Españolé is a Spanish language school located in the cosmopolitan city of Valencia. It has modern facilities that are perfectly located in the city centre and offers a wide range of courses given by...
Valencia has it all. A language course here is a chance not just to learn Spanish but to experience the essence of Spain.
Dating from Roman times, Valencia is Spain’s third largest city, lying on the Mediterranean coast with a population of around 800,000. Famous for its paella and one of the largest historic city centres in Spain, it is also lushly green. Stroll along the Paseo Marítimo, a 4-km palm tree-lined promenade along the beaches of the north side of the port, or enjoy the nine kilometres of cycling through the Turia Gardens and Cabecera Park and out along the coast, passing beautiful medieval architecture and monuments before enjoying stunning sea views – just one of several planned routes the city offers.
Just outside Valencia, the picturesque Albufera Natural Park is a hallmark of environmental preservation and home to Spain’s largest lake and wetlands. Enjoy a beautiful sunset while touring through it by boat.Valencia’s many must-see monuments include the Cathedral, which houses a chalice reputed to be the Holy Grail, and the Serranos Towers, one of the 12 medieval gates of the city.
Sophisticated, cultural, historic, laid-back, coastal and green…
The iconic El Miguelete Tower has an unmissable view of the entire city.Valencia comes alive at night: the weather is serene, the bars heave and music fills the air!El Barrio de El Carmen is renowned for its nightlife and beautifully situated in the oldest quarter of the city, while the streets of Ruzafa are a fusion of contemporary fashion, tapas and alternative music. And there’s a special place between Avenida de Aragon and Plaza del Cedro where Valencia’s large student population comes together to party.
Valencians give a warm welcome to its many tourists and the international and Erasmus students who come to study in their beloved city. With 40 museums, miles of beaches and a host of cafes, restaurants and bars, it’s easy to see what draws visitors.Like the fantastic shopping, from the flea markets of the old quarter to the chic fashion districts of Paz, Poeta Querol and Plaza Del Ayuntamientio, where fashion aficionados will find the best designer brands, including Alex Vidal and Carolina Herrera. Other lively areas crammed with shops and cafes include Colon and Eixample.
Valencia is famous in the world of sport. Sporting events of all types are constantly taking place.Valencia is home to the Tennis Open 500 and the MotoGP Championship, while football fans can watch top quality soccer in the Spanish League - ‘La Liga’. Games are played in the Mestalla and Ciudad de Valencia Stadiums, and Valencia CF also plays against top clubs in world football.
In 2007, the final of the 32nd America’s Cup was held in Valencia, bringing the city fame in the world of sailing.Valencia's coastal setting makes it perfect for all water sports, as well as simply lazing on the beach! So why not have a go at jet-skiing, water-skiing, windsurfing or sailing while you’re improving your Spanish in Valencia?