“The bad thing is not that Sevillians think that they have the most beautiful city in the world… the worst thing is that they might be right”.
With these words, the Spanish poet Antonio Gala describes the capital of Andalusia. It’s not just a phrase, but rather a true fact that is witnessed by every visitor that comes to Seville. It does not matter what time of year you arrive; Seville will always make you fall in love. Its pleasant climate, with a mild winter and more than 300 days of sunshine a year invites you to really get to know its historical center, which is home to the greatest number of historical monuments compared to any other European city.
Take a stroll down the same streets where Julius Cesar walked before becoming Emperor of Rome. Kayak down the same the river that Christopher Columbus sailed along when setting off to discover America. Admire all of the architectural treasures found around the city, like the greatest Gothic cathedral in the world, the ancient Arabic palace known as the Alcazar, or Seville’s emblem, the Giralda.
Regardless of which part of the city you live in, you will always be able to find bars and restaurants with typical Spanish tapas that you can pair with good wines or beers. You’ll never have to worry about prices because Seville is one of the cheapest cities in Spain for eating out. If you like going out, there is a wide range of bars, pubs and clubs with international and local DJs, as well as venues with live Flamenco music that will keep you entertained until the wee hours of the morning.
If you are lucky enough to be in Seville during the Spring, you will be able to enjoy the city’s most important traditions, Holy Week and the April Fair. During these weeks, you will feel the unique essence of the city, which, on these dates, flourishes like the orange trees that give shade to its streets.
Seville has 700,000 inhabitants and it is located in the inlands of Andalusia, less than 2 hours by car from the beaches of Huelva or Cádiz. Seville is also less than one hour from the impressive mountains of Sierra Morena, located in the northern part of the Sevillian province. This city has an excellent network of public transportation that is comprised of buses, metro, tram and bicycle lanes.
Its international airport makes Seville approachable from any destination. As a young and dynamic city, with 2 public universities and 3 private ones that host international students from all over the world, Seville is the perfect place to study. Come study in Seville and discover a unique atmosphere where you will feel you as if you were just another “sevillano“.