What is the Centre of Valencia?
València old Town. Historic Centre. Ciutat Vella. Valencia, over 2000 years old, has been the home to Romans, Visigoths and Muslims since it was founded in 130 B.C. and has one of the largest historic centres in Europe.
What is Valencia Old Town Called?
Valencia's Old Town is called 'El Carmen'. It is at the heart of the city and is where much of Valencia's social life takes place. In the morning and throughout the day, you can see local Valencians heading for the classic local treat - horchata and fartons.
Is Valencia city safe?
Valencia is overall a safe city to visit and even live in. Violence and crime is very rare here. You shouldn´t have more problems than you would in any other city. The only precautions are ones you should follow when traveling anywhere in the world.
Top Things to See in Valencia
With four to five days you can really enjoy the city. After seeing the sights, spend a day or two lazing on Valencia's wide and inviting beaches. The city's efficient metro train will take you to the La Marina station, which allows easy access to the many sections of the beach, like Playa de la Malvarossa.
Castellano is Spain's main language and the principle tongue in Valencia. It is advisable to learn what you can before you arrive as, although more Valencians speak English than English people speak Spanish, few have enough English to hold a proper conversation and you certainly cannot rely on them to get you by.