View of the Seville Cathedral and La Giralda tower
The Real Alcazar, a Moorish fort converted into a beautiful royal palace and gardens, is unmissable and just yards away is the huge cathedral, with its soaring 344ft Giralda tower
and the tomb of Christopher Columbus.
Lovely as the Alcazar was, it was time to move on the few yards to Seville's mighty cathedral, the third biggest in the world and featuring the soaring 344ft Giralda tower
(www.catedraldesevilla.es/ Spanish only EUR8).
The Madison Square Garden tower (1887-1891), a Manhattan landmark during its too brief existence, reiterated the 12th-century Giralda Tower
of the Seville Cathedral.
Inspired by the Giralda Tower
in Seville, Spain, the Freedom Tower reflects a Mediterranean Revival architectural style, which is often characterized by stucco walls, terra cotta and tile roofs, decorative arches and keystone detailing.
The next day, you travel to Ronda and its stunning gorge, and then move on to the beautiful city of Seville, home to the Giralda Tower
, where you spend three nights.
At one corner stands the city's famous La Giralda tower
. Originally part of an earlier mosque, it rises 90 metres high, and it's worth the climb for some great views.
Built in the 1920s, thanks to the vision of George Merrick, founder of Coral Gables, Florida, this elegant, Mediterranean-style hotel with its Giralda Tower
didn't take long to attract a following that included movie stars, presidents--even mobster Al Capone.
The old city is stunning, with beautiful buildings such as the Giralda tower
The hotel has a rooftop terrace and swimming pool offering spectacular views of the cathedral and Giralda tower
. Price includes flights from Gatwick, private hotel transfers and breakfast.
The Giralda Tower
is a wonderful tourist attraction offering magnificent views.
FLAMENCO FLAIR: During Feria de Abril; GOTHIC DREAM: Cathedral and La Giralda tower