1. Authentic Andalusian breakfast
It is quite right that a trip to another city is always a trip to another culture. A culture gets you excited when you can smell it, hear it , feel it, see it and taste it. And as they say that the breakfast should be the most important meal during the day…how better experience the andalusian culture than with a typical andalusian breakfast:
Tasty toasted bread, olive oil extra virgin, yummy tomatoes and authentic “jamón ibérico”. If you then order one of the aromatic “café con leche” you can start your day of sightseeing full of energy.
2. Get as close as you can to the Giralda
As you might have already heard in one of Sevillas walking tours or read in your city guide, this emblematic bell tower was once a minaret of one of the most important mosques of Seville during Muslim rule.
One of the best ways to appreciate the magnitude and beauty of this mighty tower is during the evening. Around the Cathedral you will find several bars or hotels where you can toast to the Giralda on the top of their nice terrace. And, if you are lucky enough, you can even observe some of the kestrels hunting insects in the shadow of the tower. It seems that they aren’t frightened of the beautiful sonority of its medieval bells.
3. Take a stroll in the historic center
It is obvious that you can’t possibly leave Sevilla without having got lost or let’s say rather distracted by all the charmful narry streets in the old town. Make sure to take your camera with you…why not take a series of pictures of the hidden romantic patios, the fragrant flowers or the beautiful facades. Don’t worry looking too much into you city map, follow rather your intuition. And, in case you get lost, it is assured that around the corner you’ll find a little bar, where you can at least refresh yourself and have a chat with a sevillian who helps you find your way.
Foto: Martin Halsch
We explore the beautiful narrow streets of Santa Cruz neighborhood, in our daily free tour.
4. Have a picnic in the María Luisa Park
As every city at this scale, Seville can be noisy, crowded and overwhelming at times. But you can make your city trip so much more relaxing if you alternate and combine sightseeing with recreative activities. Therefore we suggest you have a nice little picnic in the María Luisa Park. This park is close to the center, so it won’t be complicated to get there. Even more because you might already go there to visit one of the main monuments of the city, which is the Plaza de España.
The María Luisa Park feels like an oasis of calm and tranquility in the midst of the bustling city. Easily you can find a shadowy place to have your little picnic, to rest and even lay down on the grass with your little rucksack as a pillow in order to read a bit more about the sevillian history in your city guide or just to look at the green surrounding until you are ready for a short siesta.