The Silk Route and Paella at the Beach Front
RENTING A BIKE IN VALENCIA: THE NEW FASHION FOR TOURING THE CITY
Tourism in Valencia, the unknown jewel of the Mediterranean, does not stop growing. And with it also the number of visitors who want to get to know the city in a different way. The ways of touring the city have changed and a great alternative emerges strongly: the Valencia bike rent.
When you opt for renting a bike in Valencia, all are advantages: it is very economical, it is fast, it allows you reaching all places and over long distances, and it is even healthier. Not only you exercise pedalling, but also enjoy the good weather that Valencia has 365 days a year. Valencia is a city known for its sun, light, the few rainy days, and its mild temperatures, so come the month of the year you come, the Valencia bike rent will always be available to you.
When it comes to hiring your bike, not all Valencia bike rent is the same. Always make sure you rent with a reliable company. For this reason, go to Valencia Bikes, the pioneer company with the most satisfied customers of Valencia bike rent. We have a store located at Tapineria Street, 14, in the Historical Centre, in the Ruzafa neighbourhood, Cuba Street, 24, and Paseo de la Pechina, 32 next to the old Turia riverbed. You can also choose between different bicycle models.
VALENCIA BIKE RENT: TRAVEL THE SILK ROUTE
After getting your Valencia bike rent, we suggest you pedalling and get to know the Historical Centre in a different way through the silk route. If you did not know, Valencia was for centuries a very prosperous economically city thanks to the silk industry. At present, the traces of this past can be found in its historic buildings. The first stop is La Lonja de La Seda, located opposite to the Central Market, another of the must stop. La Lonja is a World Heritage Site and is a jewel of Gothic civil architecture, its spiral columns stands out above all.
From the Lonja, go with your bikes from Valencia bike rent to the Colegio de Arte Mayor de la Seda (College of Art Major of the Silk ), in the district of Velluters. The College has been recently restored and now houses a museum where they explain you the silk manufacturing history. Inside you find things as interesting as giant looms that were used to make the fabrics. In addition, the building is another example from inside of a typical Valencian palace.
Silk was so important in Valencia that even it gives the name to the Velluters district. Take advantage of your bikes to wander through the area and discover the Valencian clothing stores, which are the costumes worn by the falleras and the best proof of the beautiful fabrics that are made of silk.
PAELLA FACING THE SEA
After a morning touring the historic centre with your Valencia bike rent, we recommend you pedalling to the port area and the beach to enjoy the sea and the breeze of Valencia. You will arrive thanks to the large network of bike lanes in the city, straight from the centre to the port on Avenida del Puerto. If you like gastronomy, you cannot miss the opportunity to enjoy the famous Valencian paella with sea views. On the Malvarrosa beach and Las Arenas, there are many locals offering Valencian cuisine.
In short, on a bike you can tour the Turia capital in a thousand different ways. At Valencia Bikes we put the best bicycles so that you only have to worry about enjoying the city. We also have guided bicycle tours in English and Dutch. Make up your mind to spend a few days of sightseeing and rest in Valencia and remember that Valencia Bikes is always available to you.