Discover the most iconic landmarks of the city of Seville and its rich flamenco heritage in the company of a small group. The drive from the port of Cadiz to Seville takes you along the highway through vineyards, cotton fields and olive groves. Enjoy a panoramic drive through some of its most iconic sites such as Plaza de España and Maria Luisa Park.
Enter into the magical world of flamenco when you visit Museo del Baile de Flamenco, located in a restored Sevillian house in the historical center. This interactive museum helps visitors understand the art of flamenco and brings the experience to life through its evolution from folklore, to one of Spain’s most beautiful cultural manifestations.
Follow your guide through Barrio de Santa Cruz – the old Jewish quarter – a labyrinth of narrow streets with wrought-iron-grilled windows, white-washed buildings and tiled patios. You’ll have free time for lunch, to allow you maximum flexibility. Be tempted by one of the many cafes and restaurants within the area. Visit the Alcazar – the Royal Palace. This fortress-palace was built in Moorish-style by a Christian king of the 14th century. The marvelous architecture, intricate decorations, fragrant gardens and sparkling fountains are sure to make your visit memorable. You’ll also visit the cathedral of Seville, built in the 15th century and considered the 3rd largest in the world. Its bell tower, formerly a Moorish style minaret from a mosque that once stood here, raises an imposing 322-foot (98 meters).
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Note: Tour involves approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) of walking on mostly flat and cobblestone terrain, and some steps. Should the Alcazar be closed due to an official event, you’ll visit the Casa de Pilatos instead.
Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.