Paella Cooking Class and Valencia Historical Walking Tour

Ready to learn how to cook an authentic Valencian paella and to get to know the old town of Valencia in a day? At the School of Paellas you'll learn how to prepare the paella yourself guided by a paella master. You'll savor a full menu lunch with paella and many typical dishes, Valencian wines and beer, desserts and much more. After that you'll enjoy an Historical Guided Tour to visit the most emblematic places of the city.

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6 hours 30 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Paella cooking course with a paella master
    • Guided visit to the Central Market (not available on Sunday and festivities). )
    • Spanish tapas and Valencian wine or homemade beer tasting
    • Full-menu lunch with your paella as main course, plus salad, dessert, beverages, and coffee
    • 2-hour Historical Guided Tour to the Old Town at 5pm. During July and August at 6pm.
    • Entry/Admission - Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Central Market of Valencia, Placa Ciutat de Bruges, s/n, 46001, Valencia Spain

    We will meet at the School of Paellas and then you’ll visit the Central Market with an expert guide. There, you'll buy the best natural products to cook your paella, while you listen detailed explanations about typical products of our gastronomy.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana, Calle Obispo Don Jeronimo num 8 Bajo, 46003, Valencia Spain

    After the Central Market visit you'll go to the Paellas School kitchen to learn how to cook an authentic Valencian paella. The paella master will teach you step by step how to cook the best paella yourself. He will also explain you the history of its creation and many other interesting details. While you’ll enjoy a Valencian wine or a homemade Valencian beer tasting accompanied by Valencian tomato and Spanish omelette.

    When your work ends, we'll savor your paella and many typical dishes… Surely is delicious! And to finish you'll receive a Diploma "Expert Paella’s Chef", as a certificate of this unforgettable experience.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Plaza del Ayuntamiento, Placa de l'Ajuntament 1, 46002, Valencia Spain

    Once you have finish your class, you must go to Plaza del Ayuntamiento to meet your guide for the walking tour. Get ready to know the history of Valencia while you walk along the old town narrow streets.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: La Lonja de la Seda, Plaza del Mercado, 46001, Valencia Spain

    Continue to the Silk Exchange (Lonja de la Seda), declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In the past, was the trade center of the city and the silk-tradding had a central role in its commercial transactions. The tour includes explanations and a visit to the exterior of the Central Market, located oppositte to the Lonja building.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza de la Reina, Placa de la Reina, SN, 46000, Valencia Spain

    Stroll to this lively square, surrounded by bars, restaurant, entertainment venues.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza de la Virgen, Valencia Spain

    Arrive to this great square where the Valencia Cathedral is located.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Basilica de la Virgen de los Desamparados, Plaza de la Virgen 6, 46003, Valencia Spain

    It is an annex of the Valencia Cathedral that tresures the Virgen de los Desamparados figure.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Palacio de la Generalidad, Calle Caballeros 2, 46001, Valencia Spain

    This is the Valencian Community goberment palace.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Barrio del Carmen, Valencia Spain

    Get lost across the wonderful El Carmen neighborhood, that is the Valencia historical center. You'll appreciate 21th centuries of history that are reflected in the different architectural styles treasured by the heritage monuments.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    ESCUELA DE ARROCES Y PAELLA VALENCIANA, Carrer del Bisbe En Jeroni, 8, 46003 València, Valencia, Spain
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Plaça de la Verge, València, Valencia, Spain
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Both activities should be done the same day. You must go on your own.
    • Central Market visit is available from Monday to Saturday
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Once the paella class finishes, you must make your own way to the Historical Guided Tour meeting point (about 700 meters away)
    • The visit guide begins at 5pm. During July and August at 6pm.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 7 years not allowed.
    • Advice about any dietary restriction at time of booking.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by La mar de cerca. Tours in Spain.

Activity ID: V-25043P38

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