Seville,Spain took top honors in the travel site’sannual Best in Travel roundup, which names bothcities andcountries worth visiting in the coming year. Seville ranked first in the cities category due to its relatively new network of biking paths and a slate of special local activities related to the anniversary of legendary painter Bartolomé Esteban Murillo. The city has also enjoyed some screen love lately, Lonely Planet notes: Seville was featured on “Game of Thrones” this year and willhost the European Film Awards in 2018, making it a prime time to visit thisdazzling historical hangout.
Even if you don’t stop by next year,Seville deserves a spoton your travel bucket list.The city is known forits rich history, stunning architecture and authentic culture that includes plenty oftapas tasting andFlamenco dancing.
Must-sees include Seville’s centralcathedral, the largest Gothic cathedral in the worldand a UNESCO world heritage site. TheAlcázar’s palace and gardens were built over a 100-year span (and made their “GOT” cameo in season five), and thePlaza de Españais a wide-open square perfect for mingling with locals. Off the beaten trail, you’ll findcharming neighborhoods, bars, markets and churches waiting for your exploration.
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