Capital of one of the largest regions in Spain and the fourth largest city in the country; Seville, or Sevilla as its known to the locals, is an ancient city with its roots dating back to the Roman Empire. Seville's landscape is dominated by The Alcázar, the Cathedral, and the Archivo General de Indias, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Seville’s weather is also a draw with average temperatures around 66F it can reach up to 95F in August, making it is one of Europe’s hottest cities. Many come to Seville for its history but stay for the vibrant flamingo culture and tapas.
Santa Justa is Seville's central train station, located just a 15-minute walk from the city center. Santa Justa is a major travel hub in Spain handling over 8 million travelers a year to destinations all over the country and beyond. The main providers operating from Santa Justa are RENFE and AVE services. One of the most popular train routes is the Madrid to Seville train, using the AVE it takes just over 2: 36 hours to cover the 391 Km distance.
Seville Airport is located just under 10 km, north-east of the city center. Given its close proximity, accessing the center of Seville is easy; buses can be caught from the airport, arriving in Seville in just 30 minutes. Alternatively, taxis can be found from outside the airport with a duration of around 15 minutes without traffic.
To get to Seville by bus, visitors can choose from the many ALSA buses servicing the area. The main departure point for buses to Seville is Estación de Autobuses Plaza de Armas which is located just under 3 km from the centre of Seville
With Seville’s history dating back to the Roman Empire, the city is full of culture. Made up of winding streets, the skyline is dominated by the Alcazar, the Cathedral, and the Archivo General de Indias. All of which have been given UNESCO world heritage status and are definitely worth a visit.
It is said that tapas originated in the Andalucia region meaning that eating tapas in Seville is a must. The word tapas means ‘to cover’ and apparently came from a time when bartenders would cover drinks with a small amount of food to protect it. It was so popular that it evolved into the tapas we know and love today.
Not only is Seville the home of tapas but it's also the home of Flamenco. A dance known for its red polka dot dresses and castanets. Seville has plenty of Flamenco bars, meaning it is the perfect activity to unwind (maybe literally) after a day of sightseeing.
Are you in need of some inspiration for short trips whilst your while your traveling in Seville? Then you've come to the right place! Check out our map below for some nice and easy day trips near Seville. And best of all, they're cheap!
The journey prices were taken on Omio.com on the 7th November 2017 for a one way ticket one month in advance of the trip. The prices may be subject to change.
The prices were taken on the 21st November 2017 originally in euros and converted into the applicable currencies for each country.