Castle + Old Town + Museum Tour

Who said that studying is boring? Live a dynamic and fun experience outside the classroom, but learning and reinforcing curriculum content at the same time. We offer you one of the most complete routes in Valencian lands, know the secrets of one of the cities with the greatest period of human occupation and discover with us the culture and heritage that surrounds us along the route.

DEPARTURE POINT: Visitor reception center (Av. Selgas, 2).

DURATION: From 10 am to 2 pm


 

The itinerary and contents of the excursions are designed by our teaching expert and adapted to the curricular level. The groups are always accompanied by qualified official guides, university experts with extensive knowledge of the territory, history, art, culture and traditions.

The program includes a small introduction about the city, its walled enclosure and the existence of water as an element of development. We visit the following points of interest and introduce the following contents:

  • Castle: the strategic location of the castle of Xàtiva, function and characteristics
  • Old town: Christian conquest and end of Arab domination. The conventual city. Nobility, bourgeoisie and guilds. The city and the privileges granted by the king of the Aragonese Crown Jaume I. Buildings of the Middle Ages, architectural styles: palaces, convents and fountains. The Collegiate Church of Saint Mary and the episcopal headquarters. The Old Hospital for the poor. The Borja family, a universal lineage
  • Almudín Museum: settlements and ancient civilizations in the city: Neanderthals, Iberians and Romans. The city of the three cultures: Arabic, Christian and Jewish
  • Museum of the Fine Arts: War of the Spanish Succession. Portrait of Philip V, a punished king

 


Transportation to the castle with tourist train.
The tour does not include: Tourist train, whose price € 3.80 + Entrance ticket to the Castle € 1.20 (from 9 years old).