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Seville: Casa de la Memoria Flamenco Show

1. Seville: Casa de la Memoria Flamenco Show

Take a walk through the history and culture of Seville with a 1-hour flamenco show at the Casa de la Memoria. Dating back to the late 18th century, flamenco is of immense cultural importance to Spain, illustrating the mixing of the diverse ethic groups that have called the nation home for centuries.  In an intimate theater that dates back to the 15th century, dive into the colorful world of flamenco as dancers move to propulsive guitar rhythms. Marvel at elaborately-crafted costumes and the performers’ undeniable talent. Feel the emotional resonance of the flamenco tradition, gaining a powerful appreciation for an art form that defines a region.

Seville: Flamenco Show with Optional Flamenco Museum Ticket

2. Seville: Flamenco Show with Optional Flamenco Museum Ticket

See Spain's national dance brought to life at a thrillingly-authentic flamenco performance, with a troupe of expert dancers showing off their skills in the 18th-century courtyard of Seville's Flamenco Dance Museum. Tap your feet and lose yourself in the fiery rhythms and sensual dance moves of the folk art that has become a timeless tradition. Seville's Flamenco Dance Museum has been delighting visitors and locals for decades with its sensational live performances. Head to one of the last remaining Ecijanos courtyards in Seville and experience a dance extravaganza that will leave you breathless. Treat yourself to an intimate performance featuring traditional Alegrías, long-train dresses, swirling shawls, and clicking castanets, specially choreographed by legendary flamenco dancer and museum founder Cristina Hoyos. With amazing live music, dramatic theatrical lighting, and a backdrop of hanging chairs and orange trees, everything about this experience guarantees a night to remember. To get the most out of your experience, book the option that includes a ticket to the show as well as a visit to the wonderful Flamenco Dance Museum.

Seville: Bullring Guided Tour & Skip-the-Line Ticket

3. Seville: Bullring Guided Tour & Skip-the-Line Ticket

Waste no time waiting in line with a skip-the-line ticket to the bullring in Seville — the Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza. Take an included 1-hour guided tour to get the most out of your visit, and enjoy the use of an included headset so you don't miss a moment of your guide's commentary. During the activity, visit the Bullfight Museum, which is divided into 4 different parts. Discover the aim of bullfighting and the history of it. Learn about the different parts of a bullfight and all the people who have a share in it. Take a look at original bullfighter costumes, capes, and more. Next, head to the horses' courtyard and admire the chapel where bullfighters pray before the fight. Stay for a few minutes in front of the main gate, hear the sound of the opening wood door, then enter the arena like a bullfighter. From the middle of the arena, contemplate the tendidos (front rows), look at the bull pens (toriles), and appreciate the most important gate in the bullring: the Prince's Gate. If the matador crosses it, he gets a wonderful reception.

Seville: Triana Tablao Flamenco Show with Drink

4. Seville: Triana Tablao Flamenco Show with Drink

Experience the passion of flamenco at the heart of the old cellar of Triana, Seville. Marvel at the Mudejar architecture and exquisite decoration as you witness this iconic Andalusian dance. Learn the history and the journey of flamenco through its most important clubs including Soleá, Tangos, Guajiras, Bamberas, Alegrías, and Bulería. Cantaor, guitar, bailaor, and bailaora artists make your show an authentic collection of the most traditional and symbolic variations of this legacy. 

From Seville: Day Trip to Gibraltar

5. From Seville: Day Trip to Gibraltar

Embark on an unforgettable journey that combines history and multiculturalism with duty-free shopping, impressive caves, and the famous monkeys of Gibraltar. Depart Seville and journey to the frontier to cross the border of the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar and visit Punta de Europa, mainland Europe's southernmost spot. Look across the Strait of Gibraltar to where the vast continent of Africa begins. Take some souvenir photos of the coastlines of Spain and Morocco from the top of the Rock of Gibraltar. Then, visit the amazing limestone caves of San Miguel and admire the numerous stalactite and stalagmite formations. Next, meet the Barbary monkeys of Gibraltar, a unique breed from Europe that, according to legend, are a sign the British will not leave as long as the monkeys are still there. Enjoy some free time for lunch and do some duty-free shopping on Main Street, known worldwide for its low-priced jewelry, watches, electronic items, spirits, cosmetics, and perfumes. There are also plenty of bars and cafés, offering a wide selection of delicious options for visitors.

Seville: Tapas, Taverns & History Evening Tour

6. Seville: Tapas, Taverns & History Evening Tour

Discover Seville's culinary traditions and listen to fascinating stories from Seville's past on a tapas, taverns, and history walking tour. Start the night at Seville's oldest tapas bar where you’ll try vermouth paired with acorn-fed Iberian ham. Then, stroll through the historic center as you learn about its history from Julius Caesar to Christopher Columbus and the Moorish conquest to the dark days of the Spanish Inquisition. Next is a stop at a family-run restaurant that many visitors miss due to its small size. Try some delicious orange wine and tickle your taste buds with some cured Manchego cheese and slow-roasted pork belly drizzled with Spanish olive oil. On the way to your next food stop, you’ll see some of Seville’s must-see sights including the oldest Gothic cathedral in the world and the Barrio Santa Cruz before arriving at a local bar. Here you can taste one of the most typical tapas in Seville: Montaditos paired with a refreshing glass of Spanish wine. Finally, get off the beaten track and discover a few hidden secrets and plazas in the city before entering the last bar on this tour. Sit down and feast your way through the evening with shared plates of specialty tapas perfectly paired with Andalusian wine. Round off the evening with an unforgettable dessert, the best way to end the culinary crawl through Seville.

From Seville: Full-Day Trip to Gibraltar

7. From Seville: Full-Day Trip to Gibraltar

Depart from Seville in the morning and travel to the border of Spain and Gibraltar to arrive before noon. Then, visit the main tourist attractions of the city center with a local guide. Go to the nature reserve to see the legendary Pillars of Hercules at the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar. Continue to St. Michael's Cave in the Upper Rock Nature Reserve and marvel at the stalactites and stalagmites of the rock formations. Encounter the famous barbary apes that play on the rock.  Return to the city center to spend some time on Main Street, renowned for its range of shops and second hand markets. Shop for souvenirs and find bargains in the stores during your free time, before the return journey to Seville.

Seville: Flamenco Show in Triana

8. Seville: Flamenco Show in Triana

Experience a flamenco show in the neighborhood of Triana, also known as the heart of flamenco. The show stars a singer, a guitar player, and two dancers in a colorful, lively cultural performance. During the 1-hour show, taste a local wine, and enjoy the unique atmosphere of this venue and a view of Guadalquivir’s River.   The show will contain some of the most representative styles of flamenco art, like “fandangos”, “bulerias”, and “alegrías” that come from the traditional birthplaces of flamenco: Sevilla, Jerez, Cádiz, and Huelva. At the end of the show, the artists will be glad to join you for a chat and a drink.

Seville: Tapas Tour Across the River in Triana

9. Seville: Tapas Tour Across the River in Triana

Uncover local bodegas and bars to savor authentic Spanish tapas on this guided walking tour in Seville. Taste traditional tapas to tapas with a modern twist accompanied with wine, beer, sherry, or tinto de verano (wine of the summer). Choose from the Triana walking route or the Alternative route. Select the Triana route to explore the Triana neighborhood. Cross to this side of the river and enter an area that is know for being one of the birthplaces of flamenco and many of Seville's great bullfighters. Follow your guide through a maze of bars to discover traditional flavors. Pick the Alternative route to bask in the buzz of the trendy Alameda district. Find out how this district has transformed from being an a area full of brothels to a center for culture. Try modern tapas that push the boundaries of this cuisine to new heights.

Seville: Tapas, Taverns, and History Walking Tour

10. Seville: Tapas, Taverns, and History Walking Tour

Your tour kicks off with a wine tasting accompanied by some locally produced cheese, helping you work up an appetite. You'll then continue at one of the most charismatic taverns in the city, which was founded at the beginning of the 1900s. There you will taste a few typical dishes such as flaming chorizo, served just as they did 100 years ago by being accompanied with refreshing artisan vermouth straight from the barrel. Walking through the historic streets of Seville and along the old Moorish souk, you will see the secrets of the fragrances of Seville before visiting a local bakery to see traditional cakes which are made from old recipes by artisans. The next stop is to one of the best-known bars in Seville, having trading since 1942. It is there that politicians, writers, and artists congregate, and its owner was given the Medal of the City in 2018. Finally, your last stop is a restaurant where tradition and modern influences are combined, Andalusian and International fusion intertwined. Throughout the entire tour you will be accompanied by a local guide who will share their expertise and passion for local culture and Sevillian cuisine.

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What people are saying about Seville

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 1,227 reviews

So amazing! An awesome experience to watch this traditional flamenco dance/show. The performers are incredible and so talented. The place where the show is held is really nice. It's a smaller, intimate setting. Would definitely recommend

The museum is great. After watching the introduction video of flamenco dance, it gets more understanding about the dance and development.

If you are looking to see what the heart and soul of Seville is then definitely start with this show !

First time watching a flamenco show in Seville recommended by a friend of ours. It was entertaining!

Most intense and intimate flamenco show I have ever been. Wonderful.