Unforgettable Travel Company

Urban & Rural Valencia

  • Duration7 Nights
  • StylePrivate
  • When to GoApr - Oct
  • Price GuideFrom $2,527 Per Person
A week-long tour of Spain's vibrant Valencia Region, based in the beautiful coastal city of Valencia. Delight in private tours to Albufera, savoring its serene lagoons and rice paddies, and explore the historic charm of Xàtiva’s ancient castle. Venture into Sierra Calderona for invigorating hikes amidst breathtaking landscapes. Immerse yourself in Valencia’s rich history with a guided tour of its old town, marveling at Gothic architecture, bustling markets, and centuries-old landmarks. Enjoy local cuisine, from paella to fresh seafood, and experience the dynamic blend of tradition and modernity in this captivating Spanish region.

At a Glance

  • Day 1 & 2
    • Valencia

      • Private transfer to Valencia Hotel
      • Private Walking Tour of Valencia
  • Day 3
    • Albufera

      • Private Tour to Albufera & Countryside
  • Day 4
    • Valencia

      • Skip-the-line Entrance to the City of Arts & Sciences
  • Day 5
    • Sierra Calderona

      • Hiking in Sierra Calderona with Private Guide
  • Day 6
    • Xàtiva

      • Private tour to Xàtiva Castle
  • Day 7
    • Valencia

      • Day at leisure
  • Day 8
    • Valencia

      • Private Departure Transfer to Valencia Airport
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    Ally

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    As a true foodie and culture vulture at heart, Spain, Portugal and Turkey are special destinations to me. I love creating unique itineraries which combine food, wine, culture, and immersive experiences which I’m passionate about.

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    What's Included

    • 10 nights in 4 or 5-star accommodation
    • Daily breakfast at all hotels
    • Private arrival and departure airport transfers
    • All mentioned airport transfers and road transport on a private basis in Air Conditioned minivans
    • All mentioned tours and sightseeing on a private basis with private driver and English-speaking local guides
    • Entrance fees for any mentioned sightseeing, permits, local taxes, etc
    • 24/7 support from our dedicated staff
    • Flexible, personalized itinerary based on your interests

    What's not Included

    • International flights from your country of origin
    • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, hotel staff
    • Any meals, tours, or activities other than those specifically mentioned in itinerary
    • Incidental local expenses - souvenirs, laundry, taxis, etc
    • Visas for Spain. Your consultant will advise of any required visas and how to obtain them.
    • Travel insurance - we strongly recommend you purchase travel insurance as soon as you have booked your trip.

    Day by Day Itinerary

    • DAY 1

      Valencia: Arrival &amp Private Transfers

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      Upon your arrival into Valencia’s airport, you’ll be met by our driver for a private transfer to your accommodation in the city. After settling in and getting refreshed, enjoy some free time in the city’s pretty old town, the highlights of which you will explore tomorrow.

      Accommodation Options:

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        DWO Valencia

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        Hospes Palau de la Mar

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    • DAY 2

      Valencia: Day Trip to Toledo with a Private Walking Tour

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      There are few cities like Valencia, able to harmoniously combine the remnants of its farthest past, dating to 138 BC, with some of the most innovative and avant-garde buildings of the 21st century. Accompanied by your own private guide, this morning’s tour of the old town will start at the town hall, with a brief visit inside (mornings only), as well as the central market which is one of the best examples of Art Nouveau in Valencia. You will also get a panoramic tour of the Silk Exchange, which dates back as early as 1482 and is famous for its gorgeous twisting columns, the 13th-century Cathedral, and the Round Square, one of Valencia’s most unique tourist attractions due to its peculiar design.

      The afternoon is free for you to explore the city independently. 

    • DAY 3

      Valencia: Private Tour to Albufera

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      Meet the driver at your hotel and head to the Albufera’s lake just south of Valencia. Enjoy the wonderful and varied environment and landscapes that make up the National Park. Albufera’s lake has an irregular outline, connected to the sea through canals. Declared a Special Bird Protection Area, its unquestionable ecological value is due to the fact that here you can find many species of bird and animal in danger of extinction. To complete the tour, join a guided boat ride, where you can learn first-hand about the delicate ecosystem of the area, its story over the centuries, and the species that inhabit it. Lunch in a local restaurant is included. Return to Valencia in the late afternoon. 

    • DAY 4

      Valencia: City of Arts & Sciences

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      The City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, Spain, a visionary architectural masterpiece designed by Santiago Calatrava and Félix Candela, which has been captivating visitors since its inauguration in 1998. This avant-garde complex seamlessly integrates science, art, and technology through iconic structures like the Hemisfèric, Príncipe Felipe Science Museum, and Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia. The futuristic design, characterized by sleek lines and reflective surfaces, creates a mesmerizing environment.

      Armed with you skip-the-line ticket, you can effortlessly explore interactive exhibits, innovative displays, and world-class performances without waiting in long queues. This convenient ticket ensures a seamless experience, allowing patrons to appreciate the fusion of science and art in this iconic landmark. A guide is not included on this day but can be arrange at the time of booking for an additional cost. 

    • DAY 5

      Hiking in Sierra Calderona

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      Enjoy a half-day trip from Valencia to Sierra Calderona Natural Park, featuring a rewarding hike with local heritage and stunning views from Serra Castle. A private car picks you up in Valencia, driving to the charming village of Serra. After a short stroll, begin your hike to the 9th-century Moorish castle with an expert English-speaking guide. Learn the area’s history and visit the remains of two watchtowers. The highlight is reaching Serra Castle to admire the breathtaking views. The easy 8-kilometer route, mainly on gravel roads, includes a short rocky ascent. After the hike, return to Valencia by private car. 

      As this tour is private if can be adjusted on the day to accommodate all abilities and weather

    • DAY 6

      Private tour to Xàtiva

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      Enjoy a private half-day tour to the city of Xàtiva, approximately 1 hour from Valencia. A guided tour of the city including the collegiate basilica of Santa Maria (known as La Seu or La Colegiata), the Market Place, the churches of Sant Pere and Sant Francesc, Trinitat Square. Then, after a winding ride to the top of the mountain, you will arrive at the Xàtiva Castle. Since the 3rd century B.C, the complex has gradually expanded and been fortified by the successive cultures that have inhabited Iberia. The castle is divided into the Castell Menor, which sits atop Iberian and Roman remains, and the Castell Major. No visit to Xativa is complete without a trip around this fortress, with stunning views over the city and its surroundings.

       

    • DAY 7

      Valencia: Day at Leisure

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      Today you are free to enjoy Valencia entirely at your leisure. You may chose to explore Ruzafa, one of the city’s coolest neighbours, with local stores, cafes and bars spilling out onto the street. Another great option in warmer weather is a trip to the beach, which stretched for over 20km, and is packed with shops, cafes and water sports.

    • DAY 8

      Valencia: Departure

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      After 8 days spent discovering this beautiful corner of Spain your trip comes to an end this morning. You’ll be met at your accommodation for a private transfer to the airport to catch your flight home or extend your travels elsewhere. If you need ideas, our travel experts are always happy to help.

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