Located in the south of Spain and the capital of Andalusia, Seville is, undoubtedly, the cultural center of the Iberian country, counting on an exciting historical wealth. With a Mediterranean climate, it is capable of bewitching anyone who visits it., swimming between deep-rooted traditions like the sun, the frills, and the tree, Beer, the Spanish guitar or the smell of orange blossom; and the Guadalquivir, that crosses the city gives us the opportunity to have wonderful bridges with charm and magical sunsets.
- Constitution Avenue
- Cathedral and Giralda of Seville
Direction: Avda. of the Constitution, 41004 Sevilla
Schedule: Monday to Sunday from 8.00 a 14.00 h, and of 16.00 a 19.00 h. It is recommended to go with advance entry.
- Reales Alcázares
Direction: Patio de Banderas, 41004 Sevilla
01/10 – 31/03: Monday to Sunday, and holidays of 9.30 a 17.00 h
01/04 – 30/09: Monday to Sunday, and holidays of 9.30 a 19.00 h
- Santa Cruz neighborhood
- Water Alley
Direction: starts in Plaza Patio de Banderas 3, 41004 Sevilla
Schedule: We recommend reserving guided tours of Barrio de Santa Cruz in advance to reserve the place. * Address: Plaza Nueva 1, 41001 Sevilla
- Plaza Nueva and Town Hall
Direction: Plaza Nueva 1, 41001 Sevilla
Town hall schedule: Monday to Thursday from 9.00 a 14.00 and of 16.00 a 18.00 h, Friday of 9.00 a 14.00 h - other days closed
- Sierpes Street
- Metropol Parasol
Direction: Plaza de la Encarnación s / n, 41003 Sevilla
Schedule: Monday to Sunday from 9.30 a 22.30 h.
Direction: Plaza of La Encarnación (37), 41003 Sevilla
Schedule: Tuesday to Saturday from 10.00 a 20.00 h and Sundays of 10.00 a 14.00 h.
- Fair Street
- Macarena neighborhood
Direction: Esperanza Macarena Square 1-2, 41002 Sevilla
Schedule: Monday to Sunday from 9.30 a 14.00 h, and of 17.00 a 21.00 h.
- Hospital of Las Cinco Llagas - Parliament of Andalusia
Direction: Parlamento de Andalucía, 41009 Sevilla
Schedule: Monday to Sunday from 8.00 a 22.00 h.
We start from the Constitution Avenue (1), considered the most important in the old town, which also has numerous cafes to start the day with a good breakfast. From here we will get to the first stop: Cathedral and (We recommend getting your tickets in advance as there are usually quite a few queues). Seville Cathedral (2), occupies the space of the old mosque, of which today only the Patio de Los Naranjos and some walls remain. Gothic style, it is the third largest in the world, and in it are historical treasures such as the tomb of Christopher Columbus. From inside you can access the Giralda (3), from which you get spectacular views of the city.
Once we leave the Cathedral through the Plaza de la Virgen de los Reyes, We will take the exit towards Plaza del Triunfo and Patio de Banderas until we reach the Reales Alcázares (4), of which we also recommend taking early entry. It is an impressive set of palaces and gardens that summarize the history of the city, a visit that takes about two hours, so we recommend La Sala de Justicia and El Patio del Yeso, The Palace of Pedro I, and finally a walk through the gardens
The next stop is the Santa Cruz neighborhood (5), inside which is the Real Alcázar, where we recommend visiting the famous Water Alley (6), Formerly known as “Muro del agua”, a street that runs close to the city wall and which had two tubes that carried water inside., to finish taking a walk through the narrow streets that make up this amazing neighborhood. In this area we will find a large number of bars to have a "tapa" and enjoy the Sevillian atmosphere.
Returning to the Plaza de la Constitución, we will take direction Plaza Nueva (6) to get to the building of Seville Town Hall (6), Renaissance architecture, highlighting among other curiosities, that in the corner that forms the «Arquillo» with the Plaza de San Francisco is a stone cross, surrounded by myths and legends, as it was the place where they prayed for the souls of those executed by the Inquisition.
From Plaza Nueva we will walk through the famous Sierpes street (7), one of the most emblematic shopping streets in Seville, where we can find stores like Apple or Guess, until reaching the next stop: The mushrooms of Seville, also known as Metropol Parasol (8), located in the Plaza de la Encarnación. It is a curious viewpoint that rises above the roofs thanks to the largest wooden structure in the world. Under the foundations of this curious construction, Roman and Arab remains were discovered that have been integrated into the space through a small site museum, the Antiquarium (9).
We continue along the Feria street (10), where the Mercado de la calle Feria is located, and where we can take a little break to recharge our batteries. After that, we will reach our last destination: the Macarena neighborhood (11). In it is the Basilica of the Macarena and in it, the Brotherhood of the Macarena.
A few meters from the Basilica, we will meet the old Hospital of the Five Wounds (12), also known as Hospital de la Sangre, current headquarters of Parlamento de Andalucía (13). It is articulated around 10 courtyards, although currently only eight remain, and its most characteristic element is the church located in the central courtyard.
- Maria Luisa Park
Direction: Paseo de las Delicias s/n, 41013 Sevilla
Schedule: Monday to Sunday from 8.00 a 22.00 h
- Spain Square
Direction: Avda. Isabel la Católica s/n, 41004 Sevilla
Schedule: does not have a predetermined schedule *
- San Telmo Palace
Direction: C / Palos de la Frontera, 41004 Sevilla
Schedule: Monday to Friday of 9.00 a 19.00 h - other days closed
- General Archive of the Indies
Direction: Avda. of the Constitution, 41004 Sevilla
Schedule: Monday to Saturday from 9.30 a 17.00 h, and Sundays of 10.00 a 14.00 h
- Torre del Oro
Direction: Paseo de Cristóbal Colón, 41001 Sevilla
Schedule: Monday to Friday of 9.30 a 18.45 h, Saturdays and Sundays of 10.30 a 18.45 h.
We recommend checking the ticket price and booking in advance. *
- Naval Museum of Seville
Direction: Inside Torre del Oro, Paseo de Cristóbal Colon
- Real Maestranza de Caballería - Seville Bullring
Direction: Paseo de Cristóbal Colón 12, 41001 Sevilla
Schedule: Check the opening hours and prices of the tickets on the phone provided. *
- Bullfighting Museum
Direction: Interior of the Bullring
- Triana bridge
- Triana neighborhood
We will start our second day walking through the Maria Luisa Park (1), one of the best known and most loved gardens in the city. They were donated to the Sevillians by María Luisa Fernanda de Borbón in 1914. It is totally recommended to get lost in its labyrinthine paths, ponds, fountains and abundant vegetation.
This walk will take us to the most impressive square in Seville: Spain Square (2). In it are the names of all the provinces of Spain. It was projected for the Ibero-American Exhibition of 1929 by the architect Aníbal González, and currently maintains all the gallantry and the romantic halo, that have made it an absolutely unique space, where to enjoy a boat ride or ideal waffle stands.
We continue crossing the avenue of El Cid, and the gardens of San Telmo, to get to the San Telmo Palace (3), which was property of the Court of the Inquisition, Seminary College of the Merchants University, Navy College, headquarters of the Railway Society or the Literary University, until it became what we now know as the official seat of the presidency of the Junta de Andalucía.
Going back to the famous avenue de la Constitución, we will get to the General Archive of the Indies (4), building that recalls its glorious past as a gateway to trade with the Indies. It is a style building Renaissance Herreriano seated on a podium with a square plan, with two floors and a large central courtyard in a square shape, combining red bricks and stone elements.
Leaving the avenue towards Santander street you will find the next destination, The Torre del Oro (5), but before arriving, it is the perfect area to regain strength. Located on the left bank of the Guadalquivir river and with a height of 36 meters, was declared historical-artistic monument in 1931, and houses the Naval Museum of Seville(6).
After that, We will take the Paseo de Cristóbal Colón to the right, to get to the Royal Cavalry Maestranza, Y Seville bullring (7). It is in the Baroque style and was built in the 17th century.. The Bullfighting Museum (8) It is located inside the building that was inaugurated in 1989. In 2008 the princes Felipe de Borbón Y Leticia Ortiz new rooms opened, where are they also, 18th century paintings, XIX and XX, bullfighting posters, bullfighting costumes, bronzes, tiles and sculptures.
Our last stop is the famous Triana neighborhood (10). A spectacular area to walk around and very famous for its many tapas bars. To get to it, we will cross it Triana bridge (9), until reaching the Plaza del Altozano. The sunset from any of its streets is an essential part of any visit to Seville.