Utrera self-catering holiday accommodation is located in a rural town about half an hour away from Seville. This part of the Andalusia is synonymous with agriculture and a number of Spanish traditions; flamenco and similar dance styles are popular here; tapas originated in this region, and toros (fighting bulls) are reared in the countryside.
Utrera self-catering apartments are found in a scenic area known for its olive and cereal production. The Utrera Natural Reserve sits close by and is composed of three saltwater lakes. It’s particularly ideal if you have an interest in ornithology – in the cooler months grebes, flamingos, coots and pochards are just some of the many bird species spotted here. A villa in Utrera would be perfect if you enjoy rural walks and other outdoor activities with a host of interesting sights to be found in the area – such as Los Molares and its beautiful castle.
Cottage rentals in Utrera are set in a town known for its busy calendar of events throughout the year. There’s Carnival in February when the streets around Utrera rental villas are awash with colour, with fancy dress worn by young and old; or Three Wise Men at the start of January when a parade is organised for the town’s children. Other events to look out for if you’re visiting a self-catering cottages in Utrera are the Tapas Fair in March, when you can sample culinary delights from across Spain, and the Potaje Gitano, a flamenco festival held in late-June.
Sevilla is well worth experiencing during your holiday to a villa in Utrera. It is home to a stunning cathedral, comprising La Giralda, a Moorish minaret that later became a bell-tower. If you’re a food-lover then you’ll have every reason to sample some of the exquisite tapas in Seville, often considered the birthplace for this style of food. Meanwhile you could go on a walking tour to see the breathtaking Moorish and baroque architecture in the beautiful old-city. The Royal Alcazar is a stunning palace that was once a Moorish fort. Inside you’ll be able to see the room where Christopher Colombus’ expedition to America was planned.
At a self-catering cottage in Utrera the weather in summer is consistently hot, with daytime temperatures exceeding 30 degrees from late-May through to September. For the remainder of the year you can expect pleasantly warm weather, while winters are usually mild.
San Pablo Airport (SVQ), just outside Seville, is within a 40-minute drive of Utrera self-catering accommodation. In the summer months there are regular scheduled flights to this location from East Midlands (EMA), Bristol (BRS) and Liverpool (LPL), while it’s possible to fly here from Gatwick (LGW) all year round.