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Seville Travel Information

The exotic capital of Andalucia is noted for its masterpieces of Moorish architecture and love of Flamenco and Fiesta.

Seville, Spain

In the Old Town wander through the timeless maze of cobbled streets with their white washed houses, brightly flowered balconies, peaceful courtyards and scented orange trees.

Across the River Guadalquivir, on the west bank, you'll find the area of La Cartuja, the site for Expo '92, with some striking modern buildings including the Isla Magica theme park.

Wherever you choose to spend your time it will break your heart to leave Seville!

Valencia Travel Information

Getting There
Various flights from the UK to Seville airport are available at discount rates. The flight time to Seville from the UK is approx 2 1/2 hours.

Getting Around
It is advisable to walk to most of the sites although for longer distances we recommend taxis. For the romantic, a fun way of getting around is by horse drawn carriage but agree a price in advance.

Must See
Visit the Alcazar Place and the 15th Century cathedral (third largest of its kind after St Peter's in Rome and St Paul's in London) which is built on the ruins of a mosque. Adjoining the cathedral is the 320 foot high Giralda Tower, built by the Moors.

Don't miss the beautiful Plaza Espana built for the original Expo in 1929, with its hand painted tiles depicting Spanish Cities.

Must Do
The captivating Triana district is the gypsy heart of Seville; home of flamenco and sevillana dancing and an innumerable amount of tapas bars.

Try Calle Betis for riverside restaurants and bars which are well priced and full of locals.

To Relax
For shopping head for the area around Calle Tetuan and Calle Sierpes - a long pedestrian street in the heart of the city.

Before sampling a massive variety of tapas in the Santa Cruz district, join the locals in a stroll along the banks of the Guadalquivir or take a rest in one of the many pavement cafes.

Daily average temperatures in Seville (Approx) 'C

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Seville Highlights

> Passionate in outlook, balmy in atmosphere, Seville is enchanting

> Capital of Andalucia, home of Flamenco

Home of Flamenco

> White washed houses, flower filled patios, Moorish Palaces and reputedly the largest gothic cathedral in the world

> Seville is a scintillating mix of Christian and Moorish architecture

> Climb the Giralda Tower, formerly a Minaret

> Perfumed by the rich fragrance of the orange blossom, the Old Town is a joy to discover

> Visit the Jewish and gypsy quarters of Santa Cruz and Triana

> Enjoy the tapas bars and nightlife of the Barrio de Santa Cruz

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