Columbus started his journey to discover the new world from the coast, quite close to Seville. Carmen, who is the main character of Prosper Merimee’s novel, used to be a worker in the city´s tobacco factory. The factory is still in use today as a university.

Due to Seville’s rich culture, tourists will find various monuments all over the city. An important part of Seville tours is visiting the Giralda tower, the palace of the Reales Alcázares, the Barrio of Santa Cruz, the bull ring, the Plaza de España and other interesting tourist sights and neighbourhoods.

Seville has managed to sustain the Andalusian way of life in its purest form. Seville Guide has all the information you need to plan and enjoy your holidays in the city. You will be able to discover Andalusian history, culture and different activities. The local people take life easy, and you should consider doing the same. Aside from going to various cultural sites, you should also have some tasty tapas and a glass of beer or good Spanish wine from one of the many bars in the city.

If you visit Seville during the spring, you can experience two important festivals which will give you a taste of Seville tradition. The Sevillanos are passionate about Holy Week, or Semana Santa which is Easter Week and it´s famous processions. Then, one or two weeks later Seville celebrates the colorful annual Feria de Abril or April Fair of Seville.

One thing which makes visiting Seville worthwhile is the laid-back and fun loving crowds. Whether they are on the streets, in the tapas bars, discos or the clubs, they will make sure you will enjoy yourself. So be sure to check tips and information in Seville Guide before visiting the city. We have information about the interesting places and events which you may want to include in your Seville holiday.

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