L’Horta Nord of Valencia landscape is drawed by an incredible irrigation system inherited from the Arabs, centenary traditional farmhouses, 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.
Would you like to know how horchata is made from this small nugget? Get ready to learn all about it in this tour!
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. 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.