Valencia turistic Bus: Explore Valencia at your own leisure while enjoying the sights from the comfort of hop on-hop off a double-decker bus. Meander through the historic old town with Route A and head out to the coast on Route B. Tickets are available for either 24 or 48 hours and there are audioguides in eight languages.
Valencia has been the capital of this part of eastern Spain since the time of the Islamic Taifa of Balansiya, more than 1,000 years ago and as such boasts a number of palaces and churches that are renowned throughout the world. Route A has eight stops: Plaça de la Reina, IVAM, San Pio V, Nuevo centro, the Conference Hall, Dama Ibérica, Bioparc, Valencia History Museum and AVE. See the stunning Silk Exchange, La Llotja, a medieval hall that is considered a masterpiece of Gothic architecture and has been declared a Unesco World Heritage Site. Just over 100 metres from Stop 1 is the beautiful Cathedral, a mainly Gothic structure that also has Romanesque, Renaissance, baroque and neo-Classical features. Alight at Stop 3 and visit the Museum of Fine Arts or maybe take a stroll the park over the dried-up riverbed of the Turia.
Take Route B and discover the city’s maritime heritage. This line heads out to the Mediterranean, where Valencia has opened out to the world since time immemorial. There are 11 stops: Plaça de la Reina, the Fallas Museum, CAC, l’Oceanogràfic, Aqua, Las Arenas, the port, Baleares and San Pio V.
Meeting/pick-up point: Any of the stops in either route.
Duration: Each complete route lasts about 90 minutes.
Start/opening time: Depending on the stop but generally from 9.30am.
End/closing time: 8pm with services extended to 10pm in July and August.
Languages: Audioguides in Japanese, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Catalan and Mandarin.