Enjoy a live flamenco performance in Seville

Tapas & Flamenco in Seville

Enjoy an authentic Andalusian evening in a historic district, eating tapas, drinking Spanish wine, and watching flamenco.

Overview

Dig deep into Spanish culture and enjoy a quintessential evening with delicious tapas and wine, passionate flamenco, and a stroll through an authentic Sevillian neighborhood. Flamenco was born in Andalusia, so Seville's historic Jewish Quarter or Triana district is an excellent place to experience a genuine show also beloved by locals. You'll start by strolling through one of the neighborhoods, learning about architecture and history from Romans, Arabs, Christians, Muslims, and more, ending at an authentic theater for your flamenco show. Afterward, enjoy a typical Spanish evening with new friends, conversation, tapas, and wine at two family-run taverns.

Highlights

  • Walk through the Santa Cruz or Triana neighborhood and learn about its history
  • Watch a genuine flamenco show in an authentic theater 
  • Discover the history and cultural importance of flamenco
  • Visit two family-run taverns hidden in the narrow streets of Seville
  • Enjoy three tapas and four drinks with your local host

Know before you go

Duration
4 hours
Recommended for
18 years old & up
Group
Small group
Food & Drink
You'll visit three taverns and enjoy three different tapas and four drinks.

What you'll do

If you want to experience truly authentic flamenco and tapas, Andalusia is the place to do it. This famous dance style and the cultural tradition of light dishes shared among friends both originated in southern Spain. To get the most out of the excursion, your host will center your time in either the Santa Cruz neighborhood within the city's historic Jewish Quarter or across the Guadalquivir  River in Triana, a district known for flamenco theaters. 

You'll start with a walk through the historic neighborhood of your guide's choice, learning about the city's long, diverse, and complex history. You'll view monuments and architecture established by various cultures over the centuries, such as the Romans, Christians, Muslims, and Roma. Your stroll will end at a family-owned tavern, where you'll enjoy a round of tapas and a couple of drinks. Your host will recommend dishes and Spanish wine varietals if you wish to share a genuine tapas experience.

After your first snack, head to an authentic flamenco theater, where you'll enjoy a performance. Your guide will help you understand how this dance style combines vocals, stomping, clapping, dancing, and music to craft a genuinely emotional experience. Learn about the traditions, expressions, hand and wrist movement, and clothing behind the dance, and enjoy the one-hour-long show!

Next, discuss the performance with your guide over more tapas and drinks at a different tavern owned and operated by a family. While you chat and snack, you'll also learn about the history of tapas and how to pair wine with the most traditional dishes, which will help you on your remaining days in the country. To end the night in true Spanish style, you'll visit one last tavern for a final round of tapas and one more drink. In total, you'll visit three eateries end enjoy three tapas and four beverages. All in all, it's a perfect end to a magical evening in Seville.

Start times

  • Daily
    7:30 pm

What's included

  • Flamenco show
  • Short walking tour
  • A visit to 3 tapas bars
  • Three tapas and four drinks

Traveler reviews

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Beth S.
Dallas, TX | Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022
Tips for future travelers

Our guide Costanza told us about the history of the town, and history of the dance. We love that she took us to local restaurants with excellent food that we would’ve just walked by on our own if she wasn’t with us. read more

Our guide Costanza told us about the history of the town, and history of the dance. We love that she took us to local restaurants with excellent food that we would’ve just walked by on our own if she wasn’t with us.

Tips for future travelers

Flamenco is very loud - those with sensitive ears should bring ear plugs.

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