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City Information

Valencia, situated halfway down the Eastern coast of Spain, is the third most important city in Spain. Its population is 800,000 inhabitants, or 1,500,000 counting on the suburbs.

The average annual temperature is 16.7 C, which includes mild winters and warm summers to be enjoyed on the regions sunny white-sanded beaches, which stretch out from the City of Valencia itself along the Valencian coastline. Valencia boasts one of the largest remaining historical centres in Europe, and the city's noble past can be felt here, in what was the Economic and Cultural capital of the Mediterranean in the 14th and 15th centuries.

The city of Valencia is easily accessible from abroad, through its port, motorway links, airport and railway network.


Participants should make their own lodging arrangements. To make it easier we have prepared a list of hotels (see below). You can see a map of situation of these hotels. If none of these hotels fits your needs you can consult more accommodation offers at Comunidad Valenciana Tourism Web Page.

Please note that June is high season in Valencia, so we suggest you to make your hotel booking as soon as possible.

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