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Location: Sevilla

Day 1 - 28 Mar 2021

Hostel Urban Sevilla

Sevilla, Hostel Urban Sevilla

Content: We paid 45€ / night for two people. This place was awesome! The prettiest hostel we have seen and the staff are super friendly! It is very clean and has everything you need, we got a private room

Cathédrale Notre-Dame du Siège de Séville

Sevilla, Cathédrale Notre-Dame du Siège de Séville

Content: We started our trip visiting the cathedral. We woke up super early and made it right for mass. This was amazing because we got to hear the coir and explore the whole place. Please be very respectful when visiting since it is a place of cult. Here you will also find cristopher columbus’ tumb and enjoy the mix of architecture they have. The streets where super empty and we were able to walk and take photos whiteout people. We stayed at a hostal in the center and it was an amazing option! We recommend visiting Andalucía during the end of winter and spring. It gets really hot during summer and it might not be as enjoyable to walk around with 30° C

Metropol Parasol

Sevilla, Metropol Parasol

Content: Las setas are amazing! We walked over and had breakfast in front of them. After, we went up and enjoyed the view. The plaza is absolutely insane and the structure unique. This is a must if you visit Sevilla, plus it allí g distance from all the other sites.

Alcazar de Séville

Sevilla, Alcazar de Séville
Sevilla, Alcazar de Séville

Content: After having paella and sangria for lunch we headed to the real Alcázar de Sevilla! It didn’t disappoint! The palace is gorgeous with all its details and moorish architecture. Then the gardens are just something else! We spent all afternoon exploring and enjoying the sun. We recommend getting your tickets online to avoid the long lines. 14€ or 7€ reduced price. It is free on mondays but you have to book your visit beforehand.

Casa Morales

Sevilla, Casa Morales

Content: Casa Morales is an establishment that is well known in the city center where you can eat traditional andalucian food such as gaspacho, montaditos (sandwhiches), ensalada rusa (oliver salad), and our recomendation la carrillada: which are some pork or veal meatballs in sauce with a side of rice and potatoes.

Location: Séville

Day 2 - 29 Mar 2021

Triana

Séville, Triana

Content: On our second day we went off to explore “los patios”. They are famous in Andalucía so we figured it would be fun to look for some. We found some interesting ones filled with plants and flowers. Remember to ask for permission before entering to any of the courtyards, they are part of private residences and people value their privacy. After, we explored Triana and had lunch at the market. Highly recommend it!!

Location: Sevilla

Day 2 - 29 Mar 2021

Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza

Sevilla, Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza

Content: You don’t have to watch a bullfight to enjoy this icon. The place is huge and filled with history. They have multiple shows you can watch from dances to concerts. Check out their program for your visit. If you walk there you will ask see some other icons from the city, we highly recommend the walk!

Plaza de España

Sevilla, Plaza de España
Sevilla, Plaza de España

Content: This was the highlight for us! Plaza de españa is fully decorated with azulejos for every region in Spain and tell stories from the county and city of Sevilla. You don’t want to miss this part. They have boat rides, benches, a fountain and many more things. Right next to it you will find the park which we also loved! You can walk around and have a picnic there. We had some sangria with tapas while watching some people dance flamenco. Make sure to walk around the university to see its architecture and library.

Taberna del Arenal

Sevilla, Taberna del Arenal

Content: This tapas bar blew us away with its delicious and reasonably priced specialities. It is conveniently located in the center and is a great place to try a variety of tapas. We couldn't get enough of their solomillo (sir-loin steak) varieties we especially liked the solomillo a la carbonara with whiskey. Other tapas we recommend are the el pimiento relleno de bonito which are peppers stuffed with sarda (fish) and the manchego cheese and mushroom tapas. If you haven't tried Jerez (sherry) so far this is a great place to give it a try.

Location: Córdoba

Day 3 - 30 Mar 2021

Jose Cruz Conde

Córdoba, Jose Cruz Conde

Content: Cordoba Bed and Be on the number 22. We payed 37€ / night for two people. This place was super welcoming and fun! The staff made great food and were very welcoming!

Mosquée cathédrale de Cordoue

Córdoba, Mosquée cathédrale de Cordoue
Córdoba, Mosquée cathédrale de Cordoue

Content: Holly molly this place is AMAZING! We spend 3h inside enjoying every detail of has to offer. It was our first stop and it didn’t disappoint at all. It is free before noon but you get limited access and time inside. Normal tickets cost 11€ or 9€ with reduced price.

Plaza de Abades

Córdoba, Plaza de Abades

Content: El gallo de oro! En la esquina de plaza. Es un lugar pequeñito pero tiene los mejores sandwiches, pollo asado y papas que puedas encontrar, además la plaza tiene varias bancas donde te puedes sentar a comer mientras ves a las personas pasar. La señora que atiende es un amor de persona y le pone mucho cariño a la preparación de la comida. Los sandwiches solo sirven entre semana y cuestan 2.5€.

Plaza de Abades

Córdoba, Plaza de Abades

Content: After the mosque we were super hungry so we walked to this plaza and had amazing chicken sandwiches. The lady is really friendly and gives generous portions. She only has sandwiches during the week, but her chicken is still amazing! Then we walked around this neighborhood and enjoyed the patios.

Calleja de las Flores

Córdoba, Calleja de las Flores

Content: This street is an icon! Right next to the mosque you will find manu cute sports like this one. You can also find the biggest Spanish tortilla we have ever seen! Super good

Location: Córdoba

Day 4 - 31 Mar 2021

Judería de Cordoba

Córdoba, Judería de Cordoba
Córdoba, Judería de Cordoba

Content: Woke up early and joined the free walking tour. It was a little boring and slow, so we decided to explore by ourselves. We walked around la judería, the patios and met the nicest people. Each house is really unique and special

Calle San Fernando

Córdoba, Calle San Fernando
Córdoba, Calle San Fernando

Content: More patios! Make sure to visit them. You can check out the ones that open on the oficial “fiesta de los patios” website. You won’t be disappointed by the experience

Bar Taberna Santos

Córdoba, Bar Taberna Santos

Content: Puedes conseguir una porción enorme (o una más pequeña) y salmorejo por muy bien precio. El salmorejo, es orgullosamente cordobés- se parece mucho al gazpacho y también se come mucho en verano para combatir el calor apabullante.

Plaza del Potro

Córdoba, Plaza del Potro

Content: This plaza has a lot of history and played a key role in the city. You can visit the museum located there and learn more about flamenco, Córdoba, and it’s patios. The museums are very well organized and intectacive

Plaza de las Tendillas

Córdoba, Plaza de las Tendillas
Córdoba, Plaza de las Tendillas

Content: To finish our visit we sat at the plaza and enjoyed the local beauty content. It was fun being part of that and seeing how the locals spent their afternoon with a cold beer

Location: Granada

Day 5 - 1 Apr 2021

Colegio Escolapios Granada Genil - Dulce Nombre de María

Granada, Colegio Escolapios Granada Genil - Dulce Nombre de María

Content: This was the highlight of our trip! Spending Holy Week (Semana Santa) in Andalucía is something else! We wanted to see how it was and experience all the parades. As soon as we arrived to our airB&B we were given a calendar with maps of all the parades. We tried to see as many as possible and it was truly something else. If you can make sure to visit during these dates! We spend the whole day chasing parades and visiting churches. Even if you are not religious it is still magical.

Iglesia de Santo Domingo de Granada, (Parroquia de Santa Escolástica)

Granada, Iglesia de Santo Domingo de Granada, (Parroquia de Santa Escolástica)

Content: This was the silent parade. Completely surreal to have so many people in quiet just appreciating and feeling all the emotion. Very special

Parroquia de San José de Calasanz

Granada, Parroquia de San José de Calasanz

Content: This was the last parade and they went all out! All those were real candles and it was the biggest Virgin Mary we have ever seen! Absolutely touching to see it and hear all the people singing

PAPAS ELVIRA

Granada, PAPAS ELVIRA

Content: This restaurant is very laid back and bohemian. They specialize in a blend of mediterranean and morrocan food. The food is surprisingly cheap for its high quality. We ordered the Moussaka and vegitable couscous both of which topped our expectations. As an appetizer we got the fried eggplant drizzled with a bit of honey.

Location: Granada

Day 6 - 2 Apr 2021

Alhambra

Granada, Alhambra
Granada, Alhambra
Granada, Alhambra
Granada, Alhambra
Granada, Alhambra

Content: This was the second reason why we came to Andalucía! THE ALHAMBRA What a place. We spend all day walking around and exploring the grounds and gardens. It is filled with history and details. We were lucky enough to have a friend/guide that explained everything to us. Make sure to buy your tickets months in advance, they ran out quickly! We gout ours almost 3 months ahead and it was perfect. They are very strict and the access is limited if you don’t have a ticket.

Carmen de los Mártires

Granada, Carmen de los Mártires

Content: We also recommend visiting this Carmen (garden). It is FREE and probably one of the prettiest ones we saw. The view of the city and the sunset will have you dreaming.

Location: Granada

Day 7 - 3 Apr 2021

San Pedro

Granada, San Pedro
Granada, San Pedro
Granada, San Pedro
Granada, San Pedro
Granada, San Pedro

Content: Our friend took us to all the other Carmenes around the city. Absolutely insane how these gardens are decorated. We loved learning the story and what they mean to their owners. If you can make sure to visit these hidden gems in the city and enjoy everything they have to offer. We then spend a little bit of time walking around the center and eating tapas. The mosque is also an amazing place. We didn’t have time to visit the caves, but if possible try to go and watch a flamenco or guitar show. We hear they are something else.

Restaurante Carmen El Agua

Granada, Restaurante Carmen El Agua

Content: If you are looking to splurge on a delicious fondue meal overlooking the Alhambra, you should dine here. If you love cheese as much as we do you you won't regret coming to Carmen del Agua. We also got the homemade croquetas filled with Iberian ham to share. Even the plates you are served in are gourmet and considering that in most places the service can be dreadful, we got the very best service possible here.