City Breaks with Kids: Seville

City Breaks with Kids: Seville, Seville, Spain (B)

This is the first in a new series on the blog, ‘City Breaks With Kids’, which aims to provide guides to the best cities to visit with your children, with suggestions of things to see and do in each.

Seville is the perfect size for a city break: it’s small enough to walk around yet big enough for there to be plenty to do. Seville is everything you ever imagined about Spain: flamenco dancing, bullfighting and roads lined with orange trees and jacarandas. It’s beautiful and elegant, with stunning architecture and a fascinating history.

What’s more, it’s a great place to visit now. It’s not as crowded and the temperature is very pleasant in winter and spring – Seville can get very hot in July and August.

The Giralda, the bell tower of Seville’s cathedral, was built as a minaret in medieval times when the city was occupied by the Moors. It was used as an observatory and to call Muslims to prayer. Climb up the tower for some of the best views of Seville. It’s much easier to climb than most towers because there are 35 gently inclining ramps wide enough for two horsemen to ride up to the top. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: City Breaks with Kids: Seville
Guide Location: Spain » Seville
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Clare Thomson
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Giralda Tower
  • Seville’s cathedral
  • Plaza de Espana
  • El Museo del Baile Flamenco
  • Alcázar Palace
  • Mercado de Triana
  • The Real Maestranza
  • Maria Luisa Park

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