The Holy Chalice: Valencia past and present
Visit the capital of the Valencian Community a mixture of past and present monuments.
The City of Arts and Science is a special futuristic city designed by the Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava. The Hemiferic, the Oceanografic, the Agora, the Palace of Arts or the Museum Felip the Prince are the different buildings that belong to this complex.
We will visit the Palace of Arts which is the Opera House. This stunning building, which measures more than 40,000 square meters in size, has four distinct venues for opera, dance performances, recitals and theatre productions.
Through a panoramic drive we will arrive to the historical city center. We will start the walking tour with the Central Market of Valencia where the quality, variety and freshness of its products it is considerably remarkable.
“Plaza Redonda” will be our next stop in the walking tour, in this particular circular square you could find ceramic pieces and different materials and tools for sawing.
In plaza la Reina we will discover our next emblematic point: the Cathedral of Valencia with its holy chapel where it keeps the holy chalice that Jesuchrist used in the last supper. The visitor will feel captivated by the beauty of the Grail, its perfect and exceptional shape, the details in gold, the pearls and the precious gems. Through its 3 gates: romanic, gothic and baroque we will discover the history of this emblematic monument.
We will finish out walking tour in Plaza de la Virgen visiting the Basilica of the Holy lady of Foresaken people the patron of Valencia. This important square is plenty of light and terraces where to enjoy the Mediterranean weather