MOVE IN VALENCIA
MOVING TO VALENCIA
♦ You enjoyed or you will enjoy staying with us at the Valencia Arthouse, in the historical centre of the city
♦ You fell in love with Valencia, this beautiful city, and you think of settling there. We can support you and make your relocation easier.
◈ You can choose to live inside the old town (Barrio del Carmen, La Seu, La Xerea), or l'Eixample (Ruzafa, Grand Via), Extramurs (El Botanico), or the old river bed, the marina, the beach and the area of El Cabanyal or outside, in villages such as La Eliana, Puzol or Betera.
Valencia is a wonderful city to live and benefits of a very enjoyable Mediterranean climate with an average of 217 sunny days a year. It is a relatively small city, making it easily accessible. The Aeropuerto de Valencia (VLC) is located around 10 km to the west of the city centre. Valencia has a very good public transport system, with interconnecting buses, metro, trams, and trains. It has also numerous cycle lanes all around the city. The Estacio del Nord is the main train station, located in the city centre, with regular connections to Barcelona or Madrid and others major places.
Valencia is a multicultural and welcoming city that offers a very relaxed way of life. The Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, designed by the Valencian born architect Santiago Calatrava, has become one of the finest international venues for theatre, dance, opera and music concerts. The banks of the River Turia remains the cultural and geographic epicentre of the city.
Valencia has also beautiful beaches: La Malvarrosa and Las Arenas. Very close, the Port of Valencia is a very active commercial port, the 5th busiest container port in Europe, the largest port on the Mediterranean sea. There are regular ferries linking the Baleric Islands to Valencia including Ibiza and Mallorca.
Spain’s third-largest city, Valencia offers jobs in fields such as building construction, tourism, real estate. International companies operating in the region are constantly looking for labour, such as the Ford Motor Company and another large employer is the Port of Valencia.
EU citizens can obtain a European health card before arrival in Spain and get access to free national health. Valencia has well equipped medical facilities and well trained staff including a large selection of general and specialist hospitals. The University of Valencia and the Polytechnic University have been significant contributors to the latest developments in Information Technology locally. Private, international schools in Valencia include: American School of Valencia, British School of Valencia, El Plantío International School, Lycée français de Valencia.
Before you make your decision to move to Valencia, we can offer you a pre-move assistance:
Please send us your specific requirements: are you looking for an apartment or a house, how many square meters, bathrooms, facilities.
If you already know the city, let us know in which area you want to live.
If not, we can make a selection and send you photos as well as details of properties.
Preparation of your visit
- we can book accommodation for you
- plan a meeting on arrival to give you detailed information on the city
- organize a tour of the city in order to make your selection of housing areas easier
Second visit or more:
- we can make appointments with property-owners or real-estate agents
We speak five languages - Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish - so we can communicate with you in your own language as well as translate your requests.
Individuals, expatriates, from the USA, Canada and the European Union who wish to :
- buy a property
- rent a property
- make a real estate investment
- Real Estate agencies in Valencia
We can help you with the formalities relating to your relocation:
- NIE (foreigner identification number) application
- Registration and work/residence permits
- Health insurance and medical care
- National Health Service (Seguridad Social) application
- Registration at your consulate
- Translation Services
- Opening bank account
- Legal advice
We can also recommend you a company to renovate your apartment or house.
If you need more information, or if you like to contact us, please send an e-mail along with your telephone number and e-mail address to: