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Plaça de la Verge, Valencia

Plaça de la Verge, Valencia: Our most recommended tours and activities

Valencia: Old Town Tour, Wine & Tapas in an 11th c. Monument

1. Valencia: Old Town Tour, Wine & Tapas in an 11th c. Monument

Meet your friendly, local guide in the Old Town district, then set out onto the picturesque streets of Valencia. On this walking tour, discover the treasures of the historic Old Town and marvel at the unique blend of architectural styles, which date back through the Roman, Moorish, Baroque, and Gothic periods. Follow your guide through some of Valencia’s most famous plazas, including Plaza de la Reina and Plaza de la Virgen, while learning about their rich-history. Arrive at one of Old Town’s hidden gems next, the Church of San Nicolas, and marvel at the dazzling interior and spectacular frescoes. Later, gain exclusive access to an 11th-century historical monument in the heart of Old Town. Inside, indulge in a delicious 10-course tapas meal that showcases the very best of Valencian cuisine and local produce. Throughout the meal, enjoy a selection of prizewinning regional wines that have been perfectly paired with the food.

Valencia Bike Tour

2. Valencia Bike Tour

Discover Valencia's streets, squares, monuments and most important historical sites in less time on a guided bike tour. Combine the old with the new as you cruise past historical buildings like the Quart Towers and new ones like the City of Arts & Sciences.  Meet your guide and get set up with your bike. Start your tour of Valencia by pedaling downhill to the unique Turia Gardens which were created in a former riverbed and stretch for 13 kilometers through the city.  Cycle past the Serranos Towers, a small castle which used to be the former main entrance of the medieval walled city. Cruise past important historical buildingslike the Mercado de Colón, Gardens of the Old Hospital, Pillar Square, and the Quart Towers.  Soak up the atmosphere as you glide by the old university, the Patriarca Church and the Glorieta Gardens. Continue along the former riverbed passing by the Music Hall until you reach the City of Arts & Sciences. Admire this 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 and riding past the Fine Arts Museum.

Valencia: Cathedral, St Nicholas, and Lonja de la Seda Tour

3. Valencia: Cathedral, St Nicholas, and Lonja de la Seda Tour

Immerse yourself in the charming historic district of Valencia and take an informative stroll through its picturesque narrow roads. Come across impressive local landmarks on a walking tour of the area. Step into the Cathedral, the Church of Saint Nicholas, and the Lonja de la Seda. Meet your guide at the imposing Torres de Serranos, then dive deep into the bustling city center. Discover the ancient walls surrounding the district and walk into the Church of Saint Nicholas. Admire its stunning interior, covered in 2,000 square meters of Baroque frescoes, painted by Dionís Vidal. Continue on to the Lonja de la Seda, a spectacular UNESCO World Heritage site. Take in its Gothic architecture, tall and sturdy columns, and geometric roof. Gaze at the busy Central Market just across the road and head toward the Plaza de la Reina. Enter the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, said to hold the Holy Grail in its interior. Discover the Roman ruins of the Almoina, the most relevant archaeological remains in Valencia. Finally, in the Plaza de la Virgen, learn the secrets of the Basilica of the Virgin Mary of the Forsaken. End your journey in this very area.

Valencia: 1.5-Hour Private Kick-Start Tour with a Local

4. Valencia: 1.5-Hour Private Kick-Start Tour with a Local

Receive a warm welcome to Valencia with a private tour that will kick off your time in the city in the best way possible. Discover main attractions and landmarks like Plaza de la Virgen and Church of San Nicolás in only 90 minutes. Get up-to-date tips on where locals like to grab a bite and unwind, or what about a unique family-owned restaurant in a local hotspot? On this private tour, your local guide will make sure you see Valencia like a local. Your guide will have all your questions covered and will give you a city orientation to get you acquainted with Valencia to help you enjoy the rest of your stay to the fullest.

Medieval Valencia 1-Hour Segway Tour

5. Medieval Valencia 1-Hour Segway Tour

On this 1-hour Segway tour of medieval Valencia you’ll have a chance to see the most important and emblematic monuments and districts of the city. The best part of the activity is that you get to see all the sights in a fun and eco-friendly way! After a short training session that will allow you to get comfortable operating the Segway, you’ll head off for an hour’s tour along a route that includes the following sites: Serranos Towers, El Carmen Square, Portal de la Valldigna and the Arabic city walls, San Nicolás Church and the Silk Exchange Market (Lonja). You’ll also pass by the Central Market, the round Plaza Redonda, Santa Catalina Church, the Valencia Cathedral, the Palace of the Archbishop, L'Almoina Square and the Virgin Square.

Valencia: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Audio Tour

6. Valencia: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Audio Tour

Discover the highlights in Valencia with an interactive smartphone app. Unlock the city with location-based riddles and see the sights of the city in a unique way. Login to your app and start your tour of 10 of the most important attractions of the city. At the start of each attraction, you will uncover a puzzle to learn more about Valencia. You can stop and find clues at each attraction to reveal your next destination. Start your tour at the much-photographed Bullring of Valencia. Visit Valencia Town Hall in the city center, while 'Mercat Central' will give you a taste of city life. Take a photo at the Valencia Silk Exchange, which will amaze you with its architecture, and indulge in the beauty of the iconic Plaza de la Virgen. Visit the incomparably beautiful Cathedral of Valencia. You will also pass by the always innovative University of Valencia. Admire the imposing Mercat Colón. The icing on the cake of this unique experience will be the Puente de las Flores. Use logic, imagination, observation, and a team spirit to finish the game. For your convenience, you can start or pause the tour whenever you want, so you can enjoy seeing the city at your own pace. Learn information and facts and snap pictures as you go.

Valencia: 3-Hour City Bike Tour

7. Valencia: 3-Hour City Bike Tour

Leaving directly from the tour office, your guide will lead you on a ride around the most beautiful places in Valencia. More than 2000 years of history can be discovered in the streets of the old quarter. Starting from the historic "Barrio del Carmen" district, visit Plaza de la Virgen, an old square that dates back to the Roman times and Plaza de la Reina, where you can see both the cathedral and the Tower of Miguelete.   Continue to Central Market, Spain’s largest fresh food market which opened in 1928. Close to the market discover La Lonja de la Seda, originally used for silk trading. The last stop is Quart Towers in the city center, a remainder of the old city walls, as well as Torres de Serranos, one of the 12 gates that formed part of the old city wall. After the historic center, visit the greener and more contemporary side of the city. Explore Turia Gardens, the green lung of the city, one of the largest urban parks in Spain. Ride inside the park until you see the City of Arts and Sciences, a huge futuristic educational complex designed by the famous Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava as a present to his home city. Finally return to the tour operator's office.

Valencia: Guided City Walking Tour with Tapas Tastings

8. Valencia: Guided City Walking Tour with Tapas Tastings

As you explore Valencia learn all about the amazing history city while you enjoy several local foods. Visit some of Valencia's most historic locations and learn about its history, culture and tradition. Discover how the city's rich history and culture had a huge impact the foods that are now local specialties. Explore the city's historic center where you'll find the old bullfighting ring and pass the magnificent Valencia Cathedral. As you walk through the winding streets spot the historical Silk Exchange, the magnificent Plaza Redonda, and the towering Torres de Serranos. During this historic walk you will discover the old bullfighting ring and pass the magnificent cathedral. See the Arab Wall, the Tower of San Bartolomé, and the beautiful Generalitat Palace. You will learn all about the rich history and culture of this ancient city. Discover Valencia's ancient eateries amongst the city's historic landmarks. Have some traditional Valencian food tastings and learn about the distinct and extraordinary cuisine.

Valencia: Scavenger Hunt and Iconic Sights Self-Guided Tour

9. Valencia: Scavenger Hunt and Iconic Sights Self-Guided Tour

Get to know Iconic Valencia at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the “The Cathedral of Valencia and the Micalet Tower”, “The Virgin Square”, “Serranos Towers”, “El Carmen district” and many more! After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the “Point of a Hook house” and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the “The Carmen neighborhood”. The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

Valencia: Complete Segway Tour of Old Town and Gardens

10. Valencia: Complete Segway Tour of Old Town and Gardens

Enjoy a brief training, the guide teaches you to drive the segway in a few minutes, it is very easy and simple. Always accompanied you will be able to see several ancient monuments of the old town such as the Plaza de la Virgen, the Barrio del Carmen and the Torres de Serranos. The guide will tell you some facts and anecdotes. You will go down to the old bed of the Turia river, the largest and greenest landscaped area, you will be able to enjoy driving the segway among nature. It is a very nice and fun tour. You will return to the starting point, we are in the center of the city. Cheer up, we are waiting for you.

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What people are saying about Plaça de la Verge, Valencia

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 1,271 reviews

It was a great and insightful tour! Our tour guide, Dani taught us a lot about Valencia, not only during the tour but also during the tapas and wine moments. The wine selection was amazing, the tapas were unforgettable, and the location was impressive! I definitely recommend this experience! It was the best one in Valencia!

A great experience from an historical point of view and also great food and wine. Me and my friends definitely recommend this tour and the guide, Dani, that gave us such a fun and vrey knowledgeable experience. I hope to meet him in the future in other tours.

What a fab evening we had. Great tour, great food & wine, Great Company! Was worth every Euro and Dani was a great guide, and host!

Awesome experience with amazing host! Kate was a great guide & super helpful. Highly recommend.

Amazing experience, Dani was very fun and interesting. The food was superb.