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 Valencia to the Baleric Islands 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.
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