Situated in the sunny south of Spain on the banks of the Guadalquivir river, the Andalucian capital of Seville is one of the country's most exciting cities. While Seville's extensive old town is comprised of beautiful palaces, churches and colonnades, the city'ss diverse population, active cultural scene and modern outlook gives it a uniquely vivacious edge.
When to book cheap flights to Seville
Autumn and winter both tend to be a little more affordable, when the temperature drops and the weather can be a little rainy. However, the city is so packed with museums, galleries, bars and restaurants you'll find plenty of activities to keep you entertained, whatever the weather is doing.
How to find the best deals to Seville
There are a few tricks to using our search tool that will help you find cheaper flights to Seville. Of course, your best bet is to book several months in advance but being flexible on exact travel dates helps too. Selecting & Show Flexible Dates means you can compare flights on different days. If you've inadvertently searched for flights during a major festival, this should also help you spot more affordable options.
For smaller airports, a connecting flight may be required, so be sure to check travel options from other nearby locations to see what deals you can find.
How to get around Seville
Once you've landed, the best way to get into the city centre is via the special airport bus service. This connects Seville Airport to Plaza de Armas, a central bus station at the heart of the city. The journey is about 35 minutes and buses run regularly, from the early hours to late at night. You can also grab a taxi, which you'll available right outside the terminal building.As Spain's fourth largest city, Seville also boasts an excellent public transport system. This comprises buses, trams, lights trains and an underground metro. If you're feeling more active and want to tour the city's impressive sights on your own, we can also recommend hiring a bicycle during your stay.
The must-sees in Seville
One of the must-see sights in Seville is Real Alcazar, a grand Moorish residence that was home to city's former Muslim rulers.</p><p>Islamic influence is reflected throughout the city, and no more is this evident than in Seville Cathedral. Incorporating elements of the common mosque, including the Tower of Gold (Torre de Oro) this dates back to the 8th< century. It is now home to the city's Naval Museum.In addition, Seville also has a fantastic selection of interesting museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts, considered to be one of the most important art galleries in Spain.
Tips for travelling in Seville
No trip to Seville would be complete without experiencing a little flamenco, a flamboyant art form that finds its origins here. While the Museum of Flamenco will provide you with an excellent history of this regional dance, nothing quite beats seeing it in the flesh. For that, we recommend finding a local flamenco &tablaos (of which you will be spoiled for choice) where you can enjoy a little authentic local culture while tucking in to some tapas and some local wine. Salud!