This is a beautiful bicycle route led by a professional guide with a great desire to share his or her knowledge.
The tour starts with getting to know the City of Arts and Sciences, Umbracle, Hemisferic and Agora, passing by the Palace of Music along the ancient causeway of the Turia river.
Arriving at the old town, you will get to know the most historical monuments it is made up of, and what it is that makes Valencia one of the most beautiful cities in Spain.
The park is home to the largest lake in Spain and one of the most important wetland areas in the Iberian Peninsula. It is a place of great ecological interest with rare species of wading birds and a rich variety of wildlife. Its waters have been traditionally worked by fishermen and rice growers, supplying ingredients and inspiration for many of the regions most succulent dishes. To sample the best of the local gastronomy, go to the village of El Palmar, a setting for many of the works of Blasco Ibáñez. It is an excellent place to try classic dishes such as Paella, Arroz a Banda, or All i Pebre made with eels freshly caught from the lake. After the meal, there is nothing more relaxing than a boat trip on the Albufera lake contemplating the red and amber tones of the setting sun dancing across the water.
Alboraya is a township of Valencia with more than 23,000 inhabitants and is known principally for its large zones of farmland and fields of tiger nut, the principal ingredient in Horchata. It is a zone that has kept the most gastronomic traditions of Valencia intact with Paellas and the exquisite rice with beans and turnip known as ¨el arrós amb fesols i naps¨ and the delicious baked rice known as ¨arrós al forn,¨ very traditional in the Valencian Community and coveted all over Spain. Tourism in Valencia doesn´t just mean getting to know it´s most important buildings and neighborhoods,but also getting to know and enjoy the most important dishes and drinks of the City of the Turia. You can discover Alboraya with one of our guided tours at Bikes&Roll.