Visit the 3 most important highlights of central Seville: the Cathedral of Santa Maria, the Giralda tower and the Royal Alcazar.
The Cathedral of Santa Maria is the biggest in Spain and is where Christopher Columbus is buried and his tomb is always of great interest to visitors.
The Giralda tower is an ancient Arabic minaret and symbol of the city, dominating the city skyline.
This magnificent structure has been used a inspiration for similar architecture in Rabat and Marrakech.
An Arabic palace from the 14th century, the Royal Alcazar was originally a Moorish fortress. Nowadays the Alcazar is residence of the Spanish kings.
You will end the tour with a pleasant stroll through Santa Cruz, Seville's historical Jewish quarter.
With narrow cobbled streets winding among white washed buildings, this is the most picturesque area of the city.
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See the orange trees and beautiful architecture of Seville on a full day rail tour from Madrid. Board the AVE at Madrid's Atocha Station and enjoy the relaxing rail trip to Seville. Depending on the day of the week your itinerary is as follows.
Classic - Monday, Tuesday and Thursday:
Visit the innovation of the architecture in Seville from the 1920's. Then visit the impressive Plaza de Espana and the Cathedral, which is the third largest temple in the world. It was built on the side of the main mosque of the town.
Next is The Orange Tree Courtyard and the Giralda, before continuing with a visit to the Naval Museum in Torre del Oro and the Santa Cruz neighborhood where you will see plenty of orange tree squares and flowered courts.
You will then have some time free to conclude your day before returning to Madrid.
Historic - Wednesday and Friday:
Visit the innovation of the architecture in Seville from the 1920's. Next you will visit Plaza de America (Mudejar Pavilion)and Reales Alcazares with their beautiful courts, mosaics and marvelous gardens.
Continue to the Santa Cruz neighborhood where you will see plenty of orange tree squares and flowered courts. You will then have some time free to conclude your day before returning to Madrid.
With great views from the top of the bus, strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary, this truly is the best way to see the sights of Seville.
You can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 4 stops and the entire route takes approximately 75 minutes. The bus departs every 20 - 30 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use.
Seville is a historical masterpiece full of Islamic monuments, gardens and flamenco festivals - you can't miss the large Cathedral. Look for the weathervane on its top that represents Faith, symbol of this lovely city.
Your Hop-on Hop-off tour has convenient stops for this and other sections of the city including the old gitanos quarter, the Museum of Fine Arts and the old medieval Jewish quarter.
Bullfighting has always been one of the most popular traditions in Spain and in Seville you can see the second oldest bullring in Spain, the Maestranza Arena.
On this walking tour you will see the ring itself and a small museum which explains the tradition of bullfighting.
Afterwards you will continue on a walk through the city center with its beautiful churches and palaces.
The tour finishes in the Fine Arts Museum, the second largest Spanish museum after the Prado in Madrid. The best paintings of Murillo, Velazquez, Goya, Zurbaran and more are waiting for you.
Ride to the most important sights of Seville on this Private Bike Tour. Sites visited include the Monument dedicated to the famous soldier El Cid, the Maestranza Bullring, Carmen�s Monument and Macarena Church.
You will ride mainly on cycling paths, pedestrian zones and parks, avoiding traffic for the majority of the tour.
You will also visit Maria Luisa Park with the squares of Spain and America, the five star Hotel Alfonso XIII and the Palace of Saint Telmo (Andalucia's President House).
See the former Tobacco Factory where the famous Carmen worked, the Pavillions of the Expo in 1929 and the beautiful the Guadalquivir river. The tour then continues to the Triana Quarter, the new Opera House and concludes in the Macarena quarter with a visit to Macarena church.
Admire and discover by a river boat both sides of the Guadalquivir river, seeing monuments such as the Tower of Gold - Torre del Oro, Maestranza Bullring and Triana Bridge.
You will also see the Pavillions of the Expo - Fairs of 1992 and 1929, Alamillo and Barqueta Bridges, Macarena and Triana Section, Saint Telmo Palace, Giralda Tower, Opera House and many more.
The modern river boat is equipped with bar service and snacks for your comfort.
Departure Point: Giralda Tower (tower of the Cathedral)
Return Details: Concludes in central Seville
Discover a new way to see Seville.
A horse carriage ride will offer you a romantic overview of the city as you relax and let the horse do all the hard work.
The sightseeing will focus on the main attractions of Seville including a visit to Maria Luisa Park with the squares of Spain and America.
You may also see the 5 star Hotel Alfonso XIII, the Palace of Saint Telmo (Andalucia's President House), the former Tobacco Factory, the Monument dedicated to the famous soldier El Cid, the Pavillions of the Expo-Fair in 1.929, the Guadalquivir river, and the Tower of Gold - Torre del Oro.
Enjoy a nice walk through the former Jewish Section of Seville nowadays called Santa Cruz. This area has plenty of narrow streets with nice houses and courtyards.
Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Private guide for a more personalized experience
Step back in time on a history tour
Discover the history of Susanna Ben Suzon, and visit the original wall and the synagogue-church of Santa Mar�a la Blanca.
Sevilla was once the home to the Ritva and Abravanel family among others.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Do you remember the famous song and dance Macarena?
On the Religious Seville Tour you will learn of the origin of the name Macarena, which is a famous sculpture of the Virgin Mary in the Macarena quarter, where you will visit her museum and church.
After a walk along the roman wall constructed by Julius Caesar, continue to the Parliament of Andalucia, the biggest Hospital in Europe from the 15th century, before finishing with the convent of Saint Paula.
The convent is one of the best examples of baroque art in Seville and where the resident nuns made the best jam in Spain.
Take a panoramic night-time tour through the lamp-lit streets of Seville, then feel the passion of a flamenco show, or tablao.
The Spanish really know how to enjoy their nightlife, so take this tour to relax and see how it's done.
Option A: Flamenco show with one drink. (Please note: No food is included.)
Option B: Flamenco show, tapas and wine. (Please note: Tapas usually includes typical dishes such as Spanish omelet, ham and fish dishes or other Spanish specialties. No vegetarian option is available.)
Option C: Flamenco show with dinner and wine. (Please note: No vegetarian option is available.)
Be seduced by Seville on a leisurely afternoon tour of this Andalucian gem. Built on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, lively Seville has a rich Arab legacy and colorful local districts such as Triana and La Macarena.
Your afternoon tour begins with a panoramic bus tour, followed by a marvelous boat trip along the Guadalquivir River for attractive views of Seville.
Your tour continues with a visit to the famous pavilions and bridges of the 1992 Universal Exhibition, and the Carthusian monastery where Columbus prepared for his voyages of discovery.
Note that on Sundays and Mondays the Iglesia de la Caridad (Charity Church) will be visited instead of the monastery.
Finally, you will visit Macarena Church (Basilica de la Macarena) to see part of the Holy Week in Seville.
Andalucia means just one thing: Seville! Who can fail to fall for the charms of this seductive city on the banks of the Guadalquivir River?
Discover the history and secrets behind this magical orange-scented city on an informative morning tour. You have a choice of two itineraries: the classical tour or the historical tour.
Classical Tour: Beautiful Seville has many impressive monuments dating back over the centuries. The Moors' legacy of marvelous architecture includes the Gothic cathedral with its Giralda, a minaret transformed into a Christian bell tower.
After visiting the cathedral you will see the Torre del Oro (Golden Tower) by the Guadalquivir River, where important documents relating to the nautical history of Seville are stored. The Torre del Oro is closed on Mondays, when a visit to the Macarena Church will be included instead. You'll also enjoy panoramic views of Seville by coach.
Historical Tour: Discover the architecture of 1929 in Seville when the Iberoamerican Exhibition took place in the capital of Andalucia. You'll travel by coach to the Plaza de America and the Pabellon Mudejar by the Maria Luisa Gardens.
Continuing to the city center, you'll pay a visit to the Alcazar Royal Palace, a fantastic example of the Moorish style with gorgeous tile mosaics, shady courtyards and Moorish and Renaissance gardens.
The tour finishes in the narrow streets and tiny squares of the Santa Cruz quarter, Seville's historic Jewish district.
Walk the historical city of Seville from the medieval walls southward to the main landmarks, following the ancient cardus of the Roman Hispalis.
Discover the north half of the historic city, less famous than the
postcard Seville, but with plenty of unique buildings and more
importantly, unique people.
Visit taverns and markets, baroque and mudejar gothic churches as well as Renaissance palaces and monasteries.
Highlights of the Seville Photography Walking Tour include: Macarena Gate and Walls, San Luis street, San Luis de los Franceses church, Santa Marina, San Marcos and San Roman churches, Feria street market, Alameda de Hercules, Santa Paula and Santa Isabel convents, San Vicente and San Lorenzo quarters and the Fine Art Museum.
The goal of the Seville Photography Walking Tour is to:
Discover and experience a city through the eyes of a local photographer
Encourage the observation of new viewpoints and interesting details which might easily be overlooked
Improve photography technique
Have a more interesting experience and involvement when visiting a city
Your English-speaking Photographer guide has in-depth local knowledge, a passion for Seville and for the art of photography. So bring your camera and be prepared to walk, shoot and click.
Seville is one of Spain's most appreciated cities. Although it is acclaimed for its monumental heritage it is also a very important cultural center.
The best way to discover Seville is to immerse yourself in the charm of the city's neighborhoods and quarters and visit its magnificent museums.
A stroll through the streets of the city is a pleasure to be savored, and all those who do so fall forever under the spell of this universal city.
Seville Card includes free admission to 7 museums in Seville, free entrance to 15 emblematic places of the religious, artistic, heritage of the city and surroundings.
It is also include a cruise through Guadalquivir river and a ticket for the hop on and off tourist bus for one day. Isla Magica Theme Park, Zoo and other many places are also included. More than 35 establishments with discounts in restaurants, shopping, flamenco shows and nightclubs.