One of my best friends from university recently got married in Seville. We flew out for it and I have now found another European city to love. Lonely Planet describes Seville as a ‘flamboyant, charismatic, ever-evolving Andalucian metropolis’ and I would have to agree.
We flew out of LGW on a very early Monday morning after little to no sleep and a Nandos breakfast (amazing by the way!). We spent Monday afternoon having some lunch and wandering around the city, before heading out for tapas and drinks (well, we were in Spain!)
Tourists, Game of Thrones and Cocktails…
After a rest of our poor feet and a cerveza we headed to the Alcázar. My friend Megan told us to expect that we would not get in, that there would be a huge queue as it was used for filming in Game of Thrones and was a hugely popular attraction in Seville. We thought we’d see how long the queue was and ended up waiting in line for about 3 minutes… I think she may have made that bit up! The Alcázar is a Royal Palace and one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited (also it’s a UNESCO site – Yay for the UN)
It was used for some of the scenes that take place in the principality of Dorne.
Warning: The palace and gardens are huge and you’ll need a lot longer than the 1.5hrs we left ourselves!
If you want to visit Seville there are a number of flights from the UK every week, it’s beautiful and the shortest airport transfer ever in to the city!
Have you visited Seville? What do you think is worth seeing on a longer visit?