Guided tour

Valencia: Orange Farm and Orchard Trip with Tastings

4.8 / 5

6 reviews

Activity provider: HUERTO RIBERA

Valencia: Orange Farm and Orchard Trip with Tastings

Activity provider: HUERTO RIBERA

From US$ 19.60 per person

Immerse yourself in a world of citrus on a guided tour of an orange farm running since 1870 in Valencia. Stroll through the orchards and collect your own oranges before having the chance to try them.

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Duration 2 hours
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English, Spanish, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the orange traditional cultivation, comparing it with modern techniques
  • Collect your own seasonal oranges and take them home (Dec-May)
  • Calibrate your oranges in the Naranjas Ribera warehouse
  • Explore all varieties of citrus planted: Sanguinelli,Citrus Yuzu, Buddha Hand...
  • Tasting of orange artisanal products
Full description
Come and enjoy Huerto Ribera experience! Carcaixent, known as "the orange cradle" is 35km from Valencia. Start the tour in Huerto Ribera discovering our eclectic style 19th century modernist house (exterior), walk through its wonderful gardens and orange groves learning about citrus cultivation, its history, varieties, pruning, grafting, flowering... Walk among our fruit trees (oranges, tangerines, avocados, Buddha's hand, citrus caviar, lemons, kumquats, grapefruit, pomegranates, papayas, medlars...). Collect your own oranges (in season, from October till June) and take part in our Naranjas Ribera warehouse and learn how we calibrate and select our oranges before sending them in boxes to all Europe. You will know first-hand the current situation of Valencian citrus growing in an unbeatable environment. Finally, we will visit the well from which the orange orchard is irrigated nodaways. At the end of the visit you will be able to taste typical Valencian products, such as orange juice, tangerines (in season), Valencian liqueurs, homemade jams and orange blossom honey. Valencian liqueurs, homemade jams and orange blossom honey. Come, enjoy and learn about the most traditional crop in Valencia!
Includes
  • If you dont have your own car, 35 mins train from Valencia Train Station to Carcaixent Train Station is possible
  • If you need a taxi to come from Carcaixent train station to Huerto Ribera, please ask (otherwise is 20-30 mins walking).
  • It is advisable to wear comfortable shoes ;)
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  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

If you come by car we can meet at Huerto Ribera, Polígono Nº 53, 5, 46740 Carcaixent, Valencia, Spain. If you come by train (from Valencia Nord Station), contact us to help you how to get to Carcaixent. The train takes 35 minutes from Valencia and we can organice a taxi shared with others or come walking (20-30 minutes walk) from Carcaixent train Station to Huerto Ribera.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • You can come to Huerto Ribera (in Carcaixent) by car (35 km from Valencia) or by train (direct train from Valencia North Train Station), which takes 35 minutes.
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

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A short stroll through an orangery that explains the history of Orange in Valencia. Too bad we didn't go there at harvest time. And not always easy for a guide to have 3 different languages in a group.

August 6, 2022

A great guided tour with personal charm.

July 17, 2022

Really good tour and guide. Took time for it all, even with a little one in the stroller from here.

July 17, 2022

Product ID: 422139