See Seville’s history and culture come to life on a 3-hour tour led by a local guide! Combine a walking tour through the city center with a relaxing cruise by electric boat along the Guadalquivir River. Discover top city attractions such as the Golden Tower and Church of El Salvador, and hear tales of Seville’s famous ex-citizen: Sir Christopher Columbus. Numbers are limited to ten on this small-group tour, ensuring you’ll see the best of Seville with personalized attention from a guide.
Meet your guide in central Seville and set off on your 3-hour tour of Seville, walking through the historical center. As you explore the maze of twisting streets and bustling squares, your guide will bring the city’s history to life, explaining Seville’s former occupations and well-known citizens. The Roman Empire and Moorish occupation each influenced the city as its stands today, and you’ll see relics from both periods throughout your tour. Pass the UNESCO-listed General Archive of the Indies, which houses archived documents of the Spanish Empire in the Americas, and then see the Church of El Salvador and the Golden Tower (Torre del Oro), two iconic city landmarks. Walk to the Royal Tobacco Factory — the fictional workplace of the heroine in Bizet’s famous Carmen opera — and then hear tales of Christopher Columbus, who left from Seville when he set out to conquer the New World. Listen to stories about his life from your guide as you visit a boat yard where ships from his time were made. After two hours of walking, hop aboard an eco-friendly electric boat to start your 1-hour cruise along the Guadalquivir River. Sit back and relax as your guide explains some of top Seville attractions as you pass alongside them on the cruise. Highlights include the Expo'92 area and the main attractions you will find in the way like Expo'92 area and the Castle of São Jorge. Your tour then finishes at the water’s edge in central Seville.