The city of Valencia has a unique historic city center with more than 2,000 years of history to discover. This is really a long time, and yes, a lot of things happened during those 2,000 years! Many different influences are still visible in the beautiful center of Valencia and we will enjoy the magic of the city on this very special Valencia city bikes tour.
The founders of this special place were the Romans, who settled Valencia in 138 BC. They named the place “Valentia” which means vigor. When we bike Valencia through the narrow streets of the city, you will agree that there couldn’t be a better name for this energetic and vital city! It pulsates with life and vitality, people love to eat and drink outside and enjoy the spectacular views of this very historic place on earth, surrounded by buildings that have seen a great deal of history in their lives.
While the Romans reigned, the city was only a fraction of what it is now, but we can still admire some villas on our Valencia cycles tour, which were formerly housed by the Roman nobility.
The Visigoths followed the Romans and after them came the Moors. They added their culture to the city; their artistic influences and their cuisine are still tangible in the old town of Valencia. In 1238, King Jaime I, who has his very own statue, chased away the Moors and conquered Valencia.
Pelican Bike will show you all the special places formed by history on this Valencia bikes tour. We will see an example of excellent gothic architecture, the Serranos Gate (Porta dels Serrans). Its construction began in 1392 and it was built for defending the city from intruders. In 1865, the city walls were knocked down, but the Serranos Gate was saved and used as a prison. But that gate won’t hold us prisoners, since we will still have a lot to discover while we bike Valencia. Right in the heart of the old city of Valencia, we will find the charming Plaza de la Virgen, which was constructed by the above mentioned Romans. It is surrounded by Valencia’s most symbolic buildings, namely the Cathedral of Santa Maria, the Basilica de la Virgen de los Desamparados and the Palace of the Generalitat. With the picturesque fountain in the middle of the square, this is the perfect place to have a break and enjoy the atmosphere during our Valencia cycles tour.
Valencia on bike has so much more to offer, another gem of the city is the Central Market and Pelican Bike will not withhold this busy beautiful building. The Central Market of Valencia covers more than 8,000 square meters, which makes it one of the largest in Europe. Beautiful colored window panels let the light in and reveal the vendors who are selling food, souvenirs and other useful and sometimes less useful goods. These are only examples of the variety the old city of Valencia has to offer. Moving by bike, you will have 120 minutes to admire the historic gems of Valencia. What about enjoying a very special atmosphere while biking Valencia? Pelican Bike offers the Valencia cycles tour as well by night. In the dark, the sparkling lights of Valencia, Spain, are even more visible and create a cozy and magic ambience you will love! Valencia by night has a lot to offer, and you will see that the beautiful historic buildings are very expressive when the night has fallen. If you have any special wishes, please let us know. Pelican Bike is glad to customize this tour according to your needs. See you for a breath-taking Valencia city bikes trip in the beautiful historic city center of Valencia!
|Private Tour||Group Tour|
|50 € per person||25 € per person|
*mín 2 persons per tour
We provide you with bicycles that will be delivered in perfect working condition and which must be returned in the same condition at the end of the tour.
Tour guides will accompany you during the bike tour. Our tour guides talk different languages and will be assigned according to your booking preference.
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Our Office Location – 1945 Carrer de l’Herba, 4, 46003 València
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive 15 min earlier for a prompt departure
TOUR TIME 2 hours
We will be happy to mаkе phоtоs of yоu and even video during the tour!
If you are the group of less than 6 persons, but still want a group tour, we can band you with some other group. For that you need to get in contact with us via Contact page.