October is about to start and we start to look for option to make a short trip for the october long weekend (Columbus Day is celebrated in Spain on October 12th). If you wanna discover an amazing city, come to spend the October long weekend in Seville. Autumn is a great season to come to the andalusian capitalm as the weather is cooler and has nice temperatures very pleasant to take a stroll and get to know the best atractions of Seville.

Things to do in Seville during the Long Weekend in October?

Seville is the capital of Flamenco, so do not miss the chance of going to any of the Tablaos  Flamencos (flamenco shows) in town. There are several tablaos flamencos in Seville, but these are 2 of the most popular ones:

  • Tablao Los Gallos: Many people say that this is the best tablao of the world, and if it is not, at least is one of the most important ones in Seville. The shows have a duration of 2 hours and it’s very nice. You can buy the tckets online, its price is 30 euros, with a drink included. Tablao Los Gallos is located at Plaza de Santa Cruz number 11.
  • El Palacio Andaluz: Another of the main tablaos in Seville. The duration of the show is 1 hour and a half. You can buy the tickets online and the prices go from 35 euros (drink include) up, with option for more expensive tickets that include a tapas dinner or a dinner. It’s located at Macarena meighbourhood, at Avenue  María Auxiliadora 18.

Another option is to visit the different monuments of the city, such as:

  • The Cathedral of Seville: Gothic style, it’s very big and impressive. Do not miss its famous Giralda, in the top of the bell tower, or the Oranges Patio.
  • Real Alcázar: Not as broadly known as the famous Alhambra of Granada, it’s an magnificent palace complex sourrounded by walls, that combines the art Islamic, Moorish, Gothic, Renacentist and Baroque. This is a trully masterpiece that has been declared as World Heritage.
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Real Alcazar of Sevilla. Photo by nachof @Flickr
  • Visit the Santa Cruz neighbourhood, the old Jewish quarter. Get lost in its narrow streets and alleys, while you admire the Andalusian architecture.
  • Go for tapas in the bars of the city and try the different varieties of the Jerez wine.
  • Take a walk at Maria Luisa Park: Part of the Historic Heritage of Spain. It’s a wonderful park, with lots of plants, fountains, roundabouts. There are many birds in this park, specially pigeons. With its romantic style, it’s one of the most beautiful places in town.

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