Valencia – All  year-round cruising

Situated on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, Valencia perfectly combines tradition and modernity. It has managed to evolve without sacrificing its historical roots. The fusion of ancient history and innovation makes for a dynamic city that offers a wide variety of activities to suit everyone’s tastes.

The Port of Valencia has two quays for cruise ships with a length of up to 300m and three more berths for those vessels with a length of more than 300m. All infrastructures offer the last standards in quality of services and safety for passengers as for the vessels. Between the offer of new excursions the Religious Art Route is becoming most popular. This excursion includes a stop at the Cathedral with the obligatory visit to the Holy Grail where you can find out how this most popular relic came to Valencia. It also includes other churches such as the recently restored Saint Nicolas, rightly called the Spanish Sistine Chapel with its most impressive paintings. The visitor may complete this Religious Art Route with a visit to the Museum of Fine Arts, the second biggest art gallery in Spain where you can find, among others, treasures of religious paintings of from the 16th to the 19th century. Also for a more familiar public there are good new offers: From Puçol to the banks of the Albufera lake you may find the “Huerta of Valencia”: 23,000 hectares of fertile Mediterranean farmland, with you may visit easily by a bike tour with stops to discover an unique product, tiger nuts, with are used in the preparation of Valencia’s most famous and refreshing drink, horchata. And why not combine your bike tour with a visit to the Albufera Natural Park, to explore dune beaches, forest, rice fields and a huge lake where you can enjoy a peaceful boat trip.

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