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Parque Natural de la Albufera

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Address: El Saler, 46012 Valencia, Spain
Phone Number: 34961627345
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Authentic Valencian Paella Cooking Class
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Paella Cooking Class and Private Tour Albufera Natural Park
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Valencian Rice Tour: Albufera Park and Paella Experience

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We visited on our way south from Valencia to Murcia

One of the highlights of the Albufera is to take a boat ride on a typical fishing vessel. We arrive far too early for lunch, so after a stroll around the little village, we decide... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went into the Visitors Center which was lovely - plenty of information and an observation tower which overlooked part of the lake with wading birds, etc

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are around Valencia, take your time to see the Albufera lake. It's the biggest natural lake in Spain and right at the seaside. Great for birdwatching and taking a boat trip, for only 4 to 5 Euros. There are many restaurants around for having a fantastic paella.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the highlights of the Albufera is to take a boat ride on a typical fishing vessel. We arrive far too early for lunch, so after a stroll around the little village, we decide to lash out € 4 each for a boat ride. It is a pleasant, if not outstanding, respite. We sail with a congenial group, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located just outside the city, a fresh water lagoon and estuary, an expansive nature reserve, home to the largest lake in Spain. This whole area is magnificent, the environment is quite unique, unexpected flora and a lake that offers such beauty. We got the 25 bus from the city (a well advertised route) and got off at "Embarcadero", you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

an interesting activity to do at Valencia. best to go during sunset but it's a bit quiet. the boat ride was priced at euro4, but we (a party of 2) was quoted for euro20 when arriving at 8pm, saying high price due to only 2 pax...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once you've gone to all of the places you've wanted to visit in the city then naturally it's time to venture further a field. I didn't get the bus to Albufera but i believe there is one that leaves from the city centre. I drove here mainly to explore a little more and as previous people have said in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Valencia is a great city to visit.... If you need a nature break, this park is only as a half hour bus ride to the coast. It is in pine forests with numerous walking trails.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We caught the 0920 bus from Valencia town to El Palmar. It took about 45 mins and we, along with several others walked the signposted back streets in search of a boatman as the streets , cafes and boats were deserted. Eventually, about 1030 a lone man appeared and said "Barca?" so we and another couple ( the rest had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Easily reached by bus car or bike from the city centre, this large lake is surrounded by rice fields and coastal sand dunes. As well as plenty of walks and bike tracks, the warmer months offer boat trips out onto the lake which give an extra chance to see the huge range of bird life. But wrap up out of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

A must visit for anyone interested in wildlife and/or in need of breather from the city. On our recent visit in May 2016 (with no effort involved) we saw Purple Herons, Glossy Ibis, Black Winged Stilts, Avocets, etc. etc. Even if you are not so interested in spotting the birds, it is a beautiful and interesting landscape. Other things to... More 

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