Things to See in Seville

The stunning gold ceiling of the Alcazar ©Sophie Carefull
The stunning gold ceiling of the Alcazar's Salon of the Ambassadors.

Things to See in Seville

See also:  barrios & districts in Seville.

With UNESCO classing a complex of three buildings in Seville as a World Heritage Site - namely the Cathedral, Alcazar Palace, and Archive of the Indies -  it's no wonder that international and Spanish tourists alike flock to the city to see the magnificent monuments left behind by the many cultures which have inhabited the city.

From the spectacular Alcazar Palace built in Moorish, Baroque and Renaissance style, to the Cathedral with its vast gold altarpiece, there is a myriad of historic sights to see in Seville.

Take to the tranquil parks and gardens, hidden among the beautiful buildings, for some peace, or let one of the many museums take you on a cultural journey through the history of this fine city.

The Alcazar Palace

This spectacular palace was built over many centuries, from Moorish rulers to Christian kings, and continues to be a world-renowned marvel; Game of Thrones was filmed here. More >

Museums

Seville has a number of excellent museums representing a wide range of subjects, historical periods and styles. More >

Parks & Gardens

The city has some of the most beautiful city parks in Spain, as well as numerous plazas and open spaces. More >

Art Galleries

With its rich artistic heritage, it's not surprising that Seville has a number of art galleries under the auspices of the city authorities. More >

Barrio (Neighbourhood) Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is the first barrio (area or neighbourhood) visitors head for, and with good reason. More >

Archivo de Indias

This 16th-century building, recognised by UNESCO as World Heritage, houses 80 million pages of documents and maps about the New World. More >

Casa de Pilatos

According to one theory, this palace was given its name for its resemblance to Pontius Pilate's home in Jerusalem. More >

Cathedral

Seville's Cathedral, also recognised by UNESCO, occupies the site of a great mosque built in the late 12th century. More >

City Walls & Gates

The Moors, who ruled Seville for more than 500 years, were responsible for the 6km-long fortified walls. More >

Metropol Parasol

Metropol Parasol is the world's largest wooden structure. More >

The Giralda

Originally where a minaret (from where Muslims were called to prayer), the Giralda is one of the most magnificent buildings in Seville and dominates the skyline. More >

Torre del Oro

The Torre del Oro (Golden Tower) is a remnant of the Moorish fortified walls which originally enclosed the city. More >

Convents & Monasteries

Groups of nuns walk down the streets going around their daily business. More >

Churches

Seville's parish churches display a fascinating variety of architectural styles. More >

Casa de las Dueñas

Cayetana - the late Duquesa de Alba - was happiest in her home in the historic city centre. More >

Tobacco Factory

Most visitors assume they're looking at yet another of Seville’s palaces or grand residences... More >

Caixa Forum

CaixaForum Seville offers a purpose-built subterranean venue for art exhibitions, concerts, conferences, and other events. More >

 

Seville by kayak Smart Start

Seville by kayak Smart Start
Seville by kayak Smart Start

Enjoy a unique experience discovering Seville in a Sporty and ecological way. Try kayaks that are sit in and sit on top , double and sigle and are specifically manufactured for recreational activity and initiation. Learn from guides who are international kayak guides and have international qualifications and speak English. Explore the waters of the Guadalquivir as it passes through the city are among the best in Europe to practice canoeing.

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Seville Hot-Air Balloon Ride

Seville Hot-Air Balloon Ride

As you drift through the peaceful morning skies, enjoy panoramic views of the dramatic countryside that surrounds Seville.
From 175 Euro.

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Seville City Tour and Thermal Baths Ticket

Seville City Tour and Thermal Baths Ticket

See the sights of Seville on a city tour with a local guide, and then head inside Seville’s thermal spa – Aire de Sevilla – with an entrance ticket in the evening.
From 83 Euro.

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Seville Highlights Motorbike Tour

Seville Highlights Motorbike Tour
Seville Highlights Motorbike Tour

Discover Seville's main monuments and landmarks as you ride a motorcycle in a 1-hour tour. Your professional and experienced motorcyclist guide will drive you around the city and make the most of your visit.

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AIRE Ancient Baths Sevilla Thermal Baths Admission Ticket

AIRE Ancient Baths Sevilla Thermal Baths Admission Ticket
AIRE Ancient Baths Sevilla Thermal Baths Admission Ticket

Immerse yourself in the sublime serenity of Aire de Sevilla thermal baths. Relax your body and mind in the tranquil ambience of the spa. Disconnect in the soothing water of the pools then indulge in a massage delivered by an expert masseuse. Upgrade to enjoy a 15, 30, 45, 60-minute massage, wine bath experience or olive essence ritual.

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Flamenco Show: TABLAO FLAMENCO LOS GALLOS

Flamenco Show: El Palacio Andaluz Sevilla

Enjoy Seville's longest running show. Since 1966 Tablao Flamenco Los Gallos has been one of the recognized and respected shows in Andalucia. Nightly at 20.30 hrs and 22.30 hrs. Includes one drink. Duration one and a half hours.
35 Euro per person.

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Flamenco SHOW SPECIAL

 Night Tour Around Seville with Flamenco

Enjoy this special Flamenco experience. English speaking Flamenco specialist explains the 'ins and outs' of flamenco for 30mins. Then you go with the specialist to an authentic Flamenco show in a typical Peña (type of clubhouse). Iincludes drink. Daily at 21.30 hrs, duration 2.5 hours.
28.50 Euro per person.

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Horse Riding Excursion from Seville

Horse Riding Excursion from Seville
Horse Riding Excursion from Seville

Book this 3-hour horse riding adventure and discover Seville's countryside. Ride on an elegant local horse breed as you make your way through panoramic landscapes and forests as your guide gives you an overview of the region and traditions.

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Seville Opera Performance with Optional Dinner

Seville Opera Performance with Optional Dinner

Enjoy a night of classical opera music during a 2.5-hour opera performance in Seville’s historical El Arenal neighborhood.
From 30 Euro.

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