An introduction to the city’s rich history, from its Islamic period until our days, covering the city’s main sights the Cathedral, the Giralda and the Royal Alcazar, listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1987.
Our guided visit will be completed with a walk across the most typical neighbourhood in Seville, Santa Cruz.
Details: Aprox duration 3 hours
Times: Morning or afternoon
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Seville Cathedral: Built over the old Mosque is Today one of the largest churches in the world and the largest in Gothic Style. From its Muslim background both the Patio de los Naranjos (Orange Tree courtyard) and its Alminar (Minaret), the majestic Giralda, have been preserved. You can climb upstairs and enjoy the superb views from the top of this gorgeous place.
The biggest altarpiece in the world lies hidden inside the Cathedral. Murillo; Zurbarán; Goya and Christopher Columbus are some of its characters. Together we’ll discover all the secrets behind its making.
Royal Alcázares of Seville: A Royal residency from the VIII century until Today. Al-Mutamid; San Fernando; Pedro I; The Catholic Monarchs and Carlos V were some of its illustrious inhabitants. Every one of them left its mark and something to tell.
The Alcazar contains three palaces from the Gothic; Renaissance and, the most dazzling one, Mudejar periods, graced with beautiful gardens, forming an Oasis in the heart of Seville.
Barrio de Santa Cruz (St. Cruz’s Neighbourhood): This part of the city seems anchored in time. Walking down its charming backstreets, squares and corners feels like stepping back in history. Carmen, Don Juan, the Barber of Seville and many other popular stories have originated here.