Royal Alcazar Tour + Jamón & Sherry Tasting

Indulge in an Iberian ham and sherry wine tasting, then visit Seville’s unforgettable Royal Alcazar Palace with an expert local guide!

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Includes: Guided tour of the Alcazar Palace & 1 food stop
Tour Size: Semi Private
Times: Start time: 11:30am; 3:30pm
Duration: 2 Hours

What's Included

  • The best of the Royal Alcazar in just over an hour (tickets included in tour price)!
  • Walk in the footsteps of kings, queens, sultans and sailors as you explore one of Seville’s oldest and most-treasured monuments
  • Visit a beloved bar serving up Seville's best ham
  • Learn the secrets behind Seville's favorite tipple, dry sherry wine
  • An insider look at where famous movies and TV shows (like Game of Thrones!) were filmed inside the spectacular palace and gardens-- photo op!


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Dietary restrictions

This tour is adaptable for...
  • Vegetarians
  • Pescatarians
  • Gluten free (not celiacs)
  • Dairy free
  • Non-alcoholic options
  • Pregnant women
  • We love providing delicious options for those with dietary needs. If you have a dietary requirement or food allergy, please note it when booking. Due to the risk of gluten cross-contamination, this tour is not adaptable for those with celiac disease.

    What to Expect on Your Tour

    Discover tantalizing tales of kings, queens, sultans and sailors, and the many more who walked the halls of Seville’s Royal Alcazar! But before this unique Royal Alcazar tour, you’ll indulge in a tasting of mouth-watering acorn-fed Iberian ham and sip on crisp dry manzanilla sherry as learn how the marvelous mixture of civilizations in Seville has shaped its art, architecture and gastronomy.

    Start your day in a square that was once an important spot in the city during the Moorish times! Meet your expert guide and get a lightning fast history lesson to prepare for the morning ahead. Afterwards, make your way through the winding streets of Seville’s old Jewish Quarter to a hidden gem where you’ll sample delicious Iberian ham and learn the secrets behind sherry wine. Next, you’re off to explore the Real Alcazár, or Royal Alcazar Palace.

    Visit Seville’s one-of-a-kind palace, the oldest in Europe of its kind! Explore the many rooms and lush gardens, and walk in the footsteps of Christopher Columbus, the Catholic Kings Isabel and Ferdinand, and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. Hear tales of romance, heroic battles, and first-time voyages to unknown lands as you weave your way through 1,000 years of history! Plus, see the filming locations of famous movies and TV shows including Game of Thrones and Lawrence of Arabia!

    You’ll say goodbye to your expert local guide inside the Royal Palace, allowing your more time to explore the palace and surrounding gardens on your own and take advantage of the many photo opportunities!

    And as with all Devour Seville experiences, your guide will give you a copy of our Devouring Seville guide, which is packed with all our favorite places to eat and drink in the city! So put down your guidebook and get ready to experience Seville like a local!

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    About Our Expert Guides

    Your tour will be lead by one of our expert, English-speaking guides. They’re all gifted storytellers who are smart, passionate and talented and whose excitement for this country is contagious!

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    Map Your Tour

    Meeting point Plaza Virgen de los Reyes
    Places we'll visit Santa Cruz

    Explore the picturesque old Jewish quarter in Seville's historic center

    Ending point Royal Alcazar Palace
    Great question! A Devour Seville food tour is a fun, fascinating and (most importantly!) delicious introduction to the incredible city of Seville. Our food tours visit some of the city’s best traditional eateries, including tapas bars, local markets, taverns and shops, and hidden gems that few even know exist! You’ll taste some of Seville's best local food, and gain fascinating insight into its age-old traditions. We keep our groups small and every tour is led by an English-speaking guide who knows Seville like the back of their hand, and loves it to bits.
    The tour lasts approximately 2 hours (give or take 15 minutes). The tour covers approximately 3.5kms/2.15miles
    Don’t worry, you won’t be part of a massive hoard following a guide with a flag or a flamenco fan! We keep our groups small and intimate, so the tour can squeeze into small, hidden places and you get personal time with your guide. The maximum number of guests on this tour is usually seven people and we only require two guests to operate a tour.
    We want as many people to be able to enjoy our tours as possible. Scroll up the page a little to see what dietary restrictions this tour is adaptable for.
    Families love getting a true taste of Seville together on this tour. The tastes are suited to kids and teens and we also offer child and teen pricing, although be aware that some younger children may find the 1.5 hour tour inside the Alcazar a little long. We look forward to having your family along!
    The tour does not include transport to the meeting place, or from the ending point (ask your guide for guidance at the end of the tour if you’re not sure where you are).Also, please feel free to tip your guide if you think they did a great job! The standard gratuity in the tour industry is 10-15%.
    Most importantly, your appetite for food and knowledge! Also, keep in mind that tours take place rain or shine, so please dress appropriately and bring an umbrella if it looks like rain. Also, we recommend you wear comfortable shoes as you’ll be walking a few kilometres. Finally, while we do serve water on the tour at some stops, we recommend you bring a bottle of water.
    Of course! We regularly offer private tours to families, groups of friends and corporate groups. Email us your group size, the date you'd like the tour and anything else you'd like us to keep in mind, and we'll get back to you within 24 hours.

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