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Tour the City of Arts and Sciences and the Turia River

Your Guru: Nicolás
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  • Valencia
  • Available in English, Spanish
  • 2 hours

About the Guru

Hi! My name is Nicolas! I am an architecture student and have been living in Valencia for 3 years. I consider myself lucky to have had the opportunity to live in many countries, among which are the United States, Canada, Venezuela, Chile, Mexico and my country of origin; Bolivia. I have always been passionate about the cultural diversity and history that exists in each... More

Hi! My name is Nicolas! I am an architecture student and have been living in Valencia for 3 years. I consider myself lucky to have had the opportunity to live in many countries, among which are the United States, Canada, Venezuela, Chile, Mexico and my country of origin; Bolivia. I have always been passionate about the cultural diversity and history that exists in each place and one of the things I like the most is to learn about the places where I am. In addition to my university studies, I am a professional pianist and in my spare time I take the opportunity to discover new places or visit the ones I already know to study them more. When I go out, one of my favorite activities is to draw the landscapes that I find on my way. I love this city and it is my passion to be able to teach its wonders to travelers who pass through it.

About the Tour

A unique visit of the city through the most beautiful route it could have: the Turia river, an old channel that is currently the main park that embraces all Valencia. The tour takes place along a section of this river, discovering in it natural and unique landscapes for what a metropolis like Valencia is. The visit ends in the symbol of this city: The City of Arts and Sciences, a place where you can take a walk describing each of its buildings, with time to take photos and stop to contemplate and which will make it a place very eager to return more than once. The starting point is the Palau de la Música, a beautiful concert hall facing the Turia River.

Itinerary:

- General meeting in front of the Palau de la Música (door that faces the Paseo de la Alameda avenue)

- 5-10 minutes of tour presentation and brief overview of the city and the place where we are

- Start of the tour through the Turia river.

- 25-35 minutes of walking on the river until you reach the City of Arts and Sciences; along the way there will be explanatory stops and we will go through the following milestones:

-Aragón Bridge

-Palau de la Música

-Gardens of the Palau

-Pont de l'Angel Custodi

-Gulliver Park

-Kingdom Bridge

-Roserar de Montolivet

-Montolivete Bridge

-Pont l'Assut de l'Or

- Start of the tour through the City of Arts and Sciences, an architectural complex worth photographing and contemplating, along which we will see the following landmarks:

-Museu de les Ciències

-Hemisfèric

-Umbracle

-Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía

-Agora

- End of the tour in front of the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, a place from which you can easily take a bus or taxi to any part of the City of Valencia or from where it is recommended to walk 2 minutes to the Fallero Museum of Valencia.

The tour will not take place if there are no confirmed reservations. Without any other particular, I hope to guide you through the best of Valencia!

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: In front of the Palau de la Música (at the door that faces Paseo de la Alameda avenue)

Tour Schedule

  • Sun, 07 Mar
    17:30
  • Sun, 14 Mar
    17:30
  • Sun, 21 Mar
    17:30

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 (19)

Adela 3 months

My wife and I had a very good City of Arts and Sciences and the Turia River tour with Nicolas. He knows these places and its history very well. I recommend him very much.

Sara Legnaro 4 months

¡El tour es genial y 100% recomendable! Nicolás, la guia turística, conoce al detalle todos los sitios que visitamos y está claro que la arquitectura es su gran pasión. Un tour realmente interesante y profesional. Gracias Nicolás!

PABLO + MARIONA 4 months

Nicolás es un crack y . Vive lo que hace. Entregado a la explicación y acompañado con una carpeta llena de imágenes refuerzando el entusiasmo que derrocha por la ciudad

Jorge Ponce 5 months

Nicolás fue un estupendo guía, nos llevó por lugares ideales y nos supo explicar con mucha precisión la historia de la Ciudad y las Artes y las Ciencias. Sin duda, repetiría.

Alessandro 5 months

El tour nos gustó muchísimo. Nicolás sabe una infinidad de cosas sobre la arquitectura y la historia de Valencia. Y además es un chico joven se paga los estudios con este trabajo. Muy recomendable.

5.0(19) Ratings

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!

5.0(19) Ratings