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04 May 2015

Córdoba is located east from Seville and north from Málaga. From both cities it is easy to travel to Córdoba either by bus or train. This makes the city great to visit for a day or two during your holiday in Andalusia!

What does Córdoba have to offer?
The city can actually be compared with Seville, but is a bit smaller. You can experience a lot of the Andalusian History. Just like Seville, the city got conquered by the Cat...

20 Apr 2015

Most people directly imagine great weather when thinking of Spain. Now there is no lie in that the weather is pleasant, but the sun really gets through in Spring. So what do the locals of Seville actually do in Spring?

People in Spain really enjoy communicating with one and another. During a visit in Seville, you will notice that a great number of people sit on terraces, just talking with each other while enjoying their beer or wine and tapas.
On very warm days, it’s also great to go for an ice cream, a popular place to go to is in the street...

07 Apr 2015

Seville is anything but boring in Spring because of the two festivities, Semana Santa and Feria de Abril, also known as The Seville Fair.
For the fair, which will make its official start on the 21st of April, there will be a large amount of ground reserved for all the activities and casetas. The casetas can be seen as some kind of stands. Most casetas are for families, businesses or groups of friends. Every year there is a big waiting list for new people that would like to own a stand. It takes a lot of patience and money to have your own.
But don’t worry, there are also public casetas...

25 Mar 2015

All the highlights of Seville can be seen in a weekend during your holiday, but there is more than the most common places. Next to the highlights of Seville, there are also the villages and the countryside in and around the city. Exploring these with an ATD guide will give you the insight of everything the region has to offer.

Carmona tour
This tour starts in the village called Carmona, where y...

07 Mar 2015

What is Semana Santa?

Semana Santa literally means the holy week. This week stands for the remembrance of the passion of Jesus Christ. Catholics celebrate this by having multiple processions through Seville.

In the processions you can find statues of Maria and Jesus on a decorated set being carried by more than 30 people. Each procession takes about 90 minutes and has up to 3000 people who walk along, those people are called Nazarenos, which are practicing already every evening of this month in the city.

During Semana Santa, it’s incredibl...

20 Feb 2015

Mercado Lonja del Barranco

Before going to Triana at the Isabel II bridge, you should pay a visit at Mercado Lonja del Barranco, located at the right side before the bridge. This market has recently opened, and has become very successful in the past 3 months.There are 20 stands that each has their specialty of regional food. The food can be perfectly combined with a nice drink from either the stands or the bar....

18 Feb 2015

The Chinese are celebrating this evening that the year of the sheep is starting! We would like to wish them a very HAPPY NEW YEAR.

For activities, parades (with Dragons and Sheep;) in Seville, you can go to "La Casa China" or watch the parade on the 21th at Plaza Alfalfa (13.30h)

 

 

12 Dec 2014

The biggest lottery is “El Gordo” (the fat one) and one is able to win between 4 and 5 million euros, which is a lot of money, especially during the crisis in Spain. “El Gordo” is always drawn on TV by little children singing during 4 of 5 hours, on the 22nd of December. The probability to pick up a price before Christmas-eve is around 15%. That is why, most people hope to win at least a part of the price. Since a whole lottery ticket can be expensive, people group together to buy it or they buy a tenth (décimo) only.

The little kiosks on the streets of Seville are doing great business in the da...

01 Nov 2014

Andalusia has many beautiful cities, Ronda is one of them. Ronda is known for its nice atmosphere and the famous El Tajo gorge. The city of Ronda is divided in an old and new part by the Tajo de Ronda. There are three bridges that cross the gorge, the puente romano, the puente viejo and the puente nuevo. The puente nuevo (new bridge) is one of the most impressive constructions in Spain. After crossing this bridge you can visit the Plaza de España and the Plaza de Toros.

The bullfighting arena in Ronda is the oldest one in Spain and still in use. Ronda is the birthplace of m...

16 Oct 2014

The aquarium is open for a visit every day of the year. It can be found along the Guadalquivir river at the Paseo de las Delicias., very near to the Maria Luisa Park, which is easy to reach by bike over the bike paths of the city.

A walk around the Aquarium is focused around the trip that explorer Magallan made on his expedition to the East Indies in the 16th century where the port of Seville was the starting point.  

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