Seville’s treasures opening hours: museums & monuments

Seville

Want to visit a famous monument in Seville but you are not sure if it will be opened or not?
In this post you will find all the information about the opening hours of all the must-see you cannot miss!

The Cathedral

Located right in the center of the city, the Cathedral is the largest Gothic cathedral and the third-largest church in the world. A place full of history where you can find the Giralda, the bell tower of the Cathedral that was registered in 1987 as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Seville's Cathedral

  • Opening hours in Winter:
    Monday-Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Sunday from 2.30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Opening hours in Summer:
    Monday-Saturday from 9.30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Sunday from 2.30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Here there is a link to the official website of the Cathedral www.catedraldesevilla.es/

If you prefer to have a private guide, please contact us at: info@notjustatourist.com

 

The Alcázar of Seville

The Alcázar of Seville is one of the most stunning and beautiful palaces in Spain. It was developed by Moorish Muslim kings dating from the 1st century and constantly renewed over the centuries. As the Cathedral, the Alcázar was registered in 1987 by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Seville Alcazar

  • Opening hours from October to March:
    Monday-Sunday from 9.30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Opening hours from April to September:
    Monday-Sunday from 9.30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Closed the 1st and 6th January, Easter Friday and December 25.

Here there is a link to the official website of the Alcázar http://www.alcazarsevilla.org/

If you prefer to have a private guide, please contact us at: info@notjustatourist.com

And if you want to visit both the Cathedral & the Alcázar without having to wait long lines, you can buy on our website our Skip the Line tickets.

 

The Torre del Oro

The Torre del Oro is a military watchtower placed just in front of the Guadalquivir river and very close to the Triana neighborhood, one of the most well-known neighborhoods of the city. The tower was erected by the Almohad Caliphate in order to control access to Seville via the river.

Seville's Torre del Oro

  • Opening hours:
    Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Saturday-Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Closed on Mondays and August.

Here is the link for the visits: https://www.juntadeandalucia.es/cultura/agendaandaluciatucultura/evento/torre-del-oro-visitas

 

Metrosol Parasol

Metrosol Parasol is a modern monument placed in the old quarter of Seville. Because of its shape it is known as “Las Setas” (the mushrooms) by locals. It is organized in four levels. In the 2nd and 3rd level there is a panoramic terrace where you could find one of the best views of the city center.

Seville's Mushroom

  • Opening hours:
    Sunday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
    Friday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11.30 p.m.

The opening hours during Christmas will be available in the future in the official website http://setasdesevilla.com/mirador-setas-sevilla/

If you want to visit it and other terraces in the city you could join us in our 2-hour walking tour From the Rooftop to get a unique perspective of Seville!

 

Casa de Pilatos

The Casa de Pilatos is an Andalusian palace, which is the permanent residence of the Dukes of Medinaceli. It was built in the 15th century and it is a mixture of Renaissance Italian and Mudéjar Spanish styles. The building was declared National Monument in 1931.

Seville's Casa Pilatos

  • Opening hours in Winter:
    Monday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Opening hours in Summer:
    Monday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Here is the link to the official website: http://www.fundacionmedinaceli.org/monumentos/pilatos/visita.aspx  

And if you prefer to have a private guide, please contact us at: info@notjustatourist.com

 

Museum of Fine Arts of Seville

The Museum of Fine Arts of Seville (Museo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla) is a Museum where you can find mainly Spanish visual arts from the medieval period to the early 20th century. Some of most important paintings that are on display are those of the well-known Spanish painters Murillo and Zurbarán.

Museum of Fine Arts of Seville

  • Opening hours from September 16 to June 15:
    Tuesday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Closed on Monday
  • Opening hours from June 16 to September 15:
    Monday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Closed the 1st and 6th January, the 1st of May and December 24, 25 and 31

Here is the link to the Andalusian Museums Platform http://www.museosdeandalucia.es/cultura/museos/MBASE/index.jsp?redirect=S2_1_1.jsp&lng=en

 

Modern Art Museum of Seville (Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo)

The Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo is the Modern Art Museum of Seville. It is placed in the Monastery of Santa María de las Cuevas, also known as the Cartuja. There, you will contemplate over 3,200 works of art.

Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo Seville

  • Opening hours:
    Tuesday-Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.

Closed on Monday, the 1st and 6th January, May 30, June 15, August 15, the 1st November and December 8, 24, 31

Here is the link to the official site of the Modern Art Museum of Seville: http://www.caac.es/inf/frame.htm

 

Plaza de toros de la Maestranza

The plaza de toros de la Maestranza is a 12,000-capacity bullring. During the April’s fair it is one of the most well-known bullfighting festivals in the world. There are regular tours to visit the Bullring and the Museum.

Seville Bull Ring

  • Opening hours from November the 1st to March 31:
    Monday-Sunday from 9.30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Opening hours from April the 1st to October 31:
    Monday-Sunday from 9.30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Here is the link to the official website: http://www.realmaestranza.com/plaza_de_toros/visita_museos-ides-idhtml.html

And if you prefer to have a private guide, please contact us at: info@notjustatourist.com

 

Royal Tobacco Factory (Real fábrica de Tabacos)

It was built during the 18th century and became the most prominent Tobacco Factory in Europe. Nowadays it is the seat of the rectorate of the University of Seville.

University of Seville

  • Opening hours:
    Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 8.30 p.m.

And if you prefer to have a private guide, please contact us at: info@notjustatourist.com

 

The Lebrija Palace (Palacio de Lebrija)

Dates from the 16th century and it is located in the city center, next to calle Sierpes one of the most famous in Seville.  

Seville Lebrija Palace

  • Opening hours except for July and August:
    Monday-Friday from 10.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.
    Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Opening hours in July and August:
    Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Closed on Sunday

Here is the link to the official website: http://www.palaciodelebrija.com/Introduccion.html

And if you prefer to have a private guide, please contact us at: info@notjustatourist.com

Italica

Italica is an ancient Roman city that dates back from the 206 BC that was founded by the Roman general Publius Cornelius Scipio.

Seville Italica

  • Opening hours from January the 1st to March 31 and from September 16 to December 31:
    Tuesday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
    Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Monday closed except for holiday
  • Opening hours from April the 1st to June 15:
    Tuesday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.
    Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.
    Monday closed except for holiday
  • Opening hours from June 16 to September 15:
    Tuesday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.
    Monday closed except for holiday

Here there is a link where you will find further information: http://www.andalucia.org/en/cultural-tourism/visits/sevilla/monuments/conjunto-arqueologico-de-italica/  

And if you prefer to have a private guide, please contact us at: info@notjustatourist.com

Hospital de los Venerables

The Hospital de los Venerables was built in the 17th century and served as a residence for priests. Nowadays, it houses the Velázquez Center, dedicated to the famous painter Diego Velázquez. It is located in the famous neighbourhood Barrio de Santa Cruz.

Venerables Hospital Seville

  • Opening hours:
    Monday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Closed January the 1st, Easter Friday and December 25

Here there is a link where you will find further information: http://www.spain.info/en/que-quieres/arte/monumentos/sevilla/hospital_de_los_venerables.html

And if you prefer to have a private guide of these monuments or even explore off the beaten path of Seville you could check our activities at Seville or around Seville or write to us at: info@notjustatourist.com

We hope you find all this information useful and to see you very soon in our lovely Seville!

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