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 43 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 22.22 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 61.84 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40.28 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.42 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 22.37 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 23.86 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 32.89 (Low)
  • How safe is Seville for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Seville.

    • Burglary and Theft 26.82 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 26.85 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 51 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 24.09 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.18 (Low)
    • Attacks 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 39.9 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.38 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 67.41 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 24.04 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.94 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.82 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Seville is 169.46 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 71.06 (High)
    • Climate Index 96.03 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 40.51 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.83 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 49.8 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.86 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 74.77 (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 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.64 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 61.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 71.95 USD

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

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