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Seville, Spain: Solo Senior Travel Guide PDF Print E-mail

Seville is a magnificent city in southern Spain often overlooked and underrated as a destination. Seniors looking for companionship among other travelers can find kindred souls in Seville.

Tapas are small appetizers served in bars, usually spicy and salty, both hot and cold, to encourage more drinking. The Seville tapas crawl involves spending an evening roaming from bar to bar, sampling tapas at each destination. Perez Galdos Street is filled with tapas bars, while Alameda is the dance club area.

This friendly atmosphere in many of Seville's neighborhoods make it great for solo travelers. The city is accessible via Spain's high-speed rail network and flight schedules. It offers alternatives to Madrid, 330 miles to the north, and Barcelona, 500 miles to the northwest, Spain's largest cities.

Hotel Alfonso XIII is a historic, luxury property operated by Starwood. Located in the Santa Cruz quarter of Seville, a very walkable area. Rates start at about $290 per night. Hotel Alfonso XIII, San Fernando 2, Seville, Spain, starwoodhotels.com

Bullring and Bullfighting Museum: Bullfighting is an important part of the Spanish culture in Seville. The ornate historic bullring is open for tours every day, along with the on-premises museum.Real Masetranza De Seviile, Paseo de Colon 12, Seville, Spain, realmaestranza.com

Oriza is a favorite upper-class restaurant in a former royal mansion.The wine and dining selections are world-class. Restaurante Egana Oriza, San Fernando 41, Seville, Spain, restauranteoriza.com


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