We will begin our tour together in the heart of the ancient city between the two remaining medieval gates of Valencia. The city formerly had 12 gates, but only a few remain, still rich with interesting secrets. We will meet at Plaça dels Furs (Charters Square) and take a look inisde the Torres de Serranos, which used to be one of the main gates into Valencia during the 14th century. After admiring the ancient Gothic styled gate, we will walk down Carrer de Serranos and stop to sample a few drinks in an oenotheque. Here, we will taste a local and vintage Bobal red wine as well as a regional liquor called Mistela. Each drink will be paired with a tapa to complement the aromas and flavors of the drinks.
ITINERARY • Meet local guide at Plaça dels Furs and go inside Torres de Serranos • Stop at a Oenotheque • Walk Plaça de Manises to Plaça de la Verge • Walk Palau de la Generalist to Carrer de Cavallers • Stop at a bodega • End walking tour at Torres de QuartMORE ABOUT THE TOURTorres de Serranos is the Gothic styled gate on the Northern end of Valencia. It was built over the Roman Via Agusta so people could cross over it to get to Barcelona. Reaching the top of the Torres de Serranos will give you the picturesque view of Valencia every visitor wants on thier travels! The first Aragonese parliament founded by Jacques 1st of Aragon in 1238 was establised in Palau de la Generalitat in 1421 when the Court of Aragon was under the reign of Alphose 5th the Magnamiousmoved in. At this historical site we will admire it's surroundings, focusing on the Plaça de la Verge which portrays the fountian of Turia River, the Gothic Gantry of the Cathedral and the Basilica. Carrer de Cavallers means Knght's Lane and is where King James 1st wanted his knights to live at.