The cheerful Spanish city of Seville is one that offers many delights. It is said to have been founded by the legendary Hercules and its origins are linked to the Tartessian civilization. It survived Roman and Moorish rule and now stands proud as not only a colorful and beautiful city but also as a place of immense historical interest.
Situated on the banks of the Guadalquivir, Seville is one of Europe's largest historical centers. Once you have disembarked from your flight to Seville and have booked in at your Seville hotel to deposit your weighty luggage you will be able to get on with the business of sight seeing. Most start with the Minaret of La Giralda and then visit The Cathedral which is famous as it is one of the largest in Christendom. Your next stop might well be the Alcazar Palace which is incredibly graceful. You may also want to include a visit to Casa de Pilatos, the Town Hall, the Archive of the Indies and the Fine Arts Museum. The Maria Luisa Park is incredibly beautiful while the La Maestranza bullring is not for the faint-hearted. These are just a few notable attractions and should definitely be combined with a trip to the old city.
Besides being a wonderfully historic place, Seville is also a vibrant city filled with friendly, joyous people. Each year the town indulges in a week long festival known as the Feria de Abril where they drink, eat and dance all day and night in over a thousand especially erected tents. It also offer the opportunity for men to parade on their beautiful Andalusian horses and for the women to dance in their spectacular, brightly-colored gypsy dresses. Seville also regularly holds Semana Santa, a religious festival which also lasts a week. In between enjoying such vibrant and colorful festivals and seeing the historical sights of Seville, you might take in a few tasty meals at the Seville restaurants or enjoy a Seville shopping spree. The prices are quite reasonable and are in reach of most visitors to the country. Book your tickets to Seville today to experience the holiday of a lifetime.