Valencia is famous for its nightlife. There are many lively areas and places to go for all tastes and styles. Every weekend the streets of the city centre are packed with people moving from one place to another. In the summer, the tables come out onto the pavements and there are hundreds of openair bars. Valencia is a Mediterranean city, so people go out late and come home late. The bars start to fill up from midnight onwards. The discos open when the bars close, at about 2:30 a.m., and close at about 7 a.m.
The most vibrant part of Valencia is the Barrio del Carmen district, and in particular Calle Caballeros and the side streets which branch off it. Other areas that tend to be populated by the city’s nightowls include the area around Plaza Canovas and the city’s university, although both of these aren't as central as Barrio del Carmen. In summer, from the port northwards there are several places to go at night, including open-air
bars and discos. More information about main areas for nightlife.
Cafe El Negrito is one of the Carmen's most popular hangouts and, during summer months, the crowd regularly spill out on to the square of the same name. The crowd is young, the atmosphere is lively, and the drinks flow until early in the morning. Everything you want, really.
Radio City (19 Calle Santa Teresa. Phone +34 963 916 870) is one of the key live venues in the city. At weekends it gets extremely crowded, so try to arrive before midnight to ensure you get in. Here you can find Flamenco shows and performances every Tuesday, and a cultural programme during the week. The Flamenco show starts at 23:00.