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Things to do in Seville

Things to do in Seville

Seville is a city full of mysteries, culture and magical places, you will be surprised, you can find everything.

We highlight what we believe you can not miss, but you can always ask guides or people from different neighborhoods who will make very good recommendations.

🤩 First thing you have to do in Seville

The first thing you have to do is drop the suitcases in your room and take a walk around the center, enjoy the atmosphere, the smells and a city with a lot of joy.

He walks slowly, smells the special smell of orange trees all over the city.

During the walk you will see The Cathedral, you must enter inside, is one of the largest in the world, and of course visit the Giralda which is the tower that is attached to the side.

Once you’ve walked around the center, had your first “food tapa” at any bar, you can start doing other things.

✌ Our recommendations of what to see o to do on sevilla

Let’s divide the things you can do in Seville according to your tastes and hobbies.

Sure there are many more, but for that you must read our news that we publish every month on our website.

👉 Lovers of museums

You have many varied and different museums to see, at least you can spend two days visiting the different museums that are all over the city.

You have them of all types, from those with paintings and statues to Flamenco, with live shows.

👉 You like monuments and architecture

Well, you have all kinds and ages in the city, from the arrival of the Romans to modern buildings such as Las Setas de la Encarnación.

Seville holds all sorts of secrets that you will love. They have many churches and small historic buildings from all ages.

You can spend days visiting them all and reading the information on each one.

👉 Lovers of sport and walks

These lucky, Seville is a flat city, you can go cycling, walking or running around the city.

Also in recent years has created a network of bike lanes that link all neighborhoods and the center of the city, it is a pleasure to ride a bicycle for them.

You also have many parks where you can rest, eat and spend a very relaxed day.

Seville is a city where its inhabitants live on the street and enjoy the good weather all year round.

Also every week there are many outdoor sports activities, since it rains very little throughout the year, so you will always find sports activities to participate, regardless of the date of the year you will visit the city.

If you are a football enthusiast, during the season from August to May you will be able to attend the matches played by the city’s teams: Betis and Sevilla. Visit their official website to be able when they play a match in their stadium.

👉 Crazy of series and movies

I don’t know if you know it or not, Seville has filmed many of the scenes from Game of Thrones, the most famous series in the world.

Italica Seville Game of Thrones

The episode II of George Lucas’ Star Wars: Attack of the Clones y and another films.

You can spend a great day looking for those corners that have appeared in different movies and series, you will love to discover them.

Other famous films filmed in the city:

  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • El Cid
  • Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible II
  • Kingdom of Heaven
  • Knight and Day with Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz

You’ll spend more than a day looking for these special places.

👉 You love to read books

The famous novelRinconete y Cortadillo by Miguel de Cervantes takes place in the city of Seville. You can find many activities organized by guides and companies that show you the different places where the novel happens, they explain them to you at the same time that they read you parts of the book. It’s a great experience.

The novel La femme et le pantin, (“Woman and Puppet”) (1898) by Pierre Lou˙s, adapted for cinema several times, takes place mainly in Seville.

Seville is also used as one of the locations in Dan Brown’s “Digital Fortress. According to the author, he started thinking about writing his da Vinci Code when he was doing an Art History course at the University of Seville.

Robert Wilson’s detective novel, The Hidden Assassins (2006), is about a terrorist incident in Seville and its local political context. See also his title El hombre ciego de Sevilla (The Blind Man of Seville) (2004).

👉 Lovers of theatre and opera

The first thing you have to do before you travel is to see what activities and events are held on the dates that you are going to travel to Seville. Consult the news that we publish on our website.

Of course the Legend of Don Juan (inspired by the true aristocrat Don Miguel from Mańara) runs all over the city, you can find theatres that represent it almost all year round.

Seville is the main stage for many operas, the best known of which is Carmen de Bizet (based on the novel by Mérimée), Rossini’s El barbero de Sevilla, Verdi’s La Forza del Destino, Beethoven’s Fidelio, Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Figaro’s El matrimonio, and Prokofiev’s Compromiso en un monasterio.

🍻 We love to eat and drink

These lucky ones, in Seville there is not a street without a bar or restaurant, you will be surprised how the inhabitants of the city do everything eating and drinking in the street.

You can spend a month in the city, which won’t give you much time to taste its rich and varied gastronomy, apart from all the types of wines or beers you can drink.

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