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Valencia Food & gourmet tours

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Valencia: Old Town Tour, Wine & Tapas in an 11th c. Monument

1. Valencia: Old Town Tour, Wine & Tapas in an 11th c. Monument

Meet your friendly, local guide in the Old Town district, then set out onto the picturesque streets of Valencia. On this walking tour, discover the treasures of the historic Old Town and marvel at the unique blend of architectural styles, which date back through the Roman, Moorish, Baroque, and Gothic periods. Follow your guide through some of Valencia’s most famous plazas, including Plaza de la Reina and Plaza de la Virgen, while learning about their rich-history. Arrive at one of Old Town’s hidden gems next, the Church of San Nicolas, and marvel at the dazzling interior and spectacular frescoes. Later, gain exclusive access to an 11th-century historical monument in the heart of Old Town. Inside, indulge in a delicious 10-course tapas meal that showcases the very best of Valencian cuisine and local produce. Throughout the meal, enjoy a selection of prizewinning regional wines that have been perfectly paired with the food.

Valencia: Orange Farm and Orchard Trip with Tastings

2. Valencia: Orange Farm and Orchard Trip with Tastings

Come and enjoy Huerto Ribera experience! Carcaixent, known as "the orange cradle" is 35km from Valencia. Start the tour in Huerto Ribera discovering our eclectic style 19th century modernist house (exterior), walk through its wonderful gardens and orange groves learning about citrus cultivation, its history, varieties, pruning, grafting, flowering... Walk among our fruit trees (oranges, tangerines, avocados, Buddha's hand, citrus caviar, lemons, kumquats, grapefruit, pomegranates, papayas, medlars...). Collect your own oranges (in season, from October till June) and take part in our Naranjas Ribera warehouse and learn how we calibrate and select our oranges before sending them in boxes to all Europe. You will know first-hand the current situation of Valencian citrus growing in an unbeatable environment. Finally, we will visit the well from which the orange orchard is irrigated nodaways. At the end of the visit you will be able to taste typical Valencian products, such as orange juice, tangerines (in season), Valencian liqueurs, homemade jams and orange blossom honey. Valencian liqueurs, homemade jams and orange blossom honey. Come, enjoy and learn about the most traditional crop in Valencia!

Valencia: Wine Tasting and Tapas Tour

3. Valencia: Wine Tasting and Tapas Tour

Start your Valencian adventure right in the heart of the city's Old Town where you will meet your friendly and informative guide. With your guide, who is also an expert, local sommelier, you will enjoy a picturesque walk through narrow streets. Continue on your night of discovery with another stroll through the streets of Valencia until you reach a local tavern where you will be able to relax and enjoy 5 different tapas and taste 4 local wines. Throughout the tour, you will have the chance to talk to your local expert sommelier who will be happy to teach you everything they know about local Valencian wines.

From Valencia: Requena Wine Tour with Tastings

4. From Valencia: Requena Wine Tour with Tastings

Dive into the Utiel-Requena wine region, with a long-standing harvesting tradition, just outside of Valencia. Join your professional guide on a private tour to learn about local wine varieties and taste them right at the vineyards. Take a stroll through the old town of Requena. Get picked up from your hotel in Valencia and listen to insightful commentary regarding wine production in Spain as you drive. Explore the old town of Requena and see the fortress, walls, and Gothic churches of the ancient city. Learn about the silk industry in the town during the 18th century. Up next, stop by your first winery, a medieval cave from the 10th century where you will discover old production methods. After a unique tasting of 2 wines, move on to the second winery. Choose from a variety of whites, rosés, reds, and cavas for your next tasting. Enjoy your selection of wines paired with some local products, such as cold meats or cheese. Finally, take in amazing views of the countryside as you head back to your hotel in Valencia.

Valencia: Utiel-Requena Cave & Winery Day Trip with Tasting

5. Valencia: Utiel-Requena Cave & Winery Day Trip with Tasting

Would you like to visit a winery in a totally rural environment? We are going to Valencian Tuscany! Utiel-Requena, a protected designation of origin, is located less than 1 hour from Valencia and is an area full of valleys and vineyards in which the main economic engine is wine. This winemaking tradition dates back to the 7th century BC. and it is one of the oldest in the world. And this excursion will fully delve into the villas par excellence where Valencian wine is produced: You will discover the wine processes and the fields of the vineyards, thus being able in the season (August-September) to taste the grapes from the vine itself and in October to tread the grapes. On the excursion, we will visit two places, one in Requena and the other in Utiel: first we will go to the Cuevas de la Villa and then we will do the tasting at the Vera de Estenas Winery. - Villa Caves Did you know that under the town of Requena there are some caves from the Muslim era? A tangle of caves perfectly built as a cellar, refuge and food store in the event of a catastrophe. Twenty-two caves were excavated between the 12th and 13th centuries and are still intact today. Details: 10:30 a.m. Guided tour of the caves 1 hour duration - Vera de Estenas Winery Unique for its surroundings: you will find yourself among vineyards of immense beauty that surround an authentic and well-preserved villa from yesteryear. It is Eduardo's family winery, which has been passed down from generation to generation. You will feel at home, surrounded by nature and tranquility. Details: Duration of 1:30 hours of visit + tasting of 3 Vera de Estenas wines with cheeses and sausages from the area.

From Valencia: Utiel-Requena Wine Tour and Traditional Lunch

6. From Valencia: Utiel-Requena Wine Tour and Traditional Lunch

Departing from central Valencia you will head to the countryside in comfort on your way to the Utiel-Requena wine-producing area. First up in Requena’s old town you will visit a medieval underground winery and learn the traditional way of making wine. Afterwards you will taste the produce of a local deli including the typical Requena dry sausages.   The tour will continue with a visit to a family-owned winery where you will enjoy their hospitality, visit their vineyards and winery, and, of course, taste their best wines. The last stop to finish off the tour will be at a typical Spanish restaurant for fabulous lunch before heading back to Valencia.

Valencia: Guided City Walking Tour with Tapas Tastings

7. Valencia: Guided City Walking Tour with Tapas Tastings

As you explore Valencia learn all about the amazing history city while you enjoy several local foods. Visit some of Valencia's most historic locations and learn about its history, culture and tradition. Discover how the city's rich history and culture had a huge impact the foods that are now local specialties. Explore the city's historic center where you'll find the old bullfighting ring and pass the magnificent Valencia Cathedral. As you walk through the winding streets spot the historical Silk Exchange, the magnificent Plaza Redonda, and the towering Torres de Serranos. During this historic walk you will discover the old bullfighting ring and pass the magnificent cathedral. See the Arab Wall, the Tower of San Bartolomé, and the beautiful Generalitat Palace. You will learn all about the rich history and culture of this ancient city. Discover Valencia's ancient eateries amongst the city's historic landmarks. Have some traditional Valencian food tastings and learn about the distinct and extraordinary cuisine.

Valencia: Winery Visit with Vineyard Tour & Wine Tasting

8. Valencia: Winery Visit with Vineyard Tour & Wine Tasting

For those who want to stay and eat a menu with wines. The most important part of the wines is the richness of this estate, you have to get to know it. What does the visit include? - At 11:30 a.m. receive you and welcome you. - Walk around and get to know the details of the estate and the secrets of this family. - Weather permitting, you will taste a white wine under the El Renegado oak tree. - Visit the winery to learn about the elaboration process of wines, and taste a red wine in some of the areas accompanied by a small aperitif with products of local gastronomy. - Enjoy vermouths in the Wine Bar. - Lunch in our Gastrovino 8 Encinas restaurant, a menu consisting of 3 starters, 1 main course (a choice of meat or fish) and dessert. Also, it includes bread, water and wine during the meal. Live a great wine experience!

Valencia: City Tour with Tapas Shore Excursion

9. Valencia: City Tour with Tapas Shore Excursion

Meet your guide at the Port of Valencia. Travel by private car to the City of the Arts and Sciences for a guided tour of this futuristic complex. Spend a leisurely hour learning the stories behind the structures and marvelling at the exteriors of the modern buildings. Next, travel to the historic Old Town of Valencia where your guide will share the stories of the city's history and rich architectural offerings. Pass through Mercado Central, the largest food market in Europe, and take in the sights, sounds, and smells of this bustling center. Finish the tour in one of Valencia's oldest and most emblematic spaces, the historic Arab wall. This is one of the most significant sites in the history of the city, and was the point of conflict between Christians and Moors dating back to the 11th Century and the reign of El Cid. In this intimate venue, indulge in a gastronomic journey with a tasting of Valencia's most important dishes paired with prizewinning regional wines. You will also try traditional Valencian Paella. At the end of the experience, private drivers will take you directly back to the port so that you can board your ship and continue on your cruise.

Valencia: 3-Hour Grand Bike Tour & City of Arts and Sciences

10. Valencia: 3-Hour Grand Bike Tour & City of Arts and Sciences

The first place we will visit is where it all began, in the old town of Valencia. A unique place in Valencia where you can cycle through the narrow, winding streets of the city centre and soak up the history that sets this place apart. The important contribution of the Romans and Arabs have added their culture to this vibrant city and Pelican Bike will be happy to show you some of its gems. Whether it is the Cathedral of Valencia, the Plaza de la Virgen, the Plaza de la Reina, the Town Hall of Valencia, the Palace of Marqués de Dos Aguas, the central market, the famous Lonja de Valencia, the Torres de Quart or the Puerta de los Serranos. This tour gives you the opportunity to see everything and to learn about these interesting historical sites. After enjoying the busy concrete jungle, we will take our bikes and head to the City of Arts and Sciences. We will cycle along the unique river Turia, but how can you cycle along a river? That's a good question, but the river Turia is actually the perfect place for cycling. There used to be water here, but as this river flooded the city many times, the government decided to divert it and make a park along the course of the old river. So this garden is the perfect place to discover Valencia by bike. Many exotic plants and trees grow in this 9 kilometres long park and it is the perfect place to enjoy a healthy exercise in the open air. So, in addition to Pelican Bike's bike tours, you'll see football pitches, jogging tracks and a variety of sports machines. But this park is not only used for sport, it is also a place for recreation and people like to gather here and enjoy a fun picnic in the sun.

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based on 284 reviews

It was a great and insightful tour! Our tour guide, Dani taught us a lot about Valencia, not only during the tour but also during the tapas and wine moments. The wine selection was amazing, the tapas were unforgettable, and the location was impressive! I definitely recommend this experience! It was the best one in Valencia!

A great experience from an historical point of view and also great food and wine. Me and my friends definitely recommend this tour and the guide, Dani, that gave us such a fun and vrey knowledgeable experience. I hope to meet him in the future in other tours.

What a fab evening we had. Great tour, great food & wine, Great Company! Was worth every Euro and Dani was a great guide, and host!

Awesome experience with amazing host! Kate was a great guide & super helpful. Highly recommend.

Amazing experience, Dani was very fun and interesting. The food was superb.