Spain as you recognize it from other cities is mixed here with Arabic influences. This stems from the time when the Moors had the power in Seville. Seville is also the city of tens of thousands of orange trees, the city where flamenco was once created and the city where you can enjoy delicious local cuisine until midnight in the many tapas restaurants.
San Pablo airport is an international airport in Spain. It is the second airport in Andalusia and the most important airport in Seville.
Iberia is the national airline company of Spain, based in Madrid. It has an extensive international network with Madrid and Barcelona as the main airports.
Ryanair is the most popular airline company when it comes to low budget flights. The Irish company connects several European cities, including Seville.
From New York, Seville can be reached in 9 hours and 45 minutes. London has a flight time of 2 hours and 50 minutes. There are several airlines offering direct flights from London. New York requires a stopover.
The Alameda de Hércules square, or La Alameda for short, is one of the most alternative places and a must-see attraction during a holiday in Seville. The square has a bohemian vibe with beautiful buildings, ornate trees and a large fountain in the middle. The square takes its name from the rows of white poplars (álamos in Spanish) and the two characteristic pillars with statues of Hercules and Julius Caesar standing at the start of the promenade.
This historic royal palace of Seville is a great example of Mudejar architecture. The royal palace Alcázar is still partly used by the current royal family. The rest is accessible to the public, including the impressive courtyard "patio de las Doncellas" and the gardens.
One of the best known Seville sights is the Cathedral of Santa Maria de la Sede, or the Cathedral of Seville. This breathtaking structure is one of the largest Gothic cathedrals in the world. Construction began in 1402 and was completed in 1506. A Moorish mosque once stood on the site of the cathedral. Some parts of the original mosque have been preserved, such as the Giralda tower that stands directly beside the cathedral.
Barrio Santa Cruz
One of the oldest and most beautiful neighborhoods in Seville is the former Jewish barrio Santa Cruz. It is impossible to resist the charm of this popular neighborhood, which is known for its narrow, winding streets, picturesque squares and colorful orange trees that adorn the streets. Santa Cruz is popular with locals and tourists alike. Get lost in the maze-like streets and take a break in one of the many cafés, restaurants or tapas bars.
Green / sustainable tips in Seville
One of the best ways to travel sustainable is to enjoy local food. Spain is well-known for its tapas. Seville has several tapas bars and restaurants where you can enjoy patatas bravas, cheese and tortillas.