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Seville: Alcazar & Cathedral Guided Tour with Giralda Entry

1. Seville: Alcazar & Cathedral Guided Tour with Giralda Entry

Meet your guide in Plaza del Triunfo and head to the first stop, the Alcázar of Seville. After using the priority entrance to enter the palace, begin your guided tour. Hear about how Moorish and Christian styles were mixed together to create a palace that was emblematic of Mudéjar architecture. Discover the Patio de las Doncellas and grand Ambassadors’ Salón, both featured in Game of Thrones. Admire the intricate carved detailing and colorful Islamic-style tiling. Then stroll around the gardens filled with orange trees and peaceful water features.  Next, head to the Cathedral of Seville. On your guided tour, learn about the Cathedral’s important role in the city’s history, and the Islamic, late Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque influences in the architecture.  Marvel at the magnificent 18th-century baroque altarpiece, and the elaborate organ. You can also visit the mausoleum where the remains of Christopher Columbus are laid to rest.  Finally, your guide will lead you to the Moorish Giralda Tower. The call to prayer was announced from this tower when Spain was under Muslim rule. Climb the stairs and admire the spectacular views of Seville from the top of the tower.  Choose from either a small-group or private tour to suit the experience you're looking for.

Seville: Alcázar Guided Tour with Priority Entrance

2. Seville: Alcázar Guided Tour with Priority Entrance

Explore Seville’s Alcázar on a guided tour of one of the oldest functioning palaces in Europe. See why this palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, how it blends different architectural types, and why it became the setting for Lawrence of Arabia and Game of Thrones. Choose from either a small-group or private tour to suit the experience you're looking for.  Meet your guide in the Plaza del Triunfo, which offers great views of the Giralda. After using the priority entrance to enter the palace you will begin the tour at the Patio del León, the site of the original Moorish palace. Hear about how Moorish and Christian styles were blended after the Reconquista to create a palace that was emblematic of Mudéjar architecture. Visit examples of newer post-Reconquista architecture, such as the Casa de la Contratación and chapel, before heading to the Palacio del Don Rey Pedro, a perfect example of Mudéjar architecture. Discover the Patio de las Doncellas and grand Ambassadors’ Salón as featured in Game of Thrones. Both incorporate intricate carved detailing and colorful Islamic-style tiling. After this, take a look around the Gothic Palace with its royal tapestries and ornate tiling. Stroll around orange-tree-filled gardens at your own leisure after the tour. After your guide drops you in the gardens, take in the peacocks that live there, the smell of orange blossom, and the numerous tranquil water features. Try the labyrinth maze and enjoy the quietness of the gardens that are unbelievably located in the middle of the city.

Seville Full-Day Sightseeing Tour from Granada

3. Seville Full-Day Sightseeing Tour from Granada

Make the most of your visit to Seville with a guided tour of the capital of Andalusia, and explore the most important monuments and areas of the city. Depart Granada for the transfer south to Seville. Upon arrival, your guide will reveal the city’s special charm and the beauty of its Hispanic-Muslim architecture. Walk alongside the Guadalquivir River at it snakes through some of the city’s most picturesque neighborhoods. Visit emblematic monuments that encompass the artistic heritage of Andalusia, such as the Gothic-Mudejar beauty of the Reales Alcázares. Be amazed by the vast dimensions of the Cathedral of Saint Mary. Stroll the streets and courtyards of the Barrio de Santa Cruz, the old Jewish quarter of Seville where the 2nd largest Jewish community in Spain was established. If you feel up to it, finish the day with a climb of almost 98 meters at the Giralda; the undisputed symbol of the city, and a nice way to end an unforgettable tour before your return transfer to Granada.

From Cadiz: Private Seville Day Trip, Cathedral & Alcazar

4. From Cadiz: Private Seville Day Trip, Cathedral & Alcazar

Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation in Cadiz, and relax as you travel to Seville. Marvel at the Moorish site of Real Alcazar, the most ancient royal palace still in use in Europe that was founded one thousand years ago.  View the Cathedral Santa Cruz before walking through the charming narrow streets of the old Jewish Quarter. Head to Seville Cathedral, which is one of the largest and richest cathedrals. Find the tomb of Christopher Columbus inside. Admire the Giralda Tower, an old minaret and symbol of Seville. Climb the tower, if you would like. Take some free time to explore Seville even further with some free time.

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What people are saying about Patio de Doncellas

Our guide Miguel was very fluent in English, very knowledgeable with a great sense of humour and the whole place impressive, beautiful and atmospheric. We went back to the plaza the next day for more photos and a very enjoyable carriage ride along the same route we’d already been.

Miguel was an excellent guide with a passion for the history and architecture and a cheeky way of recounting the narratives to make them humourous and interesting.

Miguel was a wonderful guide! Very knowledgeable and personable. The tour was the right length in my opinion, giving one a very good overview.

Nous avons passé un très bon moment de découverte en compagnie d'une guide très agréable, souriante et professionnelle!

Miguel was a great guide, really informative. Thank you!