Borgia Tour

We move to the Valencian Golden Age and the hometown of the Borgia popes, a charismatic family that, due to its singularity, besides making history, they changed the course of it.

DEPARTURE POINT: Jardín del Beso (in front of the bullring), next to the entrance stairs to the garden from the Alameda.

DURATION: From 10 am to 12 pm

The Borgia family, with the two Setabean popes Calixto III and Alexander VI as heads of the house, reached the cusp of economic, political and ecclesiastical power. Their descendants related to the noblest families of Europe in transition to the Renaissance.
On our tour we unveil the mysteries of this fascinating family, we feel the energy of the environment that was born and gave the pontiffs baptism. We walk through the streets and fountains that were accomplices and witnesses of their children’s games and laughs.

Places to visit :

  • Garden of the Kiss and canvas of the East City
  • Church of Saint Peter
  • Birthplace of Alexander VI (outdoors visit)
  • Trinity Square and its fountain
  • Collegiate Church of St. Mary

Deeds, intrigues, legends… we dive into a powerful and controversial lineage, which will undoubtedly surprise us as much as it surprised the world and keep us captive until the end of the route.

Total distance: 1,600m. Slope level: 11m. Maximum slope 9%

Tour suitable for everyone.