Lebrija is set in the Seville Province, in Spain, and evidence of a Muslim past still remains in the architecture of some of the buildings in the old part, particularly the Moorish castle. The town itself has a population in access of 20,000 and so there is a fine selection of self catering accommodation in Lebrija on offer should you choose to take a vacation there. Well-equipped and maintained, a holiday rental apartment in Lebrija is a perfect base from which to explore this interesting region of Spain.
The countryside around your holiday rental apartment in Lebrija lends itself to the enjoyment of many outdoor activities. Hiking, cycling and horseback riding can all be tried here. Heading north towards Seville, golfers can take their choice of several good courses, and heading to the west and south is the coast. Here, activities such as swimming, canoeing, Snorkelling, sailing, diving and, of course, sun bathing are ever popular.
By choosing a holiday in Lebrija, you are most likely to be the sort of person who is of an independent nature, and likes to get out and about to visit significant places. The use of a hire car will be essential for this, and having one, will open up an interesting area to be explored. A visit to the nearby Donana National Park is certainly recommended, where nature lovers will love to bird and animal watch. In fact, there are many areas in the marshlands which are near Lebrija which offer such opportunities. Driving north, you will come across the large city of Seville. Steeped in history and with fantastic architecture, it deserves at least one full day spent there. If you only visit two things whilst in Seville, make them the cathedral and the world famous Alcazar Palace. Driving south from your self catering accommodation in Lebrija, you will reach the coast and the city of Cadiz. A drive along the coastal route is definitely for you if you like vast stretches of picturesque beaches.
This area of Spain is popular with tourists because of its very moderate weather. There are 300 days of sunshine a year, and average yearly temperatures measure 17 degrees Celsius. The summer months are the most popular time to book a holiday rental apartment in Lebrija, with July and August being the peak months. Temperatures during this time regularly hit of 30 degrees at the hottest time of the day. During the winter months, temperatures between 14 and 20 degrees are to be expected. Watch out for January which is the rainiest month – with an average yearly figure of around 11 inches.
This area of Spain is relatively isolated, which of course adds to its appeal. The nearest airport is however just 30km away at Jerez. Jerez (XRY) is not a major airport, though, and so expect flights into here from budget carriers such as Ryanair who fly out from London Stansted (STN). For major airlines such as British Airways and BMI Baby, you would need to land at Malaga airport AGP) which is nearly 300km away.