Nightlife in Valencia: the areas of “movida”

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First time in this city? let’s discover the Nightlife in Valencia, you’ll soon find out the meaning of the word “movida”. In this article we’ll go through the areas of Blasco Ibañez, Benimaclet, Russafa, Barrio Carmen.

Blasco Ibañez

Blasco Ibañez is well known especially by (Erasmus-) students. It’s the party-street of the students. Just alt="Nightlife in Valencia"-areas-of-nightlife-in-valencia behind the the universitybuildings begins the “party-mile”. There you’ll find a lot of locations to go clubbing. Whether only to have a drink or to dance until the sun rises, here you’ll find something that you like for sure. Moreover there are a few alternative clubs, that often perform international indie- and rockbands… As of 23pm or even 3am, this is the place to be for party animals!


alt="Nightlife in Valencia"-areas-of-nightlife-in-valenciaBenimaclet is the district of students in Valencia. Situated in the north of the city there are living almost only students, because of the very near located universitybuildings, the low cost flats and the beach Malvarossa nearby.

A part from the amazing gardens of the Turia Benimaclet ae also offers a large number of hip bars and clubs, where you caneat,drink and celebrate conventiently…

Moreover it’s just next to Blasco Ibañez… Visit Benimaclet!



alt="Nightlife in Valencia"-areas-of-nightlife-in-valenciaAnother very trendy district is Russafa. Also located in the center of Valencia, straight behind the bullfighting arena it offers especially for young people and art-lovers several individual cafes, bars and studios. On the webpage you can find all the shops of the district, which are artistically caracterized.

If you do not stay only for one day (we defenitely recommend that) Russafa offfers you a lot of lowpriced and nice hostals.

It is known as one of the youngest districts of Valencia, with referance to the age of the inhabitants.

Here you can also find cafes which on sundays convert to little jumble sails, offer you concerts or where you can admire the new art of recycling…

Russafa is another place you definitely shouldn’t miss out on!

Barrio Carmen

alt="Nightlife in Valencia"-areas-of-nightlife-in-valenciaThe Barrio del Carmen is the oldest and apart from this also one of the hippest districts of Valencia. It is located behind the cathedral and caracterized by small alley ways, which will delight art-lovers the world over. At at least every second corner you will find stencils, cut-outs or pochoirs.

A part from the art, the Barrio del Carmen also has a lot of other things going for it such as eating, dring and celebrating. In its numerous alleay ways you can find a lot of bars, clubs and nice restaurants. The atmosphere is breathtaking. With the view of cactus-decorated balkonies, street-art-works and mediteranien terrraces, you just relax and listen to a guitarist passing by, maybe there’ll also be people dancing to the animating flamenco sounds and you just sit there, slurping your mojito or drinking a cool Mahou…

Never forget your camera to keep this moments  for eternety.

Whether by daylight or moonshine, this is definitely a place to be.

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