Science Trips to Valencia

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  • Secondary School, Sixth Form

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Key Highlights

  • Explore the magnificent City of Arts and Science
  • Visit the Principe Felipe Science Museum and enjoy a group workshop
  • Explore the Museum of Natural Sciences
  • Take a guided tour of the Home of Valencia FC, the Mestalla
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The huge attraction for Science groups visiting this wonderful city is the magnificent City of Arts and Science. This iconic 350,000m² complex is now considered one of the 12 Treasures of Spain and includes the Príncipe Felipe Science Museum where you can also book a private demonstration.

Take in an educational documentary at its enormous Hemsiferic 3-D cinema and explore the underwater world of the Oceanograpfic! Valencia is the home of paella and is a stunning city with booming visitor numbers due to it's stunning architecture, bustling old town and good flight prices.

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Sample itinerary for a 4 day trip

Day 1
Morning

Arrive in Valencia and meet your coach which will transport you to your accommodation

Evening

Evening meal at hotel followed by free time exploring the local area

Day 2
Morning

Explore the magnificent City of Arts and Science. Spend time in the excellent Principe Felipe Science Museum and enjoy a group Science workshop

Afternoon

Visit the Oceonographic - a brilliant marine park and aquarium not to be missed!

Evening

Watch a short 3-D or 4D Science based-film at the awesome Hemisferic. Evening meal at your hotel

Day 3
Morning

Enjoy a 4 hour walking tour of this fantastic city accompanied by one of our expert guides

Afternoon

Visit the Museum of Natural Sciences and then some free time exploring the wonderful Valencia park running through the city

Evening

Evening meal at hotel. Visit to nearby shopping centre

Day 4
Morning

Take a guided tour of the Home of Valencia FC, the Mestalla, before boarding your coach for a transfer back to the airport for your return flight home

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Educational Visits In Valencia

Other Study Visits

  • La Albufera Natural Park – with optional boat trip
    La Albufera is a wonderful escape from the bustling city of Valencia, a great place to soak up some beautiful landscapes and be at one with nature. The natural park of the Albufera is just 40 mins south of Valencia city and home to an enormous freshwater lagoon with some incredible nature, dunes, wetlands, birds, fauna and the beaches of El Saler, which is surrounded by rice fields- perfect Paella territory!
  • Bioparc
    This innovative zoo, in which the barriers are practically invisible and the animals feel right at home, covers some 100,000 square metres and is located in the Parque de Cabecera within the former Turia Riverbed. Contrary to traditional zoos, this park has the unique feature of bringing the visitor totally into the habitat of the animals. This is known as zoo immersion.
  • Municipal Museum of Natural Sciences
    Located the beautiful gardens, los Jardines de Viveros, the Municipal Museum of Natural Sciences displays the progress made in the field from the Renaissance until the middle of the 20th century, emphasizing the contribution made by the most prominent Valencian scientists.
  • Operation Freddy Ipad Challenge (2 hours)
    A fantastically fun way for school groups to learn about and explore Valencia. Freddy will guide you through Valencia (in small groups each with own iPad). He’ll ask all kinds of interactive questions and assignments; it’s up to you and your team to find the right answers and be creative.
  • The Target (Town Trail Game) 2 hours
    A second exciting and unique interactive game around Valencia. “The Target” is like a real life game, played with tablets with GPS and the historic centre of Valencia is the playground.

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Other Cultural Visits

  • Valencia Cathedral
    Valencia Cathedral was built on the site of a Roman temple in the thirteenth century before being converted into a mosque. The incredible frescos above the alter were the first frescos in Spain which were rediscovered only in 2004! Throughout the building you can see a range of architectural styles. This is typified by three of the cathedral's main doors: Gothic, Baroque and Romanesque.
  • Terra Mítica Theme Park
    This theme park is located in Benidorm, approximately 90 minutes’ drive from Valencia. The park is divided into 5 themed zones: Egypt, Greece, Rome, Iberia, and the Islands. It is typically open mid-May until the end of summer, and most weekends in September and October too. We can also pre-arrange lunch if required.
  • Valencia’s Art Museums
    Museums include Museum of Fine Arts San Pio V (Bellas Artes), Valencian Institute of Modern Art, The National Ceramics Museum, Museum of the Guild of Fallas Artists, Museum of Las Fallas
  • Aquopolis Water Park
    This park has something for everyone whether you like to faster slides or just to float along in relative tranquillity. The attractions are divided into three categories, “moderate”, “high emotion” and “children". The rides are well supervised and height restrictions apply. It is around 45 minutes south of Valencia and is typically open Mid June – end August.

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