Cruises to Valencia, Spain

Hop on board one of MSC's Mediterranean Cruises to Valencia, Spain. Valencia is third biggest city in Spain and although it boasts many great historic, cultural and modern visitor attractions, Valencia is one of the least touristic cities in the whole of the Iberian Peninsula. Find the best cruises to Valencia with MSC Cruises.

Valencia: Join us on a beach trip where you can kick back, swim and soak up the Spanish sun

Valencia is third biggest city in Spain and although it boasts many great historic, cultural and modern visitor attractions, Valencia is one of the least touristic cities in the whole of the Iberian Peninsula.

Although the outskirts of Valencia are modern and industrialized, the historic heart is very beautiful and typically Spanish, almost untouched by mass tourism.

Valencia is the home of the rice dish paella, one of the most spectacular fiestas in Spain and (reputedly) the Holy Grail from which Jesus drank at the Last Supper. We are sure you'll be pleasantly surprised by Valencia and the warm, inviting character of its inhabitants.

Leave your MSC cruise ship in the modern harbor and be prepared for a great day off the ship. With a diverse selection of excursions in and around Valencia and the best deals around, all guests will find something to suit not only their taste, but their vacation pace, too!

Enjoy a relaxing, guided Valencia coach tour and take in the sights at your leisure. Head further afield to the caves of San Jose and a short boat tour.

In the mood for pure relaxation? Then join us on the beach trip where you can kick back, swim and soak up the Spanish sun. Families can give their kids a treat at the stunning Oceanographic Center, sure to be a high point of their vacation and a fun day out for adults, too

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Cruise to Valencia - Spain - Mediterranean - MSC Cruises

Directions


The port is about 4km from the city centre. There is a taxi service and plenty of restaurants and bars around the cruise terminal.

Port average temperature

Valencia experiences a hot-summer Mediterranean climate with Semi-arid climate influences. Its average annual temperature is 17.8°C : 22.3°C during the day and 13.3 °C at night. In the coldest month, the average sea temperature is 13–14°C. In the warmest month, the typically temperature during the day ranges from 28–34°C, above 23°C at night, the average sea temperature is 28°C.

Average number of days above 21°C is 200, average number of days above 32 °C is 11. Average morning relative humidity 82%, evening relative humidity 55%. Sunshine hours is till 2,594 per year, from 150 in November to 310 in August.

The temperate figures shown are based on monthly average weather conditions for the selected port. Weather data is not real-time, and sometimes no data is shown for a specific date, month or port in general.

VALENCIAMonths
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Average high °C151618192226292927221815
Average low °C567912172020171386
 VAL01 - CITY TOUR (approx. 4 hours) - 2014
Difficulty level: easy - May involve a limited quantity of steps, uneven surfaces and/or periods of standing  Panoramic tour  Wheelchair and disabled friendly tour - Wheelchair guests must be accompanied by their own helper to get on/off the coach. Wheelchairs must be foldable as the coach is not provided with ramps or lifts. Once onboard, please contact Excursions Desk staff promptly so they can help make arrangements.  Cultural  Situated on the banks of the old course of the River Turia and originally settled by the Romans, the beautiful Mediterranean city of Valencia is well worth a visit. Your tour begins with a scenic coach trip through some of the city’s many lovely avenues and squares. A guided walking tour then follows that will take you through the city centre for a chance to view and photograph the Gothic architecture of the buildings. A visit to Valencia’s wonderful cathedral, the Our Lady of the Forsaken Basilica, is also included. Although predominantly built in Gothic style, the basilica also incorporates Baroque and Romanesque elements. Finally, a photo stop will be made outside the City of Arts and Science, a large museum and cinema complex that is celebrated for its futuristic architecture, before returning to the ship. Please note: in case of religious celebrations, guests can visit the Cathedral individually after receiving information from the guide. Conservative attire is recommended for visiting sites of religious importance. Click HERE to watch the video
 

Price per person $55.00 Adults $39.00 Children

   


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 VAL02 - OCEANGRAPHIC MUSEUM (approx. 4 hours) - 2014
Difficulty level: easy - May involve a limited quantity of steps, uneven surfaces and/or periods of standing  Panoramic tour  Wheelchair and disabled friendly tour - Wheelchair guests must be accompanied by their own helper to get on/off the coach. Wheelchairs must be foldable as the coach is not provided with ramps or lifts. Once onboard, please contact Excursions Desk staff promptly so they can help make arrangements.  Recommended for families  Cultural  Leave the port for a fascinating sightseeing tour of Valencia, a city particularly known for its large historical quarter and the Gothic architecture of its buildings. Next on the itinerary is a visit to the Oceanographic Museum, which forms part of Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences complex, in itself famed for its awe-inspiring architecture. With time to explore the fascinating museum without a guide, you can look forward to discovering the wildlife found in a broad range of specific aquatic environments, including a huge dolphinarium. There is also an incredible underwater glass tunnel that lets you feel at one with the surrounding marine ecosystem and enables unique encounters with the museum’s many inhabitants, which represent around 500 different species. Please note: the visit to the Oceanographic Museum is unguided. Click HERE to watch the video
 

Price per person $76.00 Adults $53.00 Children

   


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 VAL04 - TRANSFER TO THE BEACH ( approx. 4 hours ) - 2014
Difficulty level: easy - May involve a limited quantity of steps, uneven surfaces and/or periods of standing  Possibility of swimming  Limited seat  Wheelchair and disabled friendly tour - Wheelchair guests must be accompanied by their own helper to get on/off the coach. Wheelchairs must be foldable as the coach is not provided with ramps or lifts. Once onboard, please contact Excursions Desk staff promptly so they can help make arrangements.  No guide available  Recommended for families  Unbroken sunshine, golden sand and the warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea make a perfect combination for spending half a day at the beach. After boarding your coach at the port, a brief transfer (without a guide) will take you to a nearby beach for some quality “me time” off the ship. Whether you choose to go swimming in the azure blue of the sea or simply to chill out and watch the world go by, you are sure to have a great time. Your beach-based outing comes to a close with your return to Valencia and your ship. Please note: the tour operates from June until the end of September.

Price per person $34.00 Adults $24.00 Children

   


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 VAL06 - TOUR OF VALENCIA & SAN JOSE' CAVES (4.5 hours) - 2014
Difficulty level: moderate - May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing  Panoramic tour  Limited seat  Cultural  Just a short distance to the south of Valencia lies the wonderful region known as the Nature Reserve of Sierra de Espadán, the second-largest protected area in the autonomous community of Valencia. Made of up 19 small fishing villages, the area is also home to the village of San José and the famous San José caves. The world’s longest navigable underground river, the San José, flows through this huge cave complex and is also the point of access the small boat will take into the various chambers of these spectacular caves. After the cave visit, you will then continue on to Valencia for a sightseeing tour by coach along a route that will also take you past the Torres de Serrano towers, Plaza de la Virgen as well as Valencia Cathedral. You will also have a chance to stroll around the central market square before returning to the port. Please note: the tour is not suitable for guests using a wheelchair. Click HERE to watch the video
 

Price per person $67.00 Adults $47.00 Children

   


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 VAL15 - EXCLUSIVE VISIT OF VALENCIA: PANORAMIC TOUR & SHOPPING: approx. 4.5 hours - 2014
Difficulty level: moderate - May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing  Panoramic tour  Limited seat  Shopping  New  First go back in time and then time-warp straight to the future on this entertaining tour of Valencia, which begins by taking you directly to the city’s lovely historical quarter for a look at some of its key buildings. Next to putting a roof over the heads of market traders selling fresh fish, meat, fruit, vegetables and produce from all over Spain, the beautiful Art Nouveau building of the Central Market – said to be one of the oldest in Europe – is also a joy to behold. And counting as a superb example of secular Gothic architecture, the façade of the old Silk Exchange, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is no less impressive. Your walk through town will then take you to see Valencia Cathedral, a predominantly Gothic-style building that was consecrated in 1238, before the coach will then speed you straight to the Modern Valencia. Here you will enjoy some free time , maybe exploring the Agua Mall or el Cortes Ingles, some of the city’s most modern shopping centres.Please note: the tour is not suitable for guests with walking difficulties or using a wheelchair.

Price per person $72.00 Adults $50.00 Children

   


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Shore Excursions programs and Itineraries may vary depending on local conditions and/or any unforeseen events in relation to the timing on the day of the tour. Some excursions are very popular and therefore availability cannot always be guaranteed, It is advisable to book in advance to avoid disappointment.