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Seville | To Market, To Market…

One of the many advantages of renting a holiday apartment is having your own kitchen. Even if you aren’t planning on cooking any full-course meals (after all, you are on holiday!) it’s great being able to prepare snacks, keep drinks cold, and not have to eat every meal out. Which is not only more economical but adds to that special “home away from home” feeling.

In Seville there are several municipal markets, open Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm, which typically have a small bar or two inside where you can buy tapas made with fresh ingredients from the stalls. You can sometimes get good deals on fish and seafood near closing time on Saturdays as most fish stalls are closed on Monday, but you also run the risk of there not being much selection left. Some stalls now have “take a number” machines, but for the most part you just need to ask “quien es el último?” (who’s last?) and take your turn after whoever holds up their hand. It’s not only great fun visiting the local markets but you also get a special insight into the culture of where you are staying. Below you can read about four of Seville’s best markets…

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