Explore two of Seville’s most hip and happening neighbourhoods by night Get to know your manzanilla from your oloroso with a sherry tasting crash-course Feel like a local in the oldest bar in Sevilla and try traditional tapas dishes Taste the best Iberian ham, Spanish cheese and tapas favourites such as montaditos and codfish Discover some of Seville’s most famous historical tales as you stroll the streets with a local guide
Our foodie adventure begins at the Metropol Parasol, the biggest wooden structure in the world. An old and traditional city like Sevilla is full of contrasts and this modern leisure space certainly contrasts with the Baroque and Gothic architecture that the city is known for. Our first stop will be a gourmet wine shop in a very old building where we’ll focus on sherry. It wasn’t so long ago that sherry was considered a Christmas tipple for Grandma but in Southern Spain, it’s been a popular aperitif for centuries. And now the world’s hippest bars are finally starting to catch up, with more and more stocking a discerning fortified wine collection. Seville is less than 100 kilometres from Spain’s sherry triangle and, along with sweet vermouth, the Sevillians have really taken this tipple to their hearts. Together we’ll try two different types of sherry, paired with local gourmet delights such as manchego cheese and Iberian ham and discuss the production process. Strolling the romantic cobblestone streets again, we’ll make our way towards Soho Benita, a trendy shopping area that’s popular with local artists showing off their latest masterpieces. It’s here that we will find the oldest bar in Sevilla, which opened all the way back in 1670. The interior remains relatively untouched by modernity, so it’s a great place to come and soak up some proper Sevillian history and try traditional local dishes. We will taste an unusual local red wine (from the province of Andalucia) paired with our favourite classic tapas dishes, surrounded by antiquated liquor and wine bottles (perfect for those authentic holiday snaps!) A picturesque 10-minute walk will take us to our next culinary pitstop; a local bar with an interesting selling point: it claims to be the quietest establishment in town. Find out why as we devour a tapas feast of codfish, prawns and montaditos, all washed down with a glass of the house wine. Our last culinary experience of the day comes courtesy of a modern and elegant restaurant close to the Feria market, which boasts exciting fusion cuisine alongside a huge variety of Spanish wines. Try one last savoury dish or opt for a sumptuous dessert instead, alongside one final drink. Your tour ends here. If you’d like to continue your night, your guide can give you recommendations on where to visit next or they can give you directions back to your accommodation. Whatever you do, don’t forget to ask for more tips on what to see, do and eat during your stay in Seville.
Local English-speaking guide, wine tasting (2 glasses of sherry, plus aperitifs), 3 glasses of wine and 3 tapas plates per person.
Tips/gratuities for your local guide, extra food/drinks not included in the tour description.
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For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides a tip — though not compulsory — is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.
This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
At Metropol Parasol, just at the beginning of the escalators, under the main structure of the building
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Wine tour, Food tour
01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021
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