Cycling and Gastronomy in the Valencian Orchand
The experience of cycling and gastronomy in the orchand allows us to know the different landscapes of the historic northern garden of the city of Valencia, passing through coastal areas with undeveloped beaches and the picturesque leisure port of Port Saplaya, before entering the areas of the orchard best preserved.
The cycle route runs between Valencia and Meliana and has a distance of 25 kms. The total duration of the tour is 5h30.
Asphalted bike lane, land conditioned on the banks of the Carraixet and land without conditioning in the coastal areas. Secondary paved roads with little traffic. Barranco del Carraixet, beaches and Jardines del Turia. Huerta de Valencia. Orange groves. Acequias network. Barracks. Alquería del Magistre. Factory and Palace of Nolla. Ermita dels Peixets. Via Augusta. Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències.
The Valencian huerta was born in the time of the Roman Empire, creating the city of Valentia, as a logistic and hibernation center for its campaigns of conquest over Iberia. On this route we will get to know the different landscapes and cultural heritage of the northern garden of Valencia.
The tour includes a meal with a typical Valencian menu in L’Alquería La Mozaira, in the middle of the orchard. It is a 17th century farmhouse converted into a charming rustic hotel. Mediterranean cuisine, traditional cuisine with an avant-garde and innovative touch, and the highest quality in terms of products.