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Pedal your way through vibrant Valencia, feeling the warm sea breeze as you visit the Turia Gardens and cycle past the old city's ancient monuments, museums, universities, and bridges. Continue into the modern architecture of the new city.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English, Dutch, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy in the warm sea breeze as you explore Valencia by bike
  • Visit the unique Turia Gardens, created in a former riverbed
  • Pedal past Old Valencia's historical monuments, buildings, palaces, and universities
  • Cycle to the City of Arts And Sciences, modern Valencia's architectural wonder
Full description
Discover Valencia's streets, squares, monuments and most important historical sites the fun way. Feel the warm sea breeze on your face as you pedal through old and new Valencia and its gardens. Start your tour of Valencia by pedaling downhill to the unique Turia Gardens. Created in a former riverbed, Valencia's garden park stretches for 13 km (8 miles), and winds through the city. The Gardens host a variety of cultural and recreational activities throughout the year. Pedal past the Serranos Towers, a small castle which used to be the former main entrance of the medieval walled city.

You will also encounter some of the most important historical buildings in this Spanish city such as the Mercado de Colón, Gardens of the Old Hospital, Pillar Square, and the Quart Towers. You will also pass the old University, the Patriarca Church and the Glorieta Gardens.

The tour continues along the former riverbed passing by the Music Hall until you reach the City of Arts & Sciences, the new landmark of Valencia, known for its futuristic white architecture designed by world-acclaimed architect Santiago Calatrava. From here you will head back to the starting point following the riverbed crossing many historic and modern bridges as well as cycling past the Fine Arts Museum.
Includes
  • Bike rental
  • Guide

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The local operator's office, Paseo de la Pechina 32

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Intoxication
Know before you go
• It is essential that you know how to ride a bike
• Valencia is quite a flat city, but you can still select the option to upgrade your tour with an electric bike for 15 euros; you will be able to add this option during the process of making your reservation
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 508 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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doing a bike tour is a fantastic way to see the city - you can cover way more ground vs. walking and more personal with a guide vs. jumping on & off a city bus. there is no way we would have gotten to see as much of the city as we did in about 3 hours. and our guide adelina was terrific - she stopped at all the city highlights and provided great background about the sites. and no e-bike needed as the route is nice & flat.

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October 12, 2019

Good value for money, great guide - definitely recommend.

The bike tour was a really good mixture of the old and new which typifies Valencia. Our guide Diego was very knowledgeable, made the tour varied and interesting. Wasn’t too hard work as there were plenty of stops during the tour and the route is flat. Couldn’t fault the tour and would definitely recommend it.

June 9, 2019

It was an experience on a bike through Valencia. The guide told nice facts and had a lot of experience

November 27, 2019

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Valencia Bikes

Product ID: 3199