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Avila and Salamanca Day Trip from Madrid
"Enjoy the scenery as you travel to two of Spain’s most beautiful cities Avila and Salamanca.Along the way hear how UNESCO-listed Avila is one of Spain’s best-preserved medieval cities and still girded by its original walls. Discover why it’s known as the City of Stones and Saints and on approach admire the walls with their crenelated towers and gates.On arrival explore some of Avila’s attractions with your guide including the fortress-like cathedral
From $79.00
 
Salamanca Walking Tour
"Under the superstition of a whimsical frog countless illusions have gone through the streets of Salamanca the cradle of the oldest University in Spain. Salamanca an entertaining and cultured city tell us its history with the magnetism of a hilarious tale of love between reality and legendIn this tour we visit the main sightseeing places in the city including: University Area Bridge Ramos del Manzano
From EUR130.00
 
Salamanca Walking Tour
"Under the superstition of a whimsical frog countless illusions have gone through the streets of Salamanca the cradle of the oldest University in Spain. Salamanca an entertaining and cultured city tell us its history with the magnetism of a hilarious tale of love between reality and legendIn this tour we visit the main sightseeing places in the city including: University Area Bridge Ramos del Manzano
From EUR130.00

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Bypassing the city

It always makes me feel sorrow when I pass in Salamanca, going somewhere else - I only visited the city once, slept only one night, and left with the idea that I should come back with more time. No...
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solopes
May 15, 2015

La Tuna

When I say "tuna", I'm not talking about fish. I'm talking about the traditional groups of very cute male students (each faculty has its own group, represented by a different colour) who dress in...
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fairy_dust
Jun 15, 2014

The nightlife

The nightlife in Salamanca is great! The discos and bars are all downtown, and within walking distance of each other. Also, they don't have a cover charge, and drinks are usually cheap. I adore the...
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fairy_dust
Jun 15, 2014

Relaxing in the Plaza and at cafes

Even with all the excitement of being in Salamanca, there are times when it's nice to just sit down at a cafe in town, have a drink and/or snack, and relax. During the afternoon after class is a good...
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fairy_dust
Jun 15, 2014

The bullfight - Corrida de Toros

On my first trip to Spain, some of us, including my professor, went to see a bullfight in the local bullring. Bullfights are a huge part of Spanish culture, and when we went, the bullring was packed....
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fairy_dust
Jun 15, 2014

General Info

Tourist Offices* Oficina de Información Turística de Salamanca pic)Rúa mayor (Casa de las Conchas)37008 Salamanca- Tel.: (+34) 923 26 85 71- Fax: (+34) 923 26 24 92- E. mail:...
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Feb 15, 2012
 
 
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The tuna, my best memories of Salamanca

The most important and atractive activity I would take someone is the Tuna, specially the tuna of the medical faculty, they not only sing well but they are also very nice. Their songs are based on the...
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Sonia69
Nov 20, 2009

Streets to remember

My favourite thing about Salamanca is to walk in the streets, specially at night. Though there are always people at midday and at night, to walk at night gives another view of the city, with people...
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Sonia69
Aug 29, 2009

La tuna de la facultad de medicina de Salamanca

La tuna is the most romantic and beautiful thing I saw in Salamanca. It is formed by a group of men singing to women, they play in the streets of Salamanca everyday so I had the opportunity of seeing...
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Sonia69
Aug 27, 2009

History of the tuna

Salamanca is a city full of interesting places to visit, museums, cathedrals, churches, convents, etc and different things to do. The most amazing thing I have ever seen is to see the tunos sing in...
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Sonia69
Aug 15, 2009

Paseo de las Carmelitas

This is maybe the most beautiful street in Salamanca, with all its trees and the lavender in the middle. Look at the third photo of this tip, where the foliage hides the traffic lights! It was a...
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Mikebond
Jan 29, 2007

Universidad de Salamanca - the royals

What I most liked in the façade of the Universidad de Salamanca was the tondo portraying King Ferdinando and Queen Elisabetha (their names are written under their bodies). Moreover, I was glad to read...
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Mikebond
Jan 29, 2007

Strength of stone

Salamanca is well-known for its monumental stone structures, most of which are made from stone quarried in nearby Villamayor (about 5 km outside of Salamanca). Apparently, the unique stone changes...
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acemj
Jan 08, 2006

Cheap Hostel in Salamaca

There are a lot of cheap Hostels in Salamanca, usually right in the center. The danger is that thy are usually full during the week-ends.I went to one in a off street, almost without passage that...
mageste
Jun 11, 2005

Top Hotels in Salamanca

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Teso de la Feria, 2, Salamanca, Castile-Leon, 37008, Spain
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Plaza San Blas 2, Salamanca, Castile-Leon, 37007, Spain
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Calle la Marina 15-19, Marina Esquina de Otumba y la Albuera, Salamanca, Castile-Leon, 37001, Spain
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Placentinos 9, Salamanca, 37008, Spain
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Clavel, 7, Salamanca, Castile-Leon, 37001, Spain
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Calle Arroyo de Santodomingo, 2 - 4, Salamanca, Castile-Leon, 37008, Spain
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Top Things to Do in Salamanca

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Catedral Vieja - Old Cathedral

The construction of the old cathedral started around 1150 and went on until the 13. century. 1172 the cathedral school was founded, which later on bacame the University of Salamanca. It is built in...
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Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor or main square of Salamanca was built between 1729-1755 according to orders of King Felipe V. He was the first King of Spain from new Bourbon dynasty and he was grateful to citizens of...
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Universidad - University

Alfonso IX the King of Leon founded the University of Salamanca in 1218 uniting several already existed educational institutions. Nowadays huge complex of University buildings is situated mostly...
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Casa de las Conchas

Casa de las Conchas or House of Cockleshells is one of the most famous architectural symbols of Salamanca. This building was built in expressive Gothic style between 1493 and 1517. It was built by Don...
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Catedral Nueva - New Cathedral

The construction of the Catedral Nueva started 1513 and was finished in Gothic style1733, with the Lissabon earthquake parts of the building fell down and where finaly restored in Baroque 1762....
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Roman Bridge

Puente Romano or Roman Bridge over River Tormes existed here from the times of Roman Empire or I A.D. Unfortunately this bridge was partially destroyed by the flood in 1626. Thanks God, fifteen...
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Top 5 Salamanca Writers

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fairy_dust

"Salamanca - one of my favourite Spanish cities"
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Oleg_D.

"Cultural capital of Castile and Leon"
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breughel

"My favoured cultural city in Spain."
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acemj

"Searching for the golden hue . . ."
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Mikebond

"The oldest University still existing in España"
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