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Last updated: 02 March, 2023
Expert travel writer: Dana Facaros

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.

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.

Alcazar of Seville

Seville, Andalusia, Spain

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

Best for ages: 13+ | £11

Flamenco in Seville

Seville, Andalusia, Spain

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

Best for ages: 5+ | £15 | 90 minutes

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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.

Soothingly low-lit large pool inside the Hammam

Hammam at Aire Ancient Baths

Seville, Andalusia, Spain

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.

Best for ages: 18+ | £20 | 1-3 hours

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

Setas de Seville

Seville, Andalusia, Spain

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.

Best for ages: 10+ | Free

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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 & the White Villages

Ronda, Andalusia, Spain

Spectacular cliff-top Ronda is the largest of dozens of beautiful gleaming white hill towns in the Sierra de Grazalema – ideal for touring by car or by bike.

Best for ages: 18+ | Free

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