Feria de Abril 2012 – Seville’s Famous Spring Fair

Seville Festival

Feria de Abril 2012 – A Seville Festival that’s Highlight of its Social Calendar: Two weeks after Easter, life in Seville swings across the river to the fairground for the Feria de Abril, Seville’s annual Spring Festival. After the week-long sombre observation of Semana Santa (Holy Week), Feria de Abril comes as a relief for […]

Hacienda los Miradores – An Off-the-Beaten Track Dinner Venue

Seville Hacienda Los Miradores

Hacienda de los Miradores – An Authentic Historic Seville Hacienda: For our evening in Seville, we joined in a dinner excursion to the Hacienda de los Miradores, an off-the-beaten-track dinner venue about 23 km from Seville.  Hacienda de los Miradores (“Viewpoints” hacienda) is a typical Andalusian hacienda and tonight’s dinner was an opportunity to dine […]

Shopping in Seville

Shopping in Seville

Where to Shop in Seville – Seville Shops: Seville may not have the concentration of shopping centres and shopping districts that Barcelona and Madrid have, but for those who have a need to shop, the fun of shopping in Seville can be found in the city’s network of streets, alleyways and neighbourhoods. Calle Sierpes Calle […]

The Cathedral of Seville – A Symbol of Power and Wealth

Cathedral of Seville

Cathedral of Seville – Designed to Show the City’s Power and Wealth: The Cathedral of Seville was built over an area where a former Almohad mosque once stood. The Moorish entrance court (Patio de los Naranjos) and the original minaret of the mosque (now called La Giralda), are two features of the 12th century mosque […]

La Giralda and its Famous Weather Vane, El Giraldillo

Seville La Giralda

Seville Catherdral’s Belltower, La Giralda, and its Weathervane, El Giraldillo: La Giralda is the famous bell tower of the Cathedral of Seville and a legacy of Seville’s Moorish past. Built on the site of a Muslim mosque, it was once one of the tallest towers in the world. The height of the tower, 97 metres, […]

Plaza de Toros – Seville’s Legendary Bullring

Seville Plaza de Toros

Plaza de Toros – Seville’s Magnificent Bullring is the Oldest in Spain: The Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla is a mouthful, but beyond this long name is a magnificent Seville bullring that is the oldest in Spain. Plaza de Toros is popularly known to the locals as “the Cathedral” […]

Seville Airport Transfers: Aeropuerto de Sevilla (SVQ)

Sevilla Airport

Seville Airport Transfers: Seville Airport Seville Airport or Aeropuerto de Sevilla is located in San Pablo, about ten kilometres (six miles) north-east of the city.  This is the main airport for Seville and with close to 5 million passengers passing through Seville Airport it is also Andalucia’s second largest airport, after Malaga. Flights to Seville […]

Bilbao Museums, Art Galleries and Theatres

Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

Bilbao Museums, Art Galleries and Theatres: The Guggenheim Museum is the star attraction of the city of Bilbao.  But it is by no means the only museum or cultural attraction in this city. Bilbao has quite a number of museums and art galleries, including the Museo de Bellas Artes, one of Spain’s best Museum of […]

Bilbao – Home of the Stunning Guggenheim Museum

Bilbao Nervion River and Guggenheim Museum

Bilbao in the Basque Country is Home of the Guggenheim Museum: Bilbao, in the north of Spain, is the capital of the province of Biscay and the largest city in the Basque Country. But for most visitors, it is the Guggenheim Museum that brings them here. Transformation of Bilbao Bilbao has done well as an […]

Airport Transfers: Bilbao Airport (BIO)

Airport Transfers - Bilbao Airport

Airport Transfers: Transportation From/To Bilbao Airport: Bilbao Airport is located 9.6 km (6 miles) northwest of Bilbao city centre. It is the Basque Country and northern Spain’s most important airport with over 4.5 million passengers going through this airport. Flights to Bilbao Air France, Brussels Airlines, Iberia, Lufthansa and TAP Portugal are some of the […]