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Best Day Trips from Seville to Grasp the Culture of South Spain

Serville is a culturally vibrant city in Spain. It is the best travel destination for its countless attractions. There are many gems in the surroundings of Seville that are worthy to be explored during the day trips. If you are looking for best day trips from Seville then definitely you are in the right blog.

Luckily, Seville offers you many things to do, as pleasing, sipping beer once in the sunset after sightseeing, you can also venture to historic cities such as Córdoba and Cádiz, head for the hills of Arsena, or down to the Tivoli World to enjoy the outdoor activities

Here is a list of top 12 day trips from Seville.  


1. Dramatic Ronda

Dramatic Ronda;Day trips from Seville
Dramatic Ronda

This is one of the oldest towns in Spain. It dates back to the 15th Century when the Moors ruled the land. It has much of its historic charm, particularly its old town that is famous worldwide for its dramatic escarpments and views.

This is one of the best trips from Seville to explore historic grace. You can also travel to this destination by Bus and Train. 

Best season to visit Spring or Autumn
Travel time from Seville to Ronda1 hour 40 minutes
Distance from Serville to Ronda129 km

2. Carmona

San Padro's Church, Carmona
San Padro’s Church, Carmona

It is located in the northeast of Seville which is mostly known for its wine, olive oil, its various religious buildings like notably the San Pedro’s church and the Alcazar of King Don Pedro and for its Roman Necropolis.

It is discovered in 1881, which contains more than 900 family tombs dating from the second century BC to the fourth century AD.  Carmona offers one of the most beautiful panoramic views of Andalusia.

You can also travel to this destination by bus and car. The one-way ticket cost of the bus is €3, and the journey time is 35 minutes.

Best season to visit Full-year
Travel time from Seville to CarmonaApproximate 30 minutes
Distance from Serville to Carmona34 km

3. Italica

Italica;Day trips from Seville
Italica

It is the first authentic city of beautiful Spain. Italica is located between Seville and Alcala Del Rio, This location is perfect for a day trip from Seville. It is an archaeological site that was also the likely birthplace of former Roman Emperors Trajan, Hadrian, and Theodosius.

This is well known for its giant amphitheatre, its small baths, its mosaics, the Tarjan temple, and its aqueduct. 

You can also travel to this destination by bus and car. It only takes about 20 to 25 minutes.

Best season to visit Full-year
Travel time from Seville to Italica20 minutes
Distance from Serville to Italica30 km

4. Cordoba

Mesquita of Cordoba
Mesquita of Cordoba

Cordoba is a city located in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia, where past and modernity go hand in hand.

Cordoba was a place of quiet coexistence of three diverse religions: Jews, Muslims and Christians. The Mesquita of Cordoba is the largest mosque in the entire world, as well as the largest temple in the world.

Cordoba has nicknames for tunes such as “Constantinople of the Accident” or “Pearl of Moorish Spain”. If you are looking for a religious day trip from Seville, then this is the best place to visit.

You can also travel to this destination by train, bus, car. The train is the fastest way to go to Cardoba from Serville, it takes about 45 minutes. A round trip ticket costs are approximately  €25. The cost of the bus ticket is €20.

Best season to visit May to October
Travel time from Seville to Cordoba1 hour 37 minutes
Distance from Serville to Cardoba140.7 km

5. Jerez de la Frontera

Jerez de la Frontera
Jerez de la Frontera

It is known as the city of flamenco, sherry (a fortified wine), motorcycles and horses. Jerez is an emergent city in terms of tourism.  It counts with monuments like the Abrantes place, the Alcazar of Jerez, the Charterhouse of Jerez of the Cathedral of San Salvador. 

By train, bus, and car. By Train-It is the fastest way to reach Jerez from Seville, as it only takes 1 hour. The cost of the round trip is less than €20.  

By bus- The bus takes a little more time than the train to reach Jerez going from Seville. It takes approximately 1 hour 20 minutes. The one-way ticket around costs is €9.

By car- If you decided to visit in summer, expect traffic jams on this highway. It is also possible to reach Jerez by taking A-376 and CA-31. 

Best season to visitSeptember to November
Travel time from Seville to  Jerez de la Frontera1 hour 5 minutes
Distance from Serville to  Jerez de la Frontera90.5 km

6. Gibraltar

Gibraltar;Day trips from Seville
Gibraltar

It is located on the 150 km from Malaga, Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory that is well known for its Rock, its duty-free shops, its marinas, and its casinos. You will even be able to pose with the British soldiers on Grand Casemates. 

You can easily travel here by public or private transport. By bus- It exists bus line(number 309, operated by Transportes generals comes). The cost of a one-way ticket is €30.

By car- The most usual way to drive to Gibraltar from Seville is by taking the AP-4 and A-381. It takes approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Best season to visitSpring or Autumn season
Travel time from Seville to Gibraltar2 hours 15 minutes
Distance from Serville to Gibraltar197.7 km

7. The White Villages of Andalusia

The White Villages of Andalusia
The White Villages of Andalusia

It is located within Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, and all of these villages are characterized by houses with white walls and red or brown tiled roofs.

The white villages are a really nice destination for a day trips from Seville. The main activities for tourists include hiking, horse, riding, rock- climbing, cycling, and speleology, besides tapas and beers. Some famous white villages include:-

  • Grazalema(It is well known from climbers and hikers)
  • Setenil de las Bodegas (known for its pastries, meat product, bars, and restaurants).
  • Zahara de la sierra (known for its Moorish castle and the Garganta Verde).

You can travel to this destination by car 

By car– The journey of this destination by car should take approximately 4 hours and 50 minutes of continuous drive.

Best season to visitAutumn season 
Travel time from Seville to the white villages of Andalusia4 hours 50 minutes
Distance from Serville to the white villages of Andalusia780 km

8. Tangier

Tangier;Day trips from Seville
Tangier

It is located on Gibraltar Strait which separates Africa from Europe. It is about 15 km away from the Spanish coast. Tangier is one of Africa’s oldest towns. It is world-renowned for its souks, its medina, its kasbah, and the Caves of Hercules. This place is mostly used in detective novels and movies

You can travel to this destination by car, plane, and bus. 

By plane– The plane is the fastest way to reach Tangier from Seville. it only takes about 50 minutes. The cost of a plane ticket is approximately €70.

By bus– Bus will take about 7 hours. A one-way ticket costs approximately €70.

By car – The most usual way to drive to Tangier from Seville is by taking the AP-4 and the A-381 (it takes approximately 4 hours).

Best season to visitFull-year
Travel time from Seville to Tangier5 hours
Distance from Serville to Tangier850 km

9. Aracena

La Gruta de la Maravillas, Aracena
La Gruta de la Maravillas, Aracena

It is located in the province of Huelva. It is 92 km away from Seville. Aracena is the largest town in the Parque Natural Sierra de Aracena Picos de Aroche.

It is most famous for the magnificent cave system. This cave( La Gruta de la Maravillas ) located under the hill on which Aracena Castle stands. It is one of the most adventurous places to visit during your day trips from Seville.

Some of the famous places in the city include:

  • Aracena Castle
  • Priory Church of Aracena
  • Grotto of the Marvels 
  • Ham Museum.

You can travel to this destination by car and bus. 

By bus-It can take time by 20 minutes. The one-way ticket cost is €10.

By car– It takes about 1 hour 15 minutes by car

Best season to visitJune to August
Travel time from Seville to Aracena97.4 km
Distance from Serville to Aracena2 hours 20 minutes

10. Zahara de Los Atunes

Zahara de Los Atunes;Day trips from Seville
Zahara de Los Atunes

It is located in the Province of Cadiz in Southern Spain. It is known for its beautiful beaches, its outdoor cinema, and Iglesia Del Carmen church. Live music is also an important characteristic of Zahara de Los Atunes and music being played during the summertime in its beach bars.

You can travel to this destination by bus and car

By bus– It takes 2 hours 40 minutes. One way ticket cost around €19.

By car-It takes about 2 hours 15 minutes.

Best season to visitMay to October
Travel time from Seville to Zahara de Los Atunes2 hours 8 minutes
Distance from Serville to Zahara de Los Atunes178.3 km

11. Antequera

Antequera;Day trips from Seville
Antequera

It is located in the Province of Málaga, Antequera is also-known for natural reserve El Torcal (with its unstable limestone rocks).  El Torcal is one of the most important karst landscapes in Europe. Some other well-known places in Antequera include- 

  • Alcazaba of Antequera
  • San Agustín church
  • San Sebastián church
  • Royal Collegiate Church of Santa María la Mayor
  • Antequera’s bullring
  • Almenillas’ viewpoint.

You can also travel to this destination by train, bus, and car.

By Train– It takes 1 hour 3o minutes. The ticket cost of the round trip is approximately €65.

By bus-It will take 3 hours. The one-way ticket cost is approximately €11 and €15. 

Best season to visit Summer season
Travel time from Seville to Antequera1 hour 42 minutes
Distance from Serville to Antequera158.4 km

12. Tivoli World  

Tivoli World;Day trips from Seville
Tivoli World

The Tivoli World is located in Benalmadena, near the city of Malaga. It is one of the main amusement parks of Andalusia. This adventurous place offers you many things to do here like, roller coaster, Twister, Jurassic Adventure enigmatic craft or the free-fall tower of 60 meters. Giant Ferris Wheel and Child wells, carousels, rides, and many more.

It is designed for both young and old people, you will enjoy a privileged moment with friends or family and have fun all day long. Surely this will become fun day trips from Seville.

You can also travel to this destination by train and car.

By Train– It takes 3 hours. The cost of one way trip is approximately €35.

By Car– It takes 2 hours 20 minutes.

Best season to visit All-season 
Travel time from Seville to Tivoli World 2 hours 11 minutes
Distance from Serville to Tivoli World 221.7 km

Summing-up

After the long discussion on day trips from Seville, surely you got an idea of this city. The city of Seville is well-known globally for its culture, monuments, traditions, artistic heritage and also for the admiring beautiful attractions.

Now get ready and pack your bags to explore the beauty of Seville. Hope this blog will help you to plan your upcoming day trips from Seville.

Also read: Places to visit in Spain

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