Language Exchange in Valencia or How to Optimize Your Erasmus Experience

Valencia has a large international student community. Therefore there are many initiatives that aim to bring closer foreign students with local students.

Read this post to join Valencia’s international community of students. Make new friends, share experience and culture while  improving your language skills!

First of all,  ‘Valencia language exchange’ is an organization run by volunteers which organizes all kind of activities such as parties, excursions, etc. which helps to bring students together.

Another initiative worth checking is Meetup Valencia. They organize exchange guided conversation in order to improve not only your language skills but also your communication skills. However, I would only recommend it if you are fluent (or advance) in English.

There is also Tandem (or language exchange), which takes place in different cafés/ bars around the city every day. Take a look and find your perfect Tandem!


Ubik Café: this trendy café located in the neighborhood of Ruzafa (Literato Azorín, 13) hosts a Spanish- English language exchange from 19p.m. to 21 p.m.

Pub Big Ben: This British style pub situated in Honduras Square offers English, Spanish, French and German exchange from 20 p.m.


Upper Club: every Tuesday from 20 p.m. hours. This exchange is organized by ‘Valencia Language Exchange’, a community of students who organize several events to help foreign and local students to mingle.

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Café Berlin: This cool café in the area of Ruzafa (Cádiz, 22) hosts French- Spanish exchange every Tuesday at 7: 30 p.m.


Bluebell Coffe Co: You can practice your language skills while enjoying one of their amazing cakes or their specialized coffee in one of the trendiest areas of the city (Ruzafa, Buenos Aires 3). The language exchanges are between French/ German and Spanish and they start at 7:30 p.m.

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Café Berlin: this café repeats experience but this time in English and starting form 8 p.m..

Portland Ale House (Salamanca, 10) Practice your Spanish/ English while enjoying free drinks and tapas in this American Bar that serves probably the best burgers in Valencia. The language exchange starts at 8:30 p.m. and after 11 p.m. the karaoke night starts. The perfect occasion to practice your English skills!



Radio City: This club/bar in El Carmen neighborhood (Santa Teresa, 19) offers English conversation class from 8: 30 p.m. onwards. Moreover, if you like this venue, they organize different activities every night such as Flamenco shows, dance lessons and concerts. You can check their schedule in their webpage.


Pub Big Ben: they organize the only Russian- Spanish exchange in Valencia. It starts at 8:00 p.m.


La Ola fresco: They organize cooking lessons in English, so you can practice while learning to cook. The bar is located in Benimaclet (Musico Magenti, 11) and it costs 12€.


Portland Ale House: It organizes the traditional British quiz night (for all the British that feel homesick)

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