I got to Seville through Portugal by taking a bus from Faro but you can certainly take the train from Porto or Lisbon the only things is these particular destinations don’t have a direct route through the train so I recommend taking a bus instead, it takes about four hours and prices should be around eighteen euros.
Seville is a very upbeat city, there’s always something to do, something to see, someplace close to visit. Sevilla is part of the Andalucia region and it is the fourth largest city in Spain. It is characterized by flamenco dancing and bull fighting but also, as is the rest of Spain, for its amazing tapas.
The most important monuments to visit are the Cathedral, the Real Alcazar which is a set of palaces with Islamic influence, el Archivo General de Indias which is a government building and Torre de Oro.
The main plazas to visit are Plaza Ponce de Leon, where you can find really good restaurants and bars like Los Coloniales with the best tapas. Visit Plaza Nueva and Plaza de Espana which has had several uses throughout the years. Also, in case you are a Star Wars Fan this was the setting for Naboo on Episode VI; Return of the Jedi.
On the list as well are the gardens, like Parque Maria Luis and Prado de San Sebastian that are right in front of Plaza de Espana and Jardines de Alcanzar which is inside The Real Alcazar.
Lastly, I highly recommend walking around and getting lost in the inner alleys and plazas to find the most unique coffee shops and restaurants and the cutest stores. Make sure to check out a Flamenco performance at any of the bars or the theater and if you have time to spend in the souther area of Spain check out any of the close cities, you can follow the links to get more information on Cadiz, Granada, Madrid, Barcelona, Toledo, Zaragoza, Bilbao and San Sebastian.