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Seville - The Splendor of Plaza de España

The Splendor of Plaza de España

(84 reviews)
Plaza de España and María Luisa Park, Seville, Spain
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Designed by architect Aníbal González as the centerpiece for Seville's 1929 Ibero-American exhibition, the Plaza de España is not only one of the most magnificent buildings in Spain, it is also an homage to its history and culture. It perfectly marries classical Renaissance and Arabic Andalusian tradition, embodying centuries of art and architecture in a harmonious ensemble. Join your local guide Nicolás as he explains the subtle arrangement of elements that makes this building a masterpiece of Spanish 20th century architecture. We will then move on to the María Luisa Park, the green heart of Seville, where you will find out about the captivating and tragic story of the Montpensier family, descendants of both French and Spanish royalty who made Seville their home after the 1848 revolution. Book now and don't miss this trip into the beauty and history of Spain!


Meet your local guide

Nicolas

In Seville was he born, a pleasant city, Famous for oranges and women—he Who has not seen it will be much to pity, So says the proverb—and I quite agree Well pity no more, for Nicolas is here to show the wonders of Seville. Like Byron’s Don Juan, he was born and raised by the mighty Guadalquivir, under the shadow of the Giralda. A life-long lover of old books and obscure maps, he traveled the world from Lisbon to Philippines in his younger years, studying the history of the Spanish empire in the Pacific Ocean. He then came back home to sunny Seville and took up the ancient art of story-telling, entertaining travelers from all around the world with tales about poet-kings and honey thieves, orange trees and Manila shawls, lost libraries and wayward nuns. Join him as he guides you through the narrow streets of Seville’s Old Quarter and discover the light and music of this unforgettable city!

Nicolas has been guiding since Jun 2018


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Seville with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Seville. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Brenda H.

04 April 2021

Nicolas is an excellent guide, very informative, well prepared, gives lots of background information and is happy to respond to questions from viewers. He create s lots of opportunities for viewers to take postcards- and holds the camear still with a good view, so that you get really good pictures! Highly recommended.

Jill M.

03 April 2021

I wish that there was an Option for 10 STARS or More, that’s how great the Tour & Guide was ~

David B.

02 April 2021

Nicholas was enthusiastic and knowledgeable.

kathryn s.

02 April 2021

Excellent tour guide..knowledgeable friendly and

Darla R.

02 April 2021

Nicolas provided a wonderful tour. He was very knowledgeable and held the audience's attention. He also made me want to return to Seville! Thank you, Nicolas. Well done!!!


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