4 Days in Seville: The Perfect Itinerary for Your First Visit

By Cristian G. Guasch •  Updated: 08/16/22 •  7 min read

The city and municipality of Seville is the capital of the province of the same name and of Andalusia. This metropolis is widely recognized for enveloping and captivating its visitors with its beautiful monuments.

In fact, its splendid cathedral is the epicenter of one of the largest old quarters in Europe. If you are thinking of traveling to this spectacular Andalusian city, here is a guide with the best places to see in Seville in 4 days.

Day 1


4 Days in Seville: The Perfect Itinerary for Your First Visit

One of the most famous and unmissable monuments to see in Seville in 4 days is undoubtedly the great Giralda. It is recognized as a symbol of Seville and is an essential stop on your trip. It was built in the Muslim period and its structure functioned for a long time as the minaret of the Almohad mosque of the city.

Its style was inspired by the Koutoubia Mosque in Marrakech. When the reign of the Muslims came to an end, they requested that the building be destroyed so that the Christians could not take it over. However, the structure remained standing and, some time later, was used as the bell tower of the Cathedral of Seville, a function it still fulfills today.

It houses 24 bells and is taller than the Tower of Pisa in Italy. You can enter the building and climb it by means of ramps that were installed so that the sultan could reach the top without any difficulty.

Seville Cathedral

It is impossible to pass by the Giralda and not visit the Cathedral of Seville. The Cathedral is another of the historical places to see in Seville in 4 days. It was erected on the ruins of an old mosque and is the largest Gothic temple in the world. It is so big that it is difficult to keep your eyes fixed on a single point.

This monument shelters in its interior some magnificent works of art, as well as interesting rooms, as is the case of the Alabaster Chapel and the Tomb of Christopher Columbus, although for years there has been a debate about whether these remains really belong to the discoverer.

Golden Tower

Another of the emblematic buildings to see in Seville in 4 days is the Torre del Oro, named after the golden sparkles of the Guadalquivir River. The Torre de Oro is a construction with strategic purposes. It was erected on the banks of the river and its mission was to guard the entrance to the port. Currently, the Navy is in charge of its maintenance and care, which is why inside it is possible to visit the Naval Museum, where the history of the naval army of Seville is told.

In fact, the tower is divided into two floors where you will learn about the history of the tower and the port. There are also models of navigation and old documents of the place. However, one of its most striking spaces is its terrace.

Plaza de España

4 Days in Seville: The Perfect Itinerary for Your First Visit

One of the most impressive works to see in Seville in 4 days is the Plaza de España. Its construction took 15 years to finish. It was built for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929. Some time later, it fell into neglect and deterioration. However, when the restoration works were resumed, the square regained its beauty and splendor.

Day 2

Royal Alcazar of Seville

One of the most historic buildings to see in Seville in 4 days is the Real Alcazar. It is located in the center of Seville and is one of the oldest palaces still functioning in modern times. This incredible monument is on the list of World Heritage Sites and is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the city.

One of its most surprising facts is that its rooms are preserved in the same way they were used in ancient times. You can appreciate the enormous attractiveness of this building from its exterior to its interior. Its emblematic gardens combine perfectly with the majesty of its rooms.

Triana Neighborhood

It is located on the banks of the Guadalquivir River. It is defined as a simple environment with idyllic landscapes. This colorful and cheerful territory shelters magnificent places and monuments of great architectural interest such as the Castle of San Jorge, the Triana Market, Betis Street and the Triana Bridge. The area is full of legends and mysteries, so your visit will never be boring and should be on your list of places to see in Seville in 4 days.

Triana Bridge

Its real name is Isabel II Bridge and it connects the Triana neighborhood with the center of Seville. It is one of the most visited points of the municipality for the beautiful views it offers.

Bullring of Seville

It is one of the most popular places in the city for being part of the local culture. It is one of the most visited sites of public interest by tourists, especially when an activity takes place in its facilities.

In the bullring you can visit different sectors where the bullfighters pass through, such as the Patio de Caballos and the Capilla de los Toreros (Bullfighters’ Chapel). It is a place full of emotion and tradition. Within its walls you will discover the history of this traditional activity.

Day 3

Museum of Art and Customs Popular Art and Customs of Seville

One of the most interesting museums to see in Seville in 4 days is the Museum of Art and Popular Customs where you can discover all the Andalusian culture. Inside are housed objects that help to visualize how ancient life was in the city and how their traditions were developed.

Like the Plaza de España, it was designed to be part of the Ibero-American Exposition of 1329. Among its exhibits you will be able to contemplate different pieces of clothing, musical instruments, jewelry, ceramic pieces and many other things.

Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts is another great treasure to see in Seville in 4 days. It began its activities in the year 1841, when all the pieces that were looted from the monasteries and convents of Seville were kept inside.

With the passage of time, the collection grew and nowadays, it has become a colossal exhibition. The building has 14 rooms in chronological order where the history of the art of the city is disclosed.

Archaeological Museum

The Archaeological Museum tells the history of Seville from prehistoric times to modern times. The museum is divided into three levels arranged in chronological order. In the basement you will find everything related to the most ancient history. This museum is an ideal place for lovers of history and archeology.

Museum of Flamenco Dance

This museum exhibits the magic of this wonderful dance. In its rooms you can see the present and past of this Sevillian tradition. Inside you will be able to observe different paintings, sculptures, photographs and many other things related to Flamenco. You will surely be pleased to know that in the basement of the building shows are held to demonstrate the charm of this art.

Day 4

Maria Luisa Park

One of the most beautiful parks to see in Seville in 4 days is the Maria Luisa Park, many people consider it the green lung of Seville. It is one of the most striking parks in Spain and one of the most welcoming of the municipality. It is the most suitable environment to take a walk, relax and enjoy nature.

It began as part of the gardens of the San Telmo Palace, but after several years it passed into the hands of the city in the nineteenth century. It is so extensive that it can be traveled by bicycle or on horseback, although if you wish, you can also do it on foot.

Mushrooms of Seville

Made of wood, this place presents a modern design. It is one of the most visited corners for being made of an imposing structure with a pedestrian walkway from which you can see the whole city. It was built in 2011 to give a chic touch to the city.

And so far our guide with the best places to see in Seville in 4 days.

Cristian G. Guasch

I have traveled the world visiting 18 countries, including Japan, most of Europe and North America. I love to learn about the culture and history, taste the different dishes and enjoy the beauty of this planet. I also work completely remotely, and this helps me discover new places all year around.

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