Practical information

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  • OFFICIAL LANGUAGES

The two official languages of Valencia are Castilian Spanish and Valenciano

  • HOW TO GET TO VALENCIA

Valencia is located in a strategic point of the Iberian Peninsula, 360 km from the Spanish capital Madrid and 350 km from Barcelona, and is well-connected to other cities in Spain and the rest of Europe. It takes less than two hours by high-speed train to reach Madrid and there are great links by train and air to many other European cities. Also by sea, Valencia enjoys good connections, particularly with the Balearic Islands and with Italy, and for some years now, it has been important cruise stop. Without doubt, visiting Valencia is a great option, even just for a few hours!

General information

VALENCIA AIRPORT:

Information: Tel. (+34) 961 598 500

http://www.aena.es

Distance from city centre: 8 Km.

TRANSPORT AIRPORT – CITY CENTRE:

– Metro:

Line 5 Aeropuerto/Torrent Avinguda-Neptú. Approx. every 10-20 minutes.

Line 3 Aeropuerto/Palmaret-Rafelbunyol (Metrovalencia). Approx. every 10-20 minutes. Price to/from city centre approx. 3.90€. Journey time: approx. 20 minutes.

– Bus:

Bus 150 ‘Valencia – Manises – Aeropuerto’. Timetable leaving Valencia Airport from 5 am to 10 pm approx. every 30 minutes. Price – approx. 1.40€. Journey time: approx. 40 minutes.

– Taxi: approx. cost airport – city centre 20 €.

– Car: road access via the V-11 motorway, which connects the A-3 Madrid-Valencia motorway with the V-30 motorway.

PORT OF VALENCIA

Docks – Muelle de la Aduana – 46024 Valencia

Tel. (+34) 96 393 95 00

Fax. (+34) 96 393 95 99

apv@valenciaport.com

http://www.valenciaport.com

TRANSPORT PORT – CITY CENTRE:

– Metro: lines 4, 5, 6. Stop Grau – Plaza Armada Española

– Buses: 2, 3, 4, 19, 30. Stop Joan Verdeguer – Port.

– Taxi: taxi stand at the port

  • LOCAL FESTIVITIES

22nd January, Saint Vincent Martyr

19th March, Saint Joseph

Maundy Thursday

Easter Monday

Monday following Easter Monday, Saint Vincent Ferrer (unique to the city of Valencia)

9th October, Day of the Valencian Community

  • SPANISH FESTIVITIES

6th January, Epiphany

Good Friday

1st May, Workers’ Day

15th August, Feast of the Assumption of Mary

12th October, Hispanic Day (Columbus Day)

1st November, All Saints’ Day

6th December, Constitution Day

8th December, Feast of the Immaculate Conception

25th December, Christmas

  • USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS (Spain Country Code – Prefix is 0034)

Valencia International Airport (Manises)             (+34) 961 598 500

Ambulance        (+34) 963 677 375

Fire Department             080

Red Cross (24 hours)     (+34) 963 677 375

E.M.T. (Urban Buses)    (+34) 963 158 515

EMERGENCY      112

Bus Station         (+34) 963 466 266

24-hour Chemists           (+34) 900 500 952

Local Metro, Tram & Trains – Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana (FGV)   (+34) 963 974 040

Guardia Civil      062

Local Police        092

National Police                 091

Autonomous Port of Valencia   (+34) 963 939 500

National Trains – Renfe (Euromed-Alaris)            (+34) 902 240 202

Taxis      (34) 963 571 313

City Traffic          (+34) 963 626 250

Mediterranean Ferries                 (+34) 902 454 645

  • CONSULATES IN VALENCIA (link)

https://goo.gl/n95M67

  • REFERENCES

Wikipedia: https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valencia

Web portal of the Valencia City Municipality: http://www.valencia.es/

Web portal of the Valencia Tourist Office: http://www.visitvalencia.com/es/


Post translated by Adam Bishop: adambishop.es@gmail.com


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