Be Enchanted by Seville, Spain

Spain, Sevilla Guide (B): Be Enchanted by Seville, Spain

When I visited Seville (or Sevilla), I was incredibly lucky that my friend Lorena, a true blue local, showed me around and gave me tips about the city. Seville is as unique as it is beautiful, with a colorful history spanning Roman rule, Muslim conquest and incorporation into the Christian Kingdom of Castile under Ferdinand III in 1248. You can still see Moorish influence in historical buildings, teterias (tea rooms) and Arab baths.

Depending on where you’re flying from, it can be more economical and convenient to fly into Madrid and take a 2-hour train ride to Seville. This way, you can also add a few more days to your trip and explore Madrid.

Visit in late spring to early summer. It can get extremely hot in the middle of summer with temperatures reaching 50℃ (120℉)!

You don’t need to rent a car if you stay within the city center. All the key places are within walking distance.

Don’t let gypsies read your palm or take flowers from them and don’t even stop if they call out to you. They’re expert pickpockets and can get pretty aggressive. One flower seller actually chased after me for half a block! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Be Enchanted by Seville, Spain
Guide Location: Spain » Sevilla
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Heather Teoh
Read it on author's website: http://eatthewind.com/2017/02/16/be-enchanted-by-seville-spain/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Plaza de España
  • Parque de María Luisa
  • Alcázar of Seville
  • Plaza de toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballería de Sevilla
  • Catedral de Sevilla

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