Family trips – Seville – About Seville
Seville, capital of Andalusia, is one of the most beautiful and ancient cities in Spain. Located in the Guadalquivir River Valley, it is famous for its unique history and culture, the flamenco music and the warmth of its people, representing the spirit of the traditional southern Spanish lifestyle.
It is a perfect combination of modernity and tradition. A modern city that has perfectly maintained its important cultural heritage and impressive monuments, such as its astonishing cathedral, a legacy of its ancestors.
In the past, the port of Seville played a significant role in commerce between Spain and the Americas and it remains one of the most influential river ports in the country. Today it is also famous for hosting its passionate Semana Santa (Holy Week), and the amazing Feria de Abril.
It is the fourth biggest city of Spain, with a population of around 700.000 inhabitants. Seville is well connected to the rest of Spain and Europe by road, bus, and plane. San Pablo International Airport, located just 10 km (6 miles) from the city centre, is easily accessible and offers regular flights to all major European cities. Seville is just an hour away from the magnificent beaches of Andalusia.
Seville is also famous for being a university city. Its excellent climate, delicious “tapas” food and passionate people make Seville a great place to study and learn Spanish. Discover its fusion of history, art, culture, and the typical Spanish lifestyle.