Valencia, the land of contrasts

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8 Day(s)
Easy-Moderate
271 Km
avg 45 Km
Self-guided

Description

We have selected places steeped in history, exposure to artisan traditions, small rural enclaves, diversity of landscapes and of course the local folk that will make your trip a warm and memorable experience. The trip starts down the Vinalopó river valley, taking in castles and medieval towns such as Biar and Bocairent. We then explore scenic valleys that take us to the foothills of imposing mountains. We’ll venture into the district known as Terres dels Alforins, renowned for its vineyards and marvel at the stately homes built by the bourgeoisie of the18th Century. We’ll be delighted by fabulous landscapes, sometimes referred to as the Tuscany of Valencia; and last but not least, we’ll savour local wines and wholesome locally-made foodstuffs.

We proceed through the fertile plains of Vall d’Albaida, on the banks of its rivers and we take the stunning gorge road to approach the historic and imposing city of Xàtiva.

We enter the lush plain of orange groves and market gardens known as la huerta valenciana. We pedal next to the River Xúquer and make our way to the natural reserve known as Parque Natural de la Albufera which is of enormous ecological value. We finish our varied journey in the city of Valencia and explore the impressive old quarter with its cathedral and central market – indeed, a cathedral of a market! Not to be missed are the narrow streets and squares that offer so many kinds of cafés, bars and restaurants. The lovers of good food will be pleased at the local offer.

Information

Tour Location

Country:
Spain
From:
Biar
To:
Val�ncia

Tour Information

Guiding:
Self-guided
Duration:
8 Days
Level:
Easy-Moderate
More Options:
Electric Bike
Tour Language:
English|Spanish|German
Cost From:
EUR 690

Tour Distance & Dates

Distance:
271 Km
Riding Days:
6
Month(s):
May
Departure:
Sundays

Additional Information

Accommodation:

Double Occupancy / Twin Share

Single Supplement: Available

Inclusions

7 nights
7 Breakfasts buffet style or substantial.
Detailed tour documentation: maps of the tour, route description, points of interest
Local assistance from call
Luggage transfer service between your accommodations

Exclusions

Bicycle.
Electric bike rental.
Lunch and dinners.
Extra nights.
Any other transfers.

Options

Transport to Biar, where the route begins, is available at approx. 10€ per person (from Alicante) and 15 € (from Valencia
Child discounts

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