The capital of the Andalusia region, Seville is one of Spain’s most picturesque cities, with a rich tradition. Architecturally you will find a blend of Moorish and Spanish buildings, reflecting the Muslim occupation of Spain up until the time of the Reconquest.
Among those of special interest are the Feast of Corpus Christi, when city employees lay ferns on the streets where the procession will take place throught the city. Likewise, a procession takes place during Holy Week.
Catholic shrines & places of Interest in Seville:
Seville Cathedral: largest Gothic cathedral in the world & tomb of Christopher Columbus
Traveling to Seville:
Seville is about 330 miles from the capital of Madrid, and is connect by train as well as air. The recent addition of high-speed AVE train service mean you can make the trip from Madrid in just under 2 1/2 hours.