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Plaça de la Verge, Valencia: Our most recommended tours and activities

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. Later, gain exclusive access to an 11th-century historical monument in the heart of Old Town. Inside, indulge in a delicious tasting menu of local tapas and paella 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: Cathedral, St Nicholas, and Lonja de la Seda Tour

2. Valencia: Cathedral, St Nicholas, and Lonja de la Seda Tour

Immerse yourself in the charming historic district of Valencia and take an informative stroll through its picturesque narrow roads. Come across impressive local landmarks on a walking tour of the area. Step into the Cathedral, the Church of Saint Nicholas, and the Lonja de la Seda. Meet your guide at the imposing Torres de Serranos, then dive deep into the bustling city center. Discover the ancient walls surrounding the district and walk into the Church of Saint Nicholas. Admire its stunning interior, covered in 2,000 square meters of Baroque frescoes, painted by Dionís Vidal. Continue on to the Lonja de la Seda, a spectacular UNESCO World Heritage site. Take in its Gothic architecture, tall and sturdy columns, and geometric roof. Gaze at the busy Central Market just across the road and head toward the Plaza de la Reina. Enter the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, said to hold the Holy Grail in its interior. Discover the Roman ruins of the Almoina, the most relevant archaeological remains in Valencia. Finally, in the Plaza de la Virgen, learn the secrets of the Basilica of the Virgin Mary of the Forsaken. End your journey in this very area.

Valencia: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Tour

3. Valencia: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Tour

Get to know Valencia at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. Login to your app and start your tour of 10 of the most important attractions of the city. At the start of each attraction, you will uncover a puzzle to learn more about Valencia. You can stop and find clues at each attraction to reveal your next destination. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. Start your tour at the much-photographed Bullring of Valencia. Visit Valencia Town Hall in the city center, while 'Mercat Central' will give you a taste of city life. Take a photo at the Valencia Silk Exchange, which will amaze you with its architecture, and indulge in the beauty of the iconic Plaza de la Virgen. Visit the incomparably beautiful Cathedral of Valencia. You will also pass by the always innovative University of Valencia. Admire the imposing Mercat Colón. The icing on the cake of this unique experience will be the Puente de las Flores. Use logic, imagination, observation, and a team spirit to finish the game. For your convenience, you can start or pause the tour whenever you want, so you can enjoy seeing the city at your own pace. Learn information and facts and snap pictures as you go.

Valencia Bike Tour

4. Valencia Bike Tour

Discover Valencia's streets, squares, monuments and most important historical sites in less time on a guided bike tour. Combine the old with the new as you cruise past historical buildings like the Quart Towers and new ones like the City of Arts & Sciences.  Meet your guide and get set up with your bike. Start your tour of Valencia by pedaling downhill to the unique Turia Gardens which were created in a former riverbed and stretch for 13 kilometers through the city.  Cycle past the Serranos Towers, a small castle which used to be the former main entrance of the medieval walled city. Cruise past important historical buildingslike the Mercado de Colón, Gardens of the Old Hospital, Pillar Square, and the Quart Towers.  Soak up the atmosphere as you glide by the old university, the Patriarca Church and the Glorieta Gardens. Continue along the former riverbed passing by the Music Hall until you reach the City of Arts & Sciences. Admire this new landmark of Valencia, known for its futuristic white architecture designed by world-acclaimed architect Santiago Calatrava. From here you will head back to the starting point following the riverbed and riding past the Fine Arts Museum.

Medieval Valencia 1-Hour Segway Tour

5. Medieval Valencia 1-Hour Segway Tour

On this 1-hour Segway tour of medieval Valencia you’ll have a chance to see the most important and emblematic monuments and districts of the city. The best part of the activity is that you get to see all the sights in a fun and eco-friendly way! After a short training session that will allow you to get comfortable operating the Segway, you’ll head off for an hour’s tour along a route that includes the following sites: Serranos Towers, El Carmen Square, Portal de la Valldigna and the Arabic city walls, San Nicolás Church and the Silk Exchange Market (Lonja). You’ll also pass by the Central Market, the round Plaza Redonda, Santa Catalina Church, the Valencia Cathedral, the Palace of the Archbishop, L'Almoina Square and the Virgin Square.

Valencia: Complete Segway Tour of Old Town and Gardens

6. Valencia: Complete Segway Tour of Old Town and Gardens

Enjoy a brief training, the guide teaches you to drive the segway in a few minutes, it is very easy and simple. Always accompanied you will be able to see several ancient monuments of the old town such as the Plaza de la Virgen, the Barrio del Carmen and the Torres de Serranos. The guide will tell you some facts and anecdotes. You will go down to the old bed of the Turia river, the largest and greenest landscaped area, you will be able to enjoy driving the segway among nature. It is a very nice and fun tour. You will return to the starting point, we are in the center of the city. Cheer up, we are waiting for you.

Valencia: Private City Tour on Bicycle, E-Bike or E-Step

7. Valencia: Private City Tour on Bicycle, E-Bike or E-Step

Discover the historic treasures and modern marvels of Valencia on a bike tour with a local guide. Pedal past the city’s most iconic attractions, from an ancient Roman square to Turia Gardens, all the way to the futuristic City of Arts and Sciences complex.  Start the tour from the old city of Valencia, biking through its narrow winding streets. Pass by landmarks like Plaza de la Virgen, the Serranos Gate, the Mercado Central, the Valencia Cathedral, the Plaza de la Reina, the Valencia City Hall, or the Marués de Dos Aguas Palace. After enjoying the hustle and bustle of the old city, continue on your bike through the Turia River, the riverbed that has been dried out by the government and is now a park. Follow the bike path and see the many exotic trees that grow in this 5-mile green area. Finally, head to the end of Turia Gardens, toward the cultural and architectural complex of the City of Arts and Sciences. Admire 6 different architectural gems on this bike route. See the opera house and performing arts center, the Queen Sofia Palace of Arts, the Hemisfèric IMAX theater, the Umbracle, a walkway, and a garden. Marvel at the futuristic exteriors of the Museu de les Ciènces Principe Felipe and the Oceanografic.

Valencia: Scavenger Hunt and Iconic Sights Self-Guided Tour

8. Valencia: Scavenger Hunt and Iconic Sights Self-Guided Tour

Get to know Iconic Valencia at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the La Catedral de Valencia, Torres de Serranos, Plaza de la Almoina and many more! After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the “Point of a Hook house” and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the “The Carmen neighborhood”. The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

Valencia: 'Indiana Jones and the Holy Grail' Walking Tour

9. Valencia: 'Indiana Jones and the Holy Grail' Walking Tour

Learn about the origin of the Holy Grail and its relationship to the city of Valencia on a guided walking tour in the historic center. Explore the city's historic sites with a guide dressed as Indiana Jones himself. Your tour begins in the Plaza de la Virgen where you'll meet your guide, Indiana Jones, who will show you the hidden facets of the city as you stroll its streets. Hear stories about alligators, haunted houses, and local myths as you follow in the footsteps of the Holy Grail. Accompany Indie in his exploits, where he will be forced to throw whips, walk on glass, and eat fire.

Valencia: Self-Guided City Exploration Game and Walking Tour

10. Valencia: Self-Guided City Exploration Game and Walking Tour

Combine the excitement of a sightseeing city tour with a game fun on this self-guided smartphone walking tour in Valencia. Find attractions easily with the app's navigation function. Download the app and start the game by going to the first location. Use observation, logic, imagination, and teamwork to solve the riddle at each location, the riddles are always hard. Pause the app at any point if you want to take a break, stop for coffee, or spend some more time visiting one of the sights. Play the game at your own pace. Start your tour at the much-photographed Bullring of Valencia. Visit Valencia Town Hall in the city center, while 'Mercat Central' will give you a taste of city life. Take a photo at the Valencia Silk Exchange, which will amaze you with its architecture, and indulge in the beauty of the iconic Plaza de la Virgen. Visit the incomparably beautiful Cathedral of Valencia. You will also pass by the always innovative University of Valencia. Admire the imposing Mercat Colón. The icing on the cake of this unique experience will be the Puente de las Flores.

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What people are saying about Plaça de la Verge, Valencia

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4.8
(1,325 reviews)

Both the city walk and the food and drinks were well organized. Nice that the guide knew a lot about the city and the wines! We had a very nice afternoon/evening with 10 people in the age category from 12 to 78 years!

The wonderful ambiance and stunning tapas food and wine along with amazing tour makes this a well worth event Really enjoyed this evening

Walking, history, wine and food. Our guide Tuathla was very good, good stories and good food, we can recomend this tour to anyone. 👍👍👍

This was a fantastic tour and generous meal in the most wonderful setting. We had two teenagers with us and they enjoyed as well!

Great guide and lovely group, the highlight of my Valencia experience so far.