Travel Blogs from Seville
The next stop on our tour was Seville, the capital of Andalusia. We stayed in the Apartmentos Bib Rambla here which are self catering apartments outside the centre. It is a bus trip into the city. The apartments themselves were OK although until we went out and bought some bug spray we did have a bit of an ant problem which culminated in me having …
Our Iberia flight from JFK airport to Madrid was uneventful. It left on time and even arrived a little early. Took just over 6 hours and was for the most part airport was an okay flight. Once we got to the Madrid airport, we did have to wait almost 4 hours for our connecting flight to Sevilla. We hung out at a lounge area for Starbucks coffee. Once …
... see the booths of the different shipping lines and walked over to the FRS one, handed over our "open return" tickets, filled in the white forms which took all of 30 seconds each, received our boarding pass and got back in the van. Too easy mate, as they say in OZ!
We were then asked to park right behind seven other vehicles and then a huge XRay machine drove alongside us all with its big mechanical arm extended high above our ...
... the gold tower where the Spanish stored all the gold and jewels they brought back from the Americas. We passed by the Opera House - home to Carmen, Figaro and Don Juan, as well as the Torre - bull ring which you can see in one of the photos.
One of the jewels of Seville is the Cathedral - the largest gothic church in the world and the resting place of Christopher Columbus. One of the most interesting features is the Giralda Bell Tower ...
... and went for a ride around town and able to cover more ground than we had on foot, allowing us to get over to Parque de Maria Luisa and the museums over there. After the hour long ride we headed back to the place in the Jewish quarter for a really good al fresco meal at sunset so we could watch the shadows creep up the Cathedral as we passed by on our way back to the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsBib-Rambla Apartamentos Seville
The apartments are basic but fulfill requirements. It is a fair bus ride into the city but they seemed regular. We did have a problem with ants in the room and the corridor was quite noisy overnight but there were no major problems.
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