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Seville: Exclusive River Boat Tour with Tapas

1. Seville: Exclusive River Boat Tour with Tapas

Board a boat in central Seville and embark on a cruise along the Guadalquivir River. First, discover the newest part of the city around the area of La Cartuja Island. Listen to informative live commentary from the captain such as about the 1992 Universal Exhibition Expo which was held to commemorate the 500-year anniversary of the discovery of America. Then, continue along the river through the historic center, passing under one of the oldest iron bridges in Europe - the Isabel Bridge II (popularly known as Triana Bridge). During the course of navigation, see more famous landmarks such as the Plaza de Toros de La Maestranza, Torre del Oro, Palacio de San Telmo, and many more. Finally, pass by impressive buildings from the 1929 Ibero-American exhibition where the great architect Haníbal Gonzalez designed the great Plaza de España. As you soak up the view of the city, savor a selection of delicious local tapas served onboard including Iberian ham, salchichón, and cheese. Also, enjoy 1 drink per person including sangria, beer, or soft drinks. Return to the starting point and disembark where your memorable experience concludes.

Unusual Seville: 2.5-Hour Tour and Cruise

2. Unusual Seville: 2.5-Hour Tour and Cruise

Explore the most emblematic monuments of Seville on a sightseeing tour of the old city center, and then cruise along the Guadalquivir River to experience the city from an alternative perspective. Following a pick-up from your hotel in the city center, transfer by air-conditioned minivan past sights such as the University, Old Tobacco Factory, San Telmo Palace, Golden Tower, Isabel II Bridge, and Macarena Basilica. Visit Plaza de España, centerpiece of the 1929 Iberoamerican Exposition, and marvel at the mosaic tiles. Discover the site of Bizet’s opera “Carmen.” Then, go to the former Jewish quarter of Santa Cruz, and discover a labyrinth of narrow streets that lead to Plaza de los Venerables. Take a river cruise along the Guadalquivir River for views of the city from a different perspective. See the untouched sides of the Golden Tower, the famous Calle Betis, and the Old Bull Ring of Seville. Pass the Triana Bridge designed by Gustav Eiffel. Marvel at modern constructions, such as the Pabelions, built for the 1992 Exposition. Admire the famous Isla de la Cartuja and its monastery, where Cristopher Columbus once lived.

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What people are saying about Isla La Cartuja

Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 141 reviews

El capitán es una persona que cuando le preguntas algo te responde de forma muy amable, la bebida es suficiente y en esta ocasión nos dieron jamón serrano. Lo único q mejoraría es que debería ser un your guiado, como lo indica la descripción, donde te vayan diciendo por donde vas pasando o la historia tan mágica del río, al final, no aprendí nada.

The ride along the Guadalquivir with our pilot Leo, very nice, has been a gratifying experience. Also with a cold drink and some tapas while watching Seville from the canal, the ride went by very quickly, very comfortable seats. If I come back I will repeat

Really enjoyed this, so relaxing with calming music played. Very peaceful and comfy, with a glass a wine. Much better than those double decker boats with loads of people and plastic chairs.

Cruise very good good comments from Léo we enjoyed the tapas with the drink thank you for this good time to discover Seville in another way

The staff very friendly and welcoming. A great experience. I would happily repeat.