Ciudad-Rodrigo Travel Guide

  • Plaza Mayor (Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain)
    Plaza Mayor (Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain)
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  • Plaza Cristóbal de Castillejo (Ciudad Rodrigo, Sp)
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  • Catedral se Santa María (Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain)
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Ciudad-Rodrigo Things to Do

  • Iglesia de San Pedro y San Isidoro

    The Iglesia de San Pedro y San Isidoro was built in the 12th century and restored in the 16th, 18th and 20th centuries.

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  • Puente Romano

    The Puente Romano (Roman Bridge) is over the Ägueda river.The best view is from the Parador/Castillo de Enrique II de Trastámara.

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  • Plaza Mayor

    Beautiful square with the City Hall (see previous tip) and with a Tourist Post inside.The second pic was taken from the arcades of the City Hall.

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  • Ayuntamiento

    The Ayuntamiento (City Hall) was built in the 16h century in Renaissance style. To point out that since it was built, it has alwaya been the City Hall.Second pic: Plaza Mayor seen from the arcades of the City Hall.

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  • Murallas

    The Murallas (Walls) were built in the 12th century. Nowadays, the oldest part can be found near the Castillo (Castle). The rest of the walls were restored in the 17th century.

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  • Catedral de Santa María

    The Catedral de Santa María (Saint Mary's Cathedral), declared a National Monument in 1.889, was built during the reign of King Fernando II at the end of the 12th century.

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  • Castillo de Enrique II de Trastámara

    Built in th 14th century, this castle now houses the Parador de Enrique II, a great hotel.- Fax: (+34) 923 46 04 04

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  • Casa de los Vázquez

    The Casa de los Vázquez (Vázquez House) was built in the 16th century, however, the interior dates back to the first decades of the 20th century, when this house underwent an important renovation.Right now, this building houses the Post Office.

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  • Strolling Ciudad Rodrigo

    Pics:- Main: Calle Puerta de Santiago- Second: Calle de Zurradores- Third: Plaza Cristóbal de Castillejo- Fourth: Calle Toro- Fifth: Another nice street in Ciudad Rodrigo

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  • palacio Moctezuma - Casa Municipal de la...

    another of the impressive renaiisance mansions to be found as you roam around the old town - now used as the Casa Municipal de la Cultura

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  • wander the streets and admire the...

    Streets full of impressive renaissance mansions - wander where you will, all roads lead in to the central square or out to the walls - one of the villas was open that day for visiting the interior and with an exhibition of local and national art and artists

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  • Plaza Mayor

    All roads lead to picture perfect Plaza Mayor - great place to with a good coffee and watch the locals and tourists go by -

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Ciudad-Rodrigo Transportation

  • By Car: How Far/How Long...?

    Ciudad Rodrigo is less than 90 kms. southwest of Salamanca. From there, take road A62/E80.Some road distances to Ciudad Rodrigo from:- Madrid (Spain): 300 kms.- Lyon (France): 1.374 kms.- Bremen (Germany): 2.148 kms.- Brno (Czech Republic): 2.541 kms.Checking the website, you’ll find more road distances together with the driving times and the best...

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  • Bus from Salamanca

    We arrived in Ciudad Rodrigo on a bus from Salamanca main bus station. It cost €4.90 one way and it was not possible to book a return seat.The journey took aboou 1.5hours and the bus was comfortable and pleasant.Make sure you get to station in time for last bus back to Salamanca, we went on a sunday and it was very busy.There are also buses...

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Ciudad-Rodrigo Shopping

  • looking for snazzy knick knacks!

    its usually a shop with interesting bits and pieces out the front or in its windows that catch my eye, especially bits of pottery or items that have the name of the town or significantly naming for the area, such as a lot of the spanish towns have pottery from tiny jugs and toothpick holders to sauce jugs and bowls - i loved finding tiny jugs in a...

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  • Shops in old town

    There are many different shops in the centre of Ciudad Rodrigo offering items from clothes to houshold objects. They are interesting to look at and you may pick up a bargain or an interesting momento. There seems to be a lot of linens/lace items such as table cloths. Don't know

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Ciudad-Rodrigo Off The Beaten Path

  • Iglesia de San Pedro y San Isidoro

    This church was built in the 12th century but restored in the 16th, 18th and 20th centuries to house the family pantheons of some noble families.Where: Plaza Cristóbal de Castillejo.

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  • Hospital de la Pasión

    The Hospital de la Pasión was built on the site where an old synagogue once was, donated by the Reyes Católicos in 1.492.Where: Calle Velallos/calle Colegios.

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  • Old Bullring

    We took a walk to the old bull ring. Theres not toomuch to see nowdays as it is no longer used and is all locked up but perhaps you could persuade someone to open it up and let you have a look.The bullring is approx 1km form the town, on the road to portugal. Its on the right hand side of the road, easily missed hidden behind buildrers yard.

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  • The Weather in Ciudad Rodrigo

    Don’t forget to check the Weather before the visit.

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  • General Info

    Tourist Offices* Oficina Municipal de Turismo de Ciudad Rodrigo (Ayuntamiento)Plaza Mayor, 2737500 Ciudad Rodrigo- Tel.: (+34) 923 49 84 00- E. mail: ofiturismo@aytociudadrodrigo.es * Oficina de Turismo de Ciudad Rodrigo (Junta de Castilla y León) (pic)Plaza de Amayuelas, 5- Tel.: (+34) 923 46 05 61 - E. mail: turismociudadrodrigo@jcyl.es* Centro...

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