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Valencia: 24 or 48-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket

1. Valencia: 24 or 48-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket

See the sights of Valencia at your own pace with the Valencia Bus Turistic! With 24- and 48-hour ticket options, the hop-on hop-off concept means you can get off at the locations that appeal to you most, simply joining the next bus when you're done. There are 17 stops throughout the city where you can get on and off without restriction. See the best attractions and monuments in Valencia. Real-time audio guide available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese, Valencian and Russian. 1. Poeta Querol 2. Plaza Toros 3. Museo Fallero 4. Ciudad Artes y Ciencias 5 Oceanogràfic 6 C.C. Aqua 7 Marina Real 8 Las Arenas 9 Puerto 10 Baleares 11 Mestalla Museo Militar 12 San Pio V 13 Nuevo Centro 14 Dama Ibérica 15 Bioparc 16 Museo H. Valencia 17 Ivam

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

2. 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: Complete Tuk-Tuk Tour Around the City

3. Valencia: Complete Tuk-Tuk Tour Around the City

Visit the main historical and cultural points of the city center by tuk-tuk on this guided tour of Valencia. See top city sights like Malvarrosa beach, the harbor, and the Valencian Art Nouveau Colón Market.   Start at the Tourism Hub office at the Valencia North Station. Pass by historical places such as the old Torres de Quart, the Torres de Serranos, the Museum of Fine Arts, and the old Hospital of Valencia, a library that was once the first mental sanatorium in Europe.  Explore the modern port of Valencia, La Marina Real, and stroll along the extensive Malvarrosa beach. Discover the avant-garde and artistic character of Valencia at the City of Arts and Sciences.  See the Oceanogràfic, the largest aquarium in Europe, the Museum of Sciences, the Hemispheric, and the Reina Sofía Palace of the Arts. Follow the old Turia riverbed, and see sights like the Ciutat Vella, Mercado de Colón, the Palacio del Marqués de Dos Aguas. Drive by the famed Plaza de Toros. Take advantage of commentary from your guide and enjoy the unobstructed views offered by tuk-tuk without the need to getting out of the vehicle.

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

4. 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.

From Albir, Altea, Benidorm & Calpe: Valencia City Excursion

5. From Albir, Altea, Benidorm & Calpe: Valencia City Excursion

Valencia is Spain´s 3rd largest city and capital to the Costa Blanca. Situated, some two hours by coach from Albir, Altea, Benidorm & Calpe, the beautiful city of Valencia is definitely worth a visit for those looking to immerse themselves in the culture and tradition that this city has to offer. The city has roots dating back to the Romans, who founded a colony on the shores of the Turia river in 138 a.c. and today is the perfect mix of contemporary versus tradition, with stunning architecture through the ages that proudly stand, helping to tell the story and history of Valencia. Your journey will start with a pickup by air-conditioned coach from one of the points in Albir, Altea Benidorm or Calpe*. Once everyone is on board, the travelling time to Valencia is around 2 hours. On arrival, you will be given 5-hours of free time to explore the city and all it has to offer. The drop off point in Valencia is at the Torres de Serranos, gateway to the historic part of the city and just a short walk from the cathedral and main center. One of the best ways to see the city is with an official guide and you will have the option to purchase a guided walking tour of the old part of the city, taking in some of the most emblematic buildings that will last around 75 to 80 minutes at a cost of just 8€ per person. This is to be paid on the day to the representative on the coach. Those wishing to visit the Oceanografic (sea world) centre or the Mestalla football ground, can do so as "optional extras" which the representative on the day will explain to you. Prices can vary depending on the seasons but full details and correct prices will be given to you on the day of your trip. Valencia is a very large city and can get very busy at certain times of the year. The excursion will be accompanied by an English speaking representative who will confirm timings and meeting points on the day. The return journey will be made with drop offs at the original meeting points being made in reverse order, starting at the last pickup point made and always finishing in Albir. Services from Calpe and Altea are only availble from June to November. Please be aware that Valencia is some distance away from Albir, Altea, Benidorm and Calpe and travelling time plus time making pickups and drop offs should be taken into account prior to booking. Activity duration times are only a guideline and can vary.

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

6. 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.

In love with Valencia: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

7. In love with Valencia: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

This vibrant Mediterranean city’s rich history, mesmerizing architecture, and culinary delights will leave you enchanted. On this walking tour around Valencia’s historical heart, I’ll tantalize your taste buds with insights into local cuisine, including its iconic tapas and mouth-watering paella. I’ll also reveal some of this magnificent city’s secrets, sharing stories and legends that highlight its unique and less explored dimensions. Our tour starts at Plaça de la Reina. From there, you’ll be guided into the city center where you’ll see the iconic Valencia Cathedral, a breathtaking masterpiece of Gothic architecture. You’ll have a chance to admire the exquisite craftsmanship of La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that symbolises the city’s historical importance as a trading hub. I’ll also show you its ancient city gates, the imposing Torres de Serranos, which have witnessed Valencia’s evolution over the centuries. As you step into the enchanting Ciutat Vella (the Old Town) and wander through its labyrinthine streets, I’ll show you hidden corners that hold secrets from Valencia’s past. Along the way, you’ll: • Take in the House of Cats, where the city’s strays come to relax, and some cool street art like Mural del Beso • Stroll through the bustling Plaça de l’Ajuntament, where Valencia’s vibrant atmosphere comes to life • Experience the serene ambiance of Sant Nicolau de Bari y Sant Pere Màrtir, a church that’s considered an architectural marvel • Indulge in the city’s main food market, Mercat Central de València, where tantalizing scents and flavors entice your senses • Discover the Plaza de Toros, a legendary bullring that echoes with stories of valiant matadors and passionate crowds • Learn about the beautiful Jardí del Túria, a green oasis that weaves its way through the city’s heart • Pop by CCCC (Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània), an art museum with a long history and exhibits to suit all ages • Find out about the exhilarating ambiance of Valencia’s biggest festival, Las Fallas, a celebration of art, culture, and community, complete with towering sculptures, colorful fireworks, and spirited traditions that ignite the city during this remarkable event By the end of this 75-minute walk, you’ll have a greater appreciation of the city’s art, culture and history. Along the way, I´ll give you recommendations on where to eat and drink, which buildings are worth exploring further, and the little known stories behind its landmarks.

Valencia: City Walking Tour with Top Attractions

8. Valencia: City Walking Tour with Top Attractions

Are you thinking of visiting Valencia and looking for a tour to get to know the historic center of the city? You are in the right place! I will guide you through the emblematic places and monuments of this beautiful city, telling you the history and some nice anecdotes. It will be a pleasant walk through the main streets of the heart of Valencia to admire the following points of interest from the outside: - Serranos Towers, - Palace of the Generalitat, - Calle Caballeros, - Plaza de la Virgen, - Water Court, - Plaza de la Reina, - the Cathedral and the Miguelete Tower, - Ceramics Museum, - Plaza del Ayuntamiento (Town Hall), - Central Market, - Lonja de la Seda (Unesco Heritage). Are you ready? I am waiting for you!

From Alicante: Valencia Full-Day Guided Tour

9. From Alicante: Valencia Full-Day Guided Tour

We will begin in the heart of the city, surrounded by the Basilica of the Virgen de los Desamparados and the Cathedral, which hides the holy chalice inside. We will continue moved by the influence of the Turia river to the Tribunal de las Aguas, the oldest institution of justice in Europe, whose rules and traditions have been transmitted from century to century until reaching today, where it remains in full force and has been inscribed by UNESCO as Intangible Heritage of Humanity. But Valencia is much more! Its captivating streets smell of orange blossom and tell us about a rich past, legends, curiosities, tradition, heritage and a living folklore... That's why we will delight in the bustle of the Central Market with all its stands full of top quality fresh food. Rest and enjoy some tapas in the sun on one of its terraces and continue with the Lonja de la Seda, a jewel of civil Gothic. Before returning to Alicante we will make a stop to captivate ourselves with its splendor and charm that attracts unprecedented fauna and flora. We will know more about its history and natural value for the region's ecosystem.

Valencia Highlights Half-Day Private Tour with Local Tasting

10. Valencia Highlights Half-Day Private Tour with Local Tasting

Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Valencia with our Half-Day Private Walking Tour. Delve into the city's rich history and culture as you explore its iconic landmarks and hidden gems. Meet your local guide at the majestic Torres de Serranos, where medieval charm meets modern allure. Learn about the defensive significance of this Gothic marvel and capture timeless memories with a photo at this historic gate. Stroll to Plaza de la Virgen, where ancient Roman roots intertwine with modern-day vibrancy. Marvel at the symbolic fountain and delve into the cultural heritage of the Water Tribunal. Then, venture to Plaza de l'Almoina and discover Casa Punto de Gancho, a hidden gem off the beaten path. Continue your journey to Plaza de la Reina, where the eclectic Cathedral and controversial square renovations await. Savor a delicious horchata at Horchatería Santa Catalina, steeped in centuries-old tradition and local flavor. Explore the Europe's narrowest house and a charming tavern. Dive into the vibrant atmosphere of Mercado Central, Europe's largest fresh produce market, and indulge in local delicacies. Enter the Unesco-heritage monument, La Lonja de la Seda with your skip-the-line tickets and immerse yourself in its architectural splendor with a guided tour. Conclude your adventure at Plaza Redonda and admire the elegant Palacio del Marqués de Dos Aguas. Wander through the serene La Nau and soak in the tranquil ambiance of Puerta del Mar. Cross the bridge Puente de la Exposición and enjoy the Santiago Calatrava's architectural masterpieces. Explore the historic Paseo de la Alameda and unwind in the enchanting Jardín de Monforte. Experience Valencia like never before with our exclusive Private Walking Tour, where every step unveils a new chapter of the city's captivating story. Book now and let the adventure begin!

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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.