Whether you're looking for romantic architectural delights, a vibrant nightlife or some family fun in the sun, a holiday to Seville with Hays Travel has plenty to offer you. The capital of the Andalusia region of Spain -also home to Granada, and Malaga on the Costa del Sol - and located on the beautiful Guadalquivir river, Seville is a popular location for city breakers and holiday-makers and it's very easy to see why! If you're one for exploring, Seville holidays could be your perfect match. Lovers of historic architecture are spoiled for choice, from the palace Royal Alcázar of Seville, to the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, the stunning Seville Cathedral (Santa Maria de la Sede). For museums, you can check out the Museum of Fine Arts (Museo de Bellas Artes), head to the Torre del Oro to learn more about the city's maritime history - or visit Castillo de San Jorge to delve into the dark past of the Spanish Inquisition. If you fancy a change of pace, there's also the Flamenco Dance Museum (Museo del Baile Flamenco) that offers a history of flamenco in Seville, and spectacular live shows to wow you. For family entertainment, you can spend some time in the city's sprawling green spaces, including the Parque Maria Luisa and the beautiful Murillo Gardens. You can also visit the Seville Aquarium to meet sharks, rays and tropical fish, or the Isla Mágica theme park in La Cartuja for roller coasters, water slides and family shows! In the early evening, the pavement cafes and tapas bars are just perfect for a relaxing Cruzcampo or sangria in the sunshine. And no visit to Seville is complete without alfresco dining, Spanish style - order tapas and seafood, relax and people-watch to your heart's content. For night owls, the nightlife in Seville is eclectic and lively and tends to get going around midnight; head out to Triana or the Expo 92 areas for cavernous clubs with DJ sets that often last until dawn. With 35 years of experience in booking unforgettable Spanish holidays, and named the UK's Best High Street Travel Agent, you can trust Hays Travel to help you book your perfect holiday in Seville. Contact us today to start planning your Seville family holiday or chic city break.
Seville is jampacked with fascinating buildings, including the iconic Alcazar Royal Palace and Garden, the cathedral and Giralda Tower and the Plaza de Espaa. The citys parks and green spaces include sprawling Parque Maria Luisa and the lush Murillo Gardens. When it comes to museums and art galleries, there are plenty to choose from on a Seville city break. Head to the Torre del Oro to learn more about the citys maritime history, discover unique dance culture in the Flamenco Museum, or pick Castillo de San Jorge to delve into the dark past of the Spanish Inquisition. Other highlights include the Museum of Art and Popular Culture and the Museum of Fine Arts. If youre after some retail therapy, theres plenty to be had in Sevilles large shopping centres and openair markets.
In typically Spanish style, nightlife in Seville tends to get going around midnight. Earlier in the evening, there are plenty of pavement cafes and tapas bars just perfect for a relaxing Cruzcampo or sangria in the sunshine. Later on, head out to Triana or the Expo 92 areas for cavernous clubs with DJ sets that often last until dawn. Seville has vibrant gay, bohemian and student communities, meaning the nightlife is eclectic and lively. Flamenco originated in this area, so no Seville holidays are complete until youve seen one of the spectacularly choreographed shows, many of which include a lavish dinner.
As youd expect from a cosmopolitan city, Seville offers all kinds of dining experiences from fast food to gourmet cuisine. Still, no visit to the city is complete without alfresco dining, Spanish style. Order tapas and seafood, relax and peoplewatch. As for drinks, the local sherry and freshlysqueezed orange juice are both famously good.
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