information regarding tours in Valdese, call the Valdese Tourism
Department. We will plan the perfect tour for your group and step on
guides are available. Give us a call today!
Sample Day Trip in Valdese
Tour the Waldensian Museum & Church
10am - 11:30am
the heritage of the Waldenses with a DVD presentation and tour through
the numerous displays, including photographs, clothing, crafts, home
furnishings, church furnishings, farm implements, carpentry tools, wine
making tools, toys, and other household items that fill the interior of
the museum. Books and other gifts reflecting Waldensian history are
available for sale.
Lunch & Downtown Shopping
11:45am - 1pm Enjoy
a catered meal of your choosing and afterwards stroll through downtown
and visit the antique stores, market, arts center and consignment shops.
Waldensian Trail of Faith
1:15pm - 2:45pm
will be guided through the 15 buildings and monuments which are
dedicated to preserving the courageous history of the Waldensian people.
Each display has a significant meaning to their history from the
valleys of the Italian Alps to their founding of Valdese in 1893.
Experience the history and heritage as you walk along the sidewalk
Tasting & Tour Waldensian Heritage Winery
3:00pm - 4:30pm
the wine making skills of the Waldensian people. Visitors are welcome
to join a conducted tour along with tasting various wines and an
opportunity for purchasing.
Other itineraries are available and can include:
P&W Railroad Museum
in July 1988 the P&W Railroad Club showcases an HO scale Railroad
running from Marion NC to Leadvale TN. Total track covers over 1,000
Village Park Mural
Valdese Village Park Mural is a stunning outdoor painting and small
picnic park on Main Street in Valdese. Search for the 51 "hidden"
objects awaiting discovery.
School Field Trips Available!
This is just a sample tour and we can customize your tour to meet the needs of your group. Call 828-879-2126 today for more information!