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Valencia is one of the most unique Spanish cities. But its surroundings are full of hidden gems that you can easily explore via unique day tours from Valencia. Check this ultimate list of top Valencia day tours!

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About Valencia

Planning a Trip to Valencia

If you want to enjoy your vacation in Valencia to the fullest, escaping the city buzz via unique Valencia day tours is a must-do. In the company of a local guide, it is always more fun to explore hidden gems and secret locations. Plus, when all the planning for a day is taken care of, you can simply enjoy your laid-back holiday on the Mediterranean coast.

Valencia Travel Tips

To learn more about all the unique places in province of Valencia check these travel stories: One Day in ValenciaHow to Spend An Epic Week in ValenciaThe Best Day Trips From Valencia, Valencia With KidsHow to Spend an Epic Week in Valencia, Breakfast 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.

Best Day Tours From Valencia

Albufera Day Tour

About Albufera

Allbufera is the largest in Spain freshwater lagoon spanning more than 2800 hectares. It is one of the best places to try authentic paella and enjoy a boat tour. Located only 30 minutes from the city, Albufera is one of the most unique Valencia day tours to get the authentic experience of region’s past and traditional food.

Valencia Day Tours to Albufera

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Best Day Tours From Valencia – Albufera

Port Saplaya Day Tour

About Port Saplaya

Port Saplaya is one of the most colorful places in Spain, often called Valencia’s Little Venice. Located near the horchata drink capital of Alboraya, Port Saplaya is a must-stop near Valencia. No matter whether you plan to walk around, ride a bike, or do a boat tour – visiting Port Saplaya is always a great idea.

Top Port Saplaya tours

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Day Tours From Valencia – Visiting Port Saplaya

Caves of San Jose Day Tour

About Caves of San Jose

The most unique caves of the Valencian Community are the Caves of San José In the small town of Vall D Uxo. It is one of the popular adventurous day tours from Valencia. The caves are known for being the longest navigable underground river in Europe. It was one of my first getaways across the region of Valencia, right after turning into an expat in Spain. Back then this place was way less touristy and the guides would not allow any pictures inside. But recently, I have returned to the Caves of San Jose with the kids and the little ones were in awe of the whole experience.

Valencia Day Tours to San Jose Caves

Montanejos Day Tour

About Montanejos Hot Springs

Montanejos is one of the most popular day tours from Valencia. In the area, you will find the unique thermal pools Fuentes de los Baños, built by the 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. It´s a great place to swim in Spain all year round.

There are a few day tour options to Montanejos, some even include a morning hike. 

Let me warn you 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.

Valencia Day Tours to Montanejos

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Day Tours From Valencia – Montanejos

Requena Day Tour

About Requena

Conveniently located on the road from Madrid to Valencia, Requena is a unique small town to taste local delicatessen of the Valencia region. Besides its unique caves and the secret museum Casa del Arte Mayor de la Seda, the village is known for its wine and cheese.

Valencia day tours to Requena

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Day Tours From Valencia – The Caves of Requena

Xativa Day Tour

About Xativa

The town of Xativa (or Jativa) is one of my favorite Valencia day tour ideas, all thanks to its dreamy Spanish castle. This small town is also known as the birthplace of two Popes of Rome from the famous Borgia family. You can check more details about my visit to Xativa in this post.

Some tours to Xativa also include a visit to the nearest village of Anna and Counts of Cervellón’s Palace, both considered Valencia´s Hidden Gems.

Best Xativa Day Tours from Valencia

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Day Tours From Valencia – The Castle of Xativa

The Hanging Bridges of Chulilla Day Tour

The hike of the Hanging Bridges of Chulilla

One of the most popular hiking day tours from Valencia is the route of The Hanging Bridges of Chulilla, it is one of the most famous hikes near Valencia. Since it is poorly connected with Valencia by public transport, the visitors who do not plan to rent a car in Valencia, usually prefer visiting Chulilla on a day tour.

You can find more alternatives for hiking tours from Valencia in my post about Adventurous things to do in Valencia.

Chulilla Day Tours from Valencia

Day Tours From Valencia – Hiking in Chulilla

Peñiscola & Morella Day Tour

About Peniscola and Morella

Peñiscola and Morella are both on the list of the most beautiful villages in Spain. Additionally, Peñiscola is known as an iconic Game of Thrones filming location and Morella is popular for its storybook hilltop location. You can read more about Peñiscola in this post. To learn more about Morella check out this article.

The only drawback of visiting Peñiscola and Morella as Valencia day tours is that it takes at least 2-2.30 hours to reach both. But on the plus side, both small towns are my favorites from all the Valencia Day Tours.

Valencia Day Tours to Peñiscola and Morella

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Day Tours From Valencia – Visiting Peñiscola

Bocairente Day Tour

About Bocairente

Bocairente (or Bocairent) is one of the most picture-perfect villages in the province of Valencia. You can check more details and photos from my visit in this post.

Valencia Day Tours to Bocairente

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Day Tours From Valencia – Bocairente

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