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Spain’s most walkable city is one of Europe’s sunniest holiday destinations



Is there anything quite like exploring a new city on foot? However, some cities are much easier to visit as a pedestrian than others.

A study by the team at Preply analysed Europe’s most walkable cities based on how easy it is to explore the city’s main attractions without using public transport or a car.

Seville, the capital of sunny Andalucia in southern Spain, came out on top. The pretty city is also one of Europe’s warmest destinations.

According to Preply, it’ll take tourists just 20 minutes to walk between Seville’s top five attractions.

Plaza de Espana, is Seville’s top-rated attraction on Tripadvisor. Tourists can even take a boat out to explore the pretty city square.

However, Britons might want to move fast if they want to explore the square. Seville’s city officials have plans to charge an entry fee for it.

Just a 10-minute walk from the Plaza de Espana, the Royal Alcazar of Seville is a stunning medieval Islamic palace that blends Moorish and Christian architecture.

The palace’s gardens are incredibly spectacular so it’s worth pre-booking a ticket as they can sell out on the day.

The city’s Cathedral is just a short step from the Plaza and the Alcazar and it dates back to the 15th century.

While you’re at the Cathedral, don’t miss the Torre Giralda, which was once a mosque minaret but has been converted into a church bell tower.

As you walk, you’ll pass through the Barrio Santa Cruz, the city’s historic neighbourhood and one of its top five attractions.

Its narrow streets mean it’s easy to lose your way but there are plenty of hidden cafes amongst its lanes to regroup and grab a bite to eat.

After sightseeing, make sure to visit one of Seville’s tapas restaurants as the Andulacian city claims to have been the birthplace of the popular cuisine.

Top dishes include braised beef cheeks, pork sirloin with whisky sauce, fried fish or seafood salad.

Need another walkable city to explore? Check out which French city is the country’s best for pedestrians.

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