Extra activities in Valencia

 

VALENCIA DAILY BIKE TOUR

Overview: Pedal your way through vibrant Valencia, feeling the warm sea breeze as you visit the Turia Gardens and cycle past the old city's ancient monuments, museums, universities, and bridges. Continue into the modern architecture of the new city.

Description: Discover Valencia's streets, squares, monuments and most important historical sites the fun way. Feel the warm sea breeze on your face as you pedal through old and new Valencia and its gardens.

Start your tour of Valencia by pedaling downhill to the unique Turia Gardens. Created in a former riverbed, Valencia's garden park stretches for 13 km (8 miles), and winds through the city. The Gardens host a variety of cultural and recreational activities throughout the year. Pedal past the Serranos Towers, a small castle which used to be the former main entrance of the medieval walled city.

Only a few steps away, you will not only encounter the Roman remains of the city, but also Plaza de la Virgen in the center of Old Valencia, as well as some of the most important historical buildings in this Spanish city.

Continue cycling through the narrow streets of the old city to reach the Palace of the Marquis Dos Aguas, the city’s finest baroque monument and home of the National Ceramics Museum. Next you'll pass the old University, the Patriarca Church and the Glorieta Gardens.

The tour continues along the former riverbed passing by the Music Hall until you reach the City of Arts & Sciences, the 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 crossing many historic and modern bridges as well as cycling past the Fine Arts Museum.

When: everyday at 10:00 hrs in Dutch, 11:00 hrs in English / German and 16:00 hrs in Dutch / English.

Duration: 3 hours.

Price: 25 € per person.

What’s included?: Bike rental and guide.

Organized by Valencia Guias / Valencia Bikes

Reservations on +34 96 3851740 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Monday 18th May: THE MODERN VALENCIA: CITY OF ARTS & SCIENCES

This visit focuses on the most modern part of the city as we take in the stunning exteriors of buildings at the science and culture complex known as City of Arts & Sciences.

Valencia has changed a lot in the last 20 years and has been placed in the visitors map, thanks to the construction of this futuristic site by World-reputed local architect Santiago Calatrava.

We will visit the interior of the Opera House, considered to be the master work of Calatrava’s career and visit the 4 different auditoria, gardens, rehearsal rooms….Afterwards we will visit the Turia Garden and will explain you why Valencia is crossed by a large 12km long garden on the former river bed. From there we will see the exterior of the Hemiferic, a building with a distinctive eye-eye-shapped design, the science museum, which resembles  a prehistoric concrete skeleton, the Agora, a massive multipurpose building, and a couple of bridges.

When: Tuesday 19th May at 10:00 hrs, departing from the main entrance of the Palau de les Arts “Reina Sofia” (Opera House) 

Duration: 2,5 hours.

Price: 30 € per person (there is a minim of 8 people for the tour to be organized).

What’s included?: English speaking guide and entrance fee to Opera House.

Organized by Valencia Guias 

Reservations on +34 96 3851740 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Tuesday 19th May: VALENCIA HISTORICAL CITY CENTER

DescriptionThis visit on foot focuses on Valencia’s attractive old quarter, one of the largest in Europe, to see the most noteworthy streets, squares and monuments of Valencia’s historic heart.

We visit the Plaza del Ayuntamiento with great buildings such as the City Hall and the Post Office, the must-see art-nouveau Central Market, one of the most beautiful food markets in the World, La Lonja (former silk market, declared World Heritage Site by the Unesco), the plaza redonda (round square), the impressive Baroque Palace Marques de Dos aguas and the interior of the cathedral where we can marvel at paintings by Goya, the Holy Grail and superb Renaissance frescoes, 

Then we will visit the Plaza de la Virgen, heart of the Old city and finish the tour by the medieval gateway known as Torres de Serranos.

WhenMonday 18th May at 10:00 hrs, departing from the main entrance of the City Hall at the Plaza del Ayuntamiento (City Hall square).

Duration: 3 hours.

Price: 30 € per person (there is a minim of 8 people for the tour to be organized)

What’s included?: English speaking guide and entrance fee to cathedral and Lonja.

Organized by Valencia Guias 

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Friday 22nd May: VALENCIA HISTORICAL CITY CENTEREVENING TOUR

DescriptionThis visit on foot focuses on Valencia’s attractive old quarter, one of the largest in Europe, to see the most noteworthy streets, squares and monuments of Valencia’s historic heart.

We visit the must-see art-nouveau Central Market (exterior) one of the most beautiful food markets in the World, La Lonja (former silk market, declared World Heritage Site by the Unesco, Exterior visit), the plaza redonda (round square), the impressive Baroque Palace Marques de Dos aguas and the exterior of the cathedral and plaza de la Virgen, the heart of the old City. 

When: Friday 22nd May at 19:00 hrs, departing from ADEIT

Duration: 2 hours.

Price: 25 € per person (there is a minim of 8 people for the tour to be organized)

What’s included?: English speaking guide

Organized by Valencia Guias 

Reservations on +34 96 3851740 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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