Name of the tour: Albufera and Paella Experience.
Description: See, touch, smell and enjoy the flavors of Valencia. Nature just one step away from Valencia. Valencia has the great privilege of having very close, just 11 kilometers away, the natural reserve known as Parque Natural de la Albufera.This park is home of the largest lake in Spain and one of the most important wetland areas in the Iberian Peninsula and also considered to be a paradise for migrating birds.
During our amazing Private Guided Tour to Albufera you will discover the rice fields, enjoy a lovely a boat trip through the water channels that irrigate the paddies, sailing in the central lake where you will distinguish different wetlands birds,and special fish which survive in a mixture of salted and sweet water.
After our interesting boat trip, we will visit a “barraca”: a typical house used by the local farmers in the irrigated lands of Valencia, we can also visit the Interpretation Centre and learning about the art of “Bird-watching”
The excursion can be complemented by a Paella“show-cooking” in which you will see the cooking process of the real Valencian paella,and can even take part in some of the stage of the elaboration. And,of course, you can enjoy a lunch or dinner of paella, served with several starters and beverage. This natural tour won’t leave you indifferent.
Type of the tour: Private tour for individual tourists, families, friends or organized groups.
Transport: For this tour we need the transportation to be able to move across the city. Historical Center part is walking only. If you have your own transport we can use it for the tour. If not, we can organize a private transport for you: car, minivan, microbus or coach. For the groups and MICE clients we can organize a private coach service for the whole duration of the tour. Please check below our Transport Section for the different available options .
Languages: English, Español, Русский, Italiano, Polski, Deutsch, Français, Nederlands, Português.
Availability: 365 days a year, any day from Monday to Sunday.
Duration: 6, 8 or more hours.
Starting time: Suggested starting time in the morning is 09:00 or 10:00. This is private tour, so we can arrange the meeting time at any moment of the day, evening or even in the night.
Meeting place: Suggested meeting place is Torres de Serrano (Serrano Towers). Google Maps Plus Code is ????.
This is private tour, so we can arrange the meeting point at any most suitable for you place in Valencia. For example: the hotel’s or apartment’s lobby, restaurant doors, 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:
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Note: the order of the monuments to visit depends on several factors as: the meeting point, your personal interest or choice, opening hours, celebration of special event, day of the week, etc.
Lunch / dinner / tastings: During this tour we can organize your lunch, dinner, tapas stop, wine/cheese/ham tasting etc. in one of many places we are collaborating with. All places we are working with were carefully selected by our Discovering Valencia team and they are the best Valencian restaurants, bars, coffee shops, market stalls, etc. So, if you are thinking about this gastronomic part of your tour, please indicate us your requirements or wishes and we will provide you the most advisable options for your particular needs. Foody lovers – please check our specific section of Wine & Gastronomy Tours in Valencia, Alicante and Castellon.
Price: This is private tour, so the price depends on many different factors as: duration of the tour, date, language, number of people in the group, number of guides, day or night timetable, entrance tickets, transport, gastronomic stops, etc. To receive our quotation, please Contact Us indicating clearly your requirements and we will send you detailed quotation as soon as possible.
Paid entrance tickets: Up to your choice. Recommended places to visit inside with paid entrance tickets are: Cathedral, Saint Nicholas Church, Lonja, Marquis Dos Aguas Palace. This tour can be done visiting all monuments just from outside or visiting some of them inside. For individual tourists you can decide directly at the moment of doing the tour if you want or not entering inside of the places. For the groups of more than 8 people is necessary to arrange entrance tickets in advance, that is to say in the same moment when you book the tour with us.
Booking: this is private tour, so booking is necessary in advance. You can do it preferably by email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Accessibility: this tour is suitable for the people with special physical requirements and wheelchair users. If you are one of these people, please indicate clearly 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. Please check our specific selection of Accesible Tours in Valencia, Alicante and Castellon. Please keep in mind that not every tour in our website is accessible for the people with special physical requirements or wheelchair users.
Suggestions: this tour is mainly walking, so comfortable cloth and footwear is very advisable. During the summer period we advise using appropriate sun protection.