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Seville Spain is the Architect and Photographers’ dream holiday. 

Here you can get lost among the beautiful and often breathtakingly beautiful architecture all over the city.  I can recommend Seville Spain as a travel bucket-list must-see if you love beautiful architecture.

In Seville the Capital of Southern Spain’s Andalusia region, you will find restaurants under trees, alleys with cute shops, pretty gardens, and lots of historic sites.  It is a popular and busy city and also the birthplace of the Flamenco dance.  Seville is rich in culture and it is also the perfect place to experience real authentic Spanish Tapas.

July and August are the hottest months and the temperatures often rise above 35, but there are many trees and shaded areas, some created with “shade netting”, where you can hide from the heat.

You will find lots of cute restaurants under the trees.  These restaurants are fantastic spots in the heat of the day.  (Alameda de Hercules)

Here are just a few jaw-dropping places you have to see:

The Royal Alcazar of Seville

Plaza de España

…with boat rides and restaurants, traditional music, and the beautifully tiled alcoves.  It is the most famous square in Seville.

Location:  The Plaza de España is a plaza in the Parque de María Luisa, and was built in 1928.  Address: Av. Isabel la Católica, 41004 Sevilla, Spain

Parque de Maria Luisa

The beautiful public park / historical garden

Location: between Avda. De Portugal, Avda. De la Borbolla, Avda. De Eritaña, Paseo de las Delicias and Avda. De María Luisa.

Cathedral de Seville

The Cathedral of Seville is a UNESCO as a World Heritage Site

Las Setas de Seville

A large wooden sculpture with a rooftop walkway and amazing views.

Things to do

bullring
  • Plaza de Toros de La Real Maestranza for bull fights.
  • Plaza del Triunfo in Santa Cruz
  • Do an Old Town / Historic Centre tour of Seville Spain
  • Plaza Nueva is the central spot and the place where everyone hangs out.  Well actually you will find that there are lots of Plazas all over the city and people love hanging out and meeting in the plazas. 
  • Visit the Antiqvarium – A subterranean archaeological museum featuring Roman house ruins, mosaics and pottery.

Focus on Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is a tourist hot spot with its narrow lanes and pedestrian-friendly alleys, and it is worth it to explore.  Everywhere you will find tourists aiming to find the perfect photo spots.  However keep in mind that they do have the fantastic ‘Siestas’ in Spain, which means that some shops might be closed from 13H00. 

In Santa Cruz, you have to stop at the Plaza de la Virgen de Los Reyes with its convent, fountain in the center, beautiful palace, and cathedral.

Here at the Plaza de la Virgen de Los Reyes, you will have the opportunity to explore the city by horse-drawn carriage.  (Very romantic)

You will find it easy to explore Calle Susona and Calle Alemanes which have beautiful tiled paintings and decorations everywhere and ceramic shops.

I suggest you try true Spanish Tapas while in Seville, so you might as well stop at the Bodega Tapas Bar in Sante Cruz.  Here you will find fantastic food and friendly people.  This is definitely a place to put on your itinerary.

In the evening you will find the streets lined with restaurant tables, soft lights, and people enjoying their dinner or drinks.  There are beautiful settings all along some of the streets.  Also, check out Plaza Venerables.

Getting around

Taking the city Tram is a fantastic option for getting around.  You can also make use of the Lime Scooters which you can book online and explore the city on a scooter, but just walking around is still the best way and the most popular.  Bike rentals are also available.

Where to stay in Seville Spain

Book your accommodation

Fast and online via the booking.com link on the left.

If you are looking for 5 Star accommodation, we can recommend:

Hotel accommodation Seville Spain

Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Seville

A beautiful hotel with an excellent location in the heart of Seville.  One of Spain’s most prestigious hotels, Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Seville is located next to Seville’s Real Alcazares. 

Book your flight to Seville Spain

International Airport:  Seville Airport (SVQ)

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Also read about another top holiday destination in Spain:  Marbella