Essential Valencia Accessible Guided Tour

Essential Valencia Accessible Guided TourThis accessible guided group tour of Valencia includes round-trip accessible transfers, an English-speaking guide, and step-free route!

Your guide and driver will pick you up from the cruise terminal in a wheelchair accessible van to begin your 2.25 hour accessible guided tour of Valencia. At the end of your tour you will have the option to have lunch in the city and add a visit to the Oceanographic Museum before returning to the cruise terminal.

This accessible guided group tour of Valencia includes inside visits to the Basilica of the Virgin of the Hunchbacks as well as La Lonja de la Seda civic building (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). An optional inside visit to the Opus Dei Church of St. John of the Hospital requires a small step to enter. Your guide may be able to help you maneuver over the step or you can opt out of this part of the tour.

Along the way you will also stop at the Central Market to taste some Horchata (a local drink of Valencia) as well as other local specialties. If you would like to stay in the city after the tour to have lunch in an accessible restaurant and visit the Oceanographic Museum, this can be added to the tour (additional fees may apply). Your driver will then return you to the cruise terminal before your ship departs.

The Essential Valencia Accessible Guided Tour features:

  • Convenient accessible tour routes confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (no steps or curbs)
  • 2.25 hour walking/rolling tour
  • Lively commentary by an officially-certified, English-speaking tour guide
  • Tour guide can push manual wheelchair users (depends on the total weight of the wheelchair plus wheelchair user)
  • Memorable sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Valencia!

 

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Participants in this group tour need to be able to keep up with the group even while walking/rolling over cobblestones. If you are not 100% certain you can do this, you should book the private Highlights of Valencia Accessible Cruise Excursion.

Tour Highlights

  • Basilica of the Virgin of the Hunchbacks (inside visit)
  • Interior visit of La Lonja de la Seda civic building (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • City walls and Torres de Serranos city gate
  • Plaza of the Virgin, Plaza of the Queen, Plaza of the Alms, Plaza of the Archbishop, Plaza of the Patriarch, & Plaza of the Town Hall
  • The Opus Dei Church of St. John of the Hospital (optional visit – single step to enter)
  • Shopping street of Calle Paz
  • Palace of Baylia, home of the provencial Government
  • Palace of Benicarlo, home of the Valencian Parliament
  • Palace of Generalitat
  • Palace of the Marquise of the Two Waters
  • Valencia City Hall
  • Valencia’s Central Market

Accessibility Details

The Essential Valencia Accessible Guided Tour has a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it follows a step-free route. It did not receive a higher rating because you will encounter mild cobblestones and also because it is a group tour and may move at too quickly of a pace for some disabled travelers.

The Essential Valencia Accessible Guided Tour uses a van with wheelchair ramp (shown on the left) to pick you up at the cruise dock or your hotel. The tour minimizes routes over cobblestones (shown on the right).

Van with wheelchairroutes over cobblestones

Your guide will show you the wheelchair ramps and accessible entrances at the attractions you visit.

Wheelchair rampsAccessible entrances

The accessible tour route only includes one block of mild cobblestones (shown in the photo below on the right).

block of mild cobblestones

Your accessible Valencia guided tour visits all the highlights of Valencia including the Basilica of the Virgin of the Hunchbacks (shown on the left) and the Central Market (shown on the right).

Basilica of the Virgin of the HunchbacksCentral Market

Note: If you do not need wheelchair accessible transfers or if you wish to make your way into the city on your own, you may be able to receive a lower rate on this tour. Contact usfor more details.

Tour Details

Tour duration: 2.25 hours
Cost: €380 for 1-2 people, €430 for 3-4 people, €480 for 5 people
* €50 off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
Days of the week the tour is offered: Every day except Sunday
Meet-up place: Valencia accessible hotel lobby or cruise dock if using accessible transfers, otherwise Plaza de la Virgen
Dress code: Covered shoulders and knees for interior church visits
Maximum number of people on tour: 5 wheelchair user plus 5 other people
Entrance tickets: Included
Cancellation policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, and no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Snacks/meals, gratuities, and transportation costs.

 

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