The Flamenco dress has transformed and evolved time after time through the ages, but at the same time maintained the old. Its origen dates back to the old cattle markets where the travelling women, most of Romani heritage, came dressed in these simple ensembles with a few ruffles and an apron. In this way the … Continue reading Dressed in Flamenco
Seville and Triana, a love divided in two: two banks, two cities. Triana has long been considered its own city and when crossing the bridge you don't head to the other side but to Seville. According to legend, the goddess Astarté, who was being pursued by Hercules, who was blinded by love for her, escaped … Continue reading Triana
The bullfighting season has started here in Seville along with the Seville Fair and will be ongoing until autumn. However, it's not without resistance. There has been a long standing debate about bullfighting in Spain where the opinions have divided the people into two almost equal parts: those who are in favour and those who are against. … Continue reading Bullfighting
There is a lot to see in Seville that is historically beautiful, but don't be fooled by the appearance of the architecture: many buildnings around the city are relatively new. It was when city started facing a downfall in 1929 that it was decided to host the great Ibero-American, or Latin American, Exposition of 1929 … Continue reading Expo ’92 turns 25
When visiting Seville and talking to its locals it's almost inevitable to be asked (or ask) which of the teams you (or they) support. Seville is renowned for the passion of its football fans. However, you either wear the white and red of Sevilla or the green and white of Real Betis, there is no middle … Continue reading Sevilla or Betis?
Every year we receive numerous groups that we take on a tour around Seville to get to know the city, discover its hidden treasures and see the most well known monuments. We offer both walking tours and guided bus tours to the sites you absolutely can't miss! Our guides have extended knowledge about the history, … Continue reading Sevilla Panorama
Legend has it that the demigod Hercules founded Seville, in addition to stealing an orange ("golden apple of immortality") from the garden of the Hesperides. Whether this is true or not, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Seville is abundant with orange trees, over 40 000 that is. The real truth is that the … Continue reading Forbidden fruit is the sweetest?
The bridges of Seville might not be the first thing that crosses your mind when you think of the city, men they are and have been of great importance since the beginning. The river Guadalquivir that runs through Seville hasn't always followed the flow of its present course. During the Middle Ages it ran through … Continue reading The Bridges of Seville
You may have noticed the city shield NOȣDO, which may seem modern but is in fact very old. It has been the symbol for the city's logo since the 13th-century and is a hieroglyph with the letters N-O-D-O. During the 13th-century there was an uproar against the king of Seville. However, Seville remained faithful to him and in the … Continue reading NOȣDO
A few millennia before the Romans arrived to the Iberian Peninsula, an astonishingly rich culture developed in what today is Western Andalusia and where there are still a number of buildings, graves and treasures. Why here? Well, not only tourists like the Mediterranean climate! When the land wasn't as fertile, access to water and the mild climate were … Continue reading Prehistoric tour in Western Andalusia