Tasting tour - All about Horchata and Chufa

Would you like to know how Horchata is made from this small nugget? Get ready to learn all about it in this tour!
Food tasting, Walking & Sightseeing
€86.00
Date

When to book - availability

All year long. Wednesday and Sunday at 10:00

Highlights

  • L’Horta Nord of Valencia landscape is drawed by an incredible irrigation system inherited from the Arabs,
  • The horchata is a natural, healthy, refreshing and nutritious drink made with the tigernut, exclusive product of L’Horta of Valencia.
  • Visit the the tigernut fields
  • Horchata Workshop, where you will learn to make homemade horchata yourself. Mmmm it’s delicious!
Languages: English, Spanish
Duration: 2,5 hours
Group size: min 2
Starting / Meeting point: Subway Station - Alboraya-Peris Aragó in Alboraya town. (Lines 3 and 9)
Description

First we will visit the the tigernut fields, and we will explain you how it is sowed and cultivated. Then, we will visit an authentic tigernut drying building, situated in a singular horchatería surrounded by the crops, that maintains its original structure and the different machinery for the horchata cultivation, over several generations.

Now, it’s time for action! We will carry out a Horchata Workshop, where you will learn to make homemade horchata yourself. Mmmm it’s delicious! To finish, we will invite you to a freshly handmade horchata with fartón (Valencian typical sweet), where you can enjoy the beauty of surroundings. 

 

L’Horta Nord of Valencia landscape is drawed by an incredible irrigation system inherited from the Arabs, centenary traditional farm houses, and little gardens plenty of crops. In this tour you will discover this folkloric countryside and their native plantations, like the tigernut. 

Tigernut is a small tuber. In Europe it only grows in the north of Valencia city (Alboraya town), and it holds the Valencia Qualified Designation of Origin. 

The horchata is a natural, healthy, refreshing and nutritious drink made with the tigernut, exclusive product of L’Horta of Valencia. The Valencian people loves it, and it is one of the most widely consumed drink, especially in the summer time.

Good to know

- Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothes, hat and water are recommended (2 km. walking).
- You must be at the departure point at least 15 minutes before. 
- Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

What's included

  • Expert visit guide: crops, farmhouses, drying building. Horchata Workshop. Tasting.
  • Hotel pick-up / Drop-off for private groups - max. 4 people

Cancellations

For cancellations made up to 48 hours before the activity starts, the paid amount will be fully refundable. Otherwise you will be charged the full amount. If you don´t show up for the activity, you will also not receive a refund.
In stock
SKU
ES96-01
Enquiry for Tasting tour - All about Horchata and Chufa

The best selected tour operators

Best prices and options

100% Secure Transactions