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Seville: Casa de la Memoria Flamenco Show

1. Seville: Casa de la Memoria Flamenco Show

Take a walk through the history and culture of Seville with a 1-hour flamenco show at the Casa de la Memoria. Dating back to the late 18th century, flamenco is of immense cultural importance to Spain, illustrating the mixing of the diverse ethic groups that have called the nation home for centuries.  In an intimate theater that dates back to the 15th century, dive into the colorful world of flamenco as dancers move to propulsive guitar rhythms. Marvel at elaborately-crafted costumes and the performers’ undeniable talent. Feel the emotional resonance of the flamenco tradition, gaining a powerful appreciation for an art form that defines a region.

Seville: Triana Tablao Flamenco Show with Drink

2. Seville: Triana Tablao Flamenco Show with Drink

Experience the passion of flamenco at the heart of the old cellar of Triana, Seville. Marvel at the Mudejar architecture and exquisite decoration as you witness this iconic Andalusian dance. Learn the history and the journey of flamenco through its most important clubs including Soleá, Tangos, Guajiras, Bamberas, Alegrías, and Bulería. Cantaor, guitar, bailaor, and bailaora artists make your show an authentic collection of the most traditional and symbolic variations of this legacy. 

Seville: Flamenco Show with Optional Flamenco Museum Ticket

3. Seville: Flamenco Show with Optional Flamenco Museum Ticket

See Spain's national dance brought to life at a thrillingly-authentic flamenco performance, with a troupe of expert dancers showing off their skills in the 18th-century courtyard of Seville's Flamenco Dance Museum. Tap your feet and lose yourself in the fiery rhythms and sensual dance moves of the folk art that has become a timeless tradition. Seville's Flamenco Dance Museum has been delighting visitors and locals for decades with its sensational live performances. Head to one of the last remaining Ecijanos courtyards in Seville and experience a dance extravaganza that will leave you breathless. Treat yourself to an intimate performance featuring traditional Alegrías, long-train dresses, swirling shawls, and clicking castanets, specially choreographed by legendary flamenco dancer and museum founder Cristina Hoyos. With amazing live music, dramatic theatrical lighting, and a backdrop of hanging chairs and orange trees, everything about this experience guarantees a night to remember. To get the most out of your experience, book the option that includes a ticket to the show as well as a visit to the wonderful Flamenco Dance Museum.

Seville: Bullring Guided Tour & Skip-the-Line Ticket

4. Seville: Bullring Guided Tour & Skip-the-Line Ticket

Waste no time waiting in line with a skip-the-line ticket to the bullring in Seville — the Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza. Take an included 1-hour guided tour to get the most out of your visit, and enjoy the use of an included headset so you don't miss a moment of your guide's commentary. During the activity, visit the Bullfight Museum, which is divided into 4 different parts. Discover the aim of bullfighting and the history of it. Learn about the different parts of a bullfight and all the people who have a share in it. Take a look at original bullfighter costumes, capes, and more. Next, head to the horses' courtyard and admire the chapel where bullfighters pray before the fight. Stay for a few minutes in front of the main gate, hear the sound of the opening wood door, then enter the arena like a bullfighter. From the middle of the arena, contemplate the tendidos (front rows), look at the bull pens (toriles), and appreciate the most important gate in the bullring: the Prince's Gate. If the matador crosses it, he gets a wonderful reception.

From Seville: Day Trip to Gibraltar

5. From Seville: Day Trip to Gibraltar

Embark on an unforgettable journey that combines history and multiculturalism with duty-free shopping, impressive caves, and the famous monkeys of Gibraltar. Depart Seville and journey to the frontier to cross the border of the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar and visit Punta de Europa, mainland Europe's southernmost spot. Look across the Strait of Gibraltar to where the vast continent of Africa begins. Take some souvenir photos of the coastlines of Spain and Morocco from the top of the Rock of Gibraltar. Then, visit the amazing limestone caves of San Miguel and admire the numerous stalactite and stalagmite formations. Next, meet the Barbary monkeys of Gibraltar, a unique breed from Europe that, according to legend, are a sign the British will not leave as long as the monkeys are still there. Enjoy some free time for lunch and do some duty-free shopping on Main Street, known worldwide for its low-priced jewelry, watches, electronic items, spirits, cosmetics, and perfumes. There are also plenty of bars and cafés, offering a wide selection of delicious options for visitors.

Seville: Tapas, Taverns and History Tour

6. Seville: Tapas, Taverns and History Tour

Discover Seville's culinary traditions and listen to fascinating stories from Seville's past on a tapas, taverns, and history walking tour. Start your evening with a traditional selection of tapas at one of Seville’s oldest bars. Opened in the 19th century as a wine shop, this spot has been in the same family for generations. Sample a delicious glass of vermouth alongside tasty starters for the perfect introduction to the city’s food culture. After this light refreshment, it’s time to get acquainted with the city. Take a guided history walk and discover some of Seville’s top sights and hear local stories. The next tapas bar is a must-visit, but easy to miss if you don’t know where to find it. Step inside this hot spot full of locals and get a sense of true Spanish culture. Try an original orange wine, paired with Manchego cheese and mouth-watering slow-roasted pork. A quick detour to the next bar will bring you through the streets of the Jewish Quarter and the city center. In addition to seeing the majestic Cathedral, you’ll hear the tale of Seville’s very own Romeo and Juliet. Next, it’s on to a traditional tapas bar for some hand-crafted bites. Try one of Spain’s most famous inventions dating back to the 15th century, montaditos. Enjoy a glass of dry manzanilla sherry provides a perfect pairing and you’ll learn how to order these treats like a true local. The final stop of the evening is down one of Seville’s hidden streets. After a day of discovery, sit down for a final round of classic tapas dishes, and glass of red or white Spanish wine will go alongside, as well as a tasty dessert.

From Seville: Full-Day Trip to Gibraltar

7. From Seville: Full-Day Trip to Gibraltar

Depart from Seville in the morning and travel to the border of Spain and Gibraltar to arrive before noon. Then, visit the main tourist attractions of the city center with a local guide. Go to the nature reserve to see the legendary Pillars of Hercules at the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar.  Continue to St. Michael's Cave in the Upper Rock Nature Reserve and marvel at the stalactites and stalagmites of the rock formations. Encounter the famous barbary apes that play on the rock.  Return to the city center to spend some time on Main Street, renowned for its range of shops and second-hand markets. Shop for souvenirs and find bargains in the stores during your free time, before the return journey to Seville.

Seville: Flamenco Show in Triana

8. Seville: Flamenco Show in Triana

Experience a flamenco show in the neighborhood of Triana, also known as the heart of flamenco. The show stars a singer, a guitar player, and two dancers in a colorful, lively cultural performance. During the 1-hour show, taste a local wine, and enjoy the unique atmosphere of this venue and a view of Guadalquivir’s River.   The show will contain some of the most representative styles of flamenco art, like “fandangos”, “bulerias”, and “alegrías” that come from the traditional birthplaces of flamenco: Sevilla, Jerez, Cádiz, and Huelva. At the end of the show, the artists will be glad to join you for a chat and a drink.

Seville: Tapas Tour Across the River in Triana

9. Seville: Tapas Tour Across the River in Triana

Uncover local bodegas and bars to savor authentic Spanish tapas on this guided walking tour in Seville. Taste traditional tapas to tapas with a modern twist accompanied with wine, beer, sherry, or tinto de verano (wine of the summer). Choose from the Triana walking route or the Alternative route. Select the Triana route to explore the Triana neighborhood. Cross to this side of the river and enter an area that is know for being one of the birthplaces of flamenco and many of Seville's great bullfighters. Follow your guide through a maze of bars to discover traditional flavors. Pick the Alternative route to bask in the buzz of the trendy Alameda district. Find out how this district has transformed from being an a area full of brothels to a center for culture. Try modern tapas that push the boundaries of this cuisine to new heights.

Seville: Learn to Cook Paella with Cathedral Views

10. Seville: Learn to Cook Paella with Cathedral Views

Welcome to an exclusive experience in the heart of Andalusia. Take in views of the Cathedral and the Giralda, the Alcazar of Seville, and the many red roofs of the historic center while learning how to become an expert "Paellero." Get to know all the ingredients needed to cook a real Spanish paella from a local expert and understand why this dish is so appreciated worldwide. At the same time, learn how to whip up a delicious and refreshing sangria, a favorite for hot summer days. At the end of the class, sit down together to enjoy your typical Spanish paella while enjoying the surrounding views.

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This is a great tour. Our guide was really knowledgeable and linked the food and drink we were having to it’s history so well. Being in a small group also meant we could talk well with each other which made the evening flow well and a great opportunity to get to know fellow travellers.

Really enjoyed learning about the history and actual facts of today’s bullfighting. We also enjoyed seeing the bullfighting ring and getting a better understanding on how the matador and bull are involved in the event. We saw the costumes and other items involved in the contests.

Great experience with excellent artists! So much passion. Recommend arriving early to get seats close to the front!

Excellent introduction to flamenco dancing, the performers are all top level and very entertaining.

The show was amazing. Extremely professional performers and the vibe of the place was so amazing.