Today, we will discover the most emblematic monuments in the city of Seville from the comfort of a minibus. Our sightseeing tour will include visits to the University, the Old Tobacco Factory, the Plaza de Espana, San Telmo Palace, the Torre del Oro, and the Isabel II Bridge. We will then discover Santa Cruz, the city's famous Jewish Quarter, which is a labyrinth of narrow streets which lead to the gorgeous Plaza de los Venerables. Off the bus, we will visit the Royal Alcazar and the Seville Cathedral, the largest gothic cathedral in the world. Following this, we will have some free time before taking a boat trip down the Guadalquivir River in the afternoon. Then, we will visit the Bullring and the museum of the Real Maestranza. By minibus, we will visit the neighborhood of Triana and visit the Basilica Macarena before bringing an end to the tour. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
Seville is the capital of Andalucia and the cultural and financial centre of southern Spain. A city of just over 700,000 inhabitants (1.6 million in the metropolitan area, making it Spain's 4th largest city), Seville is Andalucia's top destination, with much to offer the traveler.
The barrio of Santa Cruz in Sevilla was once the city's Jewish Quarter, and is now the most popular tourist are in the city. The narrow, winding streets and alleyways of this neighborhood remind visitors of a labyrinth.
A large section of Maria Luisa Park in Sevilla, the Plaza de Espana is a large open space featuring buildings of Renaissance revival architecture. Most of the buildings are currently used for government purposes.
This is a massive palace complex in Sevilla, originally constructed by the city's Muslim rulers. Originally constructed as a military fort, it is the oldest European palace still in use, and is one of the best examples of Spanish-Muslim architecture.
The third-largest church in the world (and the largest cathedral), the Seville is a massive Gothic building. Each of its facades has multiple entrances that are all exquisitely and ornately adorned. It was built over an old mosque.
Real Maestranza Sevilla is a 12,000 capacity bullring and sporting event venue in Seville, famous for bullfighting festivals, especially during the annual Seville Fair. Part of a noble guild established for traditional cavalry training, Real Maestranza Sevilla is also home to a museum featuring bullfighting inspired art.
This catholic church is famous for housing the Virgin of Hope, a revered jewel-encrusted wooden statue, one of the most revered images in Seville.
Departure & Return
Pick up time: 9:15 am to 9:45 am.
Pick up point: Hotel or meeting point assigned by the agency
Please be at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour begins.
Inclusions & Exclusions
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Ticket and visit to the Bullring.
1-hour boat cruise along the Guadalquivir river
Guided tour by Seville's official guide in English, Spanish and French (Other languages upon availability)
Sightseeing tour by minibus and guided tour of the Royal Alcazar Cathedral Giralda, Bullring and Basilica Macarena.
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