Erasmus Experience in Castellón De la Plana, Spain by Emer
Why did you choose to go to Castellón De la Plana, Spain?
I chose Castellon de la Plana as an erasmus destination mainly because of its location, it wasn't a big city (Like where I live in Dublin) but is only 40 minutes from Valencia and also because it is by the sea.
How long is the scholarship? How much money do you receive to help you with living costs?
I have a year long scholarship and so I have my rent paid for through that
What is the student lifestyle like in Castellón De la Plana?
Castellon is a quite town but the student lifestyle is good (plenty of parties and everything is very cheap)
Would you recommend the city and the University of Castellón De la Plana to other students?
I would recommend it yes, the university is very modern and there are a lot of people who are willing to help you with whatever inquires you have or to help you chose the right modules to study.
What is the food like?
As I am a vegetarian it is difficult for me to eat out in the restaurants or cafes but judging from my friends experience the food is good enough
Did it cost you to find your accommodation in Castellón De la Plana?
I found my accommodation easily enough through this erasmus website so I would recommend anyone coming here on erasmus to sort it before you arrive, a lot of people had difficulties finding a place on their own
How much does it cost to live in Castellón De la Plana?
My rent is 200 a month including bills
Is the language easy to get to grips with? Are there language courses available at the University?
It is yes, not many people speak English here and so you are forced to practice the language a lot, which I find very helpful
What's the easiest or most economical way to travel to Castellón De la Plana from your city?
Unfortunately I can only fly direct to Valencia in the summer months and so I fly to Barcelona and get a 5 euro bus down
Where would you recommend to go on a night out in Castellón De la Plana?
There are many pubs and cafes in the city centre and the two main clubs are Santos and Mambos
And for eating? Can you recommend some good restaurants in Castellón De la Plana?
Tram Cafe, Guacamole or any restaurants by Grau Beach
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