Seville is a romantic city in the Andalucían region of Spain where you get a real sense of Spain, if you will. The city has an old and historical look with a modern feel. The life here is a bit slower, a bit calmer, in other words, more laid back. The locals are extremely warm and friendly. In terms of weather, Seville can get extremely hot, even in September, where temperatures hit close to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Most people start their day early, go home for siesta, and then come out later in the evening when the temperatures are cooler. In general, April is the best time to visit Seville due to its mild climate and their famous festival of “Holy Week.”
If you are a red meat eater, look no further than Seville. The food choices in Seville are heavily focused on red meat with limited choices in vegetarian/chicken/shrimp dishes. Having said that, when in Seville try some authentic Andalucían cuisine, such as, jamon (ham), fried fish and spinach & chickpeas.
Now although Seville is a small city, I strongly recommend spending 2 days (1 or 2 nights) here so you can get a true sense of the culture. From Seville, you can easily take a day trip to Granada and visit the Alhambra, however I do recommend staying additional nights if you consider this option. While in Seville, make sure you watch a Flamenco show which are famous all over the city. And if you are just passing through, then at the very least spend most of your time in the Santa Cruz district where you can stroll through the beautiful cobblestone streets and observe the whitewash homes all around, take a buggy ride, drink Sangria, and enjoy the tapas. Seville is truly one of the most romantic and magical cities I have been to, and it is one NOT to be missed if you are visiting Spain.
at least 1 to 2 nights
consider adding an extra night if you do a day trip to Granada
Also consider Los Gallos Tablao Flamenco which is highly rated.
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