Culture vultures can now easily enjoy Lonely Planet’s 2018 top destination.
The Andalucian capital's famous festival is affordably accessible thanks to unique county partnership between Yorkshire-based Super Break and Leeds Bradford Airport.
Together the team exclusively serve up for first time sun-splashed Spanish Semana Santa spectacle.
Best of the Seville fest, toe-tapping flamenco included, is available in an enchanting city comprising so much more than trademark operatic barber and 25,000 citrus trees.
So surprised were past Sevillanos we wanted their bitter oranges to make marmalade, they believed we were taking the pith by secretly using zesty rind to make gunpowder.
This sangria Shangri-La sets tapas bar high with 3,000 such establishments awaiting tapeo crawl. Muslim mudéjar Game of Thrones location Alcázar royal palace architecture meanwhile is as Moorish as Mediterranean olives.
Hotel Las Casas de la Juderia is among selection of inviting hotels, accommodation comprising 134 rooms in 27 traditional houses linked through 40 patios, gardens, labyrinth of passageways, intimate and atmospheric in equal measure. And the past, located at beating heart of former Jewish quarter.
Minutes away from major landmarks such as Cathedral, Giralda and House of Pilatos, this elegant boutique base boasts remains of Roman statues, pedestals, amphoras, earthenware jugs, antiques and original furniture aplenty.
Refined rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and whirlpool tubs, some featuring wood floors and beams, easily accessible to fine-dining restaurant, tapas bar, spa, outdoor pool plus parking.
Said a Super Break spokesman: "An exciting opportunity to experience the essence of Spain in Andalucia, and an Easter spectacle like no other, is being offered to Yorkshire holidaymakers, as Super Break has announced launch of a brand new and exclusive route to Seville, as it’s named the #1 city to visit in 2018 by Lonely Planet".
Second chartered service with the travel company from the airport, it follows in slip stream of successful Northern Iceland collaboration earlier this year.
Continued the spokesman: "Offering the very best in flexible travel experiences, these unmissable breaks offer the chance to be in the city during Semana Santa, an incredible spectacle like no other that is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for most visitors to Seville".
LBA aviation development director Chris Sanders commented: “We are delighted Super Break have chosen Leeds Bradford Airport for this very special departure.
"Seville is a great city to visit at any time, but even more so at Easter as the city celebrates with a series of colourful and eye-catching parades through its streets. As this holiday is from Good Friday to Easter Monday, we expect very strong demand. Our advice is to book as soon as you can!”
Super Break's Katherine Scott added: “We take pride in providing travel experiences out of the ordinary, and this new break to Andalucia means customers can go straight to the heart of Spanish culture that is Seville and Andalucia. The traditions, cuisine and culture of this beautiful region really does mean holidaymakers can have it all.”
Seville: Authentic Andalucia http://www.superbreak.com/themeparks-attractions/authentic-andalucia-from-leeds-bradford-airport- from only £603 per person: Visit Seville as the city celebrates its unique Holy Week Semana Santa. A once-in-a-lifetime experience, the week-long celebration sees the streets come alive with traditional parades, brass bands and life-sized religious statues of the Virgin Mary and her Son, and this four-day break will take you to the forefront of the excitement! Includes three nights’ accommodation at a 4* hotel with breakfast, return flights from Leeds Bradford Airport and transfers to and from the hotel in Seville. Customers can also choose to add-on extra memory-making experiences, such as a guided tour of the beautiful Moorish Granada or an evening of authentic flamenco and tapas. Price based on four days in Seville, including accommodation at the 4* AC Hotel Sevilla Forum Hotel with breakfast, plus return flights from Leeds Bradford Airport departing 30th March 2018. To book, visit www.superbreak.com or call 0800 042 0288.