Walking Tour "València, City of the Silk"
From 13 years
Children from 5 to 12 years old, retired persons/pensioners, disabled persons and students
A two-hour tour of the most important points of the silk industry in Valencia. The itinerary includes: Plaza del Ayuntamiento, Avenida María Cristina, Silk Exchange (visit of the interior), Avenida Barón de Cárcer, and Silk Museum (visit of the interior).
Visit to the Exchange: This impressive Gothic building, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco, is where all the action was. Admire the elegant columns of its Contract Room and don't forget to glance up at the gargoyles, which have a few surprises in store.
Visit the Silk Museum: Explore the origins and evolution of Valencia's silk tradition on a tour of the halls of the former Colegio del Arte Mayor de la Seda, an elegant 15th-century building that houses numerous historical objects and cute demos.
Visit with an official tour guide.
Departure time and place
Tours are offered on Saturdays at 11:00 AM.
The starting point is the Tourist Office in Plaza del Ayuntamiento, next to the main door.
The tours are offered in Spanish and English.
Discover the history, production and the great legacy left by the trade of this valuable fabric
Did you know that Valencia was the center of the silk trade in the Middle Ages? The silk tradition is still evident in the elegant fallas dresses and many other details that you will discover on this tour. Stroll through the old silk artisans' quarter, the College that houses the guild's archives, where you will even see how the old looms worked, and the wonderful Silk Exchange where this fabric was traded. Let the magic of silk surround you!
How it works:
When you book, you have to specify the day you want to visit.
We will email you the tickets so you can print them out, or download the eTickets on your phone.
Discounts and special rates
Children up to 4 years free.
Reduced rate for children 5 to 12 years old, retirees/pensioners, people with disabilities and students.
For guided tours of groups of more than 20 people, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
35% discount with the Valencia Tourist Card. The discount is individual and non-transferable (one per card).
VLC Tourist Card discount
Discount with the Valencia Tourist Card: 35%
The 35% discount is individual and non-transferable, like the Valencia Tourist Card.
If you are booking the activity for more than one person and want the discount, you will need as many VTCs as people doing the activity.
When buying, you will see the final price with the discount detailed in the shopping cart.