International Scientific Conferences on Raw Milk and
XI annual meeting of FACEnetwork
Take place in Valencia between 23 to 25 October

*This program may be amended

The Venue

Complejo Cultural La Petxina
Address: Passeig de la Petxina, 42, 46008 València How to reach La Petxina: Valenbisi: Estación nº 20: Gran vía Fernando El Católico con C/ Quart, Estación nº 143: Avda. Menénedez Pidal cruce Avda. Pio XII (Nuevo Centro), Estación nº 202 Paseo Petxina cruce con C/ Teruel More information  Metro: L1 – L2 (Túria) / L1 – L2 – L3 – L5 – L9 (Àngel Gimerà) More information Bus: 2 – 7 – 29 – 60 – 62 – 63 – 64 – 67 – 73 – 79 – 81 – 89 – 90 – 95 – N3 – N89 – N90 More information


#ValenciaRawMilk2019 Organising Committee has pre-booked some rooms in various hotels close to the Conference Venue from 22nd to 25th October 2019.

Please remember that the number of rooms is limited. We recommend you to make your reservation as soon as possible. Requests will be processed as they are received and will be subject to room availability. Please indicate that you contact them on behalf of the #ValenciaRawMilk2019.


About Valencia

Located on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea, València is the third largest city in Spain. With a multicultural past, the Iberian, Roman, Visigoth and Moorish influence can be seen in many of the city’s most representative monuments and buildings. Tradition sits alongside cutting-edge architecture, natural parks like The Albufera, and the white sand beaches on the coast, offering visitors multiple possibilities in a twenty-first century modern city.


Practical information

Electricity supply: Electricity is supplied at 220V – 50 Hz AC with European norm plugs.

Climate: Valencia is characterized by its blue skies, with July temperatures averaging highs of well over 30º by day and nights that usually remain above 22º.

Check the weather forecast

Credit Cards: Most hotels, restaurants and shops in Valencia accept the main credit cards such as American Express, VISA, Mastercard, 4B, Access y Diners Club.

Currency: € Euro

Language: There are two official languages in Valencia: Valencian and Spanish. You will find that most people are not fluent in English, except hotel staff, but they will do their best to communicate with you.

Shopping: There is a good range of shops in the city centre and also big suburban shopping centres. Shops are generally open from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 17:00 to 20:30, Mondays to Saturdays. Department stores and shopping centres stay open during lunch time and close around 21:00 to 22:00.

Eating: Spanish eating habits are characterised by late hours. We normally have lunch around 14:00 and dinner around 22:00. Most restaurants open from 14:00 to 16:00 for lunch and from 21:00 to 23:00 for dinner. However, some tourist and informal places have longer opening hours.

By Plane

The Valencia airport is about 12 km from the conference venue. It has direct flights with many European countries. Although some of them are non-daily, connections flights through Madrid, Barcelona or Mallorca airports are just less than one hour flight.

You can reach the city centre from the airport by taxi, by bus or by metro.


By train

There are comfortable trains from Madrid and Barcelona. Speed train AVE connects Madrid-Valencia in a trip time of 1 hour and 35 minutes. The train station is located in the city centre. For information on timetable and fares visit

By Car

There are two major roads leading to Valencia, one from Madrid (A-3) and another from Barcelona and France (AP-7).

From the airport to the city

There is an extensive, low cost public transport network covering the city including bus, underground, tram and taxi.

Taxi services

Takes about 20 minutes to the city centre and costs about 20-25€.



Bus services

Called Valencia-Airport line 150 departs every 26 minutes from 5:25 to 22:00 from Monday to Friday. Saturdays, from 5:25 to 22:05, every 35 minutes. The fare is 1.45€.

Further information:

Valencia-Airport line 150 timetable:

Metro Underground services

Line 3 (red) and line 5 (green): from the airport to city centre stations (Xativa and Colón) depart every 10 minutes. Single fare to/from city centre: 4,50€. Approximate journey time: 30 minutes.

For further information on getting around with Metrovalència:

Transport in the city

There is an extensive, low cost public transport network covering the city including bike, bus, underground, tram and taxi. There are different tickets and fares available:

Bike: Valencia is a bike-friendly city with over 120 kilometres of cycle paths. There are many stores where you can rent a bike. Further information

You can also use the public bicycle system (Valenbisi). Further information

Bus: single ticket (on the bus) for 1,50€. Also available “bonobus” (10 trips, bought at kiosks for 8,50€). 

Further information

Metro: single ticket fare from 1,50€ to 3,90€ depending on the route. Also available at metro stations the “bonometro” of 10 trips (ranging from 7,20€ to 20€). Combined bus-underground 1-3 day tickets are also available at kiosks. 

Further information

Taxis: are not expensive (but there is a minimum fare of 4,90€ at daytime and 6€ after 22:00. Prices may vary for the summer period), and you can pick them up at taxi ranks or stop them in the street, or ask the reception desk to call one for you.