Seville

The origins of Seville date back to the 6th century BC. The Romans conquered the region around 206 bc. They ruled until the 5th century when the Roman empire started to collapse. The region was then governed by by various Germanic invaders until the Arab Moors invaded in 711. 8 Centuries later the Christian King Ferdinand III defeated the Moors and named the city Seville. Today Seville is the largest city in Andalusia and contains a mountain of history. It’s 2 hours from the Costa del Sol and is well worth a visit. Plan your visit in advance because there is a lot to see. Seville is about a two hour drive from the Costa del Sol but is well worth a visit. For more information on what to see & what to do in this amazing city have a look below.

 
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Basilica de la Macarena is situated on the Calle san Luis next to the Puerta de la Macarena. The church is free to enter and and is spectacular inside. For more information on the Basilica de la Macarena  click / tap the image or click / tap the button below.

The Metropol Parasol is situated  La Encarnación square in the old quarter of Seville With a length of 150 metres long and 70 metres wide it claims to be the largest wooden structure in the world. For more information on the Metropol Parasol click / tap the image or click / tap the button below.

Casa de Pilatos is situated in the centre of Seville in the Plaza de Pilatos. Work began on the palace in 1483 but over the centuries it has constantly been evolving into the structure that it is today. For more information on the Case de Pilatos click / tap the image or click / tap the button below.

Seville Cathedral is the most impressive building in Seville, situated on the Avenida de la Constitucion in the centre of Seville. The Cathedral is a Gothic design with a Moorish designed Bell tower. For more information on Seville Cathedral click / tap the image or click / tap the button below.

The Plaza de la Reyes is a great place to just sit and take in what you have seen of Seville and prepare for what you are going to see. The Plaza is situated behind Seville cathedral on Calle Mateos Gago. For more information on the Plaza de la Reyes click / tap the image or click / tap the button below.

Seville’s Plaza Espana is stunning and thats why Star wars Attack of the clones, Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator and Lawrence of Arabia all had scenes filmed here. For more information on the Plaza Espana click / tap the image or click / tap the button below.

Best city tours & Attractions in Seville  including guided walks and Bike hire For more information click / tap the image above.

Some of the best day trips from Seville including Gibraltar, Cordoba and the Alhambra palace in Granada to name a few. For more information, prices & tickets click / tap the image.

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