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Seville 3-day Itinerary

  • Spain

Last updated: 06 June, 2024

Where to go and what to see in Seville to get the most from your trip – a 3-day itinerary from destination expert and travel writer Dana Facaros.

Editor note – Dana has not included specific recommendations of where to stay each day unless it’s necessary. Instead, see the ‘Where to stay’ section in our Seville destination guide.

Day 1

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In the morning, get your bearings with a guided tour of Seville’s historic centre – the Casco Antiguo.

Have lunch at the Restaurante San Fernando – one of the most beautiful in the city, with its interior patio.

In the afternoon visit Seville’s enormous Cathedral and its iconic La Giralda tower, saving the magnificent royal palace Alcazar for the evening, when it’s cooler (be sure to book).

In the evening, book in for dinner and the thrilling rhythms of flamenco at a tablao.

  • Seville, Andalusia, Spain

  • Bucket List Experience

A Moorish Christian architectural gem, Europe’s oldest royal palace (recently seen in Game of Thrones) dates from 1360, with gardens of pure delight.

Adult price: 11

Good for age: 18+

  • Seville, Andalusia, Spain

  • Bucket List Experience

Andalusia is the birthplace of flamenco, which still pulses through its blood. Book in for a show at one of Seville’s excellent theatres.

Adult price: 15

Good for age: 13+

Duration: 90 minutes

When: Daily

Freq: daily

Day 2

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In the morning,  explore the Plaza de Espana and Maria Luisa Park, then cross the Guadalquivir to visit the Triana to check out its ceramics shops.

Have a seafood lunch at El Candil Triana, then take a taxi or a 20-minute walk to the 500-year-old Aire Ancient Baths in a Mudejar Palace.

Once refreshed, take a guided tapas tour, then stop by the enormous wooden mushrooms – the Setas de Seville – which are at their most beautiful by night.

Hammam at Aire Ancient Baths

  • Seville, Andalusia, Spain

Soothingly low-lit large pool inside the Hammam

Experience

Set in a 500-year-old Mudejar palace, offering a vast range of experiences and rituals, including a wine bath. Afterward, relax in the rooftop pool. The night visits are especially magical, and a great antidote to jetlag.

Adult price: 20

Min age 18

Good for age: 18+

Duration: 1-3 hours

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Setas de Seville

  • Seville, Andalusia, Spain

Large wooden slatted structure in a strange curving shape, providing a roof about the forecourt

Experience

Seville boasts the world´s largest wooden structure, a spectacular swirl nicknamed ‘Las Setas’ (mushrooms) designed by Jurgen Mayer in 2011. There’s a mirador walkway and steps winding over the roof, offering fabulous views, and Roman ruins in the museum underneath.

Good for age: 10+

Day 3

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Take a White Villages and Ronda day tour to see some of Andalusia’s most beautiful villages and landscapes.

Back in Seville, crown your visit with a superb tasting menu at Sobretablas, featuring contemporary Andalusian cuisine and its finest.

Ronda

  • Ronda, Andalusia, Spain

  • Bucket List Experience

View of the city showing it built on the edge of the cliff

Experience

Ronda

Teetering on sheer cliffs, the spectacular Andalusian town of Ronda is best known for it’s extraordinary bridge straddling the 150m deep Tajo Gorge. It’s also the gateway to the so-called White Villages (Pueblos Blancos).

Good for age: 18+