Valencia Agriculture and Horticulture

5 days / 4 nights

From only £199pp

Overview

5 days / 4 nights From only £199pp

With its diverse landscape, the region of Valencia has both high mountains and plains, wetlands and beaches, a temperate climate with semiarid desert environment and forests in the interior.  Valencia also embraces the remnants of its farther past with the avant-garde buildings from the new millennium.

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Departure from UK.  Explore the city. 

  • Day 2

    Guided visit of Old Town.  Visit Valencia Cathedral & Central Market.  Flamenco Show.

  • Day 3

    L’Horta Agro-Tourism Tour.  Visit or the Horta district.  See the marina by night.

  • Day 4

    Irrigation Tour.  Free afternoon at the beach.  Valencia nightlife.

  • Day 5

    Orange or Olive Oil Tour.  Departure to UK.

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • Take a boat ride and enjoy the L’Albufera wetlands or visit the "El Palmar" island - a picturesque fishing village. Alternatively, take a guided cultural tour by the Island of Palmar, visiting a museum, discovering ecosystems, the history of fishing, aquatic vegetation etc.
  • Discover the relationship between the rice crop, the labourers and the environment where the rice grows. Explained by a local rice farmer, you can also enjoy a boat ride and paella meal.
  • Organic farming is environmentally sustainable agriculture. Learn about the crops and farming techniques which respect the environment.
  • Tigernut natural healthy drink, refreshing and nutritious - discover the whole cycle from tigernut to the horchata (can be booked to included a workshop to make horchata at home).
  • Take a bike tour to discover the different landscapes and cultural heritage of the region (such as irrigation channels, crops, ethnography).
  • Natural cave situated 50km from Valencia, discovered 17,000 years ago. Did you know? The San Jose Cave is the largest underground river in Europe.