Bike tour in Valencia: ‘A River of Culture’
Tour along the Ancient Turia´s riverbed the greenbelt of the city.
Combine culture with a stimulating bike tour from the Old Town to the City of Arts and Sciences. Discover an amazing city throughout its gardens and leisure zones and know about some of the most emblematic monuments which can be seen from the riverbed like the Music Palace or the different bridges of different eras.
This is an original option for those who want to combine sport with culture. Pick up the bikes and ride through the ancient Turia´s riverbed, the green lung of the city and the largest urban park in Sapin with 110 hectares.
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One of the most important gardens is the Nurseries Garden or Royal Gardens, “Jardín de Viveros o Jardines del Real”. Its origin is from the Muslim period. Inside there was a missing palace used by the kings since the XIII century. There are different sculptures and fountains in addition to its gardening.
Palau de la Música. Built in 1988 with the predominance of glass.
Along the route we will see different and characteristic bridges of different styles and periods.
The City of Arts and Sciences, located at the end of the ancient Turia´s riverbed, a great and unique complex of about 2 kilometers long dedicated to science and culture which has five main elements: the Hemisfèric (IMAX cinema), the Umbracle (conceived as both a promenade and a panoramic viewpoint), the Príncipe Felipe Science Museum (an innovative museum of interactive science), the Oceanográfico (the largest aquarium in Europe) and the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía (dedicated to the operatic programme). The Ágora is another element with a multifunctional space.