1. Spain
  2. Valencian Community
  3. Valencia
  4. City of Arts and Sciences

Valencia: City Tour with Tapas Shore Excursion

Product ID: 361995
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Discover the highlights of Valencia on a half-day tour specially designed for cruise passengers. Explore the modern city and the historic Old Town before an intimate tapas and wine-tasting experience in an 11th-century Moorish cave.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 9:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Embark on a shore excursion which takes you to Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences and the historic Old Town
  • Enjoy a small-group tour limited to 12 people
  • Taste tapas, Valencian Paella, and local wines in an 11th-century historic cave
Full description
Meet your guide at the Port of Valencia. Travel by private car to the City of the Arts and Sciences for a guided tour of this futuristic complex. Spend a leisurely hour learning the stories behind the structures and marvelling at the exteriors of the modern buildings.

Next, travel to the historic Old Town of Valencia where your guide will share the stories of the city's history and rich architectural offerings. Pass through Mercado Central, the largest food market in Europe, and take in the sights, sounds, and smells of this bustling center.

Finish the tour in one of Valencia's oldest and most emblematic spaces, the historic Arab wall. This is one of the most significant sites in the history of the city, and was the point of conflict between Christians and Moors dating back to the 11th Century and the reign of El Cid. In this intimate venue, indulge in a gastronomic journey with a tasting of Valencia's most important dishes paired with prizewinning regional wines. You will also try traditional Valencian Paella. At the end of the experience, private drivers will take you directly back to the port so that you can board your ship and continue on your cruise.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from the Port of Valencia
  • Private, air-conditioned transport between all sites
  • Guided tours of the 2 most important areas of the city
  • 10-course tasting menu with wine
What’s Not Included
  • Additional purchases
  • Entry ticket to the City of Arts and Sciences

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Your guide will meet you at the Port of Valencia at 9:30 AM in the main entrance of Terminal Trasmediterranea For the bigger ships, there is always a free "Yellow Shuttle Service" which takes you from where the ship arrives directly to the port entrance.

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Important information
Know before you go
• There is an element of walking involved (around 2 hours in total) at a casual pace across flat ground
• In case of severely unfavourable weather conditions, the tour will be cancelled and refunded; Attendees will be notified if this is likely to occur
• Entry into the City of Arts and Sciences is not included, the tour passes by and highlights the architectural styles and history of the complex

From US$ 116.31 per person

Organized by

Sea Saffron

Product ID: 361995