Description of the Valencia Private Tour
In a Private tour of Valencia we meet at Plaza de la Virgen (where the big water fountain in the middle) or at Serranos Gate, you can choose where, please writte your decission on notes when making the reservation.
From the meeting point we will start a walking tour of the old town to discover all the secrets, history and anecdots of the city.
Plaza de la Virgen, (there also, you can meet directly with your guide) one of the most famous places in the city. There we will talk about the Tribunal de las Aguas, a tradition that takes place every Tthursday at 12:00 as one of the most antique trials and goes back from more than one thousand years ago.
We will discover the most important roman ruins in the city (outside) called: Almoina.
The Cathedral, discovering all the building with its three different gates and many arquitectonic styles.
From the baroque gate we will admire the Miguelete, one of the symbols of the city. Is the bell tower.
We will also reveal the secrets about the Fallas, one of the most important festivals in Valencia happening in March, declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by Unesco in 2016.
Also we will see the Basilica and discovering some secrets.
We will continue the tour on foot through the historic center admiring many palaces and many palaces as of the Generalitat Palace.
We will also pass through the Lonja de la Seda, a Gothic masterpiece that represents the commercial revolution of the Late Middle Ages.
The amazing Central Market, a beautiful modernist building where we will delight ourselves with the impressive food stalls.
Serranos Gate, the main entrance of the medieval city, if you meet here your guide you will have the first contact of the medieval history of Valencia and the Turia river (where is the river now? yes, now is a big garden!)
Advantages of a private tour:
When booking a private tour, you can enjoy an exclusive guide for you alone and meet directly with your guide.
If you are a large group, you will save money. A luxury!
If arrive from a Cruise in the port of Valencia you can arrive very easy to the Serranos Gate, the shuttle bus drive you directly to this meeting point.