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Making the festive fun of the fair last

Making the festive fun of the fair last

Seville at Christmas is buzzing with loads of things to see and do – right up until Reyes, Kings’ Day (6 January), which marks the end of the programme of festive activities. Or so we thought. After a visit to the Casa…

Domingo de Ramas: La Paz in the park

The first procession to go out in Semana Santa (Holy Week) here in Seville is La Paz, on the afternoon of Domingo de Ramos (Palm Sunday). Dressed in long white robes and tall, pointed hoods with eye-holes – nazarenos; and…

A to Z of Sevilla: Part One, A-F

The Alcazar, Seville’s Mudejar delight: a perfect example of the synthesis between Spanish kings and Moorish craftsmen. What defines a city? What is that essence which gives it an identity all of its own – the strange, arcane customs? The architectural…

Romantic Seville without the cliches

If you want to make sure that you and your Significant Other have a suitably romantic time in Seville on Valentine’s Day, here are a few ideas. It’s ccccc-cold here at the moment – yes, I know it’s southern Spain, and yes, it…

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