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Regions of Seville

Regions of Seville

What to see and visit in the Province of Seville?

Aljarafe region

The Region of Aljarafe: west of Seville. Land of orchards, orange trees and vines, it also has mountains and marshes. Residential area.

* Sanlúcar la Mayor.

* Santiponce: roman city of ITALICA: founded in 206 BC. by Scipio El Africano, is one of the oldest cities in Roman Hispania. Very important in the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD. J.C. Trajan and Hadrian were born in this city (the latter was emperor of Rome). Many of the buildings built by them disappeared thanks to the change of course of the Guadalquivir river, during the time of Muslim occupation. The Amphitheater, part of the wall, 2 hot springs: the House of the Exedra and the House of Neptune, Traianeum: house dedicated to Trajan, Major Baths, House of the Planetarium. All objects found in the deposits are kept in the Archaeological Museum of Seville.

* Umbrella.

* Gines

* Dovecotes

Comarca de la Campiña

The Region of the Countryside: it is the most extensive area, it represents 1/3 of the province. An area very rich in archaeological remains: dolmens, Roman, Muslim remains ... As well as agriculture, hunting, livestock.

  • Osuna: Iberian walls. Roman settlement In the s. XVI stood out again thanks to the Téllez Girón family, Dukes of Osuna, who had the Collegiate Church of Santa María, in a baroque style with paintings by José de Ribera; in 1548 the University; the Palace of the Marqués de la Gomera.
  • Écija: Tartessian origin s. VIII a. Maximum splendor with the Romans, remains of the city "Augusta Firma Astigi". In 1966 it was declared a Historic-Artistic Site. Called the pan of Andalusia for its very high temperatures reached in summer. Of this city, it is worth highlighting its 11 baroque bell towers of its churches: Church of Santa María, Iglesia de San Juan (Its bell tower draws our attention due to its brightly colored tiles) ... It also stands out: the Palace of the Count of Aguilar, of baroque style; Peñafor Palace, Baroque style.
  • The Molars: muslim remains
  • Utrera: Muslim remains.
  • Mayor Guadaira: dolmens.
  • Carmona: remains of Roman settlements and a Muslim fortress:
    • Seville Gate from the Alcázar deAbajo.
    • town hall Renaissance of the s. XVIII.
    • Church of Santa María La Mayor, of the s. XV, built on an old mosque of which the courtyard is still preserved.
    • Alcazar de Arriba, former Palace residence of Pedro I the Cruel, today National Parador.
    • Roman Necropolis.
  • Marchena: remains of Muslim fortress.

Region of the Steppe

The Region of Estepa: It is a region within another, the Countryside.

  • Steppe: ramparts and fortress Muslim. Carmen Church, of baroque style, with its black and white facade. Town famous for the mantecados and polvorones.
  • Gil ena:
  • Sweet water: summer place. Church of San Bartolomé 18th century.

La Marisma region


LaComarcade la Marisma:
  • Aznarcazar

Region of La Sierra Norte

LaComarcade la Sierra Norte: Natural Park: its flora: cork oaks, elms, willows, holm oaks; fauna: lynxes, golden eagles and vultures.
  • Alanís: Roman sites of Cerro del Hierro.
  • Cazalla de la Sierra: SIERRAMORENA: the Sierra Morena mountain range is shared by the province of Córdoba and Seville. It is located in such a way to the north of the two provinces, which acts as a protective barrier between Extremadura and La Mancha. It has an interesting fauna and flora, the latter consisting mainly of pine and oak forests. The most important town in the province of Seville is Cazalla de la Sierra, very frequented by Sevillians on weekends.
  • Constantine: located to the southwest, right next to Cazalla de la Sierra. It is a quiet and beautiful town, with wonderful landscapes.
  • Guadalcanal.
  • The Ronquillo: Lake area (Los Lagos del Serrano), reservoirs (Cala reservoir), swamps (La Minilla reservoir).
  • La Puebla de los Infantes.
  • LasNavas de la Concepción: hunting area, rich in Iberian hams because it is the area of ​​the slaughter. Fishing area, bird watching, hiking ...
  • San Nicolás del Puerto: remains of a Celtic town Iporci, call Villa Fortunada for the Romans, for being in the area of ​​the silver mines.

Region of the Sierra Sur

The Region of the South Sierra: much higher mountains (1,100 mts.). Archaeological remains of the Chalcolithic, Paleolithic, Neolithic, Phoenician, Celtic, Roman, Arabic, etc. Ideal for high mountain sports, adventure, hiking, horse riding, cycling, fishing, hunting ...
  • Peñón de Zaframagón Natural Reserve.
  • Martinde la Jara: the Laguna del Gosque Nature Reserve, a refuge for aquatic birds, in addition to Castellar cave.
  • Moronde la Frontera: Visigothic early Christian church.
  • Pedrera: the Sierra de la Cruz and Arroyo del Buho (thermal waters).
  • ElCoronil: military architecture of the Middle Ages.
  • Prunay Algamitas: is where the highest mountains in the Sierra del Tablon: El Terril 1129 mts. and the Algamitas Rock 1100 mts.

Region of La Vega

  • Alcala del Rio
  • Alcolea delRío
  • The Algaba
  • Bacon
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