Culture in Seville is not only festivals and monumental heritage. Agricultural work, craftsmanship and industry are examples of the talent and character of our people. Ancestral crafts and knowledge that are still maintained and valued today. Many of them are to be found nowhere else in the world.
Discover the craft industries and companies of Seville and their historical sites. Visit the province's oil and olive estates. Learn how ham and sausages are made in the Sierra Norte and Vía de la Plata, and the sweets, polvorones ("Christmas sweetmeats") and chocolate in the factories of Estepa - from August on it smells like Christmas; the flour and the bread in Alcalá de Guadaira. Visit the innovative Heineken Beer Factory, where Cruzcampo, the Sevillians' favourite beer, is brewed. Learn about wines in the Aljarafe and about spirits and liquors in the Sierra Norte of Seville.
Lime in Morón de la Frontera and hats and ceramics in Seville. In the capital you can also visit historic industrial sites: the Tobacco Factory, the Torre de los Perdigones, the Cartuja de Sevilla, the Triana pottery kilns.
Ironwork, ceramics and pottery are found throughout the province. Discover the ancient mosaic (Casariche) and tile-making techniques, carpets (Castilleja de la Cuesta), guitars, flamenco dresses, Manila shawls, saddlery and leather and fur trades; goldsmithing and fine arts, religious carvings and exquisite embroidery.
And also the mining interpretation centre, the railway interpretation centre and the solar energy interpretation centre in the biggest plant in Europe (Sanlúcar la Mayor).