Travel Blogs from Seville
... out there who think, “I’m sure everyone knows that!” but we didn’t. But it was only a few years ago that they did some DNA research from the remains here and the living descendants and made the match, as there as conjecture for many years that Columbus was resting in the West Indies somewhere. His tomb is raised, on the shoulders of four soldiers in the uniform of the four main parts of Spain, which elude me now. It is to me adequately ornate and then sort ...
... clumped all around. It was a picturesque scene and once we entered, we discovered the same narrow roads although these were even more challenging as they both led up the side of the small mountain and were thronged with other cars releasing dressed-up people obviously en route to a wedding. We actually later discovered we'd hit the ebb flow as the departures from the earlier wedding and the arrivals for the subsequent wedding were mixing in a manic flow. And there we were, a pair ...
... but had no desire to see the fight so we left. As we continued down the road we saw that everyone was getting ready for the fight as they were starting to redirect traffic and put up barriers.
We then went to pay for our parking, realized we didn't have any change small enough which meant we needed to make a purchase to break our 50. That meant we went to an ice cream shop and I got to practice my Spanish to make sure ...
... arrival in Seville we grabbed a pair of taxis, showed the drivers our destination address, and were whisked to our apartment. Actually, to our apartments; although we had booked a three bedroom flat, what we ended up with was a pair of two bedroom flats, next door to each other.
We were located in the old part of Seville, which is a lovely, crooked, narrow area with all sorts of beautiful architecture, and extremely walkable. Our first day in town ...
... restaurant for dinner and then the flamenco place and then the bar and then finally the club. Seville is a town too small with a lot of narrow streets which makes using public transportation very difficult. At the same time it is big enough that walking everywhere can be a burden at times. While it may sound strange I missed Madrid and I appreciated it more while I was in Seville. In a way, Madrid has become another of my many homes.
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
Avda Diego Martinez Barrio, 8, 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