Seville offers a mesmerizing array of architectural wonders that can easily captivate and overwhelm visitors. The city is teeming with stunning and awe-inspiring structures that are spread throughout its streets, making it easy to lose oneself in their beauty. If you have an affinity for exquisite architecture, I wholeheartedly suggest adding Seville, Spain to your travel bucket list as a must-see destination.
This is especially a fabulous place of exquisite architecture that you must visit…with restaurants, traditional music, and the beautifully tiled alcoves. It is the most famous square in Seville.
The Royal Alcázars of Seville, historically known as al-Qasr al-Muriq and commonly known as the Alcázar of Seville, is a royal palace in Seville, Spain, built for the Christian king Peter of Castile.
In Seville the Capital of Southern Spain’s Andalusia region, you will find restaurants under trees, alleys with cute shops, pretty gardens, and lots of historic sites. It is a popular and busy city and also the birthplace of the Flamenco dance. Seville is rich in culture and it is also the perfect place to experience real authentic Spanish Tapas.
Seville has a Mediterranean climate, characterized by hot summers and mild winters.
Spring (March to May): This is generally considered one of the best times to visit Seville. The weather is pleasantly warm, with temperatures ranging from 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F). The city is also adorned with vibrant flowers and there are various cultural events, including the famous Semana Santa (Holy Week) processions and the Feria de Abril (April Fair).
Autumn (September to November): Autumn in Seville offers comfortable temperatures, ranging from 20°C to 28°C (68°F to 82°F). The city is less crowded compared to spring and there are cultural events like the Bienal de Flamenco, showcasing traditional Spanish dance and music.
Winter (December to February): Seville experiences mild winters, with temperatures ranging from 10°C to 18°C (50°F to 64°F). While it may not be as warm as other seasons, it’s still pleasant for outdoor activities. The city is also less crowded during this time, making it a good option for sightseeing without large crowds.
Ultimately, the best time to visit Seville depends on your tolerance for heat and preference for cultural events. Spring and autumn are generally favored by many travelers due to the pleasant weather and the array of festivities taking place.
The beautiful public park / historical garden
Where to find it: between Avda. De Portugal, Avda. De la Borbolla, Avda. De Eritaña, Paseo de las Delicias and Avda. De María Luisa.
The Cathedral of Seville is a UNESCO as a World Heritage Site
Santa Cruz is a tourist hot spot with its narrow lanes and pedestrian-friendly alleys, and it is worth it to explore. Everywhere you will find tourists aiming to find the perfect photo spots. However keep in mind that they do have the fantastic ‘Siestas’ in Spain, which means that some shops might be closed from 13H00.
In Santa Cruz, you have to stop at the Plaza de la Virgen de Los Reyes with its convent, fountain in the center, beautiful palace, and cathedral.
Here at the Plaza de la Virgen de Los Reyes, you will have the opportunity to explore the city by horse-drawn carriage. (Very romantic)
You will find it easy to explore Calle Susona and Calle Alemanes which have beautiful tiled paintings and decorations everywhere and ceramic shops.
I suggest you try true Spanish Tapas while in Seville, so you might as well stop at the Bodega Tapas Bar in Sante Cruz. Here you will find fantastic food and friendly people. This is definitely a place to put on your itinerary.
In the evening you will find the streets lined with restaurant tables, soft lights, and people enjoying their dinner or drinks. There are beautiful settings all along some of the streets. Also, check out Plaza Venerables.
Taking the city Tram is a fantastic option for getting around. You can also make use of the Lime Scooters which you can book online and explore the city on a scooter, but just walking around is still the best way and the most popular. Bike rentals are also available.
A beautiful hotel with an excellent location in the heart of Seville. One of Spain’s most prestigious hotels, Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Seville is located next to Seville’s Real Alcazares.