A city brimming with exuberance and beauty, Sevilla is truly one Spanish cosmopolitan gem. Strategically located at the heart Andalucia, it is one of the most popular destination in all of Spain, and even Europe.
Sevilla is the Spain of popular imagination. It is the home of flamenco and bullfighting. It is where fiction’s famous protagonists Don Juan and Cármen live. It boasts of stunning architecture and mouthwatering culinary delights. It is a melting pot of cultures. In short, Sevilla is paradise.
Because of these perks, Sevilla serves as the cultural, artistic, social, and financial center of the fascinating Andalucian region. The winding, cobbled streets will take you to intimate plazas, hidden baroque churches, and great shopping areas. You will also here world-famous museums such as the Fine Arts Museum.
Cheer along with the locals, as the city offers some of the best concerts, football games, and bullfights in Spain. Or if you are into high culture, revel in the classical and theatrical music offerings of the city’s many theaters.
Additionally, as the birthplace of the culinary phenomenon also known as tapas, Sevilla is a gastronomical playground. Excellent restaurants, bars, and cafés line the streets, serving a mouth-watering choices of traditional Andalucían food and drink.
Sevilla is also home to some of the world’s most famous architecture. You should not miss the gargantuan Gothic cathedral, considered the biggest in the planet. Also visit the fascinating Mudéjar-style Alcázar palace. Also ramble through Santa Cruz’s winding alleys, then cross the Guadalquivir River to experience the grittier Triana, home of flamenco and gypsies.
Spring time is arguably the best season to visit this stunning Andalucian city. Sevilla is known for its observance of the Semana Santa, where hooded penitents march alongside colorful floats. The Holy Week is followed two weeks later by the colorful and vibrant Feria de Abril, a week-long festivity of polka-dotted flamenco dresses, dancing, singing, and of course, the unique Sevillano art of simply having fun.
The fun-loving, welcoming, and size-the-day-abiding locals themselves are Sevilla’s high points. People of Sevilla are so passionate about their beloved place that they will do anything to convince you of just how wonderful life in Sevilla really is. This is hardly necessary since the culture and atmosphere that emanate from its cobbled streets, ringing church bells, and iron lamp post are enough to have you fall in love with Sevilla.