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5 star rating: Highly Recommended 36 Reviews

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  • Location:Seville, Spain
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Seville Walking Tour and River Cruise

Discover the intriguing history and captivating culture of Seville on an enriching 3-hour tour of the city with an accomplished guide. Relax on an idyllic river cruise along the Guadalquivir River; gaze at the impressive Golden Tower as you hear of its history; and absorb the sacred atmosphere of the charming Church of El Salvador during an informative guided walking tour. See Seville in an intimate group setting on this small-group tour, where numbers are limited to ten people. 

Highlights

  • 3-hour history and culture tour of Seville
  • Explore Seville’s historical center and see the UNESCO World Heritage-listed General Archive of the Indies
  • See top Seville attractions on a river cruise including the Castle of São Jorge and Golden Tower
  • Hear tales of Christopher Columbus, the intrepid explorer who once lived in Seville
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of ten people ensures personalized attention at all times

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What You Can Expect

Seville Walking Tour and River Cruise

Discover the best landmarks of Seville with this walking tour and river cruise

Greet your knowledgeable guide in central Seville and set off on your exploration of the city’s winding streets and sublime squares. Listen as your guide sets the historical scene and enriches your knowledge of Moorish occupations and the Roman Empire.

Stroll past the UNESCO-listed General Archive of the Indies and hear about the archived documents detailing the Spanish Empire of the Americas; venture to the iconic Golden Tower and admire its buttery sandstone façade; then visit the charming Church of El Salvador to witness its sacred elegance.

Engage with fascinating tales of Christopher Columbus and his association with Seville as you wander to the Royal Tobacco Factory to discovers its cultural significance. Then, rest your legs on a relaxing river cruise along the gorgeous Guadalquivir River. Listen to the soothing hum of the eco-friendly electric boat as you pass by legendary landmarks like the Caste of São Jorge and the Expo’92 area.

Conclude your tour at the riverbank in central Seville and bid your guide and group farewell.  

Customer Reviews

Daniel S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Really fantastic experience! I toured with Luis and he really knew his stuff. I was a history major in school and I run a tour company myself so I ask a TON of questions... Luis had all the answers. He also was able to bring me to areas of Seville where the basic tours don't go. The ride on the river at the end of the tour was a real treat. This tour is definitely worth the price of admission and one of the best things you can do in Sevilla!

Ann.mcgrath3272

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Penelope gave us an informative history lesson, guided tour of the main areas of Seville and we opted for the river cruise...lovely! Her recommendations for tapas on the other side of the river and ceramics were brilliant!
Take this walking, River cruise tour...well worth it!

Graham

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great tour. The guide was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and sensibly selective. A recommended way to gain that inner knowledge of Seville.

Elyssa K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Really fun experience! Our tour guide, Penelope, was very nice and knowledgable. The boat tour was an enjoyable end to the tour and gave us a different and interesting vantage point of the city. Highly recommend to anyone visiting Seville!

Jayne B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This was an excellent introduction to Seville. Penelope oriented us to the heart of the city, offered interesting observations and knew her subjects well. She is outgoing, attentive, and an excellent guide. The boat ride was a nice change of pace. Penelope inquired about each person's interests while visiting the city and helpfully marked our maps. Great lunch suggestion, too!

Chris T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Just the right amount of time but extremely interesting . The local guide was very passionate and knowledgeable about the city. The boat trip at the end was just nice and chilling after walking in the heat for two hours.

lynn.renshaw

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Our guide Penelope was fantastic. Very knowledgeable, entertaining, friendly, expert, and charming too. A great historical overview and orientation to the city. Absolutely highly recommend this tour.

Janette H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great guide..very informative and enthusiastic.

Rachael N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

We really enjoyed this walking tour. We had Penelope as our guide and she was so good. She is Spanish but her English was excellent and her knowledge of Seville and the history was brilliant. Seville is so beautiful and it was great that Penelope took us to areas and buildings that are not on the tourist maps. The area and pace of the tour was perfect. Would recommend this.

jlhebert2012

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our guide Penelope was great. For the price this is a great way to get to know the city.

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