Seville Tourism

Sevilla is a magical city in Spain, shrouded in mystery surrounding its origins (some theories mythological) and is a feast for the eyes. It is basically split in two by the Guadalquivir River – the east bank being the most lively and filled with all sorts of attractions, and the west bank being more understated and unspoiled.

Essential travel information and Seville tips for your visit

  • Time Zone- UTC/GMT + 2 hour
  • Currency- Euro (EUR)
  • Electricity and Internet - Voltage – 220-240 Volts, Primary Socket Type – Europlug, Schuko. Moreover, free Wifi is available in some of the hotels in Seville. Also, you should buy a round pin immersion heater and a plug adapter.
  • Languages- Spanish is the official language in Seville and English is widely understood by the localites here.

Security:

  • National Police: 091
  • Ambulance: 061
  • Fire (Bomberos): 080
  • Municipal/Local Police: 092
  • Tipping: Tipping is not a thing in Spain. If needed, then at large restaurants tipping of about 5% is more than enough.
  • Other tips: One thing you should definitely do is to be beware of pickpockets. You can also opt for cabs hired online and not the prepaid ones as you can end up paying more.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Seville

  • Know the pollution level of Seville before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 36.76 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.64 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 22.73 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Seville for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Seville.

    • Burglary and Theft 22.79 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25.76 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.18 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 48.44 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 19.85 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.76 (Low)
    • Attacks 13.24 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95.71 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 77.14 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.91 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 9.56 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40.44 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Seville is 179 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 75.36 (High)
    • Climate Index 96.09 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 33.94 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.64 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 52.88 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 66.84 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.33 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 82.79 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Seville

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.96 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 26.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 82 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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