Name of the tour: Valencia – Paella Cooking Experience.
Description: We would like to introduce you to our authentic culinary tradition. The best place to learn how to cook and prepare the Valencia Paella is in the city where this delicious Spanish dish born: in Valencia.
Guest will be transported to a traditional and typical Valencian house, where you will be introduced in our local cuisine, you will learn how to prepare, step by step, the traditional Valencian Paella on orange tree wood fire. In most places, the paella is prepared on gas, but there is a big difference in taste between the paella cooked on wood fire and the paella cooked on gas. In Valencia it is a tradition to prepare and cook the “Paella Valenciana” on wood fire once a week sharing this moment with the family, friends… and Discovering Valencia would like to introduce you in our local tradition!!
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.