Paradas – Seville

Paradas in Seville province is a town that belongs to the countryside, near Arahal, in a landscape of hills and flat land devoted to cereal farming and arable crops. Paradas is home to an important work of art; a canvas of La Magdalena painted by the artist, El Greco.

Local information

Ayuntamiento de Paradas
Calle Larga 2, 41610 Paradas (Seville)
Telephone: 955-844-910

Health Clinic Bars, shops, restaurants Schools Municipal pool Beach
1h 40 min
Golf nearby Malaga 158km Granada 200km Seville 52km Bus and train
Malaga airport
Granada airport
Seville airport


Main information

The village of Paradas in Seville is located on one of the promontories that punctuate the longitudinal step of the countryside. In particular establishing between the stream El Manco and the one called Albina de Dona Juana, two tributaries of Guadaira. The inscriptions found in the town of Paradas, suggests the origin dates to a Roman settlement called “Calla”. Only some isolated vestiges remain from the Moorish civilization, also suggesting the existence of a medina.

Iglesia de San Eutropio is the most important monument of Paradas in Seville, the Sevillian Baroque church dates to the seventeenth and eighteenth century. It contains the most valuable work of El Greco, “La Magdalena”. Located on Calle Padrea. Other things to see are, Jardines de Gregorio Maranon, Carmen de los Arrayanes, Casa Escalera,…

Carmen de los Arrayanes, the Andalusi Palace is of Nazari style,

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built by its owner, Jose Luis Romero, a 68-year-old cloth merchant. He fell in love with the Granada monument as a young man, which he visited 170 times and brought 125,000 pieces of tile back from the town. It has a copy of the one-piece gazelle vase and more than a hundred plaster moulds, as well as a pool surrounded by arches with plasterwork and covered by a coffered ceiling. Located on Calle Larga.

Paradas offers a great variety of dishes used with local produce. Such as cocido de cardillo (stew), arroz de verano con tomate (venison rice with tomato), calabaza con garbanzos (squash with chickpeas) and patatas en Amarillo (stewed potatoes). Sweet treats include roscos de San Blas and albarditas.


  • First week of May – Feria of Paradas
  • 15-17 July – Fiestas Patronales en Honor de la Virgen del Carmen y de San Eutropio
  • 15 August – Romeria de la Virgen de los Remedios

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