Travel Blogs from Seville
... else that goes with flamenco. At the end of the show all the performers looked totally tired out, so I think we got our money's worth!
The other main attraction of Seville is the Alcazar which is the royal palace (still is use today). It dates from the time of the Moors and is primarily an Arabic looking palace which has grown and evolved into a Christian chapel and royal palace over time. There was an interesting water powered organ (one of only 3 in the world apparently) ...
... felt a bit old school, operating by a bunch of old men, not speaking much English, we ordered chorizo and beer. Both very good, and only set us back €5. We set of for our next place, headed back towards the retail district and walked passed the impressive mushrooms, so called due to their appearance. A massive structure that seemed to server no purpose. After some walking we walked in to a tapas bar and drank and ate until full. With a big day ahead we retired back to the ...
... in the middle of the city surrounded with the majestic old buildings, trams, people and all. Our first impression of Seville was "Fantastic!" We both already love this city. I don't know what it is, but it feels great to be here which is a bit unexpected because I usually like the place with mountains and/or ocean nearby, and this place doesn't have either of them (and for that reason, I loved Malaga among all the places I'd ...
... somehow which was melt in mouth delicious, and fresh fruit. I chose an orange and OMG it was so sweet and fragrant it was heavenly. Note to hubby we will buy some for our snacks.
We continued our stroll toward town and were charmed by horses with jingling bells pulling carriages with ladies festively dressed in traditional clothes. This is all part of the April Fair that we timed our visit for. We passed a bull ring, and whilst fights are ...
... with an animal that is 1200 pounds without a form of respect. The performance is definitely one that shows the respect for the bull's strength, and it puts my mind more at ease knowing the bull meat is actually used for food and auctioned off to the highest bidder. It is eye-opening to be apart of a culture so different from my own where we have animal rights activists, and PETA, and all that, but here the drawn out death of ...
Other places to stay in Seville
Triana Oeste, Seville | 5 star hotelfrom $93
- 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 $85
La Buhaira, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $71
León XIII - Los Naranjos, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $58
- Great Value
- Excellent value hotel
- Loved my stay
Heliópolis, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $58
- A mega-hotel in charming Seville
- Beautiful Hotel!
- April Fair in Seville
La Buhaira, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $69
- 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 $64
- Hotel Hesperia - Fabulous Four Star...
- Good hotel at accessible location with great service
- Not Perfect
Museo, Seville | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Worth every euro!
- Big disappointment
- Good, but not a great 5*
Museo, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $85
Colores - Entreparques, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $44
Avenida Diego Martinez Barrios 6, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $75
Santa Catalina, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $66
- Convenient hotel, shame about the food
- Roof pool and terrace
- Good, comfortable and well situated city hotel.
Triana Este, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $47
Nervión, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Quite, Comfortable
- Really good?
- Good hotel for families in Seville
Palacio de Congresos - Urbadiez - Entrepuentes, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $49
Casco Antiguo, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $91
Santa Cruz, Seville | 5 star hotelfrom $323
- It's the Place
- Terrific Splurge
Casco Antiguo, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $125
- Not great value
- A unique experience
Museo, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- Enjoyed Location
- Good location hotel was good
Triana Casco Antiguo, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $69
Palacio de Congresos - Urbadiez - Entrepuentes, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $61
Arenal, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Vincci La Rabida was fabulous
- Great stay at Vincci La Rabida
San Roque, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $46
Triana Este, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $59
- A Wonderful find
- The Bargain of Seville
- Couldn't have been more pleased
Triana Casco Antiguo, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $76