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Valencia melting pot of cultures- Free tour

Your Guru: Lucia
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4.8
160 ratings
  • Valencia
  • Available in English, Spanish
  • 2 hours and 15 minutes

About the Guru

Hello! I´m Lucia, a native of Valencia and passionate about local culture and traditions. I am an official tourist guide of Valencia County and a seasoned languages teacher. I´m bilingual in English language and I hold a B.A. in Social Sciences and Geography I have worked as a tour guide for several years, first in Dublin in the City Tour bus and now in my hometown, Vale... More

Hello! I´m Lucia, a native of Valencia and passionate about local culture and traditions. I am an official tourist guide of Valencia County and a seasoned languages teacher. I´m bilingual in English language and I hold a B.A. in Social Sciences and Geography I have worked as a tour guide for several years, first in Dublin in the City Tour bus and now in my hometown, Valencia. As a local, I know many hidden corners and secrets of the city that I will share with you. I consider myself an empathetic and cheerful person with great communication skills. I love travelling and that is why I know very well what makes a place special. I have lived in exciting countries like Ethiopia, Burma and China as well as the UK and Ireland. Valencia is an amazing city where many exciting adventures await you. I will help you discover spectacular places and endless secrets and curiosities. Tour Valencia with me and I promise you an unforgettable experience!!!

About the Tour

Do you want to know the rich history and culture of the city of Valencia? Let yourself be accompanied by an official native guide, very passionate and knowledgeable about their land.

This tour is special because it is planned as a journey through time through more than 20 centuries, visiting the most emblematic buildings where key events in the history of the city took place. I will give you the keys to discover the legacy left by Romans, Arabs and Christians and I will tell you legends of legendary characters such as the Borgias dinasty .

We will talk about culture, festivals and gastronomy . I will give you recommendations of places to visit and the best places to eat paella and tapas.

Our route:
1. We will start at the Serranos Towers , medieval gates of the city.
2. We will continue towards the Borgias Palace
3. From there we will go to Plaza de la Almoina where the Cathedral is located with its interesting mix of architectural styles. I will tell you about the Basilica and the Archbishop's Palace .
4. We will continue through the adjoining squares: Plaza de la Virgen, Plaza Redonda and Plaza de Lope de Vega.
5. We will go to the iconic Lonja de la Seda (UNESCO World Heritage Site), the baroque church of Santos Juanes and the Central Market , a wonder for the senses.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 - IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND, I WOULD APPRECIATE YOU CANCEL YOUR RESERVATION TO LEAVE PLACES FREE FOR OTHER PEOPLE

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: Our meeting point is in the Plaza de los Fueros, in front of the Torres de Serranos. You will recognize me because I will be wearing an orange folder and a microphone.

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are not accepted.
Minimum of attendees:
A minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is pet-friendly.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (160)

4.8
By category
Professionalism
4.84
Fun
4.52
Expression
4.68
Quality
4.79
Route
4.79
patricia
01 Jul 2022 Longboat Key
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Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Very informative and knowledgeable of the city. Made it very enjoyable

Response from Lucia
Gald to know you enjoyed the tour, Patricia! Make the most of your time in the city
Radostina
20 Jun 2022 Sofia
Verified booking
Travelled alone - Jun 2022

Response from Lucia
Thanks for the stars Radostina. And thanks for being so flexible and understanding. Hope to see you back in Valencia soon
Marie
13 Jun 2022 Valencia
Verified booking
Travelled in group - Jun 2022

Response from Lucia
Thanks a lot for the stars, Marie
Angela
09 Jun 2022 Madrid
Verified booking
Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Response from Lucia
Thanks for the stars, Angela
Aleksandra
08 Jun 2022 Basel
Verified booking
Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Response from Lucia
Thanks for the stars Aleksandra
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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!