Discover this accessible Essentials of Valencia and its World Heritage Sites Tour with an official local guide and enjoy the city of Valencia. We will visit and learn about the Silk Exchange, the Water Tribunal, the annual festival known as the Fallas and taste the delicious Mediterranean diet.
As the first stop, we will visit Silk Exchange, a masterpiece of Gothic civil architecture that was declared a World Heritage Site in 1996. There, we will contemplate the fabulous Trading Hall with its columns, vaults and ribs will transport us back to Valencia’s prosperous Golden Age. We will stroll through the squares of the Historic Centre, as we discover how this urban network has evolved over from its Roman origins, through the Muslim period, the Christian era, and down to today.
Afterwards, we will visit The Water Tribunal, declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2008, is re-enacted every Thursday at noon at the Cathedral’s Door of the Apostles, while the Fallas was Valencia’s last addition to this UNESCO list, in 2016. These festivities are held between March 15 and 19, turning the city into an open-air museum of ephemeral monuments, accompanied by music, traditional attire and the scent of gunpowder. Finally, we will enjoy the Mediterranean diet with a tasting of Valencian wines in a unique enclave in the very heart of Valencia.
Don’t miss out on the chance to enjoy this Essentials of Valencia and its World Heritage Sites Tour through Valencia’s past and present, a unique opportunity to ensure the city’s great wealth of culture and heritage, which has garnered it three-fold recognition by UNESCO.