Baroque Style in Seville
We will visit the area which is around the river Guadalquivir.
We will start the visit in the central building of the
University of Seville, which was the Royal
Tobacco Factory. The most luxurious hotel
in the city is located near to the University. It is called
the Alfonso XIII Hotel. On the river,
we'll find the wonderful façade of the San
Telmo Palace and from there we will go to the
We will visit the Church of San Jorge
of the "Hospital
de la Caridad", the "Reales
Atarazanas" and then we will finish
the tour after visiting the Bullring
Approximate duration: 4 hours.
We'll start the visit in the square of "Plaza
Nueva", next to the City
Hall of Seville. We walk through the San
Francisco Square and we'll go into the shopping
area of the city, visiting the most important streets
of Seville, such as Sierpes St. or Tetuán
St. We will go to the Alfonso XII St.
and behind that street we will find the Museum
of Fine Arts which we will visit. It is one
of the best museums in Spain and it houses one of the
best Spanish painting collections. There are works of
art by Murillo, Zurbarán, Valdés Leal, Gonzalo
Bilbao and García Ramos.
Approximate duration: 3 hours.
This tour starts when Seville is getting dark, and all
the monuments are illuminated without the daily crowd.
The visit starts in the Square called "Plaza
del Triunfo", where there is a wonderful
general view of the monumental centre of the city. We
will contemplate the Cathedral
and its Tower, called the Giralda,
from the Square of Virgen de los Reyes.
We will walk towards the Jewish Quarter,
called the Judería where we will visit its narrow
streets and colourful squares.
Approximate duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes.