As the main river that traverses the Seville city, Guadalquivir River can offer you a romantic and fun cruise! On the deck, you will feel the breeze and impressed by fascinating monuments along the river bank, such as Torre del Oro, Real Maestranza and Triana Bridge. After the cruise, it is highly recommended for you to continue walking around the original Andalusian quarter, in Barrio de Triana.
What you can expect
Feel the streams of Guadalquivir River on a cruise boat. It will be more special and romantic to enjoy the cruise during the dark night, especially with the beloved one. The name of the river is derived from Arabic language “Al-Wadi al Kibir” means big river which connects many Andalusian regions with the Atlantic Ocean.
It was used to be a canal of boats that finally anchored in the former Port of Seville (currently known as Plaza de España). Many merchants went home from their quest bringing silver, gold, tobacco, herbs and many other valuable goods. Meanwhile, in the middle of the river existing a small island called Isla de la Cartuja where Monastery of Santa Maria de las Cuevas is situated. This parish was the historic site of the New World Quest, because Christopher Columbus planned his journey there.
From the spacious deck of modern cruise boat, you will see many splendid monuments looming in the river bank with the route as below:
- Plaza de Toros or Royal Maestranza
- Triana Bridge
- Barrio de Triana
- Pavilions of the Expo’92 and Expo’29
- Plaza de España
- Maria Luisa Park
- Isla de la Cartuja
- Monastery of Santa Maria de las Cuevas
Guadalquivir cruise in English, departs daily from 10am to 8pm
Guadalquivir cruise in Spanish, departs daily from 10am to 8pm
Guadalquivir cruise in French, departs daily from 10am to 8pm
Guadalquivir cruise in Portuguese, departs daily from 10am to 8pm
Guadalquivir cruise in Italian, departs daily from 10am to 8pm