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Let me share lots of fun and adventurous things to do in Valencia, Spain. Hope this list will give you a few extra ideas on how to make the most of your trip to Valencia.

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Visiting Valencia

Adventurous Travel in Spain

Since my recent article about Top Adventurous Things in Spain became quite popular, I thought of expanding it with more ideas on my home region of Valencia. Therefore, if you plan to make the most of your week in Valencia, in this post you will find the list of the most adventurous things to do in Valencia city and the whole region of the Valencian Community.

Valencia Travel Tips

If you want to explore the region of Valencia like a local, check my other posts to plan your trip wisely: One Day in ValenciaHow to Spend An Epic Week in ValenciaThe Best Day Trips From Valencia, Valencia With Kids, The Best Day Tours From ValenciaBreakfast in Valencia: Cute Cafes You´ll LoveSpanish Eating Habits: Almuerzo in ValenciaValencia Day Trip to ManisesValencia Hidden Gems Blog SeriesThe Coolest Hikes near ValenciaBeautiful villages of Valencia – Bocairente, Top Valencia Day Trips by train, An Ultimate 7-day Valencia Road Trip Itinerary, Unique Valencia Gifts to Get Right Now, Hiking to Penyagolosa: one of the Highest Peaks of Valencia, and The Borgia Sights in Valencia.

Fun & Adventurous Things to do in Valencia

Jeep Safari Mountain Adventure

Jeep Safari is one of the easiest adventurous activities in Valencia since it does not involve a huge physical effort from your side. There are a few Jeep Safari tour options focused on different regions of Valencia. I especially like the option with Calderona mountains, since you get to visit El Garbi, one of the most beautiful lookouts in the whole of the Valencia region. Some of the tours include tapas and drinks.

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Adventurous Things to do in Valencia: El Garbi lookout (which I visited while hiking in Valencia)

Unique Watersports in Valencia (and near Valencia)

Being located on the beautiful Mediterranean coast, Valencia is known for its fun watersports. The most popular options include Jetski, Windsurfing, and Stand Up Paddle Board. Via online booking, you often enjoy special rates. Since most of the watersports activities take place at the Valencia s LA Marina (e.g. port area), these would only take up from one to two hours of your vacation time.

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Adventurous Things to do in Valencia: after my trip to Lanzarote, I bought my own SUP board

Adventurous Hikes in Valencia

Some hikes are meant to be more than simple walks with nature. Valencia is known for a few top Spanish trails that simply belong on any Spain Adventure Bucket List.

You can check the details on most of these hikes via my posts Hiking in Valencia and Hiking in Castellon. While I do not book hiking tours myself, I should admit that it is one of the best options for international visitors (unless you are an expat in Spain or at least speak the language fluently).

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Adventurous Things to do in Valencia: Hiking Tour to the Roman Aqueduct of Pena Cortada

Caves in Valencia

The most unique caves in Valencia are the Caves of San José, a popular Valencia day-trip pick. With a guide, you explore the caves both on foot and by boat, since inside you will find the longest navigable underground river in Europe.

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Caves of San Josep – one of the coolest places for kayaking in Spain

Hot Springs near Valencia

Montanejos is one of the most popular Valencia day trips. In the area, you will find the unique thermal pools Fuentes de los Baños, built by Moorish king Abu Zeit to ensure the beauty of his queens. With a constant temperature of 23°C throughout the year, the waters of Montanejos are known for their mineral-rich composition. There are a few tour options to Montanejos from Valencia, some of which include a morning hike.

What you need to know is that Montanejos is usually packed with visitors during the summer months and Spanish holidays. The photo you see was taken in November when I almost had the thermal pools for myself. It would be fair to mention that cold baths are on my list of healthy habits, but you might not find it enjoyable visiting Montanejos in autumn or winter. While the water temperature never drops from 23°C, the air temperature might feel uncomfortable for swimming.

Top Montanejos tours:

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Adventurous Things to do in Valencia: : Visiting Montanejos Hot Springs in November

Other adventurous things to do near Valencia:

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