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Seville

Seville is the Capital city of the Southern region of Spain, Andalusia. It is located on the banks of the Guadalquivir River.  It is one of the hottest cities in the country and the fourth most populated.

The city, the birthplace of the professionalised art-form of Flamenco!, has a rich Moorish heritage and is famous worldwide for its culture, monuments, traditions and artistic heritage. Some of its monuments have UNESCO World Heritage accreditation such as Real Alcázar de Sevilla; royal palace, General Archive of the Indies, La Giralda; the bell tower of the Cathedral and the Cathedral; still to date the biggest Gothic Cathedral in the world, and the third largest Cathedral with 11520 square meters.

In addition, there are other sights not be missed such as one of the most unique plaza-palaces in the world Plaza España Square at Maria Luisa Park, Metropol Parasol at Plaza de la Encarnación where its wooden structure claims to be the largest in the world, a defensive tower Torre del Oro, a prototype Andalusian palace Casa de Pilatos and Real Maestranza Bullring and museum.

A city full of Spanish culture, sun and possibilities for your students!

Sample Itinerary 

Seville can be reached with low cost flights from London airports, East Midlands Airport or Manchester Airport and tours are from 3 to 4 days on average.*Also available as a Spanish language school trip.

A suggested 4 days itinerary might look like this:

Day 1

Flight to Sevilla, transfer to accommodation and walking guided tour of Sevilla.

Day 2

Spanish lesson in the morning, followed by a visit to Metropol Parasol and its food market at Plaza Encarnacion. Visit to the Cathedral and La Giralda. Evening meal in a local restaurant.

Day 3

Visit to Torre del Oro, go on a River Cruise on the Río Guadalquivir and explore Plaza España Square at Parque María Luisa. Learn some Flamenco with a fun workshop and enjoy a Flamenco show afterwards! Olé!

Day 4

Visit Real Alcázar de Sevilla. Free shopping time to grab some souvenirs and flight back home.


Visits And Excursions

Each group will have its own special interests and curricular needs. That’s why every visit can be completely tailored around you. You’ll find some suggestions below, but you can always call us to discuss more options.

Rondo Recommends:

A - Art & Architecture | C - Culture | G - Geography | H - History | L - Leisure | P - Performing Arts | Sc - Science, Tech & Engineering | G - General Tourist Attraction

Flamenco Performance

Flamenco Performance

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This is a genuine Spanish art, dance, singing and music style, typical from Andalusia. The flamenco is a solo dance characterised by hand clapping, percussive footwork, and intricate hand, arm and body movements. It also appears on the UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. 
Spanish language lessons

Spanish language lessons

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Complete your trip with a tailor made Spanish language lessons. (¡Hola! ¿Cómo estás? ¿Hablas español?) 
The Cathedral and La Giralda

The Cathedral and La Giralda

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The largest Gothic Cathedral in the world began its construction in 1401 and is recognised as UNESCO World Heritage. Its bell tower La Giralda is the tallest building in the city for over 800 years, dominating the skyline at 337ft. 
Guadalquivir River Cruise

Guadalquivir River Cruise

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Enjoy a Guadalquivir River Cruise on the only great navigable river in Spain and the second longest with its entire length. 
Real Alcázar de Sevilla

Real Alcázar de Sevilla

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Real Alcázar de Sevilla is one of the oldest palaces still in use in the world. From its walls we can appreciate the influence of the cultures that have passed through the city.
Plaza España Square

Plaza España Square

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Located at Parque María Luisa, the square's main attractions are its semi-circular lake, its twin towers, the benches that depict 49 provinces of Spain in ceramic tiles, and the beautiful coffered ceiling in the building.

Metropol Parasol - (Click for more information)

Art and Architecture Culture General Tourist Attraction
Metropol Parasol, located in the old quarter of Seville, is said to be the world's largest timber-framed structure. It was designed by the German architect Jürgen Mayer and finished in April 2011.

Torre del Oro - (Click for more information)

Art and Architecture Culture History General Tourist Attraction
The Tower of Gold was originally covered in golden tiles and is one of the most important and emblematic monuments in Seville.

Real Maestranza Bullring and museum - (Click for more information)

Art and Architecture Culture History General Tourist Attraction
The Plaza de toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballería de Sevilla is a 12,000-capacity bullring. During the annual Seville Fair, it is the site of one of the most well-known bullfighting festivals in the world.

Isla Mágica theme park - (Click for more information)

Leisure Activity General Tourist Attraction
Sevilla’s theme park is divided into seven themed areas representative of different episodes in Spanish 16th century history:  El Dorado, Puerto de Indias, Quetzal, Puerta de America, Amazonia La Fuente de la Juventud and El Balcón de Andalucía.

Samay Hostel - (Click for more information)

 This restored and traditional Sevillian Townhouse has 4-6-8 bedded en-suite rooms for the students and single or twin en-suite rooms for teachers. They have games, “movie nights” and the best rooftop terrace in Sevilla! Ideal to spend some time there before going to bed!