Project Description

Name of the Guided Tour: The Modernist Valencia

Description: The purpose of our Daily Guided Tour – The Modernist Valencia is to show you the part of Valencia which is probably less visited by the main stream touristic groups. We are going to walk and enjoy the modernist part of the Historical Center of Valencia and its famous bourgeois Ensanche Quarter.

Let start with the City Hall Square and the buildings located here. These are: the City Hall, the Main Post Office, Noguera, Generali, Ateneo Mercantil and other different modernist buildings. Let learn the history of Valencia City Hall Square which is going very in depth of the ancient times. Let see several architectural designs that this modern square already changed few times in XX Century.

Then we will continue our walk to the Northern Railways Station and the Bull Ring. Here we are going to meet several styles and techniques of the famous Valencian ceramic inside of the Railways Station hall. These are: trencadis, mosaic, relief, geometric, underglaze and overglaze ceramic, etc.

After that we will walk through the modernist streets and crossroads of the famous bourgeois Ensanche Quarter. Here we are going to enjoy many buildings with kaleidoscopic facades of different architectural and decorative variants. Finally, we will finish our guided tour at the Columbus Market, an authentic jewel of Valencian modernist architecture.

Language: English, Spanish, Italian and Russian. The guide is doing the tour only in one language. For other languages, please Contact Us for quotation and availability.

Type of the tour: Scheduled and shared walking tour.

Days: Daily from Monday to Friday.

Duration: 2 hours.

Starting time: 18:00.

Meeting place: Tourist Info Office located at the main facade of Valencia City Hall Building – Ayuntamiento Square nº1 (1 City Hall Square). Google Maps Plus Code is FJ9F+X5 Valencia.

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Itinerary: City Hall Square → Northern Railways Station → Bull Ring → Ensanche Quarter → Columbus Market. Inside: Post Office, Norther Railways Station and Columbus Market. All other monuments just from outside.

Entrance tickets: No paid entrance tickets in this tour.

Price: adults 15 € per person, children up to 12 years for free.

Booking: is necessary in advance. You can do it by email info@discovering-valencia.com or by WhatsApp +34 687025082 / +34 607360343. Once you booked the tour, please recheck our confirmation. Also you can buy this tour directly at any Tourist Info Office in Valencia. There are 5 of them located at: Plaza del Ayuntamiento nº1; Calle de la Paz nº48; Paseo de Neptuno nº2; Joaquin Sorolla Railway Station and in Valencian Airport.

Flyer: please download the Flyer of this tour.

Flyer Guided Tour - The Modernist Valencia

Accessibility: this tour is accessible for the wheelchair users. Please just keep in mind that more people may participate in this tour, so you should be able to move in the same time with the whole group. If you feel you need any kind of specific attention or you are moving very slowly, please check with us the possibility to book this tour on private basis.

Children: this tour is perfect for the families with children.

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

Photos from our Discovering Valencia Daily Guided Tour
The Modernist Valencia

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