5. 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!