Seville, the capital of Andalucia, is a festive city – and the fourth largest in Spain.
Known for incredible architecture from places like the royal Alcázar, the Moorish castle, to the Torre del Oro along the river, and the modern Metropol Parasol.
Wander through the Maria Luisa gardens to escape the city and lose yourself in paradisiacal Spanish nature & design.
Explore the vibrant Spanish gardens and amazing architecture.
Keep on the lookout for wild green parakeets flitting through the trees.
When you’re walking through the gardens, eventually you will stumble upon the magical Plaza d’España.
Soak in the wild beauty of the incredible architecture and flowing fountains, surrounded by lush gardens.
Take your time exploring these expansive gardens before you return to the busy city streets.
Don’t confuse the fiestas with the sleepy afternoon siestas – the mid-afternoon time at the hottest part of the day when shops close down before the evening rush.
Visit Seville in spring to celebrate the region’s biggest festival. La Feria is a time when the locals dress in their fanciest Spanish attire – the men wearing suits, the women wearing extravagant flamenco dresses – and spend the nights dancing and partying.
Several city blocks are closed for the elaborate festival, a huge entrance gate display lights up the entrance, and rows of party tents, or casetas, line the walkways for closer groups of celebration.
If you’re lucky, you can find some traditional flamenco dancing to watch.
Stop at one of the many restaurants for classic Spanish tapas, which are small portions of delicious Spanish food, and traditional Sangria, which is Spanish wine with fresh sliced fruit.
The Torre del Oro, or the Tower of Gold, located on the Guadalquivir river.
Once used as a military tower to defend the city via the river, the Tower of Gold now sits peacefully on the riverbank, a reminder of another era.
Which would you prefer: the gardens, or the party? Let us know what you’d choose in the comments!