Travel Blogs from Seville
... were really well maintained!! We walked back across the gorge, via the old bridge, apparently Moorish in origin, and headed to the Bull ring, which is the oldest brick construction ring in Spain. The museum explains the history of the sport, and also of duelling, and has displays of their costumes and weapons. The code of honour for duelling was interesting reading, and gave a great insight into those older days.
We picked out a restaurant for ...
... before the fights, bulls' heads, and matador's costumes. It’s not for me, but I respect their history and culture of bullfighting.
We were going to go to a flamenco show, but changed our minds and opted for a quiet, relaxing dinner near our hotel in a very cute little plaza, with a wonderful spanish guitar player strumming his guitar nearby. Our meal was good, and the wine even better! A great way to spend our last evening in the city of Seville.
... studying in Sevilla, including a girl from the Carlson School of Management!! who took us to another area called Alfalfa, definitely a lot more activity there. We went to a bar that had the most bizarre drinks that mixed just about anything you could possibly imagine, but they were still incredibly cheap. Everything in Spain seemed to be really cheap actually.
So the next morning, at 7am, I walked to the train station (dressed in sweats and a ...
... room. The gardens were amazing, so tranquil with a number of artists set up with their Easels and paints.
I had a little look at the Sevilla University, yet another beautiful old building, that was originally a Tobacco Factory, it still has its moat and guard houses, which were used to ensure the tobacco could not be stolen.
I celebrated Halloween for the first time in Sevilla, we had a little gathering at the Hostel before going ...
... we mostly just walked around getting oriented to the city...we also went to Alcazar of Seville - the oldest royal palace in Europe that is still in use...the royal family of Spain stays there when they are in Seville, but the largest portion of the palace (along with the beautiful gardens) is open to public...you are even allowed to visit current royal apartments for an extra fee (the royal family is short on cash, ...
Other places to stay in Seville
Triana Oeste, Seville | 5 star hotelfrom $89
- Great Hotel, Lovely City
- Exceptional Value. Top notch service at bargain rates !
- Quality hotel, shame about the location.
Huerta de la Salud, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $88
La Buhaira, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $64
León XIII - Los Naranjos, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $59
- Great Value
- Excellent value hotel
- Loved my stay
Heliópolis, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $54
- A mega-hotel in charming Seville
- Beautiful Hotel!
- April Fair in Seville
La Buhaira, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $57
- Not always worth the walk back
- Excellent Sangria
- Spitzen Sangria
Avenida Kansas City s/n, Seville | Hotelfrom $79
- Great Hotel.
- Just Had Five Fantastic Nights
- A very good hotel
Huerta del Pilar, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $56
- Hotel Hesperia - Fabulous Four Star...
- Good hotel at accessible location with great service
- Not Perfect
Museo, Seville | 5 star hotelfrom $172
- Worth every euro!
- Big disappointment
- Good, but not a great 5*
Museo, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $67
Colores - Entreparques, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $331
Avenida Diego Martinez Barrios 6, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $63
Santa Catalina, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $67
- Convenient hotel, shame about the food
- Roof pool and terrace
- Good, comfortable and well situated city hotel.
Triana Este, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $53
Nervión, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $83
- Quite, Comfortable
- Really good?
- Good hotel for families in Seville
Casco Antiguo, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Palacio de Congresos - Urbadiez - Entrepuentes, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $49
Santa Cruz, Seville | 5 star hotelfrom $239
- It's the Place
- Terrific Splurge
Museo, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $94
- Enjoyed Location
- Good location hotel was good
Casco Antiguo, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- Not great value
- A unique experience
Triana Casco Antiguo, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $64
Palacio de Congresos - Urbadiez - Entrepuentes, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $53
Arenal, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Vincci La Rabida was fabulous
- Great stay at Vincci La Rabida
San Roque, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $55
Triana Este, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $58
- A Wonderful find
- The Bargain of Seville
- Couldn't have been more pleased
Triana Casco Antiguo, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $78