© Flickr / Jesús Pérez Pacheco
© Flickr / Jesús Pérez Pacheco
© Flickr / Jesús Pérez Pacheco
© Flickr / Jesús Pérez Pacheco

"A day trip to Valencia de Alcántara", the local experience

Spain
Extremadura
Towns and villages
Art and culture

Promotion: 20% OFF

100% private experience - You and your friends only

  • 4 hours
  • Up to 4 participants
  • English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • $Free cancellation: up to last 24h

A city that used to be glorious and splendid, Valencia de Alcántara is located in Spain near the border with Portugal. Its rich past can be admired in this city where the time seems to have stopped and where the nostalgia for a golden past is perfectly married with the modern desire of renovation and self-reinvent. And you can experience it, alongside your local guide while visiting the many old sites that now host modern small shops. Delve into Valencia de Alcántara and take home not only memories but also a true local experience which will be an eternal source of inspiration.

2 things you will never forget

  • Enjoying a microbrewery beer at a castle’s terrace
  • Admiring a gothic neighbourhood with 250 Gothic arches and 100 houses having coats of arms

Discover what your amazing day will look like

Let's meet: We will meet in front of the Town Hall, on Plaza de la Constitución

In the first part of the tour, we will focus on the landmarks of Valencia de Alcántara. We will pass by the Church of La Encarnación, stop by some local products shops, walk across the gothic neighborhood. We will also admire the Roman bridge, the Rocamador Church and the Castle.

It is time for a break now, an enjoyable moment when your guide will take you to the best spots in town to try local beers, eat tapas, and have an ice cream.

Then we will go to the neighboring San Vicente de Alcántara (10 minutes away by car), and visit a unique museum about the cork. You will learn plenty of things about the cork itself, as well as cork-related processes.

Return to the starting point

... and this is just the beginning !

Not being in a rush. Leaving space for the unexpected. Enjoy the local vibe and create unforgettable memories.

This is what our experiences are really all about. So start your own Live Story, and let the magic happen!

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  • Entry ticket
  • Authentic & local meal
  • Typical snack

Meet Sara, your Local Guide

Picture of Sara Rodriguez Romo

Hi, I'm Sara! I was born in Olivenza, a place that used to be Portuguese but is now Spanish. As they say here, I am a daughter of Spain and a granddau...ghter of Portugal; that's how I feel. I studied philosophy and archaeology. These are not only my passions, but also what the neighbouring provinces of Extremadura and Alentejo and their inhabitants radiate and share with their visitors. I also love to travel, and the best way to do so is to visit my friends all over the world, so that they can show me their REAL country. I believe this is the only way to get to know a place, and that is the person I would like to be for you! I am outgoing, full of energy and definitely a fan of history, mythology and legends. If you add to this a good little drink at the end of the experience, you will remember this moment forever.

The meeting point

Sara will be waiting for you at Plaza de la Constitución

Address > Plaza de la Constitución, 1

Other important information

Accessibility

  • Kids-friendly
  • Pregnancy friendly
  • Food allergic friendly
  • Cardiac friendly

Practical information

  • Bring comfortable clothes and walking shoes, flip flops are not recommended because of the cobblestones.
  • It will likely be hot, so please bring water, wear a hat and have sunscreen.
  • Some places accept credit cards but cash is always recommended just in case.

Cancellation policy

Full refund up to 24h prior to your experience.

If, for any reason, you would like to cancel the Live Story experience you booked on itinari, simply send an email to cancellation@itinari.com. Please do not forget to mention your first name, family name and booking ID in your message (ID can be found in the confirmation emails of your experience). Since money transfers between banks can take some time, please note that the money might take up to 10 days before being available on your bank account.

Any experience due to happen within the next 24h cannot be reimbursed, out of exceptional circumstances such as a medical emergency, a natural disaster or a pandemic that would affect your availability at the chosen date.

Who are our local guides ?

All our Guides are part of a giant network of passionate locals, spread all around the world.

They are all carefully selected True Locals. Local dwellers, or people living in close vicinity, possessing strong local knowledge and acquaintances, and able - thanks to their skills and personality - to transform your unique Live Story into a really unforgettable experience.

They are social, friendly, flexible and trustworthy. But above all, they love to share with others what they love themselves in the first place. With them, be ready to live a local experience like you never did before.

COVID-19 info

At itinari, guaranteeing the safety and good health of our customers, partners and employees (guides, editors, team) is a top priority. So, in accordance with the regulations decided by local authorities at destination, our guides have been trained and are up to date with regard to the enforcement of safety measures and good practices. All this to ensure a safe and memorable Live Story experience. These practices are :

  • Social distancing
  • Hand sanitation prior and potentially during the experience
  • Wearing masks in all the places where social distancing can not be practiced
  • Optional usage of plastic gloves

    Gloves are not mandatory, but strongly recommended should the experience require a lot of manual interactions with your guide or local individuals.

Missing your mask? No more gel?

Try to bring your own mask and hand sanitizer before coming to your experience. Still, if needed, your guide can provide you with some if needed.

The itinari guarantee

No bad surprises

You already know the story since you've read it. Yours will be even more memorable and unique.

Truly local

Our guides are chosen for their local knowledge and anchorage. Which they are happy to share with you.

Experience more

Do not stick to your average tour. Live a real local behind-the-scenes adventure. To be remembered forever.


Sara Rodriguez Romo

"A day trip to Valencia de Alcántara"

with your exclusive local guide Sara

€38 per p.

(€48) 20% OFF

100% satisfied. Or 100% refunded !