City Guide Seville, Spain

Visiting Seville

Seville is a warm city that makes you feel welcome when visiting. While its city centre is a bit squashed, a walk along the Río Guadalquivir is perfect for a bit of space while the outskirts is where you will find some of Spain’s nicest parks.

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Seville Podcasts

Seville - Home of Flamenco

Hostelworld’s Colm Hanratty speaks to Fernando Rodriguez of 'El Arenal', one of Seville's top Flamenco clubs about the origins of the music and its different styles.

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Seville Videos

What is a hostel?

We ask two backpackers and a hostel owner in Samay Hostel, Seville what their definition of a hostel is

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Seville Pocket Guide

Seville Pocket Guide

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Seville City Reviews

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    I love Sevilla. I have traveled extensively throughout Europe and Sevilla and Spain are definitely my favorite places. You cant beat the culture, nightlife and friendliness of Spaniards and Sevillanos. Its an amazing city with lots of rich history and tons of things to do.

    Insider Tip:I really enjoy going to the maria luisa park, partying on calle betis at night (dont go before 2 am anywhere in spain), the new tapas market on the sevilla side of the triana bridge, and walking through the quiet streets of Triana, my favorite neighborhood in the city.

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    Sevilla, stay more that two nights!

    Sevilla was so charming with it's narrow, winding streeets, beautiful Jewish quarter, and of course the historical/tourist sites. The Alcazar is one of the most stunning places in the world with amazing details on every wall and ceiling as well as beautiful gardens. Plaza d'Espana was stunning. Definitely a gorgeous city when lit up at night especially the cathedral and torre de oro. Highly recommend.

    Insider Tip:Don't miss tapas- go away from the main squares/streets for the real deal

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    Fantastic Spanish city. It feels very authentic and chill. The sites are great and the city itself is gorgeous. Go to every tapas bar you can. Get tons of Sangria. It was really hot when I went, but most shops have water for a euro, so it's not bad at all.

    Insider Tip:Go to the Alcazar. It's worth every cent.

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    Wonderful city

    I was unfortunately only here for a day, but in that day I was able to see some amazing culture of Spain. Just don't go to the bullfights....

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    Semana Santa in Seville

    My boyfriend and I went for a weekend away in Seville. If you want to see traditional Spain then this is it. There are numerous tourist sights (but not so many that you are rushed off your feet trying to see everything) and the tapas bars mean you can try as much spanish food as you like whilst you are there. Most bar staff speak some english so you shouldn't have trouble if you don't speak any Spanish. It's a good idea to research tapas bars before you go.

    Insider Tip:Go to tapas bar el rinconcillo for traditional spanish tapas and la puratasca for something more modern but amazing.

Spain: Itinerary

The north-eastern Spanish city is among one of Europe's favourite destinations for short breaks and a popular spot with inter-railers going to Spain. It is also home to some of the world's most fascinating architecture thanks to the works of Antoni Gaudi.

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