Xátiva: between history and mistery
Place: Fountain of Plaza de la Virgen
Price: € 65 adult (lunch supplement of € 15); €49 children up to 12 y.o. (lunch supplement of €12)
Type: Transport and walking tour
Xàtiva is a good choice for an easy and rewarding day trip from Valencia. Its main attractions are the historic district and the imposing castle. In addition, we will discover the black legend that surrounds the Borja family; the nepotism and the crimes of those who were supposed to be the direct successors of San Pedro.
10:15 am Visit to the Museum of l’Almodí (Archaeological Museum)
There will be a Cofee break with tasting of Monjavena (typical sweet of
Xàtiva, specially prepared exclusively for us, out of season). You will have the possibility of ordering this sweet to pick it up in the afternoon in the same
11:15 am Visit to the Museum of Fine Arts. Here we can see the sculptural remains of the Chapel of Calixto III, a collection of Baroque paintings from the Prado Museum, Ribera’s canvases, Giordano and the famous portrait of Felipe V. Do you know why the famous sovereign is hanged to the wall upside down?
Caprichos y Disparates by Francisco de Goya.
12:15 am Visit to the Collegiate Church of Sta. María (La Seu)
1:00 pm Visit to the Castle.
2:00 pm Lunch (associated restaurants)
4.30 pm Tour of the Historic Site
Return to Valencia (around 7 pm)
Breakfast and Lunch
Cofee break with tasting of Monjavena (sweet typical of Xàtiva), which you can buy in the afternoon in the same bakery. You will enjoy a typical meal in a restaurant in the historic centre of the city. Each cover may be accompanied by one of the tasty wines of the Valencian community.
Xátiva: between history and mistery – 65.00 €