Yes!, April is around the corner and Seville starts to prepare itself in order to receive the busiest month of the year. This spring month is the favorite one for every “sevillano”, why? Well.. apart from bringing the good weather and the blossom of Azahar (the aromatic flower of the characteristic orange trees of the city), two of the most famous celebrations happen during this time, La feria de Abril (April Fair) and La Semana Santa de Sevilla (Holyweek). But these are not the only entertainments of april, there many more activities and things to do in Seville during this month? Would you want to discover them? Have a look at this post!
BOAT TRIP THROUGH THE GUADALQUIVIR RIVER
We could define April in Seville as the best month of the year in terms of weather and good temperature. During this time, the cold has already gone and the warm starts to appear, but without reaching the uncomfortable temperature of summer. Spring time will welcome you with a nice 20-25 degrees that will invite you to go out and explore the city. And what better thing than having a boat ride through the Guadalquivir?. With this activity you could have the chance to sail around the shore of the biggest river of Andalucía and get to its outfall, in Sanlúcar de Barrameda. This charming boatride will takes 3 hours and will definitely show you Seville from a another perspective. Without a doubt, one of the best activities you can do in Seville during Sping time. To book your boatride visit the website Cruceros Torre del Oro.
HAVE A PICNIC AT THE BEST PARKS OF SEVILLE
If you are in Seville during spring time you can´t miss the chance to visit some of the beautiful parks of the city. Seville is the greenest city of Europe and offers numerous parks around the city that are close to downtown. Among them you could find Jardines del Murillo, located in Barrio Santa Cruz. These nice gardens can presume of having the oldest trees of the city as “el árbol de las lianas” (Coussapoa dealbata) of 200 year-old. Another emblematic park of Seville is Maria Luisa Park, which surrounds Plaza España. This is the biggest park of the city and one of the favourite ones for locals. This park is full of little squares and secret places that worth a visit, as the lake of the ducks, which has a lake with a little house with arches in it that will remind you to a princess movie. Take advantage and have a picnic with your couple in one of these beautiful parks, you will have a great time surrounded by nature!
DANCE SEVILLANAS AT LA FERIA DE ABRIL!
If you want to live a real Spanish celebration and feel the vibe of Seville then you must go to La Feria de Abril. This popular celebration has been celebrating in the city for more than 150 years and is a set of dancing, drinking, good food, and the best environment provided by locals. La Feria de Abril lasts one week, starting on Monday (usually the last one of the month of april) and finishing on sunday. Around the enclosure there are hundreds of “casetas” (booths) were most people gather in order to party. The vast majority of these booths are private, but there are some public ones where you will be able to get inside and enjoy as a local. A typical drink of Feria de Abril is “el rebujito”, which is a mixture of sprite and “fino” (white wine). Served in a jar full of ice, rebujito will calm your thirst at the same time that encourage you to party and dance. Going to La Feria de Abril will be a great activity to do in Seville that will show you the real essence of locals, in addition, you could practice by taking photos of the environment of this popular celebration.
FEEL THE PASSION OF THE HOLY WEEK IN SEVILLE!
Among all the activities and things to do of Seville during april there are one that highlights by its strong environment and the passion of its devotees. As you may know we are talking about La Semana Santa de Sevilla (Holy week of Seville). This traditional celebration,declared in 1980 international tourist interest, has been celebrating from the 16th century and every year is attracting more tourists from everywhere. Its secret? The great passion showed by the nazarenes and followers while accompany the Christ and Virgin. Some of them get to such point of emotion who can´t help crying when the Virgin is going through in front of them. Besides, the detail of the clothes of the Virgin and the elements of the procession make this celebration in a cultural event that must seeing for every history lover. To know more about this popular celebration of Seville visit the website semana-santa.org.
JOIN A PHOTO TOUR AND IMMORTALIZE YOUR VISIT TO SEVILLE!
Doing all the activities mentioned above would be a great way to get the most out of your visit to Seville, but what about the memories? Would not be awesome to have photos of you and yours doing all these activities and having fun?. By joining a Photo Tour you will have the chance to immortalize your experience in Seville without worrying about taking photos of your own. Our team of professional photographers know the city like the back of their hand, which means they will take you to the most photogenic spots that only locals know. You could relax knowing that our photographers will save your best moments in Seville while you discover the city and have fun by doing your favorite activities. Don´t miss the chance to have a wonderful album of your visit to Seville full of memories. Book yours here!