Admire the magnificent architecture of Seville's most iconic landmark
Gaze in awe at the intricate details of the palace interior
Meander the unforgettable lush green gardens
Seville has been ruled and presided over by a variety of different Empires and cultures and each left its own distinctive mark on the city’s most famous palace. On this guided tour you will learn all about the influence of the Arabic, Moorish Mudejar, Gothic and Christian rulers on the Andalusian capital as you tour the spectacular exterior and the intricate interior of the Alcazar.
Begin your tour by taking in the towers, spires, walls and gardens of the palace’s exterior. Work your way from the Palace Courthouse and the Plaster Courtyard to the Labyrinth, Pavilion of Carlos V and the beautiful Courtyard del Crucero. Walk through the lush palace gardens with their rows of green hedges interspersed with towering palm trees before heading inside the palace itself.
Take in the renowned Hall of Tapestries as your guide explains the significance of the stories portrayed in each one. Tour the Courtyard of the Maidens, the Royal Bedroom, the Baths of Doña María de Padilla and the Hall of Ambassadors to get a feel for the luxury and opulence that successive rulers enjoyed in this palace. The palace’s distinct appearance and stunning features have led many film and TV directors to choose it as a location for their productions including Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven and series 5 of the TV show Game of Thrones. Visit the backdrop to these epic storylines and put yourself in the position of the main characters that stood within these very walls.
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