Church of Santa Caterina

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Valencia: Self-guided Audio Tour on Your Smartphone

1. Valencia: Self-guided Audio Tour on Your Smartphone

Experience the city of Valencia with a self-guided audio tour on your smartphone. Hear fascinating stories, based on an award-winning storytelling concept, and gain an insight into the most iconic landmarks in Valencia. Start your tour at the Torres de Serranos and continue to the Palacio de los Borja. Marvel at the Virgen de los Desamparados Basilica, and be fascinated by St. Mary's Cathedral. Learn the history hidden behind each turn from your audio guide. Enjoy a hassle-free experience, simply follow the instructions after booking and download the local partner's app to access your tour. Explore Valencia at your own pace in complete autonomy.

Valencia: Private Half-Day Tour by Car

2. Valencia: Private Half-Day Tour by Car

Discover every corner of the Valencian capital and live an unforgettable private experience. You will get to know both the historical and most modern areas with the convenience of a luxury vehicle with chauffeur at your disposal, and the company of a private guide who will give you the most relevant information about each point of interest you visit. You will explore the architectural heritage of Valencia, where you will appreciate the ancient remains left by the Roman Empire. Also, you will discover the contemporary works and the most striking buildings of the city that is known as the cradle of the Spanish paella. You can arrange with the guide the meeting point in a central point of the city, so that you will be as comfortable as possible during the whole excursion. Points of interest Plaza de la Virgen According to historians, this is where the construction of the city began. Around it are located some of the most iconic buildings of the city, such as the Cathedral of Valencia, the Palace of the Generalitat and the Church of the Virgen de los Desamparados. In this square is celebrated a millenary tradition: the Tribunal of the waters. In addition, every year the Plaza de la Virgen is the site of the well-known festival of Las Fallas, which has been recognized by UNESCO as a Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The Church of St. Nicholas of Bari The most striking feature of this church are the frescoes that adorn its ceilings, which were painted by the Valencia-born baroque artist Dionís Vidal. The building has a strong gothic influence that blends very well with baroque art. Its construction began by the Romans, but the various conquests throughout history gave it many Muslim and Catholic features. You will be able to admire this imposing construction up close. The Cathedral of Valencia A must on this tour. You will get to the site of the "Holy Chalice" and you will also discover the "Miguelete" bell tower. It houses a large collection of pieces of art and various historical Christian treasures worth admiring. The City of Arts and Sciences Designed by the architect Santiago Calatrava, it is a complex of buildings that make up an architectural work of great value and is an unmistakable icon of the capital. You will arrive in a taxi (included in the price). In its incredible facade where you will find the buildings of the Oceanogràfic, the Museu de les Ciències, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, or the Hemisfèric. In addition to all this, your official guide will be available to take you to other points of interest, such as: ● Malvarrosa beach ● Valencia’s harbor ● Serranos Towers ● La Lonja de la Seda (Silk Exchange) ● Santa Catalina ● The Central Market of Valencia ● Caballeros Street ● Town Hall Square ● The Plaza Redonda and many more points. It will be 4 intense hours of great excitement for the history and incredible places of Valencia. Everything is designed to make sure you don't miss any iconic site in Valencia.

Valencia: Private 4-Hour Walking Tour and Valencia Cathedral

3. Valencia: Private 4-Hour Walking Tour and Valencia Cathedral

Explore the architectural heritage of Valencia, from the ancient remains of the Roman Empire to the most striking contemporary buildings of the city on this guided walking tour. Have the chance to see the Serranos Towers, the lively Caballeros Street, and other landmarks around the city. Next, visit an unmistakable icon of the capital, The City of Arts and Sciences, a complex of buildings designed by the architect Santiago Calatrava. Walk through its incredible facade where you will find the buildings of the Oceanogràfic, the Museu de les Ciències, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, and the Hemisfèric. Continue by strolling around the Plaza de la Virgen, where the city was first constructed and home to the UNESCO festival of Las Fallas. Stop by the Central Market of Valencia and browse over 1000 stalls of fresh fruit and vegetables, meats, cheeses, spices, and seafood. From here, visit the Cathedral of Valencia featuring the "El Miguelete" bell tower. See the intricate Holy Chalice inside the Cathedral, one of the most important pieces of art from the first Spanish Renaissance. Admire the large collection of art and various religious treasures here. Finally, uncover the secrets of the frescoes that adorn the ceilings of the Church of St. Nicholas of Bari, which were painted by the Valencia-born baroque artist Dionís Vidal. See the strong gothic influence that blends effortlessly with the baroque art.

Valencia: Historic Center Audio-Guided Tour with Earphones

4. Valencia: Historic Center Audio-Guided Tour with Earphones

Explore the historical center of Valencia with the help of this audio guide. Pickup up your guide and earphones and immerse yourself in the city's facinating past and unique architectural gems like the Church of Santos Juanes, the Valencia Cathedral, and the La Lonja de la Seda (Silk Exchange) Head to the Tourism Hub office in the North Station which is known for its stunning Valencian Art Nouveau. Get set up with your audio guide that is in English, Spanish, and Russian. Pop in the conveniently provided earphones and begin an adventure of discovery.  Learn about sights like the Plaza de Toros (bulls), the Jesuit college, the Casa del Chavo building with its exquisitely-restored façade, and the La Unión y el Fénix building. Step back to the 15th century when the city had a golden age at the La Lonja de la Seda (Silk Exchange).  Enjoy the modernist style of the Post Office building and check out the Main Theatre and the Bank of Valencia. Take in the Rococo and Neoclassical-styles of the Ceramics Museum. Dig into the story behind the Historical Library of the University of Valencia and the Royal Seminary complex. Admire religious architecture at the Church of San Juan Bautista, the Church of Santo Tomás Apóstol and San Felipe Neri, the Church of San Juan del Hospital, the Valencia Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace, the Basilica de la Vigen de los Desamparados, and the Church of Santa Catalina.  Hear about the Almoina Museum and the Art Nouveau Casa de Punto de Gancho. Step into the lively Plaza de la Virgen to admire the Turia fountain which depicts Neptune. Stroll through the grand Plaza de la Reina and soak up the atmosphere in the central market and discover its colorful dome.  Walk by the 14th-century Church of Santos Juanes to take in its mixture of Baroque and Valencian Gothic features. Listen to facts about the Church of the Sagrado Corazón de Jesús, the Valencia City Hall, and the Town Hall Square.

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This is good way of finding out about some of the major sights in old town of Valencia.