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PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR TO THE CITY OF ARTS AND
SCIENCES IN VALENCIA

Name of the tour: Valencia – the City of Arts and Sciences

Description: Join our tour and let visit together The City of Arts and Sciences, the most modern part of Valencia where is located the outstanding and futuristic 21st Century architectural complex designed by famous Spanish architects Santiago Calatrava and Felix Candela.

Let us guide you to discover this unique avant-garde complex located inside of the former riverbed Turia and composed by the following six different buildings.

  • The Queen Sophia Palace of Arts – which is the Opera Palace.
  • The Prince Philip Science Museum which always has inside interesting interactive scientific exhibitions.
  • The Hemispheric building which is real IMAX Dome cinema.
  • The Umbracle (Shadow) Garden – where the most stylish Valencian night club is located.
  • The Agora Events Hall where tennis competition ATP World Tour 500 was hosted in 2009-2015.
  • And finally, the Oceanographic Museum which is the biggest aquarium in Europe and one of the biggest in the world.

Type of tour: Private walking tour for individual tourists, families, friends or organized groups.

Transport: The tour itself is walking only. If your hotel is located near to the City of Arts and Sciences we can start the tour directly from the hotel just walking. However, if you are staying far from the City of Arts and Sciences or even outside of Valencia we can organize the private transportation for you.

For the groups and MICE clients we can organize private coach transfers both to the City of Arts and Sciences and back to your hotel, restaurant, Congress Hall or any other venue place. Please check our Transport Section for the different available options: cars, minivans, minibuses, coaches, limousines, adapted vehicles or even classic and vintage cars.

Languages: English, Español, Русский, Italiano, Polski, Deutsch, Français, Nederlands, Portugês.

Availabilty: 365 days a year, any day from Monday to Sunday.

Duration: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 or 8 hours.

Starting time:  Suggested starting time depending on the year season is 09:00 or 10:00 in the morning and 16:00 or 17:00 in the evening. This is private tour, so we can arrange the meeting time at any time of the day, evening or even in the night.

Meeting place: Suggested meeting place is at the ticket office of the Opera Palace – Queen Sophia Palace of Arts (Palacio de las Artes de la Reina Sofía). Google Maps Plus Code is FJ5V+6J Valencia.

This is private tour, so we can arrange any most suitable for you meeting place in Valencia. For example: the hotel’s or apartment’s lobby, restaurant, Valencia railways or bus station, airport, port, etc.

Itinerary: It depends on the booked duration and your personal preferences or interests. This is private tour, so we can completely readjust the itinerary to any available possibility.

Examples of suggested itineraries depending on the booked duration:

1 hour: basic tour just outside of the complex.

2 hours: all buildings outside and Prince Philip Science Museum inside but free part only.

4 hours: all complex outside and inside one of the buildings to choose between: Oceanographic or Opera Palace or Prince Philip Science Museum (paid entry).

6 hours: same as 4 hours + time for the lunch inside of the City of Arts and Sciences complex.

8 hours: same as 4 hours + inside two or three of the buildings to choose between: Oceanographic, Opera Palace or Prince Philip Science Museum + time for the lunch.

Lunch or dinner: During this tour we can organize your lunch, dinner or tapas stop inside of the City of Arts and Sciences complex. There are several available options different in price and level of services. So, if you are thinking about this gastronomic part of the tour, please indicate us your requirements and wishes and we will provide you the most advisable options for your particular needs.

Price: This is private tour, so the price depends on many different factors as: duration of the tour, date, language, amount of people in the group, number of necessary guides, day or night hours, entrance tickets, with or without transportation, type of required transportation, with or without gastronomic stop, etc. To receive our quotation, please Contact Us indicating clearly your requirements and we will send you our detailed quotation as soon as possible.

Accessibility: this tour is suitable for the people with special physical requirements and wheelchair users. Please indicate your specific condition when you are contacting us. If you need any special assistance please indicate clearly what kind of assistance you may need during the tour. For other accessible tours please check our specific selection of Accesible Tours in Valencia, Alicante and Castellon. Not every tour in our website is accessible for the people with special physical requirements or wheelchair users.

Pets: this tour is not suitable for the people with pets.

Suggestions: this tour is walking only, so comfortable cloth and footwear is very advisable. During the summer period we advise using appropriate sun protection.

Paid entrance tickets: Up to your choice and selected tour duration. Recommended buildings to visit inside are: Opera Palace, Oceanographic Museum, Science Museum and IMAX Cinema. Depending on the chosen duration, this tour can be done visiting all buildings just from outside or visiting some or even all of them inside (paid entry). For individual tourists you can decide directly at the moment of doing the tour if you want or not entering inside. For the groups of more than 6 people is necessary to arrange entrance tickets in advance, that is to say in the same moment when you are booking the tour with us.

Booking: Is necessary in advance. You can do it preferably by email info@discovering-valencia.com or by WhatsApp +34 687 028 082 / +34 607 360 343 / +34 663 419 931. Once you booked the tour, please recheck our confirmation and conditions of payment.

Children: this tour is recommended for the families with children. Specially Oceanographic Museum and Science Museum inside.

Accessibility: this tour is suitable for the people with special physical requirements and wheelchair users. Please indicate your specific condition when you are contacting us. If you need any special assistance please indicate clearly what kind of assistance you may need during the tour. For other accessible tours please check our specific selection of Accesible Tours in Valencia, Alicante and Castellon. Not every tour in our website is accessible for the people with special physical requirements or wheelchair users.

Pets: this tour is not suitable for the people with pets.

Suggestions: this tour is walking only, so comfortable cloth and footwear is very advisable. During the summer period we advise using appropriate sun protection.

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COVID-19 safety measures: please don’t forget to bring your face mask and antiseptic hand gel. Our guides are always using their own mask and hand gel. Please keep in mind we are not providing masks or gel to our customers.

Our company is certified by Spanish State Secretariat of Tourism as Responsible Tourism Company. This certification means we are strictly following the Guidelines on Measures to Reduce the Spread of the SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus in the Tourism Sector.

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