Experience Valencia with a private guide during a 6-8 hour shore tour.
In port for a full day? That’s wonderful news! We would love to organize a completely customizable, full day shore tour for you and yours. Your private, bilingual guide will pick you up directly from the port, so no need to worry about arranging any transportation. You will have a chance to spend an entire day along the Costa Azahar – the orange blossom coast – in your air conditioned vehicle with time to spare for lunch at one of our favorite local restaurants.
This tour also includes entrance into two museums or monuments of your choice. We love the L’Almoina Archeological Museum and La Lonja Silk Exchange, but as they say, this is your party! We’re happy to customize your tour to your exact interests and specification.
After collecting you straight from the port, your local guide will take you to the beautiful Malvarossa Beach, a favorite hangout of Ernest Hemingway in his time and a great place to have a coffee, a caña, or a vino while watching the waves crash against the sandy shoreline.
Your guide will show you the secrets of the famous City of Arts and Sciences and take you past the original, medieval city gates before you enter the bustling, pedestrian historic city center where you’ll find ancient Roman ruins at the L’Almoina underground archeological museum and La Lonja Silk Exchange, our prized UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the world’s greatest examples of gothic architecture.
Of course, you’ll have a chance to see the Basilica and Saint Mary’s Cathedral in the Plaza de la Virgen and our main town square, Plaza Ayuntamiento, where locals and tourists gather together or business and leisure. Your guide will help you expertly maneuver the busy Mercado Central or Central Market, where locals buy and sell fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, wines, and more. If you’re visiting us on a Sunday or holiday, the Central Market will be closed, but don’t worry! We can still pass by the outside to admire the Art Nouveau style architecture.
After all that discovery, you’re sure to work up an appetite. All of our full day tours include time for a lunch of your choice, whether that be the famous Valencian paella or a sampler of different tapas. Your guide will make your lunch reservation at a local restaurant in the city center, at the beach, or for our foodies out there, at one of our three Michelin star restaurants.
We love our full day city tour because our travelers can experience everything the city has to offer with a local guide, complete with a tasty local lunch. All of our tours are completely customizable to your exact specifications, including catering to any mobility and dietary restrictions. Let us know about your ideal full day shore tour, and we will handle the rest!