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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.

Valencia: 48-Hour Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus & Oceanogràfic Ticket

2. Valencia: 48-Hour Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus & Oceanogràfic Ticket

With this combined ticket, take advantage of a convenient hop-on-hop-off bus tour through the city of Valencia on a double-decker sightseeing bus.  There are 17 stops and you can use both lines and get on and off at all of the stops around the city for a validity of 48 hours. Get off at a stop in total which cover all of Valencia's main attractions. As you cruise through the city, listen to the audio guide in one of the 10 available languages including English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese, Valencian, and Russian. Get off at the "Route B Valencia marítima" stop to discover the famous Oceanografic Center, one of the largest aquariums in the worlds with more than 500 species of different animals. Don't miss the spectacular dolphin show which is included in your ticket price.

From Valencia: Albufera Natural Park Bus, Cruise and Lunch

3. From Valencia: Albufera Natural Park Bus, Cruise and Lunch

Depart Valencia and journey by bus to Albufera Natural Park to discover one of the most important wetland areas on the Iberian peninsula. Marvel at the natural biodiversity of the area that allows a great variety of flora and fauna to thrive year-round. Travel through the nature reserve and listen to an informative commentary on the provided audio guides. Look for rare species of wading birds and a rich variety of wildlife, and learn about the rice fields and ecosystems of the lake.  Then, climb aboard for a 30-minute boat cruise along one of the biggest lakes in Spain. Sample the best of the local gastronomy over lunch in the village of El Palmar. Enjoy a typical meal from the Valencia region, including a starter of salad and squid, a main course of seafood paella and a dessert served with one drink.  

Valencia: 48 hour Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Ticket and San Nicolás

4. Valencia: 48 hour Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Ticket and San Nicolás

With this combined ticket you can use the hop-on-hop-off bus service and also visit of the Church of San Nicolás. There are two routes for the hop-on-hop-off bus: 'Route A Valencia histórica' and 'Route B Valencia marítima'. Each route lasts 90 minutes. You can use both lines with tickets that are valid for 48 hours. There are 21 stops in total. Listen to the audio guide in one of the 10 available languages while enjoying the ride. The following languages are available: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese, Valencian, and Russian. From the city centre, you easily travel to the Church of San Nicolás, 'the Valencian Sistine Chapel'. Enjoy the beauty of it's almost 2,000 square metres of frescoes and architecture, linked to the city of Valencia. You'll find a Gothic temple with origins in the thirteenth century, at the time of the Christian conquest. It's covered with Baroque decorations from the eighteenth century by Pérez Castiel, Palomino and Vidal. You will also enjoy magnificent Renaissance paintings and altarpieces and discover traditions such as the origin of Santa Claus. Audioguides are provided in Spanish, English, Italian and Valencian.

Valencia: San Nicolas, Silk Museum and Santos Juanes Church

5. Valencia: San Nicolas, Silk Museum and Santos Juanes Church

Make the most of your visit to Valencia with this combined ticket to 3 unique places: the Silk Museum, the Church of San Nicolas, and the Church of Santos Juanes—commonly known as “Saint John of the Market” because of its location next to the market area. In the 13th century, this square was already the main open space in the city. Find out more about each site with an included audio guide available in 5 languages.  After an incredible restoration, the Silk Museum opens its doors to let you discover its history on an extraordinary journey. To speak of silk is to speak of a golden era for Valencia, which led to the transformation of the landscape and the way of life in the city for centuries. Explore all the secrets of the Gremi de Velluters — the silk velvet weavers' guild in Valencia — at the building where they established themselves in the 15th century, now the Silk Museum. With your audio guide, learn about the discovery of silk, the raising of silkworms, the way this luxurious material was produced in the almost 5000 looms around the city, and the success of silk fabrics in the 18th century. One of the oldest parishes in Valencia, founded more than 700 years ago, the Church of San Nicolas is an old Gothic temple reformed centuries later to give it the appearance it has today. While there, admire the beautiful baroque decoration that impresses everyone who visits it. Discover in its interior almost 2,000 square meters (21,528 square feet) of impressive fresco paintings covering its vaults, and marvel at a place known as the Valencian Sistine Chapel.

Valencia City of Arts & Science: 3D Film at Hemisfèric

6. Valencia City of Arts & Science: 3D Film at Hemisfèric

Inaugurated in 1998, the Hemisfèric 3D theatre was the first building in Valencia's amazing City of Arts and Sciences to open its doors to the public. The theatre features truly spectacular construction designed by renowned Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava, with an oval roof over 100 meters long that covers the immense sphere of the modern projection room. This unique building is the largest theatre hall in Spain, housing two projection systems on a concave screen covering a surface area of 900 square meters. Experience an amazing 3D film inside the Hemisfèric's IMAX dome, featuring breathtaking digital projections, fascinating animations, and top-quality entertainment. The IMAX films last from 45 to 50 minutes, depending on the show, and will transport you right into the center of a new world. See animations as if they were right in front of you, moving objects that you can touch! Treat yourself to this amazing sensory experience, a must for your visit to Valencia's City of Arts and Science. 

Valencia: Self-guided Audio Tour on Your Smartphone

7. Valencia: Self-guided Audio Tour on Your Smartphone

Experience the city of Valencia with a self-guided audio tour on your smartphone. Hear fascinating stories, based on an award-winning storytelling concept, and gain an insight into the most iconic landmarks in Valencia. Start your tour at the Torres de Serranos and continue to the Palacio de los Borja. Marvel at the Virgen de los Desamparados Basilica, and be fascinated by St. Mary's Cathedral. Learn the history hidden behind each turn from your audio guide. Enjoy a hassle-free experience, simply follow the instructions after booking and download the local partner's app to access your tour. Explore Valencia at your own pace in complete autonomy.

Valencia: Smartphone Self-Guided Audio Tour App

8. Valencia: Smartphone Self-Guided Audio Tour App

Enjoy using the navigation functionality on this smartphone app to create a self-guided tour of Valencia that suits your individual interests. Learn about the city's heritage at iconic landmarks like the City of Arts and Sciences complex and the Llotja de la Seda civil building. Use the suggested walking routes and the navigation option to chart a course through the city. Listen to cultural and historic information as you approach sites like the Valencia Cathedral which seamlessly blends Gothic, Romanesque, and Baroque architectural features. Tune into your audio commentary to hear all about the tourist hotspots like the City of Arts and Sciences complex which host the largest oceanographic aquarium in Europe, L'Oceanogràfic. Have the freedom to stop and resume your tour whenever you want. Pinpoint your favorite sights and source the best photo hotspots at attractions like the Central market which is an excellent example of Valencian Art Nouveau.

Valencia: Ghost Legends of Valencia Self-Guided AR Game Tour

9. Valencia: Ghost Legends of Valencia Self-Guided AR Game Tour

Adventure across breathtaking Valencia with augmented reality. The virtual AI guide will keep you companied throughout the walking tour game and tell you all about the enthralling lore and facts Valencia has to offer in the most fun and interactive fashion. How does the self-guided tour game work? The virtual AI person will guide you along the route with secret courtyards and breathtaking views and tell stories about them while challenging you with all sorts of tasks and different types of interaction. The game contains audio guides, video clips, riddles, quizzes, and more. You will be playing in augmented reality while walking in beautiful places of Valencia. All the stories of the game are collected from the local experts. Starting from the Plaza de Toros de Valencia, see Valencia City Hall, Plaça de la Reina, González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Decorative Arts, Plaza del Ayuntamiento and its foundtain, and more (sights are seen from the outside only). You can play alone or invite up to 5 friends. Log-in credentials will be sent to you in 1-12 hours after the purchase. The total route is 3 km.

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What people are saying about Valencia

Always use these bud tours on every holiday . Valencia bus didn’t disappoint. 17 different locations to hop on hop off covering the entire city. Audio good

A really enjoyable activity. Even after living on the outskirts of Valencia for 5 years, we saw things we never knew were there.

Beautiful experience with which you can visit the major attractions of the city in about 2 hours ...

It was great to see where everything was located and hop off when I wanted to see something.

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