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Experience in A Coruña, Spain by Pamela

Published by flag- Pamela Howes — 2 years ago

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What is it like to live in A Coruña? Would you recommend it? What is the city like?

It's lovely here, I would recommend living, studying or working here. The city is small so feels cosy, the old city is quaint, with large cobble stones and beautiful galleries. The beach is nice though the best beaches are those close to the tower of Hercules. It's a safe city

What is the student lifestyle like in A Coruña?

There are plenty of places to go out and with student nights, as well as discounts

How much does it cost to live in A Coruña?

Coruña is a relatively cheap city. They also use to good to go app, which is a bonus.

Is it difficult to find accommodation in A Coruña? Is there any advice you can give?

It's easy to places to live in Coruña, especially if you are looking for a room or a flat to share with more people. In my experience it's more costly and complex to find a one bedroom flat than large apartments

What is the food like? What are your favourite dishes?

The food is delicious, I love the typical octopus dish, there is an abundance of seafood to try and of course the Spanish omelette is to die for, it's juicier than in the rest of Spain, close by in Betanzos it can be a bit liquidy. The calle Barrera is full of tapas bars with a variety of dishes to try.

What places would you recommend visiting in A Coruña?

The best way to see Coruña is by bicycle or walking. View points includ: the of Hercules, the millennium (monument), mountain of San Pedro, the beaches and the parks, there are some interesting museums, like the house of the man, science, fine arts...

Is it good to eat out in A Coruña? Can you tell us your favourite spots?

Yes, I like to eat out here the bombilla is a classic, cheap and typical. The Breen's tavern is also a good spot in the heart of the city (María pita square) and as I mentioned before calle Barrera el Tarabello is very traditional and affordable.

Is the nightlife good in A Coruña? Where is good to go?

There are plenty of places to go bars in the Marina are popular and there are a number of nightclubs Moom, Pelícano, the Mardi gras, Backstage, Inns club...

What advice would you give future students heading to A Coruña?

Mostly enjoy, travel to places close by as much as you can. Silly but try be careful when crossing the road not all the cars stop even at the crossing.

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