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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 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 ethnic groups that have called the national 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: Flamenco Show with Optional Flamenco Museum Ticket

2. Seville: Flamenco Show with Optional Flamenco Museum Ticket

See Spain's national dance brought to life at this 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 this timeless tradition. 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'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.

Seville: Triana Tablao Flamenco Show with Drink

3. 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: Tapas, Taverns and History Tour

4. Seville: Tapas, Taverns and History Tour

The Santa Cruz neighborhood is filled with some of the best tapas bars in all of Spain, but sometimes it can be hard to navigate the streets and choose the best restaurants without the help of a guide. After a brief introduction, you’ll head to your first tapas bar of the evening, a family-owned business that’s been around since 1841. Taste authentic Spanish-style potato salad and a tapa of roasted peppers, all washed down by sweet red vermouth. Discover the beautiful Moorish architecture used to build the neighborhood and see the ruins of an ancient Roman temple before moving on to the second tasting stop: Seville’s tiniest bar. This is as authentic as Spanish tapas get. Opened in 1904, this family-run establishment is renowned for introducing orange wine to Seville, which has since become a beloved local classic. Next, you'll enjoy a historical walking tour, heading past the Cathedral and into the backstreets of the neighborhood. You’ll walk streets most tourists will never discover and hear the famous tales and legends that permeate local folklore. Time for more tapas. Your next tasting is in a rustic old wine shop which is today the second-oldest bar in Seville, complete with traditional clay wine vats lining the walls. Taste a delicious selection of miniature open-faced sandwiches known as montaditos: one topped with Iberian ham and the other with salt cod and salmorejo (a chilled tomato and garlic puree). Your final stop is a family-run bar in the heart of Seville’s historic center, where you’ll try shared plates of delicious regional specialties and a traditional dessert. Wash these down with drinks of your choice as you chat with your group about the amazing food, drink, and culture you enjoyed throughout the evening.

Seville: Tapas, Taverns, and History Walking Tour

5. Seville: Tapas, Taverns, and History Walking Tour

Your tour kicks off at one of the most charismatic taverns in the city, which was founded at the beginning of the 1900s. There you will taste a few typical dishes such as flaming chorizo, served just as they did 100 years ago by being accompanied with refreshing artisan vermouth straight from the barrel. Walking through the historic streets of Seville and along the old Moorish souk, you will see the secrets of the fragrances of Seville before visiting a local bakery to see traditional cakes which are made from old recipes by artisans. The next stop is to one of the best-known bars in Seville, having trading since 1942. It is there that politicians, writers, and artists congregate, and its owner was given the Medal of the City in 2018. Finally, your last stop is a restaurant where tradition and modern influences are combined, Andalusian and International fusion intertwined. Throughout the entire tour you will be accompanied by a local guide who will share their expertise and passion for local culture and Sevillian cuisine.

From Seville: Andalusian Horseback Ride

6. From Seville: Andalusian Horseback Ride

Reconnect with nature and admire the stunning scenery of Andalusia from the back of a horse. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city center as you make your way to a ranch just a few kilometers outside Seville. Meet the famous Andalusian horses – also known as the Pure Spanish Horse – prized by nobility and famed for their prowess as a warhorse in historical times. Run by a hospitable family, the ranch provides the perfect opportunity for all the family to experience rural life in southern Spain. There is no previous experience needed. You will be riding in the typical Andalusian countryside and soak up the views. Ask your guide for insider tips. Enjoy nature and get a real insight into the Spanish way of life in Southern Spain.

Seville: Flamenco Show in Triana

7. 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: Alcázar Guided Palace Tour with Priority Access

8. Seville: Alcázar Guided Palace Tour with Priority Access

Discover the treasures of Alcázar of Seville, one of Europe's most stunning royal palaces, with this fantastic guided tour. After meeting your expert local guide, you will head into the palace to uncover its hidden gems and spectacular architecture.  Still the official residence for the Spanish royal family today, Alcázar of Seville is a fortified palace that has been constructed throughout various historical periods. As you wander around the palace, learn more about the different architectural styles and influences that it incorporates, including Islamic motifs, or Baroque and Renaissance styles.  Explore the palace's numerous royal chambers, courtyards and its impressive and extensive gardens, where you will find hundreds of different types of plant life. Learn more about the history of the palace from your expert guide and visit several filming locations from the famous TV series, 'Game of Thrones'. 

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: Exclusive Paella Cooking Class with Cathedral Views

10. Seville: Exclusive Paella Cooking Class with Cathedral Views

Learn how to create exquisite paella step-by-step with this cooking class. During the class, head to an exclusive rooftop with unique views of the historic center of Seville. Meet outside of the Alfonso XIII Hotel gate right at the corner of Puerta de Jerez. Get to know your group before walking to the exclusive location for your paella cooking class. We will take an elevator to reach the rooftop. Views will be blocked until the last person gets there. Then we will discover the unique views of the historic center of Seville. Enjoy a welcome drink and a few appetizers will be offered before starting the class. Follow step-by-step instructions on how to make the most exquisite paella. As the paella slowly cooks, board the elevator to reach the rooftop. Admire the views of the city's most important monument from Plaza de España to the only skyscraper of Seville, Torre Sevilla. Later on, sit down to enjoy your hearty paella with your fellow cooks.. Before you leave, you will be given a special present that will remind you of the experience.

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based on 1,227 reviews

AMAZING. This performance was absolutely breathtaking. My husband and I were mesmerized the entire time... the music, dancing, singing - all of it was exceptional. It was our first time watching a Flamenco show, and we didn't know it would be so captivating. The entire cast was an extremely skilled group, if we had another night we would have gone back to watch this again. Do not skip this if you are visiting Seville!

The museum is very informative about Flamenco history, its styles, and techniques. The Flamenco performers did an outstanding show. We enjoyed the activity very much.

Absolutely outstanding! Incredibly professional and the artists were so appreciative of each other which made it even more enjoyable for the audience

Sasha was an excellent guide, this was a great opportunity to try tapas at smaller local places away from main tourist places!

Amazing show. Talented performers. Highly recommend.