Seville, the andalusian capital, is an amazing city. The history, the flamenco, monuments, buildings.. Seville offers all of this and much more! Seeing it all in one day seems almost impossible, however, we at TUDESTINO will make sure you make the best of it. Allow us to show you the best way to spend a day in this wonderful city.
Join us in our suggested route of the city.
- Catedral de Sevilla
- Plaza Virgen de los Reyes
- Real Alcázar de Sevilla
- Plaza de España
- Torre del Oro
- El Museo de Flamenco
- Las Setas
- La Giralda
Our suggested route to spend a day in Seville
We start our day at the Plaza Virgen de los Reyes; nearby, you may have breakfast in any of the many nearby tapas bars and restaurants. Afterwards, we come back to the Plaza and right in front of you will be both the Seville Cathedral and the Giralda. This iconic structure of gothic design is as impressive to gaze at from the outside as well as the inside. As you enter the building, you’ll be able to see its artistic stained-glass windows, magnificent sculptures, the impressive raised ceiling and many other staples of catholic cathedrals. From here, you may climb the near 104 meters up the Giralda all the way up to the bell tower, or you may gaze upon it from the outside. This magnificent tower, a wonderful example of arabic architecture, is so vast that it can be seen from very far away and has also inspired many copies of it in other countries.
After visiting both structures, make your way to the Real Alcazar de Sevilla located right beside the cathedral. We recommend you have at least one to two hours to spend here so you can truly appreciate all it has to offer. From an exquisite mixed architecture; including gothic, romanesque and renaissance elements, to its immense garden, the Alcazar is practically its own little world within Seville. This impressive structure has been the setting of many films on multiple occasions as well as the official household for the Royal Family when they visit the city.
As we exit the Alcazar, we make our way towards the north of the city where we will stop by the Flamenco Museum. Here, you’ll be able to enjoy a brief history-filled tour of the world famous spanish dance: the flamenco. As you discover all its different variations you can, if you wish, witness a live show performed by skilled professionals.
As we exit the museum, walking a bit more to the north, we reach the Setas de Sevilla. This one of a kind structure is the biggest contiguous wooden structure in the world. It offers a spectacular view from its viewing platform, an antiquarium as well as many shops and tapa bars in the surrounding area.
We now head off due south walking alongside the Guadalquivir river until we reach the Torre del Oro. This iconic tower right beside the river was a crucial defensive position many centuries ago and now serves as a popular tourist attraction.
Moving on past the tower we reach our last destination of the day: Plaza España. This enormous and impressive plaza takes up a big chunk of space alongside the river. Inside, you can walk through many of its trails, sit down for a picnic in any of the many inside plazas or gaze upon the main building that has become an iconic landmark of Seville.
Here at the main building, crossing the pedestrian bridge, you can sit down to enjoy a live street flamenco performance while you decide where to dine to cap off this wonderful day in Seville.