Visit to La Huerta de València
Enjoy the beauty of the landscape surrouding the city
La Huerta de Valencia is one of the 6 urban irrigated areas that It still exists in Europe. During centuries, the mixture of water, the land and the wisdom of the farmers have formed a spectacular landscape that changes in each season. The institution that regulate the irrigation, the Tribunal de las Aguas, has been declared intangible heritage of Humanity. It is, probably, the oldest judicial institution in Europe.
In the schedule tour is included a guided tour within the most beatiful area of la huerta and a valencian almuerzo, a very typical second breakfast for valencians. In the case of groups this tour offers so many variants, a visit to organic garden, to taste vegetables in season or thematic tours like a tour about irrigation or a tour for professionals, for example
In any option, we will enjoy an agricultural area full of architectural richness; Barracas, farmhouses, alquerias… surrounded by crops; potatoes, onions, artichokes, tomatoes, chufa and many more. Furthermore a beautiful landscape that will make us forget that the city is just a one step.
Departure and arrival: Almàssera – Meliana metro station.
Meeting point: Almàssera Metro Station . C/ Mestre Serrano s/n .39 º 30’44 .51 “N 0 º 21 ’14:17” W.
Duration: From 2 to 4 hours. 2km aprox.
To see (by choice): Huerta Museum. Vegetables and tigernuts fields. Irrigation system. Farm houses. Carraixet ravine. Organic garden.
To taste (by choice): You can include tasting of garden vegetables.
WHEN WE ORGANIZE THIS TOUR?
– GROUPS OR PRIVATE TOURS: We can arrange the tour from Monday to Sunday depending on your preferences. Contact us at +34 691 093 721 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
– INDIVIDUALS: In the next weeks we will have this ready for individuals, the best way to know when it is available is write your e-mail on our mailing list.