El Arenal Vacations
El Arenal is a popular place to visit in Seville as some of the city’s star attractions are within easy driving distance. Plaza Nueva and the Hospital de la Caridad are amongst the many interesting place to visit here. Also, well worth the effort are the Seville Town Hall and Triana Bridge.
You’ll find many interesting cultural highlights in and around El Arenal. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Archivo General de Indias, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Popular Arts Museum. Arts lovers will find plenty to cheer about at venues such as Teatro Central, Seville Auditorium and the Casa de la Memoria. Acclaimed art galleries, include the Museum of Contemporary Arts.
If you love nature and wildlife, head to the nearby parks and reserves. These are great places to relax and unwind. Enjoy some of the beautiful urban spaces such as the Maria Luisa Park.
A number of Seville’s attractions are in and around the El Arenal area, including the Hospital de los Venerables, Seville Cathedral and the Basilica of the Macarena. Those with a passion for history will enjoy checking out the Torre del Oro. Whatever your religious background, serenity and calm awaits at sacred places like the Santa Ana Church and Salvador Church.
To shop for local fashion and buy some souvenirs, set out to visit the Plaza de Armas Shopping Center.
See popular sporting heroes, the Real Betis Balompié, S.A.D., do battle in the nearby Benito Villamarin Stadium. On game days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of green and white, as local soccer lovers gather to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
At the end of a busy day enjoying El Arenal, stay the night in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Take your pick from the Best Western Hotel Cervantes, the Becquer Hotel, or the Las Casas de la Juderia.