March – May
LCY → SVQ
Freedom of movement
Taxi: 17 £GBP (20 min)
Bus: 3 £GBP (20 min)
Lunch ≈ 7 £GBP
Dinner (for two) ≈ 15 £GBP
Espresso ≈ 1.20 £GBP
Bottled water ≈ 0.40 £GBP
Undeniably Andalusian, the city of Seville represents the essence of everything people love about this region. Its lust for life can be seen in the spectacular festivals and lively social scene which springs to life as soon as the sun goes down.
Passion runs in the veins of this magical city set on the banks of the river Guadalquivir – Seville combines a distinctive sense of flamboyance with an old world charm that is hard to resist. Tapas bars are to be found everywhere amongst the city’s Medieval architecture where traditional azulejo tiles cover every surface, discover gardens that are centuries-old and filled with fragrant orange trees.
There will be plenty of time to discover the UNESC world heritage sites and the pretty Parque de Maria Luisa on Seville holidays because the way of life of the Spaniards is slower than most other people. Dinner and drinks do not start until late.
Temperature: The coldest winter temperature averages 6 degrees Celsius, while in summer the temperatures can soar well above 30 degrees Celsius.
Best time for holidays to Seville: In general, the best times to visit are autumn and spring.
Spain is renowned all over the world for its stunning weather and, of course, Seville is no exception. The region enjoys long, hot and dry summers with temperatures averaging in the 30s degrees Celsius. Meanwhile, winters are mild with the temperature seldom dropping below freezing. The rainy season begins in October and lasts through December.
On holidays in Seville you don’t have to go far at all because the flamboyance and sense of style of this sensuous Spanish city are sure to win you over. The capital of Andalusia is the home of tapas and flamenco, but is perhaps best known for its scorching temperatures in summer and Moorish medieval architecture.
In typically Spanish style, the heat of the day gives way to warm evenings – take a break from the sunshine in the Alcazar’s shaded courtyards. Lose yourself wandering the meandering cobbled lanes and streets, and you will see enchanting churches and stumble across courtyards filled with flowers on every corner.
Admire impressive whitewashed houses and mansions with their immaculate gardens hidden behind iron gates. When the sun goes down, start your Seville holidays with in the tapas bars, before you thoroughly immerse yourself in the energetic vibe of the local nightlife.
The list of things to do on holidays in Seville will tick all the boxes. Tapas was born here and you will be spoiled for choice when it comes to the range of fantastic food to be discovered in the cafes and restaurants that populate the city’s narrow medieval streets and alleys. Get caught up in the local social whirl bar hopping and party until well into the morning at the hip bars and clubs found along Plaza Alfafa and Calle Betis. Be sure to head to Teatro Central to admire the passion and artistry of flamenco dance.
Visit the spectacular UNESCO world heritage listed Alcazar and admire the huge scale of the grand Seville Cathedral. For another taste of the flamenco roots of Seville, visit Museo del Baile Flamenco which covers all aspects of the dance form over three floors.
Tapas is inextricably woven into Seville’s culture, soak up that tradition by sampling the delicious dish in as many places as you can. The city’s lively social scene only begins late; dinner at 10pm is not uncommon here. Cross the river from Calle Mateos Gago and its assortment of tapas bars and you will find the hippest bars and clubs in the Plaza Alfalfa and Calle Betis area. Next day of your Seville holidays visit a teteria – a traditional Moroccan-style tea house that always lay on a relaxing environment.