Larnaca vs Valencia

Larnaca 🇨🇾
Valencia 🇪🇸
Population 144,900 834,000
Official language(s) Greek Spanish, Valencian
Level of English High Moderate
Main airport Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Valencia Manises Airport (VLC)
Most common months to visit March - May, October - December March - June, September, October
Currency EUR - Euro (€) EUR - Euro (€)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1959 $1976
Rent $678 $869
Groceries $157 $146
Dining out $261 $292
Cafe $56 $42
Coworking space $209 $152
Mobile internet $35 $16
Public transportation $63 $38
Taxis $42 $42
Shared bicycles and scooters $45 $30
Sport and cultural events $28 $73
Museums and sights $8 $44
Nightlife $110 $66
Gym $107 $34
Yoga $105 $87
Massage $54 $45
SIM card options Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Vodafone, Orange
Tipping 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars Round up for good service at restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps nTaxi Cabify, FreeNow
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Mediterranean style with emphasis on seafood, meats, olives, cheesed and traditional sauces. Some food with Middle Eastern influences as well.. Mediterranean style using vegetables, seafoods and meats
Local food specialities Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Paella, fideuà, esgarrat, orxata, bunyols
Eat like a local Opt for smaller, outside eateries and taverns serving traditional foods. Fast food kebab shops and falafel bars offer authentic options, too. Tapas bars, markets, menu del dia (cheap set lunches)
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 98 listings on Happy Cow