The thrill and swirl of real Spain

Seville inspired the likes of Bizet, Mozart and Rossini with its treasure trove of Old World cultures, and there is not a full English breakfast in sight, writes Carol Hayes.

15th September, 2007

Seville inspired the likes of Bizet, Mozart and Rossini with its treasure trove of Old World cultures, and there is not a full English breakfast in sight, writes Carol Hayes.

Before the Celtic Tiger, Spain was synonymous with package holidays and was as exotic as it got for the majority of Irish travellers in the thrall of sun, sea and sangria. One thing they didn’t associate with the south of Spain was culture; it just...

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