Adalucia Tours and Discovery
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24 Aug 2020
archivo de indias

Seville has a lot of beautiful parks and buildings, but there are three buildings in Seville that are extra special. The Cathedral, Real Alcázar and Archivo de Indias are the three buildings that are on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

UNESCO stands for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and they aim to reach world peace and security through international cooperation on the three subjects in the name, education, science and culture. The World Heritage List consists of cultural, natural, historical and sci...

17 Aug 2020
spanish lesson

Are you planning to go on a holiday to Seville? Then it would be nice if you speak a little bit of Spanish! We wrote down a number of words and short sentences for you that might be useful for your trip. Let’s start!

English - Spanish

Goodmorning - Buenos días
Goodnight - Buenas noches
Hello - Hola
How are you doing? - ¿Qué tal? / ¿Cómo estas?
Everything alright? - ¿Todo bien?
I’m fine, thanks, and you? - Bien, gracias, ¿y tú / ust...

10 Aug 2020
La Movida

Seville is a city with a lot of history, that is also the reason why a lot of tourists visit the beautiful city each year. Tourists like to learn about the different aspects of history, but mostly it is about the architecture and common things. That is why we will tell you about La Movida Sevillana. A part of history not many people know about.

La Movida was a countercultural movement that took place in Spain during the Spanish transition after the death of Francisco Franco in 1975. The new cultural wave was born in Madrid and then ap...

03 Aug 2020
plaza de españa

Last week we talked about some of González’s most prestigious projects throughout Seville, all over the city we find his architectonic signature. But let us conclude with Aníbal González most brilliant piece of art, with which he culminated his work for the Ibero American World Exposition. This week we talk about the Plaza de España and the end of Aníbal González.

Aníbal’s Plaza de España up to this day could be called the most exquisite open air monument to visit in Seville. The square is a 46 square meter piece of art, combining th...

27 Jul 2020
Aníbal González

Last week we wrote about who Aníbal González is, what he does and what his connection to Seville is. This week we will tell you something more about his projects and buildings in the city.

Edificio para Manuel Nogueira
The Edificio para Manuel Nogueira is the first building that Aníbal build in the Neo-Mudéjar style. The building was built in 1907 and is located between the street junction of Martín Villa and Santa Maria de Gracia. The house was built for a man named Manuel Nogueira. The reason why the house is unique, is becaus...

20 Jul 2020

Aníbal González Álvarez-Ossorio is his full name, but when people talk about him, they only use his first two names. Aníbal was born in 1876 in Seville and he studied in Madrid at ‘La Escuela Superior de Arquitectura’ (Madrid Superior Technical School of Architecture). He graduated from the school in 1902 as an architect, with the best academic results in his year. After he finished his studies, he got married to Ana Gómez Millán, who is the daughter of architect José Gómez Otero. Together with his wife, Aníbal took a trip through Spain, Ita...

13 Jul 2020
Quiz time

Test your knowledge about Seville! We have 9 questions for you to answer to see how much you already know about the beautiful city. Take a pen and a piece of paper and write down your answers. Let’s get started!

1. How many people live in Seville?
a. 1.95 million
b. 1.80 million
c. 1.65 million

2. How tall is the Seville Cathedral?
a. 97 meter
b. 105 meter
c. 121 meter

3. What is the original name of Seville?
a. Hispalis
b. Sevilla
c. Hispol...

13 Jul 2020
Washington Irving

We know Seville as a traditional city, loved by people from all over the world. Yearly numerous tourists come to visit the Andalusian capital and get to know the city guided by locals or foreign guides from all different corners of the globe. Nowadays we toast to our differences, but we all know this stream of interest and love all started with one person. Let us call him the ‘’founding father’’ of modern Spanish tourism: Washington Irving. This week we tell you who he is, where he came from and what his connection is with Seville and Spain!...

29 Jun 2020
Internship Maureen

Time flies! My internship at Andalucia Tours and Discovery is over now. In this blog, I will look back on my stay in Seville and the things that I have learned during my placement at ATD Spain.

The first six weeks were amazing, I've learned so much! In the beginning, I was very nervous to give the bike tours, but little by little I became more confident and less nervous. I think I really will be less nervous about giving a presentation now. I’ve also learned how it is to maintain the social media platforms for a company, it’s a l...

22 Jun 2020
New intern Sanne

¡Hola! My name is Sanne, I am 21 years old and I am from the Netherlands. I am born and raised in a town named Uden, near Eindhoven in the south of the country. Currently, I am in the third and final year of my study International Tourism Management at TIO university of applied sciences and I am the new Marketing intern at Andalucía Tours and Discovery.
In my free time, I like to go out for lunch/dinner, visit my friends and drink a glass of wine or gin and tonic together. Traveling is my favorite hobby, but unfortunately, that is not...