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The best of the old part of Valencia (historic center)

Duration: 2h
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Guru: Andoni
Quality Verified Registered on November 13, 2019

Hi there! My name is Andoni. I am an official tour guide and professor of Geography and History. I have been guiding travelers from all over the world since 2013. I have worked in different cities in Europe, such as Madrid, Dublin, Lisbon, and now Valencia. In all these years, I have guided more than 50,000 people! For me, guiding is more than a job: it is my passion! Something that you will discover from minute one of the tour.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
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Tour description

I propose you a complete Free Tour with which we will bring to light the historic center of Valencia from an alternative vision of the city that will help us discover its curiosities, history, and stories entertainingly, with good humor and a personal touch.

Ready to discover the best of Valencia? We will start the trip from the central Almoinas's Square (Plaza de la Almoina), next to the romanesque door of the Cathedral and the Archbishop's Palace (Carrer del Palau). From there, we will get to know the entire historic center of the city, navigating its streets, squares, alleys, corners, and most beautiful and iconic monuments.

 What will we know?

  • Virgin's Square (Plaza de la Virgen)
  • Valencia Cathedral
  • The Silk Exchange (Lonja de la seda)
  • Almoina Square
  • Central Market and Church of Santos Juanes
  • The Borgias
  • Serrano's Towers
  • Myths, miracles, legends, and curiosities of Valencia
  • Carmen neighborhood
  • Church of San Nicolás, the Valencian Sistine Chapel
  • Lope de Vega Square and Santa Catalina Church
  • Queen's Square and Micalet (Plaza de la Reina)
  • The origins of Valencia
  • Tips on where to eat and what else to see in Valencia

All this and much more!

Join me to get to know some of the most beautiful, magical, and light-filled corners of the city!

* If you finally cannot attend the tour, please CANCEL YOUR RESERVATION. Otherwise, you will be leaving another fellow traveler without space on tour *

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Pl. de Lope de Vega, 10, 46001 Valènc...
    Pl. de Lope de Vega, 10, 46001 València, Valencia, Spain
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    Lope de Vega's square (Plaza Lope de Vega). You will recognize me thanks to my blue and white badge around the neck. I will be at the meeting point from 5 minutes before the start of the tour.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Plaza Lope de Vega
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Queen's Square
  • 3
    Outside visit
    micalet
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Almoina square
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Virgin Square
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Benicarlo Palace
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Serranos Towers
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Valldigna portal
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Saint Nicholas Square
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Silk market
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Marketplace

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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4.95
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4.94
Fun
4.79
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4.9
Quality
4.84
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4.81
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DIVINA 10 Jun 2023
Tarragona

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Travelled in group - Mar 2023
Muy bien, guia cercano!
Adrián 26 Apr 2023
Amsterdam

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Travelled alone - Apr 2023
Andoni hizo un tour muy bueno. Sabe muchísimo de la historia de Valencia y te aclara cualquier duda que tengas. El recorrido es muy bonito y no se hace pesado. Recomendadísimo!
Silvia 24 Apr 2023

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Travelled in family - Apr 2023
Nos encantó el tour con Andoni. Nos explicó muchas cosas siempre con un tono divertido y ameno, podíamos haber estado otras 2 horas más.
Mercedes 22 Apr 2023
Mexico City

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Travelled alone - Apr 2023
No pude hacer el tour pero avisé con tiempo
Juliana 22 Apr 2023
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2023
Recomendado para aprender lo básico de la ciudad vieja, ya seas local o visitante. Andoni sabe mucho e hizo el recorrido muy interesante.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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