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Turia Gardens and El Cabanyal - Free Bike Tour 🚴‍♀️

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: Boyan
Quality Verified Registered on December 24, 2021

Hello, My name is Boyan. I have moved to Valencia just 3 years ago. I have spent the previous 11 years in London where I lived and also worked in the hospitality and tourism. I am a history and architecture enthusiast, and even though I am not a native Valenciano I know a lot about the past and present of this amazing city which I truly love and I will be more than happy to share my knowledge with you.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

We will begin our adventure at Puente de Serranos. We will go down to the Turia Park right under the Serranos Bridge and will take the cycling alley which heads to the City of Arts and Sciences. On our way through the beautiful Turia Gardens, we will pass under the ancient Puente del Real, the modern Exposición Brudge, and the amazing Palace of the Music and its surroundings.
Then we will get to the ultramodern and futuristic complex of the Cuidad de las Artes y las Ciencias, where we will stop for a while so everyone can have a picture or two here, and meanwhile I will give you a lot of interesting facts about the creation of this unique complex.
After that, we will have our way down to the Port and Marina of Valencia taking the cycling alley of Calle Menorca and Avenida del Puerto. Reaching the port area we will get to the beautiful beaches of Valencia called Playa Las Arenas and Playa Malvarrosa. Here we can either walk alongside the beach or take the nearest cycling alley to get to the historical district of Cabanyal. Cycling slowly through Cabanyal I will explain its history and nowadays life.
Then we will get back to Avenida del Puerto and we will start our journey back. Using the cycling alley of Avenida del Puerto we will get to the magnificent Plaza Zaragoza. Then we will keep riding alongside the Park of Alameda, The Royal Gardens, and the Museum of Fine Arts. Crossing the riverbed of Turia by the Fusta Bridge we will get back to our starting point.

During the tour, I will give you a lot of interesting facts about Valencia's past and present and I will try to answer all your questions. I will be more than happy to give some recommendations about other interesting places in and around Valencia.


❌Important information:

Our tour will be a cycling one and it will take around 2-2.5hours. The bikes can be rented from a shop located at our starting point. 
Not suitable for participants under 16 years of age! 
Not suitable for babies carried on parents' bicycle back seat!
The rental price per bicycle is:
6€ per 3 hrs
10€ for the whole day. 
Note: The rental price is not included in the tour!

🔶 Additional information:🔶
If you are visiting Valencia by a cruise ship you can get a city bus number 95 with direction Hospital General from the bus stop named Comissaria Policia-Maritim and get off the bus at the bus stop named Pont de Fusta which is just a few minutes walk from our starting point. Bus tickets can purchased from the driver.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Plaça dels Furs, 5, 46003 València, V...
    Plaça dels Furs, 5, 46003 València, Valencia, Spain
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    I will be in front of the Puerta de Serranos wearing a red baseball hat.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Turia Garden
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Puente de la Exposición
  • 3
    Outside visit
    The City of Arts and Sciences
  • 4
    Outside visit
    El Cabanyal-El Canyamelar
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Las Arenas beach
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Malvarrosa beach (Valencia)

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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R 25 May 2024
Oshawa

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Enjoyable ride thru Valencia with Bojan. Valencia is very bike friendly
Kateryna 24 May 2024
Kyiv

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Boyan’s bike tour was the highlight of my stay in Valencia. He went above and beyond to show us the gems of the city, including extra few stops we appreciated so much and it ended up 3 hours of an amazing discovery. Valencia is such a bikable city so it’s a great way to familiarize yourself with different neighborhoods and main points of interest. I appreciated his insider tips on what places are really worth it and which ones are just a tourist trap. It’d make a lot of sense to take the tour in the first days of your stay. Boyan is really knowledgeable and passionate about the history of the city and it comes through. It’s a small group only, you get a lot of attention and feel safe on a bike because it's just a few people. Loved the tour and highly recommend it!
Doriana 15 May 2024
Civitanova Marche

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Boyan è stato un guru molto professionale e ci ha dato molte informazioni anche per come comportarsi con le bici in Spagna e di tutti i divieti comportamentali. Siamo stati molto soddisfatti del tour. Bravo !!! 👏
Irina 18 Apr 2024
Surrey

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Great tour on the bike.
craig 09 Apr 2024
Halifax

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
We had a great time with Boyan. Valencia is an awesome city and he’s an awesome guide. Great with the history and architecture,. The ride was beautiful and he provided just the right amount of updates over the course of about 2 1/2 hours. He’s a great sense of humor, and provided some very practical advice for us for the following through four days while we are here. He also very kindly gave us a private tour as three of the other guests that had booked cancelled late the day before. Certainly he could’ve cancelled us as it meant less revenue for him however, he stuck with his commitment and showed us a great time. Book him if he is available
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for 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.
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