Sevilla has become a popular holiday destination for its lively and colorful inhabitants. This is the place where you can experience the true Hispanic culture. The city has an array of interesting cultural activities like bullfighting, fiestas and flamenco dancing just to mention but a few. Notwithstanding the scorching heat during summer, you will definitely have fun-filled experience in the great city. Seville is known for its stretching history that date back to over 1000 years ago, which means you have lots to see and do during your stay. Below are examples of must-see attractions.
1. The ancient Roman city
Located only a few kilometers from Seville, the old city has been restored back to shape much like the Pompeii in great Italy. You can get a true taste of the ancient Roman Empire and how life was by simply looking at the well-built buildings. Simply put, Italica is the place to visit for those who love history.
2. Alcazar of Sevilla
Another popular Seville favorite tourist spot is the Alcazar. This is the royal palace used by the Royal Family. It has a striking Moorish architecture that you will find interesting and is now a World Heritage spot of the UNESCO.
3. Distrito Sur
Situated to the coast of Antiguo, Distrito is a popular tourist attraction as the stunning Spanish square, commonly known as Plaza de Espana. A few minutes walk from the Spanish Square is the spectacular parkland with lakes, flower and trees – a serene place for a break from the hustle of city life. From here you can board a tram or bus to any location in the busy city. The city is also home to many residential areas that you can rent as accommodation and there are top class resorts as well.
This is another popular district located in the North. The gate is a favorite tourist destination as is the Basilica, Pumarejo Palace or the Cordoba Gate. With quick access by train or by bus to other locations in the great city of Seville, Macarena offers you the opportunity to get in touch with your roots as you explore different attractions.
Located south to the city, Bellavista was primarily developed as a housing area and offers the best retreat as it is within reach of other tourist spots. The housing area is further enhanced by tall palms of the Cortijo Del Cuarto.
You can find affordable accommodation in Sevilla hotels provided you do research before your departure. You can check our apartments and reservation guides to find a Sevilla holiday deal tailored to your wallet and budget. Alternatively, you can seek recommendations from friends who have visited Sevilla on great holiday spots with affordable accommodation.