Partner Network Tour offered by our partner Spain Free Tours

Essential Free Tour of Valencia

Discover the main attractions of Valencia’s historical centre on this 2.5-hour free tour with a local guide

ABOUT THE Essential Free Tour of Valencia

This tour is operated by our partner Spain Free Tours.

 

On this 2.5-hour free walking tour you’ll explore the lively old town of Valencia and discover all its secrets. Your local guide will take you to must-see sights such as the cathedral, the UNESCO-listed Silk Exchange and the Central Market whilst bringing 2,000 of history to life. Learn about Valencia’s different architectural styles, quirky traditions, rich gastronomy and finish off the tour with your guide’s best tips and recommendations to make the most of your stay.

 

The Essential Free Tour of Valencia starts at Plaza de la Virgen (Plaça de la Mare de Déu). Look for the orange umbrellas!

 

Explore on foot the historic centre of Valencia

Start your Valencia Free Tour at the emblematic Plaza de la Virgen in the heart of the old town. Soak up the atmosphere, learn about the foundation of the Roman city of Valentia and hear about two of the most important traditions in the city: La Ofrenda de Flores (floral offering) which takes place during the Fallas and the Water Tribunal of the plain of Valencia. A stone’s throw from Plaza de la Virgen you’ll also be able to see the 15th-century Palau de la Generalitat Valenciana, the headquarters of the Valencia government.

Your guide will then take you to the impressive Valencia Cathedral. Admire this Gothic-style building that preserves many elements from different periods and architectural styles and also houses one of the city’s most emblematic monuments, El Miguelete (or Micalet) bell tower.

Continue your free tour to another of Valencia’s treasures, the imposing Serranos Towers, where you’ll learn about the ancient walled city of Valencia and enjoy views over the old Turia riverbed. Your guide will then take you to the UNESCO-listed Silk Exchange (La Lonja), a true Gothic architectural gem that represents the prosperity and commercial influence that Valencia experienced during the 16th century.

Discover Valencia’s incredible gastronomy

An absolute must when visiting Valencia, the Central Market is one of the oldest and largest running food markets in Europe and the last stop of this Essential Free Tour of Valencia. Your tour guide will tell you all about Valencian gastronomy and will give you the best local recommendations so that you can enjoy the most delicious food in the city.

 

Tours in Valencia are offered by our partners, Spain Free Tours. While you may not see the trademark SANDEMANs red umbrellas (look instead for the orange Spain Free Tours umbrellas), we only work with partners we know, trust, and who have been vetted by us to ensure they meet the same standards you are used to enjoying in SANDEMANs’ own cities. We are proud to partner with Spain Free Tours and are sure you’ll love their tours as much as we do!

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
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The Essential Free Tour of Valencia starts at Plaza de la Virgen (Plaça de la Mare de Déu). Look for the orange umbrellas!

  • Explore all the must-visit attractions of the old town of Valencia, including Palau de la Generalitat, Valencia Cathedral, Torres de Serranos, La Lonja de la Seda and Mercado Central
  • Learn about typical Valencian traditions such as the Tribunal of Waters (Tribunal de las Aguas) and Las Fallas
  • Discover all the hidden gems tucked away in the charming streets and squares of the old town
  • Hear about Valencian gastronomy and get the best local tips to enjoy a truly unique and authentic experience while in the city
OUR PARTNER
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Spain Free Tours

Spain Free Tours is our vetted partner in Valencia, Bilbao & San Sebastian - Spain

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Inclusions & exclusions
What’s included
  • Local English-speaking guide
What’s not included
  • Gratuities for the guide (optional)
Additional Information
  • This activity is operated by our partner Free Tour Spain. This experience is not provided by SANDEMANs, but has been chosen by our specialists from an array of offers based on their quality and value
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What is the SANDEMANs Partner Network?

 

Tours in Valencia are offered by a partner, not SANDEMANs NEW Europe.

 

We only work with partners we know, trust, and who have been vetted by us to ensure they meet the same standards you are used to enjoying in SANDEMANs’ own cities.

We are proud to partner with Spain Free Tours and are sure you’ll love their tours as much as we do.

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