One of the best ways to see Valencia, Spain is by bike. The streets are wide enough to accommodate riders, and the mostly flat city makes it easy for people of all fitness levels. Below are some of the best bike tours for you to consider next time you are in Valencia, Spain.
This bike tour will take you around the city of Valencia, with stops at 3 of the best tapas bars in the city. The tapas tour starts near Plaza de la Virgen, to take in Cathedral Square. You will then cycle past Palaces, amazing street art, Central Market, and the Silk Exchange. Enjoy some tapas in the El Carmen neighborhood before having your photo taken in front of the Serranos towers. Then cycle through the gardens to Gran Via for some more tapas. Finish the evening with a ride through Turia river park, past the City of Arts and Science to your final tapas stop. Groups are limited to 8 people to ensure you get the best experience. Tours cost 65€ per person and include bike hire, tapas, drinks, personalized map, and cake.
This bike tour covers all the highlights of Valencia in just 3 hours. The tour starts by cycling through the oldest area of town, past the cathedral and defensive towers. Then, enjoy a leisurely cycle through Turia Park as your guide tells you more about the various attractions and history of the city. Then, explore the City of Arts and Sciences, and the newer, more modern area of Valencia. Tours cost 27.50€ per person and include bike hire. DoYouBike Rental also offers tour guests the option to keep their bike for the rest of the day, for just 7.50€ - this is a great option for those looking to explore further. All tour guides are highly knowledgeable about the city, and are happy to answer any questions.
This 3hour tour allows riders to discover the beauty and history of Valencia. Starting in the historic center, your guide will tell you about the history of Plaza de la Virgen, and Plaza del Mercado. Then, enjoy a stop at Central Market, before heading to Turia Park. Here your guide will take you through the park trails, to the City of Arts and Sciences. The tour ends at the free beach, with a drink of horchata. Tours start at 30€ per person and are available in English, Dutch, Italian or Spanish. Pricing includes bicycle rental, water, and horchata, however, tour participants can upgrade to an eBike for another 10€.
With so much historical and modern architecture in Valencia, a bike tour is the best way to see really see and appreciate Valencia, Spain. The tours above are fun, informative, and well worth the money. We recommend a bike tour on your first day in the city, as it can help you learn where things are, and help you decide what you want to do for the rest of your vacation.