Valencia Shore Excursion: Valencia Hop-On Hop-Off and Albufera Natural Park Tour

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  • Location: Valencia, Spain
  • Duration: Flexible (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5414PRTVLCALBUFERA
When you arrive in the Valencia port, explore the city with a 24-hour ticket aboard a hop-on hop-off bus tour. On this sightseeing shore excursion, create your own itinerary as you travel around Valencia in an open-top, double-decker bus, hopping off whenever you’d like to see all the main sights, such as the City of Arts and Sciences (Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias), the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Silk Exchange (La Lonja) and the Congress Palace (Palacio de Congresos). Included is a sightseeing tour and boat trip to discover the beauty of Albufera Natural Park.

Highlights

  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Instant Confirmation
Valencia is a stunning modern city with a rich Roman and Gothic history. While you’re in port in Valencia, explore the city at your own pace on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour! Travel between the two routes on an open-top, double-decker bus, hopping on and off wherever you want. This sightseeing shore excursion provides you with 17 convenient stops around town so you can see attractions like the Cathedral of Valencia or San Pio V Palace.

See the Silk Exchange, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the Quart Towers and the Serrano Towers, Valencia’s old city gates. See the futuristic-style football stadium Nou Mestalla, or visit Valencia’s zoo, Bioparc.

Both routes each take approximately 1.5 hours. The buses depart every 20 to 30 minutes from each stop – the closest stop to the cruise port is Stop 7, El Puerto. Tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use.

Albufera Natural Park:
To begin your included tour of Albufera Natural Park, get off at Stop 5 (Centro Comercial Aqua) of the Maritime Route (Blue Line) and jump on the Albufera Sightseeing Tour to discover the beauty of this natural reserve. Located 9.3 miles (15 km) south of Valencia’s city center, the park is an important stopover point for migratory birds and one of the most important natural reserves in Spain. See rice fields, sand dunes and a long, deserted stretch of sand and pine trees along the Mediterranean coast. Enjoy a 30-minute boat ride on the lake.

The Albufera sightseeing tour takes approximately two hours. After your tour, you can re-join the hop-on hop-off bus for the rest of your tour.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
This excursion is located within a 10-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in Valencia. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy

Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tour starts at Plaza de la Reina, however you may board the bus at stop number 7 (El Puerto), just across the Valencia port.

Departure Time:
Hop-on hop-off tour departs every 20 to 30 minutes:
January 1 to April 30: 9:30am to 7:30pm
May 1 to June 30: 9:30am to 7:45pm
July 1 to August 31 : 9:30am to 9:15pm
September 1 to September 30: 9:30am to 7:45pm
October 1 to December 31: 9:30am to 7:30pm

Albufera Sightseeing Tour:
Tour departs every 30 minutes to 1 hour, depending on seasonality:
First departure: 9:45am
Last departure: 3:45pm (March 1 to May 31, and October 1 to December 31) or 6:15pm (June 1 to September 30 and bank holidays)
Return Details:
Tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use

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Pricing information

Valencia Shore Excursion: Valencia Hop-On Hop-Off and Albufera Natural Park Tour

Valencia Shore Excursion: Valencia Hop-On Hop-Off and Albufera Natural Park Tour

Inclusions:
  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Boat trip in the Albufera Natural Park
  • Recorded commentary
Exclusions:
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
Itinerary:

Discover Valencia on two tour routes. Your ticket is valid on both routes.

Historical Valencia (Red Line):
1. Plaza Reina
2. IVAM
3. San Pio V
4. Nuevo Centro
5. Palacio de Congresos
6. Dama Iberica
7. Bioparc
8. Museo Historia Valencia

Maritime Valencia (Blue Line):
1. Plaza Reina
2. Museo Fallero
3. Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
4. Oceonografic
5. Centro Comercial Aqua
6. Las Arenas
7. Puerto
8. Baleares
9. San Pio V
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: susan M, August 2012

Great way to visit a city i would say the best waysince you can stop when you want and this at a very good price! Wouls recommend.sue from montreal canada

Reviewed by: Private Tour Company, April 2013

The Albufera park was just a slow boat ride in a lake, to see nature. Nothing more than that, we saw a couple of egrets and birds. Boat driver spoke only Spanish. If you have ever seen the Everglades in Florida it looks just like that. Trip was not worth the time, it is better to use your time in the city sights, if you are staying a short time.

From $40.92

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Tour code: 5414PRTVLCALBUFERA