Move to Valencia Best 8 reasons to raise your family in Spain

Move to Valencia Spain with your family:

If your dream is to move to Spain, Valencia is described as an “extremely liveable city” by expatriates and Spaniards, receiving high marks for its A+ amenities, low crime rates, culinary offer,  top-international schools,  its excellent school system, and beautiful Mediterranean weather… It’s no wonder Valencia is one of the best places to raise your family.

1) Move to Valencia EDUCATION:

Parents who want to move abroad will find plenty of excellent International schools’ options for their children in Valencia. Education in Valencia is not expensive in comparison to other countries’ same International schools.

You could enroll your children in an international school in Valencia such as; the American School, Caxton College, British College La Cañada, El Plantio International School, English School Los Olivos, International MontessoriLycée Francaise, Deutsche Schule among others…

If you move frequently from country to country, enrolling your children in an international school is the best option. On the other hand, public schools in Spain are free, and often quite good, so your family budget will also help to determine your choice.

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2) Move to Valencia SAFE CITY:

When you move abroad with your family security it´s a crucial matter. Urban management plays an essential role in defining the quality of life of the inhabitants. A key element is the ability of cities to provide security for their residents.

Valencia has been ranked the second safest city in Spain, according to the statistical analysis (2019) by the CEOWORLD magazine.

3) Move to Valencia AFFORDABILITY:

Families who move to Spain will find living in Valencia to be very affordable, goods, services, housing costs, and utilities are below the national Spanish cities’ average.

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900Sqft) furnished accommodation in a nice area cost around 1.000€ with a one-year rental agreement–  Summer season duplicates the prices. Utilities Around 100€ per month.

According to the data collected by Expatistan, a collaborative index for living costs all over the world, the cost of living in Madrid is 25% and in Barcelona 23% more expensive than in Valencia.

Valencia offers the highest quality of life in Spain.

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4) Move to Valencia PRIVATE HEALTH CARE:

Spain has one of the best Public Health Systems in the world, (In Bloomberg’s health care efficiency 2018 ranking scores 3rd place). Valencia has plenty of medical centers and hospitals, offering primary care services and specialized attention.

Hospital La Fe, the only public hospitals in Spain classified as Excellence Centre by the ESGO.

There are many private hospitals and medical centers across the city, offering a high standard of medical service, such as;  Hospital Quiron, Virgen de la Salud, 9 de Octubre, Virgen del Consuelo. How to register for Spanish healthcare insurance.

Although public health provision is excellent, many residents in Spain opt for private health insurance as it enables them to access faster specialist treatment as well as a wider range of treatments and specialists (including English-speaking medical staff).

5) Move to Valencia FAMILY ACTIVITIES:

Located on the precious Mediterranean coastline and packed with so many things to do, Valencia has a huge offer of family-friendly activities.

Kids and parents will love visiting the impressive Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Oceanografic, Parque de Cabecera, Bioparc, where you can find an Africa´s savannah in town.

Found in the Turia´s garden, (the largest urban park in Europe), A giant Gulliver tangled up in ropes, whose clothes and hair provide for gigantic slides where children can feel like genuine Lilliputians.

Entertainment, fantasy, and charm all come together at the Parque Gulliver de Valencia.


Valencia’s mostly sunny weather and mild temperatures make a great place to enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities.

From beaches to mountains Valencia is full of spectacular outdoors to explore such as; La Albufera (Natural Park),  Club de Golf del Saler, The Serra Calderona

Furthermore, the city possesses over 160 Km of cycle paths, cycling through the Turia’s old course, a colossal green space. It’s a must!

Popular spots for families include The Malvarrosa Beach, where you will find paddle surf or windsurf schools for the young family members if just swimming and sunbathing it is not enough.

When it comes to sailing Valencia offers unmatched facilities: Valencia Superyacht Marina,  Royal Marina “Juan Carlos”, Royal Valencia’s Yacht Club and Port America’s Cup.

Valencia is the only city in Europe where America’s Cup regatta has been held after the original race in the Isle of Wight.

7) Move to Valencia PARENTS ACTIVITIES:

Parents will find in Valencia a wide array of cultural and entertainment activities. Valencia proffers a whole range of classical music: Palau de la Música; it is considered to be among the most important concert halls in Europe. An enormous glass dome that runs parallel to the Turia river-bed Park that clearly provides the city classical music together with the magnificent Palau de Les Arts located in the City of Arts and Sciences.

Museo de Bellas Artes San Pio, the second largest art gallery in Spain, exhibits masterworks from XV to XX century by El Greco, Velázquez, Murillo, Goya, Sorolla among others.


Given that the famous “Paella” is a Valencian dish, culinary offer it`s guaranteed! Plenty of traditional and trendy restaurants are waiting for you, while fashionable little bars seem to open every week… La Marina, Barrio del Carmen, Mercado Colón, among others, offer a number of eateries, breweries, and clubs.

8) MOVE TO VALENCIA with the Relocation Agent of your trust

Let´s face it, relocating is a challenge for everyone involved: for your family and for you, if you want to lessen the worries involved in your relocation, you might want to contact your relocation and immigration agent. By assigning the move to a professional relocation company you will ensure an efficient relocation every step of the relocation process.

ASSISTyouUP is committed to creating a partnership with our clients providing superior service. We operate with transparency and honesty and offer you a professional service with a personal touch, ASSISTyouUP is located at Valencia center.

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