To learn a language, it’s a recommendable to disconnect yourself from your native language, be it English, French, German, or any other. There are lots of things to do in Valencia. Visiting here is an alternative that excites many people and offers multiple opportunities, as it is a unique experience that provides you with very enjoyable moments and you will have a more immersive experience. As we already gave some clues in the previous article to speak Spanish like a native, in this article we will focus on everything around learning, that is, the context. Therefore, we will talk about the activities that can be done if you decide to visit Valencia.
Top 5 things to do in Valencia
In case you have considered visiting Valencia, you probably have some ideas in your head: eating paella, drinking horchata, going to the beach, learning Spanish, perhaps getting lost in the historic neighbourhood…But what you may not have considered is that Valencia is one of the most charming Spanish cities. In addition, it has lots of activities to do, let’s look at some of these:
Visiting the city of arts and sciences
In Valencia, there are a lot of tourist sites that you can visit for free, one of the most emblematic is the City of Arts and Sciences, which has a very striking architectural design where you can take some very nice photos. It is one of the most popular things to do in Valencia. Also, at this site you can find expositions and very interesting information, so, the site must be explored in time to enjoy everything it offers. Moreover, in the social areas you can enjoy the day with a view of the impressive design of the structures.
Getting to know the Carmen neighbourhood
It’s impossible to visit Valencia and not go to the Carmen neighbourhood. This is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the city and is a great tourist attraction, with old designs that are really eye-catching, well-kept streets and different places where you can take photos, eat or have a drink. It is one of those places in the city that cannot be missed, even when you are looking to learn Spanish, the tourism around the city cannot be left out.
Meeting people and visiting the market
Every neighbourhood in the city has a municipal market. In this unique place you can find fresh and good quality food; vegetables from the garden, fish from the market…And also, at a very affordable price. If your goal is to enjoy the cuisine, this is the place for you. As if it wasn’t enough, there you can meet local people (that do not speak English) with which you can practice your Spanish and put into practise what you’ve learnt if you take part in one of our courses.
Getting to know the Valencian cuisine
Spain is known for having very good cuisine, in the case of the Valencian community you can find really interesting and very good tasting dishes such as paella. This way we will not only go in order to learn Spanish, but we also will know what the culinary traditions are in this community and you will be able to enjoy them.
Learning Spanish in Valencia
Going to Valencia to learn Spanish does not involve just attending the classes of the course that is taking place, it involves living in this city and knowing the traditions that people have, their culture, their cuisine and more. When learning a language such as Spanish that can be difficult for many, it is important to practise what you have learned as quickly as possible to perfect the details. Therefore, taking a trip to learn languages to another country can become a truly wholesome experience for the person.
In conclusion, learning Spanish in Valencia is a very good idea as long as your head is in the mindset of soaking up our culture. Valencia is a popular tourist destination with interesting culture and very good cuisine. As we always say, learning Spanish does not end in the classroom, but continues in day-to-day life outside of school, even more so if you engage with the many things to do in Valencia.