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Guadalquivir River: Our most recommended tours and activities

Seville: Guadalquivir River City Cruise

1. Seville: Guadalquivir River City Cruise

Discover the Guadalquivir River, the only navigable river in Spain. Depart from the Dock of the Marqués del Contadero and enjoy a relaxing river cruise. Look out from the deck of the modern boat and see different parts of the historic and modern Seville. Pass under historic bridges and past the neighborhood of Triana, the pavilions of Expo 92, the Ibero-American exhibition of 29, the towers of the Plaza de España, convents and monasteries. 

Seville: Guadalquivir Yacht Tour w/ Drink & Food Options

2. Seville: Guadalquivir Yacht Tour w/ Drink & Food Options

Embark on a picturesque, small-group boat tour with an onboard crew down the Guadalquivir River. Sip on a welcome drink as you admire the views on this relaxing river journey or choose the 2-hour option for a delicious multi-course meal while you sail. Meet at the Nueva York dock, just a few meters from the city center of Seville. After being welcomed by the friendly crew, board the fully-equipped premium yacht to start your journey along the Guadalquivir River. Take in the views of local sites, such as Torre del Oro, the Real Maestranza bullring, and the Puente de Triana, and unwind as you gently sail downstream Enjoy the comfort of air conditioning in summer or heating in winter, as well as a lower deck and spacious sun terrace. There will be music playing, and bar service if you want to buy more drinks. Choose from two different variations: • 1.5-hour cruise with a welcome drink (a pitcher of Rebujito for 2 or a glass of wine, beer, or soft drink). • 2-hour cruise with unlimited Rebujito, wine, beer, or soft drinks. The menu with 6 dishes depends on the time of year: Spring and Summer Menu: • Starter: Jamón Ibérico de Bellota, cheese platter, and crusty bread with duck mousse and duck ham • Main: mushroom risotto, cod in pil-pil sauce, and sirloin steak with whisky • Dessert: ice cream with crunchy chocolate • Glass of cava Fall and Winter Menu: • Starter: Jamón Ibérico de Bellota, cheese platter, and crusty bread with duck mousse and duck ham • Main: chickpeas with tail of bull, cod in pil-pil sauce, and sirloin steak with whisky • Dessert: caramel pannacotta • Glass of cava

Seville: Kayak Rental

3. Seville: Kayak Rental

Enjoy a warm welcome at the Arjona Municipal Sports Facilities where your kayak is waiting for you.  Walk together with one of the staff members to the river and receive a safety briefing and learn the rules to need to follow during this activity.  Enjoy a 2-hour ride full of fun and adventure. Discover the river at your own pace and decide which direction you want to go to. Admire the emblematic Torre del Oro, the Triana neighborhood, the Isabel II bridge, or the San Telmo bridge.  Return your kayak and the equipment at the end of the your adventure.

Seville: Exclusive River Boat Tour with Tapas

4. 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.

Seville: 2-Day Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket

5. Seville: 2-Day Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket

Start your trip from Torre del Oro and make a total of 14 stops in Seville where you can get on and off the bus as many times as you like. Enjoy two days of hop-on hop-off access and two included walking tours. Prepare to be impressed by the imposing Plaza de España and the Parque de María Luisa. Make two crossings of the majestic Guadalquivir River. Contemplate the Cartuja, where Columbus lived before leaving on his journey of discovery. Next head to the Almohad walls of the city, and see the most famous church of the Virgin Mary in Seville, the Macarena. Relax as the bus takes you to the heart of this amazing city, a treat for all your senses.

Seville: 1-Hour Guadalquivir River Sightseeing Eco Cruise

6. Seville: 1-Hour Guadalquivir River Sightseeing Eco Cruise

Catch the highlights of Seville while boating down the Guadalquivir River on this sightseeing cruise. Enjoy the views year-round on eco-friendly boats with heating and a cafe/bar inside. During the ongoing commentary, discover historical tidbits about the sites as they pass by. Start the trip from the Muelle de Nueva York dock. Find the right seat above or below deck. If the weather’s warm, the river will help keep things cool outside. At the start of the cruise, check out the Triana neighborhood and the Torre del Oro and catch a glimpse of the Seville Cathedral’s tower. During the tour, learn some fun facts from the guide providing spoken commentary. Some of the sites they talk about stand right on the river like the Torre Schindler. Take a picture of them right from the boat deck. Hear any cheers from the Plaza de toros on the way up the river. With the Monasterio de la Cartuja and the Puente del Alamillo, see how Seville balances the old and new. Savor a snack or drink from the ship’s own cafe and bar along the way. Find inspirations for other spots to visit after the cruise. 

Seville: Authentic and Romantic Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride

7. Seville: Authentic and Romantic Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride

See another side to Seville on a romantic horse and carriage ride. Marvel at the idyllic Guadalquivir river, explore the Triana neighborhood, and many other sites as you go around this city in style. Set off on a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride and see the real Seville. This experience is a good choice for families, as the driver often lets children sit next to him upfront. Make sure you take your camera with you, as you don't want to miss out on perfect photo opportunities on this ride.  Ride along while your driver provides commentary on the monuments as you drive by. The use of horse-drawn carriages began long ago when the Feria de Abril became a tradition in Seville.  Enjoy an unforgettable experience that you and your family will love.

Seville: Guadalquivir River Kayak Tour or Kayak Rental

8. Seville: Guadalquivir River Kayak Tour or Kayak Rental

Start the tour by heading down to the river in downtown Seville and meeting your guide. First, have a quick briefing session on land where the guide will explain how to paddle and direct the kayak. Then, get kitted out with all the necessary equipment and head out onto the water.  During the tour, if you have hired a guide or you are a group of 8 or more people, listen as they explain the history of Seville, the Spanish navigation, the Golden Age, the circumnavigation of Magallanes, and Sebastian Elcano, and the Indian Race. If you are in a group of 15 or more, the guide will escort you with the motorboat during the entire tour.

Seville: Sunset and Evening Paddle Boarding Tour

9. Seville: Sunset and Evening Paddle Boarding Tour

Experience paddling at night, exploring Sevilla illuminated from the water. Nighttime is the best time to feel the energy of the water under your feet, and allows you to enjoy the city's many lights. You will meet just before dark to enjoy the colors of the sunset over the river. From there you will paddle into the night, adventuring through the center of the city and checking out the beautiful sights. You will paddle through the Guadalquivir River, passing by the most important monuments of Sevilla including Torre de Sevilla, Puente de Triana, Torre del oro, as your guide fills you in on some historic secrets of the city. You will paddle round-trip from San Telmo Bridge to Cachorro Bridge, traveling the same route but on the other side of the river for your return journey.

Seville: Minibus Tour, Aquarium and River Cruise

10. Seville: Minibus Tour, Aquarium and River Cruise

See the attractions of Seville on a minibus tour and marvel at monuments such as the 18th-century Royal Tobacco Factory, Palace of San Telmo, Torre del Oro and Basilica of Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza Macarena. Admire the colorful tiles of Plaza de España.  Then, get close to marine species with a 1.5-hour tour of the Acuario de Sevilla and learn about the flora and fauna that Magellan encountered on his 16th-century expeditions to the Spice Islands.  Next, cruise along the Guadalquivir River and see the Triana district and 10th-century Castillo de San Jorge from the water. Discover where Columbus planned his journey to the New World and more.

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What people are saying about Guadalquivir River

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4.1 / 5

based on 3,566 reviews

The staffs Siti and Fateema are friendly and try their best to help us to enjoy the cruise. Thank you for their hospitality.

Great experience, the views from the river are amazing the staff are the most friendly and the food was perfect.

My family and I had a great experience. The driver was timely and courteous. Our guide was exceptional.

It was just great, the food was fantastic, everything was definitely to be recommended

Great experience. Excellent guide , very unique place !