Passion for Life
Seville as the capital of Andalucia has a historical and cultural heritage of great beauty. Heritage significance of Seville is due to the passage of several cultures that have made one day a kingdom, and, following the discovery of America, Seville was the most important harbour in Europe. Civil architecture so important as the "Torre del Oro"(Golden tower), The Alcazar of Seville, "Archivo de Indias"(General Archive of the Indies), among others, make this town worth a visit.
Seville´s Old town is one of the largest in Europe with 335 ha
Seville it´s a lively town and passionate for life, full of typical locations to enjoy a wide range of cuisine, art galleries, to a wild nightlife. the most known areas in Seville are Triana and Nervión. Be sure to visit in the same quarter the Triana shops of ceramics and pottery, which is already a very old tradition of Seville. Something to note also the mosaics and tiles, players of many houses and streets of the city of Seville.
La Giralda: Giralda is the name given to the belfry of the Cathedral of Seville, with 97.5 m in height (101 m including the "Giraldillo"), was once the tallest tower in Spain, and now the tallest in Seville. La Giralda It´s one of the most famous constructions and landmarks of Andalusia.
Catedral de Sevilla: The Cathedral of St. Mary of the See of Seville's Gothic cathedral is the world's largest Christian church and the third in size after St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.
Alcazar de Sevilla: The Alcazar Palace, are a collection of palatial buildings constructed since the early Middle Ages to present day in the city of Seville. The compound is used as a place of accommodation of the members of the spanish royal family and heads of state visiting the city.
Archivo de Indias: The Archive of the Indies was established in 1785 by desire of King Charles III, with the aim of concentrating in one place the documentation referring to the Spanish colonies in the world.
Torre del Oro(Golden Tower): The "Torre del Oro", or Golden Tower in Seville is a watchtower located on the left bank of the Guadalquivir river in Seville, next to sevilles bullring "La Maestranza". Its height is 36 meters. It was built between 1220 and 1221 by order of the Almohad governor of Seville, Abu al-Ula.
Museum of Fine Arts of Seville: One of the most important museums in Andalucia, Spain, it shows the Seville Baroque painting and important pieces of Zurbaran, Murillo and Valdes Leal.
Puente de Triana(Triana´s Bridge): This popular bridge links downtown Seville with the Triana district across the Guadalquivir river.
Flamenco Dance Museum in Seville: In the Santa Cruz quarter in Seville, we can approach the history of flamenco dance and culture.
Alcalá de Guadaíra: It has a priceless heritage, the Alcala´s Castle is the
biggest Almohade fortress in Spain, and it´s natural surroundings has inpired many painters and writers. We´ll find Alcalá on the banks of the river Guadaira. Among its broad historical heritage we can also visit the Marchenilla´s Castle(S. XIV), a medieval fortification, the Gandul´s Palace, and the Charles(Carlos)III Bridge.
Alcalá de Rio - Seville: Alcalá del Rio is near La Vega, by the Guadalquivir river. In 1594 it belonged to the Kingdom of Seville. Today we can visit it´s narrow streets, old towers, and former buildings from the former arab invasions.
Port of Seville: Located at the mouth of the Guadalquivir River it´s the only commercial river port of Spain.
Airport: Sevilla-San Pablo is located ten miles northeast of the city. His last extension was made in 1992 for the Universal Exhibition in Seville. There are buses that take us to downtown Seville every half an hour.
Metro: With 4 lines, the Seville Metro will covers the entire metropolitan area.
Buses: An efficient bus system of covers the city of Seville and surroundings
Car Rental Seville: With many pick up und drop off points around Seville.