Perfect weather, fabulous food, and outstanding aesthetic that is typical of Spain were waiting for us when we arrived by bus in the early afternoon. Right away we opened our city maps and started exploring.
First on our list was the beautiful and enormous Seville Cathedral (the 3rd largest church in the world!). The highlight was definitely climbing the bell tower to take in the panoramic views of the city below. Fun fact: the giant bell tower was once a minaret.
Our next plan was to see the Alcazar, but unfortunately they were all booked up for both of the days we would be there. We didn’t want to waste time on mourning, so we set our sights on exploring the rest of the city, including the cool and quirky Metropol Parasol.
On day two, we spent most of the day at Plaza de Espana, which was incredible! We rented a rowboat for a better view and afterward, we rented a tandem bike and rode through the whole park. Talk about a magical afternoon!
We walked back towards the cathedral for a good dinner (pork covered in pork with a side of garlic and more pork…) and a pitcher of sangria. We especially enjoyed watching all of the street performers, among which included some snazzy flamenco dancers.
We only had two days, but it felt like we were able to do so much and easily could have stayed longer and found more to do. It was an amazing leg of our journey and definitely a must if you’re visiting Southern Spain.