The capital and largest city of Andalusia in southern Spain, Seville is well connected by road and rail to other parts of the country, making it an ideal choice for a day trip.
A dynamic tapestry of eastern and western culture, the city is a fascinating place to explore. Its legacy as the birthplace of flamenco dancing still burns brightly today in its numerous dance halls while Seville’s Moorish heritage is evidenced by a hotch-potch of architectural styles. If you’d like to discover all this – and more – for yourself, here are 5 of the best Seville day tours currently available.
Donana National Park: 4×4 Guided Day Tour
Experience Seville’s wilder side during this enthralling 4×4 adventure to Donana National Park, located less than an hour’s drive southwest of the city. Over the course of the day, you’ll travel aboard a sturdy but comfortable truck into the pine forests, marshes and pastures of this wilderness region, home to more than 300 bird species, other unique animals and the scenic village of El Rocío. You’ll stop to take a walk on the numerous nature trails before visiting the chapel and bird observatory in El Rocío. You’ll finish your day on the beach during a visit to one of Spain’s largest dune systems. The tour price includes your driver and professional guide, hotel pick-up and drop-off, and all transportation. From €80 per person.
Day trip to the beaches of Huelva
There’s no better way to tackle the searing summer heat in Seville than heading to the beach. This tour does just that by transporting you to the beaches of Hueva in Castilla, situated just one hour from the city to enjoy the sun, sea and sand at your leisure. the beach at your leisure. You’ll be dropped off in the scenic surroundings of Playa Del Parador beach at around midday and picked up late afternoon. Before returning to Seville, you’ll have the chance to stop off in the famous sand town, El Rocío, for a guided tour to discover its distinctive history and culture, as well as passing by the Doñana Natural Park. All transportation, plus a beach towel and kids’ beach toys, are included. From €60 per person.
Ronda winery tour from Seville
Travel by luxury car from Seville to Ronda’s winery region to visit an acclaimed local winery and try some wine paired with tapas during this full-day private tour. At the winery overlooking the vineyards and countryside, you’ll learn about different growing conditions and how they’re recuperating lost grape varieties, before indulging in a delectable wine tasting with carefully chosen tapas accompaniments. Before your return to Seville, you’ll spend a couple of hours exploring Ronda itself, one of Spain’s oldest towns, discovering its many historical sites as well as the imposing Puente Nuevo bridge. The tour price includes all transport, plus the winery tours and tastings. From €454 per group.
Las Setas Guided Tour with VR & Optional City Tour
One of Seville’s most distinctive landmarks, Las Setas – a wooden structure in La Encarnación Square in the old quarter – is also among its best viewing points. This tour offers skip-the-line access to the top as well as a unique Virtual Reality experience. After meeting your guide, you’ll make your way up the viewpoint to enjoy fantastic views of the city skyline. Then, you’ll don your smartglasses to see how the city once looked from above. The headset lets you go back in time to the Romans Empire, providing a great insight into the city’s heritage. You can then either leave your guide after 30 minutes or continue with a 2-hour guided walking tour, with more VR opportunities along the way. From €15 per person.
Private Day Trip to Malaga from Seville with a local
Combine a visit to the enchanting port city of Malaga with a scenic rail journey on this guided private day trip from Seville. Positioned on the sun-kissed Costa del Sol, Malaga is a magnet for tourists thanks to its gorgeous beaches, buzzing nightlife, and stunningly well-preserved Roman ruins. During the day, you and your intimate group of family or friends will visit its main landmarks and attractions, as well as several off-the-beaten-track spot, while your expert guide regales you with fascinating stories and facts about the city. The tour price does not include your train ticket. From €221 per person.