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The province of Seville is not found wanting in landscapes, fine cities, monuments and villages: in the north there are the mountain ranges; in the central area you will find fertile farm land, especially around the Guadalquivir river; and in the South there is part of the Doñana National Park.
There are also sleepy and beautiful towns and villages to visit such as Ecija, Carmona, Utrera, many of which may be found around the Aljarafe region, as well as some villages set in the mountains.
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in the middle of the countryside, in the midst of a landscape of fields
used to cultivate cereals, it is one of the most important tourist
destinations of Spain. In the city one can find many interesting remains
of all the civilisations which have played a part in the town's
history. From a distance the visitor is impressed by the Roman ramparts,
which enclose a large number of interesting monuments, such as the
Roman necropolis, the convent of the Concepción, the ramparts and the
ruins of the Alcázares, the church of San Felipe, the Church of Santa
María, the Puerta de Sevilla, the Puerta de Córdoba, along with many
other civilian and religious buildings. It is a truly monumental city
and one of the most important historical and cultural centres of
The Sierra Norte Natural Park occupies a total area of 164,840 hectares and covers the section of the Sierra Morena Mountain range within the province of Seville between the boundaries Badajoz, Huelva and Cordoba. This area has the highest rainfall of the province, which allows the growth of \"bosques de galería\", with species of flora and fauna of vital importance.
Where to go
Coto Doñana: One of the most
important reserves for migrating birds in Europe. Spreading back from
Huelva in vast expanses of marismas-sand dunes, salt flats and marshes.
It can be visited by Land Rover tour from the new beach resort complex
of Matalascañas / Torre de la Higuera, accessible from Huelva or
Roman Italica: The Roman ruins and remarkable mosaics of Italica lie some 9 km to the north of Sevilla, just outside the village of Santiponce. There's also a well-preserved Roman theatre in Santiponce itself, signposted from the main road.
Osuna Is located 80 kms from Seville along highway A-92 N-334, in the direction of Antequera. It is a ducal village which came to prominence in the 16th century, the period during which its most important monuments, the Colegiata and the University, were built. It has a small archaeological museum in the Torre del Agua and an assortment of palaces dating back to the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.
Estepa is located along the same highway, 110 km from Seville, and its tower overlooks the surrounding countryside. It maintains a walled area and a number of religious constructions. It is famous for its mantecados (lard cakes).