The Must-Sees of Seville, Spain

As the second largest autonomous community in Spain, Andalusia is the only European region with both Mediterranean and Atlantic coastlines. Its provinces are further decorated with stunning natural parks, bustling cosmopolitan cities, and charming white-washed villages.

With this abundance of history, culture and natural beauty, it is an undeniable honour to be deemed the capital of such a place. It is a title well-earned by the renowned province of Seville, Spain.

Seville is the ultimate ambassador for the Andalusian community. With a world-wide reputation for being joyous and clever, Seville has charm and character that attracts tourists from all over the world and illuminates Spanish natives with extensive pride.

When planning a trip to the Andalusian capital, this wide range of attractions can be overwhelming. Wherever you choose to explore, don't miss the following must-sees of Seville, Spain.

The Tradition of Cuisine 

Without a doubt, the tradition of cuisine in Seville is worth seeing for yourself. A simple glance of the city will prove the importance of food and drink in Sevillian culture with the wealth of restaurants and tapas bars adorning the streets.

To eat and drink in the Andalusian is an art well practiced by both tourists and locals. Dining isn't limited to what you eat – it is about how, when and where you eat it too.

Traditional restaurants, gastro bars, teterias, and a limitless collection of tapas bars promise something to satisfy all tastes. Both inventive and traditional, Seville is a savory paradise worth experiencing. 

To help navigate the sea of choice, see our verified list of best tapas bars in Seville, Spain.

Landmarks & Monuments

With over two-thousand years of complex history, Seville is a city bursting with incredible sites. To explore these must-see monuments is to rediscover a haunting past. Each landmark describes a unique chapter of Spanish history and begs the curiosity of visitors from all over the world.

Start this exploration in the renowned Jewish Quarter of the city, where many charming shops and restaurants line the narrow streets. The neighborhoods nestled within these walls all share a similar feeling of haunting lure.

Also found within this region of Seville are two recognized UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the famed Cathedral of Seville as well as the Royal Alcazar. Both of these sites deserve several hours of your time as they are each embellished with many fine details and textures that are sure to amaze. Fans of the acclaimed television series Game of Thrones will recognize the grounds of the Royal Alcazar from season five as it provides an appropriately regal setting.

Not to be overlooked are the contemporary wonders of the city, highlighted by the architectural genius of the Metropol Parasol and the dramatic marvel of the Plaza de Espana. These sites are proof that Seville is not limited to its history; instead, that its spirit has the capacity to stay fresh and colourful.

Walking Tour

As simple as it may seem, one of the most crucial things to see in the city of Seville is the streets themselves. From the narrow, winding roads found with the Jewish Quarter to the bustling main roads located around the Seville Cathedral, the celebrated character of the capital is soaked in every tile.

Given the maze-like layout of the city, it is advisable to purchase a map to better organize and recognize your exploration. From the colourful gypsy vibes of Triana to the haunting feel of the Jewish Quarter, there is much to see in the city of Seville. 

Essential Information

It is important to note the weather when visiting Seville, Spain, as it has a tendency of getting very hot during the long summer months with temperatures rising to 35.3°C on any given summer day. The ideal months to plan a visit are between March and May, when there are many celebrations around the city and the transitional weather is kinder.

When getting around to explore all the sights, walking is always the best optional as the majority of things to see are located in the center. Sevici bike-sharing is also an option, with bike lanes shadowing roadways everywhere. The tram reaches all the way to San Bernardo bus station but its routes are limited. City buses are a considerable option too.

Seville is full of beauty and personality that calls you to see with your own two eyes; indulge your senses and nourish your curiosity with the exploration of all that the Andalusian capital has to show.

Map of Seville, Spain

 

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