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The 7 best guided tours in Valencia

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Guided tours in Valencia

Valencia is Spain’s third-largest city and it is chock full of things to do, sights to see and delicious food to eat. Valencia offers a blend of history and tradition and modern Avant-guard vibes. The city is so large and there are so many things to discover, it is logical that you might be looking for a professional guide to help you out. 

In this article, we will go over the top guided tours available in Valencia. These tried and tested tours will help you get the most out of your visit to Valencia and give you a real good sense of what life is really like in this beautiful Spanish city. 

Top guided tours in Valencia

Guided Visit to the City of Arts and Sciences with Wine and Tapas Tasting

Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences has some of the most distinctive architecture and exhibits in Europe, but it can be difficult to navigate the sprawling venue. Follow your guide as he takes you through the main sections of the museum, including the planetarium and the aquarium. Next, enjoy the breathtaking views as you feast on a 10-course meal (including tapas and wine) on a terrace on the 33rd floor.

Once you are done, you won’t have to lift a finger to get back home as the tour features drop-off back to your hotel at the end of the experience is included.

Visit the Old Town with Wine and Tapas Tasting in a Historic Area of ​​the 11th Century

Experience everything the old quarter of Valencia has to offer while you indulge in some of the best wine and tapas available. The tour costs € 65.00 per adult and lasts about 4 hours. This tour has also won the Best of Travelers’ Choice award by TripAdvisor in 2021.

It is available in Spanish and in English and includes alcoholic beverages, a local guide, food and drinks, and tickets to Parish of San Nicolás and San Pedro Mártir. 

Day trip to Valencia’s natural hot springs

If you are looking for a bit of a different experience during your visit to Valencia, this is a great option. This is one of the most surprising experiences you can enjoy in Valencia. It highlights 5 awesome sites. You will get to see the 60m (200 ‘) waterfall of Bridal Veil, where you can bathe and swim. The next stop is the natural hot springs of the Blue Lagoon hot springs, where you can swim and enjoy the caves, 25 ° C water, cliff jumping, and even a fish pedicure. After lunch, you will end the day with 3 wonders of nature. The picturesque canyons, the impressive waterspouts, and the beautiful dam.

If you are looking for a  nice outdoor activity and like nature, this is a great Instagram-worthy activity. This tour has been running for 10 years non-stop, so you know they are doing something right. 

Valencia Bike Tour from the city to the beach

This tour will give you a great overall experience of the city. Explore Valencia’s downtown area and the beautiful urban beach. The tour lasts 3 h and it is available inEnglish

The tour ncludes water for the ride, a drink at the end of the walk on the beach, accompanied by some snaks and olives, a personalized map with all my tips and recommendations, suncream for the ride, mask if necessary and of course the bicycle rental during the journey.

The itinerary includes: Plaza de la Virgen, Plaza del Mercado, Calle Caballero, Torres de Quart, Institut Valencià D’Art Modern (IVAM), CCCC Center del Carme Cultura Contemporània, Torres de Serranos, Plaza de la Virgen, National Museum of González Martí Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts, Museum of the Patriarch, La Glorieta, Bridge of Flowers, Túria Garden, City of Arts and Sciences, La Marina de València, Malvarrosa Beach, and then back to the Plaza de la Virgen.

 

Segway Tour of the City of Arts and Sciences

Discover Turia Park and the City of Arts and Sciences your way and at your own pace with this private Segway tour. Rest your legs and glide easily between locations, including the Hemispheric and the Umbracle, absorbing the unique and futuristic architecture.

This private wine tour includes 2 wine tastings and full lunch. The tour lasts a whopping 7 h 30 min and is available in German, English, Spanish and Dutch. The you also includes transfer to and from the hotel or port if you are on a cruise in a private air-conditioned vehicle/minivan, entrance to Murviedro Historic Winery and Vera de Estenas Winery.

Excursion to Cuevas de San José.

The excursion that leaves from downtown Valencia to discover the largest underground river in Europe. You will be pick up from hotels or a meeting point in Valencia and be taken to Vall d’Uixo, the town where the cave is located. Once you will first stop at an area with restaurants, bars, and shops where you can freshen up or have a quick coffee before exploring the Caves of San Jose. 

At 100:00 you will set off on the boat downriver. There is also a dry area, where we can walk on foot for about 10 minutes. And return to the ship to continue the journey inside the cave.

Private walking tour of the old town of Valencia

This charming walking tour lasts about 1 h 30 min and is available in Japanese, English, and Spanish. You will get to explore Valencia’s old quarter which is spectacular and brimming with history. 

The tour includes drinks and something light to eat as well as roundtrip transfer for visitors. The tour departs from Pl.de Manises, 3, 46003 València, Valencia, Spain.

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