Averages for Seville in May
The weather in Seville during May begins to heat up. The sun normally shines for around nine hours per day which helps to raise the temperature to 27 °C. However, the lowest temperature you can expect is usually around 13°C which tends to be in the evening. Those visi...
Averages for Seville in May
The weather in Seville during May begins to heat up. The sun normally shines for around nine hours per day which helps to raise the temperature to 27 °C. However, the lowest temperature you can expect is usually around 13°C which tends to be in the evening. Those visiting the city in May should pack some beachwear, a jacket for the evening and leave warm clothing at home.
The daily average temperature for Seville in May is usually around 20 °C and you should expect a few showers. The average rainfall for the month is around 41mm which occurs over the course of six days. If you are planning on taking a trip to explore the city then check local weather forecasts beforehand. The highest ever recorded temperature in May for Seville is a sweltering 39 °C with the lowest being a cool 7°C. However, temperatures are usually within the average range for each month. The average sea temperature in May is around 18°C which despite being notably cool can feel refreshing when you’ve enjoyed a 10 minute dip. The average humidity for the resort is around 55%, however, due to the warmer temperatures, caution is advised. Make sure you take regular breaks from the heat, drink lots of water to stay hydrated and apply SPF on exposed skin to protect yourself from sunburn.
Marquis of Montilla Castle
Where else to stay
The stunning hotels in Seville make it impossible to choose from. However, if you’re struggling to narrow your choice down then consider the Hotel las Casas de la Juderia. Situated in the Santa Cruz part of Seville, this beautiful establishment is definitely an amazing choice. What was once 18 separate houses is now a hotel that features 27 blocks connected by passages. Each hotel room is traditionally decorated with en-suite facilities. The rooftop swimming pool is the ideal way to relax in the heat, while two restaurants offer tapas and a la carte dining. Those who want to explore will enjoy the fact that this hotel is close to many attractions. The area is well known for golfing and the hotel offers bicycles for hire. The cathedral is only a few minutes away from the complex and the old town district has many restaurants, bars and shops to visit during your stay.
Seville Naval Acadamy
Seville offers many attractions for tourists to the area. As the weather is warmer at this time of year, it’s ideal to go on a tour of the city. The Guadalquivir River Cruise is ideal for capturing scenic views of Seville. This two hour tour begins at the Cathedral and via boat, you are able to view many picturesque landmarks, such as the Tower of Gold and Triana Bridge. You’ll also see the Opera House, Saint Telmo Palace and Pavilions of the Expo. The boat offers snacks and drinks, with a city guide on board to explain some history of the sights.
If you’d like to take a tour by both bus and boat then the three hour afternoon sightseeing tour of Seville is the perfect option for you. View local pavilions and bridges while learning about the history of the city from a professional guide. At the end of the tour, you’ll get to visit Macarena Church.
Triana Bridge at Sunset
Restaurants and nightlife
Those looking to experience tasty European cuisine in the area should visit Egana Santo Restaurante. Affiliated with the EME Catedral Hotel, this restaurant offers expensive dishes. Enjoy tapas, meat dishes or a refreshing glass of wine. Welcoming adults and children, the service is friendly and helpful. If you’re searching for a fine dining experience, this is the place to go.
Alternatively, give Vega 10 a try. This restaurant serves delicious Spanish dishes with a South American twist. The food offers value for money, with attentive service and a delightful atmosphere. You can also grab an alcoholic beverage or takeout here, if you don’t want to have a full meal.
Dates to note
For those of you after some quirky entertainment, the Seville International Puppet Festival takes place from the 13th to 23rd May and has numerous shows across the city for adults and children.
The International Festival of Dance and Theatre (Festival Internacional de Teatro y Danza) takes place at the Teatro de la Maestranza and hosts a wide range of dance and theatre events.
The Territorios Sevilla celebrates music and culture from all over the world with a series of concerts, screenings and performances. It culminates in a two day festival which happens at the Andalucia Centre of Contemporary Art in Seville's 15th-century Carthusian Monastery.