The bus runs frequently and bus card can be purchased at most newsstands. You can also travel by horse drawn carriages which you can normally find near the cathedral. Sevici bike rental is also available for $13 USD €10 for a week. You have to register to rent a bike but trips that take less than 30 minutes are free. If you have a license you can also rent a car or a scooter. Make sure you adhere to the traffic laws, and most rental cars come with GPS.
Hotels near SVQ
During the tourist season April, May, September, and October with mid-season being March and June hotel prices can be really high. Most hotels do have air conditioning but if you plan to visit in the summer it is best to ask. Seville has a thriving nightlife, if you don’t plan to partake you should find hotels near quieter parts of town or ask for a room off the main streets.
About Seville Airport
The airport serves 3.7 million passengers each year and it is Spain’s twelfth largest airport. Seville itself is the capital of Andalusia, Spain and its Spain’s fourth largest city. It has a population of about 1.5 million. The city is divided by the Guadalquivir River: Sevilla on its east side and Triana on its west side.
Things to do in Seville
Get either the 3 day or 5 day Sevilla Card which gives you free entry to all museums the Torre del Oro cruise, entry into Isla Magica theme park, and discounts while shopping, eating, and Flamenco shows. You’ll also get unlimited rides on public transportation including site seeing busses. A 3 day pass is $85.30USD (€67,45 EUROS) and a 5 day pass is $92.51 USD (€73.15 EUROS). You may have heard of flamenco dancing before, but if you find the right location you can learn the tradition, history, and the art behind the dance. Every night at the La Carboneria in front of the Cathedral you can experience a free Flamenco show at 11 pm. Rodilla is great for sandwiches at lunch time, they also have vegetarian options.
Tapas are very popular here. Tapas actually refer to the size of a dish and not the type of dish (1/2 racion means half serving). La Manzanila, Taberna Coloniales and Habanita all have tasty food with the latter being all vegetarian with some options including fish or tuna so if you are vegan you will need to specify.