Interesting articles regarding living and investing in Valencia

Moving to Valencia

General information

Why is it better to live in Valencia than in Madrid or Barcelona? Read the article
The pros and cons of moving to Valencia. Read the article
What to know when moving to Valencia. Read the article
The guerilla expat survival guide to Spain. Read the article

Rentals

How to rent an apartment in Valencia. Read the article
Renting near the beach or in the center? Read the article
Renting in Spain, the new bubble? Read the article

Retire

7 tips to make your retirement in Spain a success (with helpful links). Read the article
Why is it a good idea to retire in Valencia. Read the article

Working in Valencia

How to find a job in Spain. Read the article
Is Spain a terrible place to work? Read the article
Are we moving toward a more flexible work-life balance in Spain? Read the article
5 step plan to opening your business abroad. Read the article
The key to being successful abroad. Read the article
Why are foreign firms investing in Valencia. Read the article

Digital nomads

How to make a success of your business abroad. Read the article
The new global mobility landscape – Expat and Employee Mobility. Read the article
The state of remote work 2018. Read the article
The travelling coworker – how to see the best of Europe. Read the article
We asked 3 remote work influencers about their experience. Read the article
A guide to avoiding remote worker exhaustion. Read the article
How to become a digital nomad. Read the article
Setting up for remote work in Spain with Globexs. Read the article
Top 5 adventures for solo travelers and digital nomads. Read the article
Digital nomads in Valencia: a popular city on the coast of Spain. Read the article

Popular areas in Valencia for expats and digital nomads

RUZAFA

Ruzafa ValenciaRuzafa is the bohemian neighborhood of Valencia. It is often called the Soho of Valencia. Ruzafa (or Russafa in Valencian language) is a vibrant neighborhood with bars, restaurants, terraces, shops and galleries from around the world. It is easy to get from here to any area of the city by public transport. Ruzafa is mostly the first choice for foreigners who come to live in Valencia.
Ruzafa, fun in the Valencian sun. Read the article - The centrification of Russafa Valencia. Read the article

EL CARMEN

el carmenEl Carmen is located in the heart of the city of Valencia. This area is often referred to as “El Carmen”. It is the area between the Main train station (Estación del Norte), the bullfight ring, Calle Colon, the Riu Turia, The Torres de Serrano and the Torres de Quart. El Carmen is growing to be one of the busiest places in Europe for tourism. Shop, bars, cafes, restaurants, winding streets and ancient ruins. It really is one of the finest examples of the Spanish Old Town.
El Carmen Valencia: Investment in property in the old city center of Valencia. Read the article

CABAÑAL

el cabanyal valenciaCabañal is the maritime district of Valencia. Cabañal (or Cabanyal) has turned into one of the most fashionable neighborhoods in Valencia in recent years. Traditionally El Cabañal was the port area of Valencia, its houses are unique, the locals have a lot of pride in their neighborhood, and for one day every year, the old houses are open to the public to get a taste of the Cabañal, and how life was in the 60s. With recent investment in tourism by the local government, many of the streets have been pedestrianized and new bars and coffee shops are opening every week. It has become a great new area for tourists and local alike; the streets are clean and free of traffic. The life is relaxed, the food is great, and the soft sea breeze gives the whole area a defining touch. One of the best features of El Cabanyal is that the beach is within five minutes’ walk. Valencia City Centre is actually quite far away from the beach and can take 15-20 minutes in the car.
El Cabanyal: A property explosion on the Valencian coastline. Read the article

To read about other interesting, but less known neighbourhoods in Valencia we kindly recommend you to the article "Where to live in Valencia" on or Globexs blog.

Where to live in Valencia

Relocating to Valencia with Globexs

Globexs covers all your basic needs when relocation to Valencia:

  • A place to live - We have a wide range of furnished temporary apartments (1-12 months). Read more
  • A place to work - Click here if you are looking for a coworking space. We send you to the best places. Read more
  • Legal assistance - We are lawyers: We help you with NIE, residencies, work permits, visa, etc. Read more
  • Relocation services - We help you settle in: translations, language courses, bank accounts, etc. Read more

Investing in Valencia with Blue Key

Why invest in Valencia?

8 reasons to invest in Valencia. Read the article

How does Blue Key works?

-We help people find the property they are looking for.
-We are lawyers: we guarantee a risk-free investment
-We do property management: we take care of your investment. Read more
-We do rentals: Globexs rents out the apartment to expats

 

how does Blue Key works

 

Blue Key offers a full A to Z service. Click here for more general information:

General information about investing in Valencia

The best area to invest in Valencia. Read the article
The most expensive and cheapest areas. Read the article
Beach or center? Read the article

The expat community in Valencia

Because of the climate, the beaches, and the cultural heritage, Valencia has become a hub for digital nomads and remote workers in recent years. But most of these people can use a little bit of help settling in. Language problems, slow bureaucracy and cultural differences can make a smooth integration challenging. We are pleased to present the best platform where expats in Valencia can help each other. The Facebook group "Expats living and working in Valencia" is the new meeting spot for newly arrived and established expats living and working in Valencia. The group was created to help expats help each other.

We encourage all foreigners living in Valencia to join the group and share useful information regarding living and working in Valencia. Our philosophy is that foreigners who are moving to Valencia, and who are doing an effort to integrate in the Valencian society can and should help each other and create a positive community. Every post will be moderated by a team of expats who have been living in Valencia for many years. We only accept post that are relevant for the expat community in Valencia. We embrace global mobility and we accept the same from our members.

  • What is going on in Valencia? Culture, concerts, sports events, language exchange, networking events, new cool coffee bars / coworking spaces, etc... We want to read about it! Let the expats know what is going on in Valencia: where to eat, learn, sing, have fun, etc.
  • Who is who in Valencia? Where can expats get the services they need? Who can help them with their challenges and answer their questions. Business owners that offer relevant services or products are welcome to submit a post. We accept company pages as members. 
  • Housing ads. We accept post from individuals offering a rental (apartment or room), and of course we accept posts from expats looking for a place to stay. We encourage the member to share their experiences and thoughts about the different neighborhoods in Valencia.
  • Job ads. People looking for a job, and companies with openings, you are most welcome to use this platform.
  • Investment opportunities. We are open for interesting opportunities in Valencia: real estate, startups, etc..

expats living and working in valencia

expats living and working in valencia

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