100 Things to do in Seville

This blog post was originally posted on April 11, 2016, and was updated on January 26, 2018.

With such a fascinating history, varied food scene and vibrant nightlife, there are an endless amount of things to do in Seville!

When most people think of Seville, they think of flamenco shows, scorching summers, and delicious food – and they’re not wrong! Of course, the Andalusian capital is all of those things. However, it’s also art, history, music and so much more.

In trying to put together the ultimate list of things to do in Seville, we just couldn’t stop ourselves and managed to reach all the way to 100. Check out this guide of 100 essential things to do in Seville and see why this city is perfect for people of every persuasion!

When most people think of Seville, they think of flamenco shows, scorching summers and delicious food - and they're not wrong! The Andalusian capital is all of those things, but it's also art, history, music and so much more. In trying to put together the ultimate list of things to do in Seville, we just couldn't stop ourselves and managed to reach all the way to 100. Check out this guide of 100 essential things to do in Seville and see why this city is perfect for people of every persuasion!

Photo Credit: Edmund Gall

1. Visit the largest gothic cathedral in the world
2. Step back in time at the nearby Roman town of Itálica
3. Enjoy modern art at the Andalusian Center for Contemporary Art
4. Taste the unforgettable carrillada at Enrique Becerra
5. Take a tour of the oldest functioning bullring in Spain
6. Sip a rebujito and dance sevillanas at the April Fair
7. Have a refreshing tinto de verano on Calle Betis
8. Witness the jaw-dropping processions during Holy Week
9. Enjoy an ice cream from Heladería La Fiorentina – one of our absolute favorite things to do in Seville!
10. Go shopping on Calle Sierpes and also explore Calle Tetuan
11. Get a stunning view from atop of Las Setas
12. Drink the local favorite orange wine at Taberna Peregil
13. Visit Europe’s oldest royal palace still in use – The Real Alcázar!
14. Appreciate the architecture of Casa de Pilatos
15. Learn about Seville’s maritime history and also enjoy a view inside the Torre de Oro

Visiting this tower, the Torre del Oro, is one of our top 100 things to do in Seville
The Torre del Oro, one of Seville’s iconic monuments – Photo Credit: Francisco Colinet

16. Experience tradition in the Triana Market
17. Live the passion of flamenco at Casa de la Memoria
18. Get a better understanding of sevillano cuisine at the Feria Market
19. See a master ham slicer in action and also taste the results at Corta y Cata
20. Visit the Centro Cerámica Triana to learn about Seville’s special handicraft
21. Wake yourself up with top quality coffee from Virgin Coffee
22. Have a picnic in Parque de los Principes in Triana
23. Get a stunning Cathedral view and also enjoy a drink on the EME roof terrace
24. Learn about sherry with a day trip to nearby Jerez
25. Try the best fried fish in town at Frieduría la Isla
26. Be stunned by the incredible Plaza de España
27. Get an insight into the history of Seville at the Archaeological Museum
28. See the city with See By Bike’s daily bike tour
29. Sip some sherry at Casa Morales
30. Have a tapa at El Rinconcillo, the oldest bar in Seville

Trying traditional tapas like this ham is an absolute must in Seville and definitely worthy of a place in our list of the top 100 things to do in Seville!
Eating delicious ham is one of our favorite things to do in Seville!

31. Try some delicious craft beer at Maquila Bar
32. Relax at the Arab baths
33. Explore the buildings of the ’92 Expo in La Cartuja
34. Watch Sevilla or Betis football teams play a game
35. Have some vermouth among locals at Casa Vizcaíno
36. Listen to jazz at Naima Bar in La Alameda
37. Try the best Iberian charcuterieat an authentic gourmet abacería
38. Enjoy slow cooking at trendy Contenedor
39. Sip a cocktail on the Hotel Doña Maria terrace
40. Enjoy traditional tapas and also enjoy the local atmosphere at Las Columnas
41. Get on the train and visit the seaside at Cádiz for the day
42. Have a tostada de pringá at Bodega El Picadero
43. Try some tocino de cielo at La Campana
44. Take a cooking class at Taller Andaluz de Cocina
45. Visit the Iglesia de Salvador

The El Salvador Church is a beautiful church and one of our top 100 things to do in Seville!
The El Salvador Church is the second largest church in Seville and a beautiful place to see in the city – Photo Credit: Saulo Alvarado Mateos

46. Go shopping for quality Spanish olive oil at La Oleoteca Sevilla
47. Walk alongside the old city walls by La Macarena
48. Watch the sunset in a riverside bar
49. Take a flamenco class at the Museo del Baile Flamenco
50. Check out the Roman ruins under the Setas monument, and head up to the top to catch a view too
51. Lose yourself in the windy streets of the Jewish quarter
52. Eat some of the city’s finest pastries at Manu Jara
53. Read a book in the peaceful Plaza de Doña Elvira
54. Take a cruise down the Guadalquivir river
55. Visit Palacio de la Dueña, the former home of the Duchess of Alba
56. Have a blast with the kids at Isla Magica
57. Cool off at the pool in Magnum Summer Club
58. Sip Spanish wines at a trendy local bar
59. Go for a jog along the riverside
60. Go canoeing on the Guadalquivir River

The Guadalquivir River in Seville is a great place for not just cruising on a boat, but also kayaking - one of our top 100 things to do in Seville!
The Guadalquivir River in Seville is a great place for not just cruising on a boat, but also kayaking! – Photo Credit: Jorge Sánchez

61. Sample award-winning tapas at Eslava, and some beautiful wines too
62. Learn about the ham curing process in nearby Aracena
63. Enjoy the orange trees in the patio at Salvador church
64. Enjoy a peaceful moment in the beautiful Plaza del Cabildo
65. Get some souvenirs at the Postigo handcraft market
66. Sip a café con leche in La Alameda
67. Witness the Three Kings parade their way through the city in January
68. Enjoy a sit down meal with a fusion twist at Nikkei Bar
69. Climb up to the top of La Giralda for a great view
70. See the iconic Macarena Virgin in the Iglesia de la Macarena
71. Enjoy fine dining at Restaurante Oriza
72. Have a cruzcampo beer in the lively Plaza del Salvador
73. Devour some delicious churros con chocolate at El Comercio
74. Enjoy some sweets from the nuns at convento Madre de Dios
75. Shop for locally made ceramics at Ceramica Ruiz

Shopping for ceramics in Triana is a must in our list of 100 things to do in Seville
Ceramics are a great item to go shopping for when in Seville, and also a great souvenir! – Photo Credit: Sandra Vallaure

76. Learn more about Columbus’ voyages in the Archive of the Indies
77. Channel your inner Carmen at Seville’s old tobacco factory
78. Dodge the tourist traps and eat like a local in Santa Cruz
79. Experience no-frills flamenco at late night Bar Anselma in Triana
80. Get a modern market experience at Mercado Lonja del Barranco
81. Take a day trip to Córdoba
82. Read a book with your coffee at Viajero Sedentario
83. Live an authentic tapas experience on our Tapas Like a Local: Triana Neighborhood Tapas Tour
84. Relax with friends in Parque Alamillo
85. Escape to the mountains of La Sierra Norte
86. Try some of Seville’s delicious gourmet tapas
87. Visit Seville’s aquarium
88. Have a drink and also dance the night away at the bars on Paseo de Colón
89. Enjoy surrealist art at Caja China
90. Get a taste of history at the oldest abacería in Seville, Casa Moreno

This frog fountain is found in the Maria Luisa Park, a place to visit on our list of 100 things to do in Seville
We love this frog fountain in the Maria Luisa Park! – Photo Credit: sfgamchick

91. Enjoy the greenery of Parque María Luisa
92. Tuck into some veggie and vegan cuisine at Gaia Bar Ecológico
93. Shop til you drop at Nervion Plaza
94. Take a romantic horse and cart ride
95. Visit the nearby town of Carmona
96. See a movie in Original Version at Avenida Cinco Cinemas
97. Marvel at the work of Velázquez in the Fine Arts Museum
98. Smell the enchanting orange blossom in spring
99. Hear the legends and stories of Santa Cruz on a “Legends Walking Tour”
100. Get a bargain buy at Thursday’s El Jueves flea market

Getting hungry? Check out some of our can’t-miss Seville food tour stops in the video below.

Did #83 jump out at you? Our Tapas Like a Local: Triana Neighborhood Tapas Tour is the best way to experience an authentic sevillano-style tapeo. We hope you’ll join us!

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  1. December 12, 2016 at 11:28 am

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    1. Jaimie Keating says
      January 31, 2017 at 6:04 pm

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