Seville UNESCO World Heritage Sites | walking tour
Seville has three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These are its Cathedral, the Alcazar and the Archive of the Indies. This 3,5h walking tour will allow you to discover all three with a personable, educated and fully licensed local guide.
These UNESCO Sites of Seville are an absolute must for travellers willing to learn about the fascinating history and architecture of the city.
The Cathedral of Seville is the third largest Christian temple in the world and where Christopher Columbus is buried.
In the cathedral you will enjoy an exquisite combination of Gothic, Renaissance, Neo-classical and Hispanic-Muslim architecture styles as well as extraordinary works of art. Also, you will learn about La Giralda. This is Seville’s cathedral iconic bell tower, which was the minaret of a Mosque previously erected on the same grounds.
The Alcazar of Seville is a vast complex of stunning palaces and beautiful gardens, where you will see the most beautiful architectural evidences of the coexistence of the Christian and Hispanic-Muslim cultures in Southern Spain.
In the Alcazar you will also understand how Seville got the monopoly of all trade with America from 1503 until 1717. Our private tour of the Alcazar will take you to visit the premises where all this commercial activity was planned, managed and regulated from.
The Archive of the Indies has also been a Seville UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987, together with the Cathedral and the Alcazar.
This iconic neoclassical building treasures invaluable documents from all those commercial expeditions that took place between Seville and the New World.
Navigation charts, the first maps of America, crew lists, tax documents and expedition diaries are amongst these extraordinary records.
Having a selected private guide is ideal to enhance your discovery journey of Seville’s historical sites. This is the best way to add context, depth, understanding, interaction and enjoyment to your visit.
Also, this tour will save you the hassle of waiting in queues as it includes skip the line tickets for both the Cathedral and the Alcazar. No tickets are required to visit the Archive of the Indies.
Technical details of this tour:
Duration: the tour lasts for approximately 3,5 hours: from 9:30am to 1pm. Contact us if you would like us to reschedule this tour for you.
Availability: from Tuesday to Sunday (Please note that the Archive of the Indies is closed on Monday. So on Mondays we’ll tour the outside of the building only. Instead of visiting the inside, we’ll take you to visit the Jewish quarter of Seville)
Group size: minimum 1 person, maximum 8 people.
Meeting point: by the Cathedral tower. We can also meet you at your hotel if you are staying in Seville. If you are coming to Seville by train to spend the day, we can meet you at the train station.
Prices: start at 60 Euros per person (incl. VAT) for a group of 8 people.
Includes: your personal local expert throughout the itinerary and all skip the line entrance tickets and admissions.
Payment: credit card, paypal or bank transfer
Note: this tour is not available on December 25th and January the 1st
Covid-19: this tour incorporates the corresponding covid-19 precautions.