Surrounded by fields of cereal crops and groves of citrus trees, Carmona is in one of the most picturesque and historically important towns in Spain. It has a history dating to prehistoric times and a rich cultural and architectural history with a magnificent 15th century tower rising above the rooftops.
There are wonderful collections of restaurants to be enjoyed by those staying in Carmona holiday rentals. Spanish, Andalusian and international cuisine is served with local dishes such as sautéed kidneys in sherry, flamenco eggs and stuffed artichokes served with delicious local wines. Small plates of food are often shared over drinks at various bars in a tradition known as “ir de tapeo”. Visiting the historic sites, museums and Renaissance mansions is a real treat for architecture and history buffs. Walkers can head off into the hills along the 28 km Via Verde or try cycling or horseback riding in this lovely area.
Start exploring the history right on the doorstep of your Carmona holiday rental with a visit to the Roman necropolis which has 200 tombs dating back to the 1st century AD. They are enclosed in rocky chambers with frescoes decorating the walls and stone benches for family banquets after the funeral. The entrance to the town is the imposing Puerta de Sevilla, one of the best preserved Roman gateways in Spain. The town also has several churches of note. A day trip to Seville is a must to see this lovely city on the banks of the River Guadalquivir. The magnificent cathedral, Alcazar and the Torre del Oro watchtower are just some of the highlights along with the Archaeological Museum and the Naval Museum.
Holiday villas in Carmona enjoy hot sunny summers and mild showery winters. From October to March temperatures range between 17-21°C (63-70°F) although it is slightly cooler than on the coast. During the summer, temperatures are 21-30°C (70-86°F) and there is zero rainfall. The maximum rainfall at Carmona holiday rentals is in the winter, particularly in the month of December, which has around 180mm (7 inches).
Carmona holiday villas are just 27 km from Seville San Pablo (SVQ) Airport. The airport serves many European airlines including budget airlines Ryanair and easyJet. Both these airlines fly to Seville from London Gatwick, and Ryanair also offers flights from several other UK cities including Bristol, Dublin, East Midlands and Liverpool. Carmona is very easy to reach in less than 30 minutes along the A-4 / E-5 Autovia. A hire car is not essential but it is useful for getting to and from the airport and for exploring the surrounding area.