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Valencia: Sailing Catamaran Cruise with Swim Stop

1. Valencia: Sailing Catamaran Cruise with Swim Stop

Escape the busy beaches of Valencia and embark on this scenic catamaran cruise. Sail around the stunning coastline and work on your tan as you sunbathe on the boat's suspended net. Along the way, marvel at the panoramic views that surround you and get to know the city from a new perspective.  Cool off with a refreshing swim in the sea. Then the catamaran returns to the pickup point.

Valencia: Sailing Catamaran Excursion

2. Valencia: Sailing Catamaran Excursion

Accompanied by an expert crew, enjoy a sailing experience that will take you along the coast of Valencia. Let the winds guide you as they take hold of the boat's sails and sweep you along the Mediterranean Sea. After leaving the dock in Valencia, enjoy the sea breeze and views as the catamaran sails along the coast. From your ocean vantage point, you’ll be able to admire iconic monuments such as the City of Arts, the Miquelet, and the skyline of Valencia.

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

3. 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.

Valencia: Malvarrosa Beach Standup Paddleboard Rental

4. Valencia: Malvarrosa Beach Standup Paddleboard Rental

Spend some time in the Valencian sun and make a splash at Malvarrosa beach with standup paddleboard rental. Suited for beginners and pros alike just take your board and enter the ocean. Have the chance to explore up and down the coast with your friends or go on a solo adventure. Make your way to the marina located just at the end of the beach and pick up your paddleboard from the store. Check the weather and sea conditions are okay and then get ready for some coastal exploration. Feel the warm sand under your feet and the sun on your skin as you jump into the waves and stand up on your board. Look for marine life as you paddle and if you're luck you might even spot a dolphin.

Valencia: Complete Tuk-Tuk Tour Around the City

5. Valencia: Complete Tuk-Tuk Tour Around the City

Visit the main historical and cultural points of the city center by tuk-tuk on this guided tour of Valencia. See top city sights like Malvarrosa beach, the harbor, and the Valencian Art Nouveau Colón Market.   Start at the Tourism Hub office at the Valencia North Station. Pass by historical places such as the old Torres de Quart, the Torres de Serranos, the Museum of Fine Arts, and the old Hospital of Valencia, a library that was once the first mental sanatorium in Europe.  Explore the modern port of Valencia, La Marina Real, and stroll along the extensive Malvarrosa beach. Discover the avant-garde and artistic character of Valencia at the City of Arts and Sciences.  See the Oceanogràfic, the largest aquarium in Europe, the Museum of Sciences, the Hemispheric, and the Reina Sofía Palace of the Arts. Follow the old Turia riverbed, and see sights like the Ciutat Vella, Mercado de Colón, the Palacio del Marqués de Dos Aguas. Drive by the famed Plaza de Toros. Take advantage of commentary from your guide and enjoy the unobstructed views offered by tuk-tuk without the need to getting out of the vehicle.

Valencia: Guided Family Walking Tour

6. Valencia: Guided Family Walking Tour

Explore Valencia with the elements to keep anyone from getting bored, whether that be the kids or the grown-ups. The guide will lead a tour for the whole group to enjoy. Discover the most important sites in Valencia while completing activities, drawing challenges, and quizzes. Learning and fun go hand in hand.  See the city’s most emblematic sites including the Lonja de la Seda (Silk Exchange), the Cathedral, the City Hall, and the North Station. You will not miss the little secrets and curiosities that sometimes go unnoticed.

Valencia Park Segway Tour

7. Valencia Park Segway Tour

After a short training to drive the Segway, you will start a tour of 2 hours that takes you to Serranos towers, Serranos bridge, San José bridge, Las Artes bridge, Casa del Agua and Azud de Rovella, 9 d'Octubre bridge, Cabecera Park, Cabecera lake and Bioparc.  Helmets will be provided for the tour (obligatory use) as well as a bilingual guide (Spanish/English, other languages on request). A short training to drive the Segway will be practiced before the departure of the tour.

Valencia: Turia & Cabecera Park Private Segway Tour

8. Valencia: Turia & Cabecera Park Private Segway Tour

Meet your guide at the Serrano Gate to begin your tour of Turia Park Valencia, where you will find all kinds of sports facilities, playgrounds, dog parks, and green zones for relaxing or picnicking. If you get hungry or thirsty, one of the many outdoor cafés is sure to have something for you. A segway tour in Turia Park is very fun thanks to the smoothly paved paths. There are different lanes for running, cycling, or just strolling through the park, so you will never have to worry about colliding with pedestrians. Even on a busy day the park has enough space for everyone. Not only will this tour take you through beautiful and lush greenery, you'll also stop at key places of interest, such as the six bridges that cross the former river. Next, continue along to Parque de Cabecera. This beautiful park marks the beginning of the River Turia, and the main idea of its developers was to maintain the original atmosphere of the ancient riverbed. The paths are surrounded by romantic stonewalls, shady trees, and perfect picnic spots. Boat rental is available on the lake, a perfect activity for children and adults alike. The Parque de Cabecera is also the home of the Bioparc, which is said to be one of the most beautiful places to spot wild animals. Different groups of animals live together as they would in nature, and observing them makes this visit an unforgettable experience. 

Valencia: City Center and Reina Square Family Walking Tour

9. Valencia: City Center and Reina Square Family Walking Tour

What does the name Valencia mean? Experience the most rewarding adventure with your family on our exclusive family walking tour. Our family-friendly local professional guide will make sure the kids have as much fun sightseeing as adults. The well-informed guide will take you on a 2-hour long walking tour. The tour has an easy pace and includes a stroll around the city center, highlighting the famous cultural and architectural sites. The whole family will have fun learning about Valencia’s fascinating and interesting sites. The stories shared by the guide are guaranteed to provide a few giggles as you wind down the off beaten paths of the city. Why is a bat a symbol of Valencia? What legend does the symbol hide? 1. From outside: Marquis de Dos Aguas Palace (Carrer del Poeta Querol, 2, 46002 València, Valencia, Spain) Marquis de Dos Aguas Palace is located in the heart of Valencia. The palace was declared a Historic Artistic Monument in 1941. If you want to learn more about the history of this beautiful palace join our tour! Visiting duration: 30 minutes. 2. From outside: Reina Square (Pça. de la Reina, s/n, 46000 València, Valencia, Spain) The Plaza de la Reina is without doubt, one of the hottest spots in the city. You will also find plenty of tapas bars, restaurants, pubs and ice cream parlours in this popular square. It is a must see location when visiting Valencia. Visiting duration: 30 minutes 3. Valencia center. Visiting duration: 1 hour Together with our accredited guide you will explore the center of Valencia. There is a lot to see and learn!

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What people are saying about Valencia

nice trip out of the marina and they drop the anchor and let you off to swim for a good 45mins. it was a good amount of time on the catamaran so we had time to do other things that day

The boating experience was really fun and they played a good mix of Spanish and English music. the staff/ crew were very kind and very fun.

I have loved sailing it goes very slowly you can see everything and then you can take a great dip in the high seas

It was without a doubt a very pleasant time, I enjoyed this experience to the fullest together with my daughter.

It was a pleasant and relaxing cruise trip with cheap price