Discover El Puig, a town close to Valencia, with children

1 de February de 2023
You can discover El Puig with children through its theatrical tours and family scavenger hunts. Learn more about this Mediterranean destination, it's history, nature and beaches. An ideal destination for young and old travelers alike.
Discover El Puig, a town close to Valencia, with children

If you are looking for a weekend plan for children in the Region of Valencia, we recommend visiting El Puig, just 20 kilometers from Valencia. El Puig offers the perfect mix of monuments, gastronomy and beaches. It has many family tourism initiatives and a wide range of activities for both parents and children.

Dramatized tours for the whole family

El Puig organizes dramatized tours throughout the year for you to learn more about the history of the town. You can check the calendar of tours at any time.

The sword of Jaume I


During the family tour "The sword of Jaume I" Father Eufrasio and Sonia show you the Ermita de Sant Jordi and its surroundings, as well as telling you stories and legends of the Reconquest of Valencia. Help them to find the sword of Jaume I!

More information:
Time: at 12:00h
Meeting point: Sant Jordi's Hermitage
Duration: 1h approx.
Price 1€/person
*It is necessary to book in advance

Dates 2023: February 25, March 25; April 16 and 30, May 27, June 17, July 15 and 29, August 19, September 2 and 30, October 15 and 28, November 18 and December 16. 

Knights and Princesses


You can also decide to take the dramatized visit "Knights and Princesses" with which you will discover the stories of the Monastery of Santa Maria and the legends of James I in El Puig. This guided tour adapted for children is divided into two parts: first you will visit the monastery with a guide and then a historical character will accompany you to discover more about Jaume I and you will go up to the castle.

More information:
Time: 11:00h
Duration: 1h45'.
Price: 4€ and 1€ for children under 8 years old.
Meeting point: At the main entrance of the Royal Monastery (ACCESS: by the access ramp to the Monastery from Avenida Verge del Puig).
*Pre-booking is required*.

Dates 2023: February 11, March 4, April 8 and 22, May 13, June 3, July 8, July 5 and 26, April 5 and 26,
July 8, August 5 and 26, September 16, October 21, November 4 and 25, December 9 and 29.

Other visits of Puig

The footprint of Jaume I


With the visit La Huella de Jaume I in El Puig you can enjoy a pleasant tour of El Puig that takes you back to the time when Jaume I planned the reconquest of Valencia. The tour will start at the steps of the church of the Royal Monastery of Santa Maria del Puig and passing through the emblematic streets and squares of the town you will reach the castle.

More information:
Price: 1€/person
Time: 12:00h (except July and August when it takes place at 19:00h)
Meeting point: under the steps of the church of the Royal Monastery.
Duration: 1h30'.
*Reservation required

Dates 2023: February 5 and 19 - March 18 - April 1 and 10 - May 14 and 28 - June 4 and 18 - July 2 and 16 - August 6 and 20 - September 3 and 17 - October 1 and 12 - November 12 and 26 - December 10


The Charterhouse of Ara Christi


Built in 1585 and declared an Asset of Cultural Interest in 1996, the tour enables visitors to enjoy the decoration of the church's dome, its chapels, cloisters and courtyards, and to learn about its history.

More information:
Price 1€/person
Time: 11:00h
Meeting point: Tourist Information Point at the Esplanade of the monastery (wooden hut, Avda. Verge del Puig in front of the monastery). There you will meet the guide who you will follow to the Carthusian monastery in your private vehicle.
Duration: 1h30'.
*It is necessary to book in advance

Next dates 2023: February 8 and 22, March 8 and 22, April 12 and 26, May 1 and 24, June 7 and 21, July 5 and 19, August 9 and 23, September 6 and 20, October 11 and 25, November 8 and 22, December 13 and 27.

Shelters and trenches


With this visit you will get to know the defensive line "El Puig - Los Carasoles", a set of shelters and trenches from the Spanish Civil War.

More information:
Time: at 10:30h and 12:00h (Except July and August: 10:00 and 19:30h).
Meeting point: under the steps of the church of the Royal Monastery.
Price: 1€/ person
Duration: 1h30'.
*Previous reservation is required

Dates 2023: February 12 and 26, March 12 and 26, April 9 and 23, May 7 and 21, June 11 and 25, July 9 and 23, August 12 and 27, September 10 and 24, October 8 and 22, November 5 and 9, December 3 and 17.

Scavenger hunts for families

The other activity that we suggest is to discover El Puig through a fun scavenger hunt. 

What Puig de Santa Maria offers is a tour through the streets of the village, with a family scavenger hunt in which you have to solve some fun challenges, by following a map with some clues and riddles. This map can be downloaded online.

You will discover the Monastery of Puig de Santa Maria, the oldest streets of the town, climb the "Muntanya de la Patà" where you can see the remains of the castle and enjoy beautiful views of the town, the beaches and the orchards.

The other option is the scavenger hunt to discover the beach of El Puig with an enviromental route.


Discover the secrets of the Puig beach in a guided tour for the whole family full of fun challenges with which you will learn important things about the beach, the sea, the marsh, the irrigation channels or the guard tower. A nature guide will help you to complete this challenge.

More information:
Time: at 11:30 a.m.
Price: free of charge
Duration: 2h
*Pre-booking is required*.

Dates 2023: March 11, April 15 and May 6, October 7, November 11 and December 2.

Guided tours are subject to the timetable and capacity established by Turismo del Puig so it is essential to book by phone 961959029 or by whatsapp to 607229712, by e-mail to or at