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What you can expect

Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Sea

World’s largest Gothic cathedral and the third-largest church building in the world

Real Alcazar de Sevilla – a palace for the kings

Unesco-listed royal palace in the city centre

Plaza de Espana and Parque de Maria Luise

huge half-circle of buildings running around a vast square with numerous bridges, mini-canals and fountains

The Metropol Parasol

Sculptural wooden structure with an archaeological museum, rooftop walkway & viewpoint

About the trip

Seville is a city steeped in wonder and history like few others. Legend has it that it was founded by the mighty hero Hercules himself. It is a place that was at one time ruled by the great Roman Empire, the invading Moors, who left their own distinctive and fabulous architectural legacy and then by the Castilian kings. During Spain’s Golden age, it was one of the largest and wealthiest cities in the world at the time.It was a place that played a key role in Cristopher Columbus’s expedition to the new world. This is just a small part of the rich cultural tapestry that is Seville.

Today it is a modern, thriving city basking under the Andalusian sun with world-class attractions and something magical to discover around every corner. Boasting a cosmopolitan culinary landscape with a flourishing restaurant scene, Spain’s fourth-largest city is a must-see destination in country. Welcome to a spectacular Seville city break!

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What's included?

  • Return flights & transfers
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Double for Sole Use room with private facilities
  • Breakfast daily & welcome dinner
  • Welcome drink
  • 4-hour walking guided visit of Seville
  • Entry tickets to Seville Cathedral and Alcazar Palace
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully financially protected


  • Arrive in Seville
  • Seville City Tour & Alcazar Visit
  • Day at Leisure & Cathedral Visit
  • Departure Day

Arrive in Seville

Welcome to Seville! Upon arrival we will transfer to our hotel by private coach. When evening comes, we will gather to enjoy a welcome drink before having dinner in a local restaurant.

  • Dinner Included

Seville City Tour & Alcazar Visit

After breakfast we meet our English speaking guide at our hotel and will then commence a walking tour of the historic city centre, taking us through a magical network old streets, lanes and small plazas of the old town where we will be enchanted as more than 2,000 years of history is brought to life. We will hear about the various cultures and civilizations that at one time made the city their home from its origins as a Roman outpost, its period of Moorish control, the explorers who set off from it to discover the New World which lead to the to the Golden Age and then a gradual decline before a glorious re-birth in the late 20th century. We will visit and admire numerous grand monuments such as City Hall on Plaza Nueva, St Mary’s Cathedral one of the largest and most magnificent in the world which includes the unique La Giralda bell tower, a minaret of a former mosque which pre-dates the main cathedral by several centuries.

We will then spend time touring the spectacular Royal Alcázar, the grand Moorish palace with its lavish grounds, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and find out why it became the setting for the film version of ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ and the TV series ‘Game of Thrones’.

We will pass by the Archivo General de Indias, where documents about the history of the Spanish Empire are stored. We will then visit the charming Santa Cruz neighbourhood and see an old tobacco factory before moving on to stunning Plaza de España, nestling in the peaceful grounds of the Maria Luisa Park which is an outstanding example of ornamental glazed ceramic tiles and architecture that the region is renowned for. Finally, we will stroll along the banks of the Guadalquivir River taking in the beautiful Baroque façade of San Telmo Palace and passing by some of the historic bridges that span over it.

  • Breakfast Included

Day at Leisure & Cathedral Visit

After breakfast we walk to St Mary’s, the largest Gothic cathedral in the world which took its builders more than 115 years to complete. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a layout more than 124,000 square feet. We explore the interior and hear about the important historical figures buried within it including the great explorer Christopher Columbus who is entombed there. Inside we can marvel at many works by important artists and the immense, 16th-century stained-glass windows that illuminate the 5 naves of the cathedral.

We will have the option to visit the iconic Moorish La Giralda Tower as well.

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Departure Day

After breakfast we’ll have some free time to explore Seville a little bit more before transfering to the airport for our return flight home.

Why not to visit one of the more modern sites of the city, the Metropol Parasol or locally knows as Las Setas (The Mushrooms) is a large wooden canopy that covers the Encarnación Market and sits right in the heart of Seville. It predominantly acts as a housing for an archaeological museum situated in its basement. Views from the rooftop walkway are lovely.

  • Breakfast Included


Novotel Sevilla 4*

Novotel Sevilla is a 4 star hotel located in Seville, 15-20 min walk to the historic city centre and the major monuments (la Giralda and the Cathedral), close to the airport and the Santa Justa AVE railway station. The hotel enjoys easy access to tourist attractions and the central business areas.

Facilities Include

The hotel features 171 rooms, 5 meeting rooms, a Gourmet Bar, a fitness room, an seasonal rooftop swimming pool with terrace.

Room Includes

Spacious and comfortable rooms of contemporary design with queen size beds, small desk, sofa and private bathroom equipped with hairdryer. Rooms are air-conditioned and have free Wi-Fi & Flat-screen TV. Each room has a tea and coffee set for a break after exploring all that the city has to offer.

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Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
June 33 °C 19 °C
September 31 °C 19 °C

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