Would you like to visit the hot-spot of Spain; the city Valencia? Then you probably want to experience the real Valencia with all its diversity and authentic culture. We would like to give you the chance to get to get to know diverse aspects of Valencia by offering various tours and workshops.
Excursion to Albufera lake
Albufera is the largest lake of Spain. It is famous because of it’s beauty and because this is the birth place of paella. Once Upon a Bike offers a group excursion to the Albufera lake including a boat trip and a paella lunch. The price depends on the number of participants (minimum of six people). For more information please visit our Albufera excursion page.
If you are doing a cruise along the coast you probably don’t have that much time to spend in Valencia. Would you however like to get the most out of your visit in this beautiful city? It might be a good idea to book our cruise excursion. During this excursion you will get a private guide who will adapt the tour to your personal interests and wishes. For more information you can take a look at Shore.
To be part of a Fallas association for one day is a unique way to experience this wonderful tradition. As a Fallero (men) or Fallera (women) you will be part of all celebrations and traditions during one day. Furthermore there are other ways to discover Fallas. Once Upon a Bike offers a Pre-Fallas tour (for everybody who would like to get to know Fallas before the real Fallas period (15-19 of March) starts). Another interesting possibility is to join our surprising Fallas tour, including some impressive Fallas, getting to know a neighbourhood which is famous for its Fallas celebrations, tasting Valencian delicacies and more. For more information you can have a look at Fallas experience.
The best place to learn Flamenco is Spain. If you are visiting Valencia and you want to learn the basic steps of the Flamenco dance, you might be interested in our Flamenco class. Price is €17,50 euro per person. For more information you can have a look at Flamenco class.
Little Spanish Kitchen
Always wanted to have a look into a real Spanish kitchen? That is possible! With ‘Little Spanish Kitchen’ you will visit a local who loves to cook who will teach you how to cook traditional Spanish dishes. For more information you can have a look at Little Spanish Kitchen.
Mercado Central Tasting
Would you like to visit the Mercado Central of Valencia and taste the different products that are offered at this market? During the Mercado Central Tasting you will be visiting the Mercado central in the historic city centre of Valencia. Accompanied with an English speaking guide you will get to know more about the market and about the typical Valencian and Spanish products. Read more about our Mercado Central Tasting.
Paella Cooking Class
Valencia is the place where authentic Paella was originated. A traditional paella is made on wood in the open air or in a Paellera. We would like to offer you the possibility to prepare a typical Paella Valenciana. You will get help from the experienced paella cook Pablo. The price depends on the number of participants (minimum of ten participants) but varies between €35,00 and €50,00 per person. For more information you can have a look at Paella Cooking Class
Creativity, originality and teamwork are needed during the Photo Safari game of Once Upon a Bike.During this game you will discover this diverse city in a different and surprising way. For more information you can have a look at Photo Safari.
Private Tour Guide
Would you like to book a private tour, private transfer and/or private excursion? Tours Valencia offers private tour guides on diverse occasions. Read more about our Private Tour Guide.
During the Tapas Tour we visit three authentic Spanish tapas restaurants just outside the touristic city centre of Valencia. During this tour you can taste different types of delicious tapas and we tell you stories about Valencia. Price: €35,00 (including three tapas and three drinks). Discount available for groups larger than six people. Read more about our Tapas Tour.
Walking tour in the historic city centre of Valencia
Would you like to know more about Valencian habits, celebrations, traditions, monuments, in short, get to know Valencia? During the historic city centre walking tour with an English speaking guide you will get an impression of Valencia in a surprising way. Read more about our Walking Tour.
Walking Route at City of Arts and Sciences
Would you like to learn more about one of the highlights in Valencia, namely the Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias of Calatrava, in other words the City of Arts & Sciences (CAC)? Once Upon a Bike offers various guided tours in which informative facts, the ideas behind these buildings and different other related themes will be explained. Read more about our CAC Guided Walking Tours.
Would you like to visit one of the most well known bodega (wine yard) in the province of Valencia? During our wine excursion we will visit the old bodega as well as the new modern bodega, the wine fields, the wine cellars and we will taste some great wines. Optional is a lunch nearby the bodega. Price: depends on the number of participants (minimum of twelve participants). For more information see wine excursion.
Did you know that Utiel and Requena, on the Westside of Valencia are well known for its wines? During a wine tasting you will learn more about Spanish wines in general and of course we will taste some wines, among others a wine of the region Valencia. Price: depends on the number of participants, but varies between €15,00 and €22,50 per person. For more information you can have a look at Wine tasting.