Solo Travel in Seville
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If truth be known, I had no expectations of Seville when I visited in December 2019, and this Spanish city in Andalusia blew me away. It's cosmopolitan but still keeps its Spanish charm and visiting at Christmas time made it even more special with giant angels adorning the main square.
If you are planning a trip to Seville, Spain, below is my guide to how to travel solo in Seville as well as lots of practical information such as where to stay, which tour company to use and how to get around. Find out how to get from the airport and the best things to do in Seville. Just choose the relevant section or read the full article.
Solo Travel in Seville
Seville is really easy to visit. It is walkable, there is a lot to see and do and it has a nice friendly vibe. The locals are very courteous and restaurants and tour guides speak some English but outside of these situations you may need some basic Spanish to get by.
The centre of Seville is safe but try to avoid the bus station at night if you can. One area of the city to avoid is Las Tres Mil in the south of the city and be careful of pickpockets in the touristy area of Metropol Parasol.
Stay for – 3 to 5 nights.
The capital of the Andalusia region, Seville has to be one of the most romantic cities in Spain. Beautiful, cultural and full of charm, Seville is just beautiful and has historic plazas, stunning palaces, and old winding streets.
A blend between Islamic and Catholic cultures, it is home to one of the oldest palaces in Europe, the Real Alcazar de Sevilla, a Moorish-style palace which was once home to Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand.
Founded by the Romans, you’ll also find Roman ruins amongst the Moorish baths, and churches – once former mosques. Plaza de Espana is the city’s most important and vibrant square full of Spanish history, detailed archways and even a canal to sail along on.
Andalusians boast that they have the best tapas cafes, and the Macarena district certainly does not disappoint. Fill up on flavoursome dishes before visiting the La Macarena Basilica then head to the cultural district of Triana, home to Seville’s flamenco to one of the authentic flamenco bars known as a tablaos.
Just walking through the city you’ll discover beautiful, hidden corners and atmospheric streets quintessentially Andalusian. This city is…