Enjoy the wonderful experience of cycling through the city park of Valencia. This stretch of green runs through the entire city. Mighty futuristic buildings stand in the background, and in the centre, one is awaited by the lively old city with its cafes and restaurants, and one can feel the ocean’s salty breeze. The environment is characterised by authentic places and unique landscapes, which can rarely be found in Spain.
Valencia Rally, 8-day-trip
The insider’s tip along Spain’s Mediterranean coast…
- Accommodation in the desired category
- Breakfast buffet
- Welcome drink
- Train rides according to programme (incl. bike)
- Admission ticket into the Oceanogràfic, Science Museum and the Hemisfèric
- Travel guide with insider tips of Valencia and restaurant guide
- Best prepared travel documents
- GPS-data on request
1. Day: arrival - Valencia
Individual arrival to Valencia. You will travel with the Metro (excl.) directly from the airport into the centre to your hotel (Duration just under an hour).
2. Day: Valencia - Excursion to Cullera - Valencia (approx. 55 km + train ride)
Today’s stage will lead you through a nature reserve and bird sanctuary between enormous rice fields and the ocean. Lovely sandy beaches can be found time and again, inviting you for a swim. You cycle up to Cullera with its picturesque castle hill directly at the sea. You then travel by train back to Valencia (incl.).
3. Day: Valenica - Excursion to Chiva - Valenica (Train ride + approx. 55 km)
You travel by train (incl.) to Chiva. From there, you cycle through the original landscape travelling mostly downhill to the Turia River. A lovely cycle path runs along the river, which you will follow from here. The river was diverted within the city in the 1960‘s and its former riverbed is an enormous park today.
4. Day: Valencia - Excursion to the beach - Valencia (approx. 35 km)
You travel through the city park and pass the known futuristic building of the „City of Art and Science“. After passing the marina, you will arrive at the extensive beach of Valencia. One can choose one’s favourite spot while travelling along the several kilometre long coastal cycle path. Your journey back leads through Alboraya, a landscape cultivated by small farmers, which lies somewhat to the north of Valencia.
5. Day: Valencia - Excursion to Caudiel - Valencia (2x train ride + approx. 40 km)
You travel by train (incl.) to Caudiel, in the valley of the Planacia River. A splendid cycling route begins here on a former railway line. It is worthwhile to leave the route every once a while to be able to discover the lovely places in the area. You travel almost entirely downhill to Algimia, from where you will take the train back to Valencia (incl.).
6. Day: Valencia - Excursion to Alzira - Valencia (approx. 55 km + train ride)
Travelling through endless orange groves and past small original towns, you will cycle to Alzira, the starting point of the abbey route. The remains of the Moorish city wall can be found apart from the small, decorative old city. You will travel by train back to your hotel (incl.).
7. Day: Valencia - Excursion to Castellón de la Plana - Valencia (2x train ride + approx. 55 km)
You will begin the day with a train ride (incl.) into the lively University City Castellón. The coastal cycle path, which runs partly on a former railway line, will lead you along the spectacular coast. One can have a cool refreshing swim in the sea at one of the many beaches before cycling back to Castellón. You will then travel back to Valencia by train (incl.).
8. Day: Valencia - departure
Individual departure or extension.
You cycle in and around Valencia on cycle paths in excellent condition. Short stages lead you over small side streets and field paths. One will have to cycle on busier streets at times. Most of the paths are flat, and there are hardly any ascents.
Total length: approx. 295 kilometres
level of difficulty: 2
- Rental bike (21-gear-unisex-touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 saddle bag
- E-bike + 1 saddle bag
- Cat. Standard: Sweet Hotel Continental**
The Sweet Hotel Continental is located directly in the centre of Valencia, not far from the Town Hall and just a short walk from the cathedral as well as the train station and the Metro. The hotel was completely renovated in 2014 and has 46 rooms. One can enjoy a fantastic view of the city from the sunny roof terrace, where you can also enjoy breakfast.
All rooms have a shower/bath and toilet, hair-dryer, flat-screen TV and air-conditioning. Wifi can be used free of charge in the entire hotel. www.sweethotelcontinental.com
- Cat. Comfort: SH Ingles Boutique Hotel****
The elegant Boutique Hotel is situated in the heart of the old city with a view of the palace and in close proximity to all important sights worth seeing in Valencia. The Hotel has 26 rooms, a restaurant and a bar. Wifi can be used for free in the entire hotel.
The 16 m² rooms with the Cat. Standard are equipped with a shower and toilet, hair-dryer, flat-screen TV, safe, minibar and air-conditioning. For an extra charge, one can also book a room with the Cat. Superior (20 m²) with a balcony. www.inglesboutique.com
- Cat. De Luxe: SH Valencia Palace*****
The luxurious and elegant 5-star hotel is situated at the edge of the old city, directly at the city park and in close proximity to the music palace. The Malvarossa beach is approx. 3 km away. Apart from having 335 rooms, the hotel also has an outdoor pool on the roof with a sundeck and 2 restaurants. One can make use of the hotels wellness area for an extra charge. Wifi can be used for free in the entire hotel.
The rooms with the Cat. Superior (25 m²) have a shower/bath and toilet, hair-dryer, bathrobe, flat-screen TV, kettle, safe, minibar and air-conditioning. Rooms with the Cat. Premium (25 m²) with a view of the city park and the music palace can be booked for an extra charge. www.hotel-valencia-palace.com
By plane to Valencia:
The Sweet Hotel Continental is a good 20 minutes by metro from the airport. From the airport get on line 3 or 5 and get off at the “Colón” stop. From there 300 m on foot. One way tickets: € 3.90, tickets available from the machine.
The SH Ingles Boutique Hotel is a good 20 minutes by metro from the airport. From the airport get on line 3 or 5 and get off at the “Colón” stop. From there 750 m on foot. One way tickets: € 3.90, tickets available from the machine.
The SH Valencia Palace is a good 20 minutes by metro from the airport. From the airport, take line 5 and get off at the “Aragón” stop. From there 700 m on foot. One way ticket: € 3.90, tickets available from the machine.
By train to Valencia:
Sweet Hotel Continental is a 5-minute walk from the train station (València Nord).
SH Ingles Boutique Hotel is a 10-minute walk from the train station (València Nord).
SH Valencia Palace can be reached in a few minutes from the train station (València Nord) by underground line 7 (direction Marítim-Serrería, Aragón stop). From there another 700 m on foot or directly by taxi from the train station to the hotel.
Our additional packages
Accommodation in Sweet Hotel Continental**Category Comfort
Accommodation in SH Ingles Boutique Hotel****Category De Luxe
Accommodation in SH Valencia Palace*****
Price per person
|Early booking bonus 5 %||5%|
|Single room||€ 1.279,--||€ 1.149,--||€ 939,--|
|Double room||€ 799,--||€ 699,--||€ 549,--|
|Triple room||€ 799,--||€ 699,--||€ 549,--|
|Quadruple room||€ 799,--||€ 699,--||€ 549,--|
01.03.2021 - 30.04.2021
|€ 189,--||€ 184,--||€ 158,--|
01.05.2021 - 30.06.2021
|€ 232,--||€ 223,--||€ 182,--|
01.07.2021 - 30.09.2021
|€ 278,--||€ 275,--||€ 242,--|
|Rental bike (21-gear-unisex-touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 saddle bag||€ 75,--||€ 75,--||€ 75,--|
|E-bike + 1 saddle bag||€ 180,--||€ 180,--||€ 180,--|