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  • Seville: Alcazar, Cathedral, and Giralda Guided Tour Combo

    1. Seville: Alcazar, Cathedral, and Giralda Guided Tour Combo

    Meet your guide in Plaza del Triunfo and head to the first stop, the Alcázar of Seville. After using the priority entrance to enter the palace, begin your guided tour. Hear about how Moorish and Christian styles were mixed together to create a palace that was emblematic of Mudéjar architecture. Discover the Patio de las Doncellas and grand Ambassadors’ Salón, both featured in Game of Thrones. Admire the intricate carved detailing and colorful Islamic-style tiling. Then stroll around the gardens filled with orange trees and peaceful water features.  Next, head to the Cathedral of Seville. On your guided tour, learn about the Cathedral’s important role in the city’s history, and the Islamic, late Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque influences in the architecture.  Marvel at the magnificent 18th-century baroque altarpiece, and the elaborate organ. You can also visit the mausoleum where the r...

    Laura was an excellent guide. We appreciated her use of technology in being able to show us renderings of historic figures, architecture and changes made to the buildings throughout history.

  • Seville: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket

    2. Seville: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket

    Discover Seville’s stunning mix of monuments and gardens at your own pace with a 24-hour ticket for the hop-on-hop-off sightseeing bus. The first stop is in the historic Paseo de Colon area, but you can hop on and off at any of the stops along the route. Travel back to the days of the Moors at the Torre del Oro, built on the banks of the River Guadalquivir during the Almohad Dynasty. Marvel at the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, experience the passion of flamenco at an historic sala, and wander among palm trees in the Alcázar Gardens. A multilingual audio guide in 15 languages is provided on board, with special commentary for kids. You'll get many perks and discounts with your ticket, including 2 free walking tours. Stops: 1. Paseo de Colon 2. Plaza de España 3. Acuario de Sevilla 4. Plaza de América 5. Plaza de Cuba 6. San Jacinto/Triana 7. Calle Castilla/Triana 8. Exposic...

    The bus was very great to see many attractions. We were able to take the tour with Alba. She was AMAZING! So kind and very informative. She gave us a thorough overview of the history of each moment and answered every question. If you want to see all of Sevilla in 1-2 days, this is your best bet!

  • Seville: Alcázar Guided Tour with Priority Entrance

    3. Seville: Alcázar Guided Tour with Priority Entrance

    Explore Seville’s Alcázar on a guided tour of one of the oldest functioning palaces in Europe. See why this palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, how it blends different architectural types, and why it became the setting for Lawrence of Arabia and Game of Thrones. Choose from either a small-group or private tour to suit the experience you're looking for.  Meet your guide in the Plaza del Triunfo, which offers great views of the Giralda. After using the priority entrance to enter the palace you will begin the tour at the Patio del León, the site of the original Moorish palace. Hear about how Moorish and Christian styles were blended after the Reconquista to create a palace that was emblematic of Mudéjar architecture. Visit examples of newer post-Reconquista architecture, such as the Casa de la Contratación and chapel, before heading to the Palacio del Don Rey Pedro, ...

    WONDERFUL experience with Angela! Her knowledge and passion was unparalleled. Worth the money!!

  • Seville: Cathedral, Giralda and Alcázar 4-Hour Guided Tour

    4. Seville: Cathedral, Giralda and Alcázar 4-Hour Guided Tour

    Hear the story of Seville Cathedral and the magnificent Alcázar from an expert guide on a 4-hour tour, including time to visit the Giralda tower. Journey through the Arabic, Christian and Roman history of the city along the way. Enter the imposing walls of the oldest palace in Europe at the Alcázar, still used by the Spanish monarchy but originally built by the Muslim Moors. Marvel at the scale of Seville Cathedral, built on the site of a great mosque. Admire the Giralda bell tower, built as a minaret during the reign of the Almohad dynasty. Stroll the narrow streets of the old Jewish quarter and more. 

    Would recommend splitting Cathedral and Alcazar tour into separate tours. 3.5 hours was a long time, standing,no break and trying to absorb so much information.

  • Seville: Panoramic Segway Tour

    5. Seville: Panoramic Segway Tour

    Begin your 1 hour and 15-minute Segway experience with a training session at the tour provider’s office. An instructor will talk about safety and explain how the personal transporter is operated. Take some time to practice, and when you’re comfortable you’ll be ready to begin your tour. Attractions you’ll see during the panoramic tour include Giralda, the Cathedral, Archivo de Indias, the Alcazar, Puerta de Jerez, Hotel Alfonso XIII, Plaza de Espana, the Old Tobacco Factory, Parque de Maria Luisa, Palacio de San Telmo, Torre del Oro and Guadalquivir. At each site of interest, the guide will provide historical commentary and take photos of you. Both group and private tour options are available.

    Excellent and informative. Miro is very well informed and more than happy to answer any questions! Gracias!

  • Seville: Royal Alcazar Guided Tour

    6. Seville: Royal Alcazar Guided Tour

    The best way to discover Seville is through its main monuments and its architecture, stories, and characters that are essential parts of the city’s history. On this 1.5–hour fast-single-line, visit the Royal Alcázar, the oldest royal palace in Europe. Each of the kings who lived in the palace left his mark. Discover this Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and find out why it became the setting for the film Lawrence of Arabia and the TV series Game of Thrones. Choose from either a small-group or private tour to suit the experience you're looking for. Enjoy a pleasant walk through the Royal Palace gardens, and look out for the peacocks and other palace animals.

    Lorena was a star! Excellent guide with so much knowledge and very engaging. She showed us fun, interesting details we would have otherwise surely missed and now we can brag with some new knowledge instead. The tour was approx 1,5h and we didn't even notice the time pass, it was the right pace and the right amount of information. You get so much more of a visit with a guided tour and we would happily come back and discover new sights of Seville with her!

  • Seville: 2-Hour Monumental Segway Tour

    7. Seville: 2-Hour Monumental Segway Tour

    See the sights of Seville by personal transporter with a local guide. Get a short practice session and safety briefing before you set off to ensure you feel comfortable and confident on the 2-wheel electric vehicle. Learn the history of each building and get the chance to take souvenir photos as you glide through the lively streets with ease. Pass the Giralda and magnificent Seville Cathedral - one of the largest Catholic churches in the world. See the Archivo General de Indias in the ancient merchants' exchange and the magnificent Alcázar, built on the site of a Muslim fortress. Marvel at the monuments of Puerta de Jerez, including the elegant Hotel Alfonso XIII, and then continue to Plaza de España to admire the mosaic tiles. Make your way down to the Guadalquivir River and Triana Bridge. Glide through Plaza de Armas and Plaza de Toros to take a look at the Expo '92 monuments on La C...

    Booking a Segway Tour is the best way to discover a city. We had an excellent guide who explained a lot, loves the city and was passionate about his job.

  • Alcázar of Seville 1.5-Hour Small Group Tour

    8. Alcázar of Seville 1.5-Hour Small Group Tour

    Explore the royal residence of the Alcázar of Seville (Reales Alcázares de Sevilla) on a 1.5-hour tour with a local art historian guide. Marvel at the opulent decorations of the oldest royal palace still in use in Europe. Learn the history of the complex, from the kings of the Castilian Christians to the Islamic governors of the different caliphates. Enter the Mudéjar Palace of Peter of Castille and see the beautiful ceramic tiles and magnificent gypsum arches that seem to defy gravity. Discover the beautiful courtyards, designed to represent paradise on Earth, and then go for a stroll around the famous gardens to encounter colorful peacocks and majestic trees in the amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    we loved our guide and the tour was easy to find and very informative on the history and details of the Alcazar

  • Sevilla Segway Tour

    9. Sevilla Segway Tour

    Our tour starts with a short class on how to ride a Segway. Then, we put on our helmets and explore the city, with a guide who will show you all the highlights while explaining the history of the city and its monuments. You will see places like the Cathedral, Alcazar, Archive of Indies, Hotel Alfonzo XIII, Fabric of Tabacco, Plaza de España, Maria Luisa Park and the Expo.29, to name a few. We will also head down the Rio Guadalquivir, the Torre del Oro, and see the Bullring, Triana, Expo92, Macarena, Alameda and Las Setas. Sights and stops will be catered according to your preferences and the duration of the tour. The Segway tour ends at the meeting point/office. It’s a great easy way to see the city with a knowledgeable guide and a fun ride.

    I did the 2 hour tour and it was incredible. I 100% recommend this to everybody, the tour guide is extremely knowledgeable and friendly, and it’s a fun way of seeing Seville whilst learning about the city’s history. We stopped in many places along the way for photos and to explore more, and even stopped at an olive bar in the market which was delicious. I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Thank you ☺️

  • Seville: Enchanted Walking Tour in Spanish

    10. Seville: Enchanted Walking Tour in Spanish

    This is a special night walk starting from Plaza del Triunfo, a historical location due to the fact that in 1755, there was a huge earthquake in Lisbon which was also felt in Seville. Discover the reason for its name as well as the history of the three different buildings that you will find there. Afterwards, go through the Old Town, also called Judería and be told about different happenings from 1248 until now. Visit the narrow streets and special squares such as Plaza de Doña Elvira, Plaza de Susona and Plaza de Alfaro, etc. This neighborhood has haunted houses and the most special stories will be explained. When you finish your visit of Judería, head directly to calle Mármoles with its roman columns and then go to Cabeza del Rey Don Pedro to hear about the incredible story of this street. Then, walk until Alfalfa, where you can find underground passages and small shops that were cre...

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What people are saying about Alcázar of Seville

Lorena was a star! Excellent guide with so much knowledge and very engaging. She showed us fun, interesting details we would have otherwise surely missed and now we can brag with some new knowledge instead. The tour was approx 1,5h and we didn't even notice the time pass, it was the right pace and the right amount of information. You get so much more of a visit with a guided tour and we would happily come back and discover new sights of Seville with her!

We had an amazing time. Our tour guide Marcus was very informative...really knew his stuff. He brought a fun element to the tour engaging us all the way. The tour was 2 hours long and Marcus did everything to keep us in the shade when in the gardens of Alcazar. The Catheral and Giraldi tower are well worth the visit. Many thanks Kevin and Carol

Laura was an excellent guide. We appreciated her use of technology in being able to show us renderings of historic figures, architecture and changes made to the buildings throughout history.

La guide Ghislaine a super bien fait vivre sa visite. Personne passionnée qui a su transmettre son enthousiasme et sa passion!!

A very beautiful and educational tour of the castle and cathedral, the guide was wonderful!