Cultural Activities

There is a lot going on outside of the venue as well! Don’t miss some of what Valencia has to offer

The following are cultural activities we have collected to offer you the best of Valencia. Please note, some are free of charge, but others have a fee. Although the IFF is collecting registrations, you are expected to pay the vendors directly. Please do not sign up unless you are definitely planning to attend, as you will be expected to cover any fees once registered.

Walking Tour of Valencia

Take a 2.5 hour walking tour or the city and learn its history and its many different secrets. Did you know, for example, that Paella comes from Valencia, and that the coat of arms has a bat on it? Valencia is a beautiful city, full of history and charm. Take a few hours to find out why the IFF organizers fell in love with it! Meet at Plaza de La Virgen in front of the Catedral.

Duration: 2.5 hours
Dates: Wednesday, March 8 @ 11:00am / Thursday, March 9  @ 11:00am
Price: Tip the Guide!
Meeting Point: Plaza de La Virgen

Paddle Surf for Beginners

The Mediterranean, with its warm, crystal clear blue waters is perfect for Paddle Surfing. This class will provide you with a basic introduction to this native Hawaiian-born sport where you use a paddle to propel yourself through the water. Perfect event to take advantage of Valencia’s beautiful beaches.

Duration: 2 hours
Dates: Wednesday, March 8 @  2:00pm / Friday, March 10 @ 2:00pm
Price: 23€
Meeting Point: Avenida Mare Nostrum 1, Bloque 2 Bajo Derecha, 46120 Alboraya, Valencia

Beer Tasting

Olhöps Craft Beer House will be providing a personalized tasting of 4 different styles of craft beers accompanied by appetizers, finishing the night off with ice-cream beer. Appetizers will include nachos, hummus and pizza.

Duration: 2 hours
Date: Wednesday, March 8 @ 8:30pm
Price: 15€
Meeting Point: Olhöps Craft Beer House, Calle Sueca 21, 46006 Valencia

Paella Workshop

This event will take place in a traditional Valencian country home, situated in L’alqueria de Boro. Learn to make an authentic paella as it should be made – over a burning stove. In addition, eat your delicious creations in a beautiful setting. This is a great way to live like a Valenciano for a few hours.

Duration: 5 hours
Date: Wednesday, March 8 @  12:00pm
Price: 35€
Meeting Point: Holiday Inn Express Valencia-Ciudad Las Ciencias – Carrer d’Antonio Ferrandis, 6, 46013 València

Valencia Undercover

Valencia native and author of thriller El Jardin de Carton, Santiago Alvarez, will provide a dark tour of Valencia as seen through his characters. Learn about the hidden secrets and dark past of the city.

Duration: 2 hours
Date: Wednesday, March 8 @ 11:00am
Price: 7€
Meeting Point: Torres de Serranos

Bicycle Ride on the River Bed

Take a guided group bicycle tour around the river. Lasting 3 hours, you will go Valencia’s largest park at a length of 8 km, and full of gardens, trees and historical bridges.

Duration: 2 hours
Dates: Wednesday, March 8 @ 11:00am / Thursday, March 9 @11:00am
Price: 25€
Meeting Point: Cyclobike‘s bicycle rental offices, located in the Parque de Gulliver

Hazte Banquero

Hazte Banquero is a theater play in Spanish that describes what happened in Spain after the Black Card documents were leaked via XnetLeaksBox, a customization of Global Leaks. These documents showed how the economic crisis in Spain was orchestrated by banks. The play is the creation of Xnet, a group of activists who have been working since 2008 in different areas related with online democracy, and 15MpaRato, the group of citizens that filed a lawsuit that brought the Bankia case before the National High Court and revealed the stock exchange scam, the high risk Preference shares and the #TarjetasBlack (Black Cards) scandal.

Duration: 2 hours
Date: Thursday, March 9 @8:30pm
Price: 10€ – Please reserve your tickets here: http://www.teatreelmusical.es/entrades/
Meeting Point: Teatre el Musical

Guided Meditation

Start the day with a guided meditation. Radical self-care is one of the most important thing you can do to prevent burnout. Find out how to calm your mind through powerful meditation techniques.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Monday, March 6 @ 8:30am / Thursday, March 9 @ 8:30am
Price: Free
Meeting Point: Fly Over Back room, at Las Naves

Registration to the Cultural Activities is now closed!
We’ll send updates regarding upcoming opportunities and wait lists.