Valencia Half Day City Highlights (Private Tour)
Valencia is a fascinating city, filled with ancient history and modern charm. Your half-day tour of Valencia is completely private, only for you and your party, including a private guide and private transportation from wherever you want to begin. Since your tour is catered specifically to you and your interests, you are free to customize any part of the tour. If there is anything you would like to visit that you don't see listed as part of this tour, please inquire with us, as we are happy to help you have the best day in Valencia. We are also happy to accommodate any mobility or dietary restrictions.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Snacks - Tours include a tasting of the traditional Valencian sweet drink, called horchata.
- Private transportation
- Entrance into one (1) museum or monument of your choice.
- Private Guide
- Entry/Admission - La Lonja de la Seda
- Entry/Admission - Almoina Archaeological Center
- Entry/Admission - Valencia Cathedral
- Entry/Admission - Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: La Lonja de la Seda, Plaza del Mercado, 46001, Valencia Spain
ADMISSION ONLY INCLUDED FOR ONE MUSEUM/MONUMENT. Your private guide will take you around the UNESCO-protected Lonja de la Seda, or our Silk Exchange, which was Valencia's center of commerce during the 15th century. The building itself is a testament to Valencia's history, decorated with ornate engravings and gargoyles that tell their own stories. If you choose to include entrance into La Lonja, your guide will take you through the orangerie, the grand hall, and the ornately decorated rooms.
Duration: 35 minutes
Stop At: Almoina Archaeological Center, Plaza Decimo Junio Brutus s/n Entrée sur la place, devant le grand bassin rectangulaire, 46003, Valencia Spain
ADMISSION ONLY INCLUDED FOR ONE MUSEUM/MONUMENT. Your guide will walk with you beside the reflecting pond that acts as a roof for our modern archeological museum, home to the Roman ruins that made up the city of Valencia. If you choose to include entrance into the Almoina, your guide will take you back in time to the Roman era and the very early origins of our city. As the museum is underground, this is a great option for a hot day.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Valencia Cathedral, Plaza de la Reina, 46003, Valencia Spain
ADMISSION ONLY INCLUDED FOR ONE MUSEUM/MONUMENT. Supplemental cost of 5€ per person (excluding children). Subject to availability. Built between the 13th and 15th centuries, the Cathedral of Valencia is widely considered to be home to the Holy Grail, which you will see if you choose to include entrance into the Cathedral. Your guide will walk you around the outside of the cathedral, explaining the significance of the variety of architectural styles.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir, Calle de los Caballeros 35 Acceso a la visita turística por Calle Caballeros nº 35, 46001, Valencia Spain
ADMISSION ONLY INCLUDED FOR ONE MUSEUM/MONUMENT. Supplemental cost of 8€ per person (excluding children). Subject to availability. After going through the unassuming entrance of the Church of San Nicolas off of one of Valencia’s pedestrian streets, your guide will take you through the most ornate and beautiful examples of baroque architecture in Valencia.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Av. Professor Lopez Pinero 7, 46013, Valencia Spain
During your tour, your guide will reveal the secrets of the City of Arts and Sciences complex, designed by Valencia’s own Santiago Calatrava and Felix Candela. You can choose to end your tour at the City of Arts and Sciences to visit Europe’s largest aquarium and ocean research center, the Oceanografic. Our guides are happy to make reservations for you at the underwater restaurant or help you purchase tickets to visit the marine life.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Playa de la Malvarrosa, Passeig de Neptu, 30456, Valencia Spain
No visit to Valencia is complete without a photo stop at the picturesque, wide sandy Malvarrosa beach area. You can choose to end your tour at the beach to soak in some of the Mediterranean sunshine. Our guides are happy to make reservations for you at one of our favorite beachside restaurants or recommend beach rentals for an afternoon in the sun.
Duration: 20 minutes
Pass By: Estacio del Nord, Calle Jativa 24, 46007, Valencia Spain
During your tour, your guide will take you down the main shopping street in the city, passing by the Romanesque Bullring and the Art Nouveau style train station. Entrance into the train station can be arranged free of charge - please consult when you book your tour.
Stop At: Central Market of Valencia, Placa Ciutat de Bruges, s/n, 46001, Valencia Spain
Decorated in an Art Nouveau style and featuring beautiful stained glass windows and Moorish-style arches, the Mercado Central, or Central Market, or Valencia, is the highlight of the city center. Your guide will take you through the rows of stalls piled high with fresh produce, meats, cheeses, wine, fish, olives, and more. You will have a chance to taste some of the delicacies of Valencia in the Central Market. Not available on Sundays, public holidays, or afternoon tours.
Duration: 45 minutes
Pass By: Ayuntamiento de Valencia, Pl. de l'Ajuntament, 1, 46002, Valencia Spain
Located in the center of the city, the Plaza del Ayuntamiento is home to Valencia's center of government and town hall.
Stop At: Plaza de la Virgen, Valencia Spain
One of the most beautiful places in Valencia, the Plaza de la Virgen is located in the pedestrian-only historic city center. Your guide will take you through the plaza, showing you the Basilica, the Cathedral, and the fountain in the center of the plaza. You can take a break on your tour here to enjoy a coffee or a glass of wine while people watching. You might even spot a few Valencian Falleras dressed in traditional 18th-century gowns.
Duration: 30 minutes
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Each of our tours is private and customizable, including your start and end locations. Our guides will pick you up from a location of your choice at the beginning of each tour and drop you off where you prefer. All pick-ups and drop-offs must be in or around Valencia city center (including the bus and train stations) or the port of Valencia. We are happy to coordinate pick-ups or drop-offs outside of the city center, including in neighboring towns or at the airport for an additional fee. Please inquire for more information. Ports
- Valencia Port
Departure Time :9:30 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.