Private tour

Valencia: History Walking Tour in the El Carmen District

Activity provider: TT Experiences
Private tour

Valencia: History Walking Tour in the El Carmen District

Activity provider: TT Experiences

From US$ 97.24 per person

Be introduced to the historic side of Valencia on a private walking tour. Explore El Carmen, the historic center, to uncover sights like the Serranos Gate and the Gothic-style Silk Exchange

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
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  • Step back in time as you uncover 2,000 years of Valencia's facinating history
  • Dive into the exciting stories behind the top sights in the El Carmen District
  • Learn about local culture as you see the sight where the Fallas festival is held
  • Admire the stunning architecture of the Silk Exchange and the Valencia Cathedral
  • Marvel at the imposing Serranos Gate and its ancient wall fortifications
Full description

Trace the history of Valencia on this private, guided walking tour in the historic El Carmen district. Discover hidden gems and city secrets that only locals are aware of. Pass by sights like statue-studded Court of the Waters of Valencia and the space where the Fallas festival is held. 

Meet your guide in the Plaza de la Virgen and be transported back in time as you guide explains how the city has changed over the past 2,000 years. Begin your journey in Plaza de la Virgen, admiring Valencia's Cathedral and the Basilica of the Virgen de los Desamparados. 

Explore the Old Town's atmospheric streets and walk by the City Hall and Central Market. Take in prominent structures, including the lavishly decorated Silk Exchange and the 14th-century Serranos Gate which was once part of the ancient city wall. 

See the Tower of San Bartolomé, the Generalitat Palace, the old bullfighting ring, and the magnificent Plaza Redonda. Learn about the Metropolitan Cathedral, which was built in the 13th century and used as a mosque under the reign of the Moors. Return to the Plaza de la Virgen at the end of your tour. 

  • Guide
  • History-themed walking tour
  • Transportation
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Look for your 'Trigger Tours Experience' guide next to the fountain in Plaça de la Verge (Virgin Square).

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Product ID: 430835