In the morning, prepare yourself to discover the history of the Holy Grail in Valencia, from its roots in Jerusalem to its current location in the Valencia Cathedral. Various studies carried outinrecentyears concluded that the authentic Chalice used by Jesus in The Last Supper is the one preserved in the Holy Chalice Chapel into the Valencia Cathedral. The Vatican also supports this theory, since in 2015 has granted a retirement year (Jubilee year) each 5 years so the pilgrims could visit the Valencia Cathedral to venerate the Holy Grail.
This guided tour, shared with other people interested in this topic. begins with a visit to San Juan del Hospital Church, the oldest in Valencia. Then youll visit the lively Plaza de la Virgen square, the nerve centre of the city. After that youll go to the Valencia Cathedral and its Museum, that treasures valuable religiousartwork of Valencian artists throughout history. Youll continue towards the San Nicolas Church. Its known as the Valencian Sistine Chapel" by their impressive set of frescoes painted over 2,000 square meters of vaults, ribs and columns.
This day continues with a comfortably trip around all the city, enjoying the 2 routes that offers the Tourist Bus: the first one, Historical Valencia route will take you to the monumental area in Valencia: the old town, the city centre and other sites of interest such as the Museum of Fine Arts San Pio V, the Bioparc zoo, the old river Turia course, or the historical La Paz Street and Calle de las Barcas (street of the Boats).
On the Valencia Maritime route youll know the modern area in Valencia: The City of Arts and Sciences, where youll see the Arts Palace (Valencia Opera), the Hemisferic, the Oceanografic and Principe Felipe Sciences Museum. You'll also apreciate the modern Port of Valencia or the Malvarrosa Beach, among others.
You can combine both routes, drop-on drop-off at any stop as you prefer, as many times as you want on the same day. Each route lasts 90 minutes and they offer audio-guide in 10 languages.
If you would like to know about the Valencia history and its religious culture, but also the cosmopolitan area of the city... Don't miss out on this wonderful experience!