Optional Tours of Valencia
The following tours are being offered to attendees to complement the official International Conference on Urban Health (ICUH) conference program.
A minimum number of people are required to participate for each tour to run. If that minimum number is reached, we will send you the payment information so you can properly register and pay for your visit.
Thursday, 27th October 2022 – HISTORIC VALENCIA BIKE TOUR
*Minimum people required for this visit: 14 pax.
- Hour: 18.00pm
- Duration: Around 3 hours
- Start and end of the bike tour: La Petxina Venue
- Price: 35€/person
- Includes: Guides + Comfortable Bicycles, which are adjustable for participants of all ages
A bike tour is the most original way to discover Valencia, its streets, squares, monuments, and most important historical sites.
This tour is a lovely, guided bike ride around Valencia. The ride takes place in the Turia gardens, the historic old quarter and the futuristic science and culture complex known as City of Arts and Sciences and could end in the America´s Cup Port or other areas of interest in the city.
The route will be designed according to the group´s interests and needs.
Friday, 28th October 2022 – ALBUFERA NATURAL PARK TOUR
*Minimum people required for this visit: 25 pax.
- Hour: 10.00am
- Duration: Around 4 hours
- Start and end of the tour: Serrano Towers (Carrer dels Serrans, 31, 46003 València)
- Price: 32€/person
- Includes: Guides + Bus + Boat Ride + Visit to a Barraca (A vernacular example of Valencian style Mediterranean architecture)
A guided visit to the Parque Natural de la Albufera nature reserve, 15 km south of Valencia. After a short drive we’ll find ourselves surrounded by nature as the natural reserve has marshlands, woodlands, sand dunes, and a lake. We’ll take a Panoramic drive on the bus through La Albufera passing by the woods of La Dehesa and the rice fields. Later we will arrive at the village of El Palmar, where we board our boats for a cruise on the placid lake (45 min approximately) and visit a barraca (the traditional vernacular style dwelling of fishermen and farmers of the area).