Without a doubt, one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. Also known as "the Golden City", Salamanca invites you to stroll through its charming streets full of history and art and discover its many monuments and attractions.
Its baroque style characterized by its abundance of ornaments and decoration make it one of the most beautiful Castilian squares. Under its beautiful arches are many bars, restaurants and cafes. You can complete your visit by approaching the Plaza del Corrillo, the Plaza de los Bandos, and the Plaza del Mercado, where you can meet the incredible gastronomic products of Salamanca.
Dating at different times in history, Salamanca houses two cathedrals: the New Cathedral and the Old Cathedral. According to the writings, the latter was maintained because there was a place for worship while the construction of the New Cathedral was running. The New Cathedral was one of the last manifestations of Spanish Gothic and its bell tower is considered one of the highest in Spain.
Founded by King Alfonso IX in 1218, the University of Salamanca is undoubtedly an icon of the city. Loaded with symbolism and history, the University endows the city with its strong young character as a student environment. Enter this wonderful monument to knowledge and discover every corner of what is the oldest university in Spain.
Without a doubt one of the most emblematic places of the Salamanca architecture. Numerous legends deal with the history of this house that is an example of Elizabethan art. Currently among its walls is the public library of Salamanca and an information building.
Salamanca has two impressive convents, the Convento de las Dueñas and that of San Esteban. The Convent of the Dueñas is a clear representation of the Mudejar, Gothic and Renaissance style as well as its spectacular cloister. Be sure to visit the convent of San Esteban and its spectacular facade loaded with carved religious images among which is the martyrdom of San Esteban, one of the most significant.
Among the typical products of the Salamanca cuisine, delicious sausages and farinato stand out, a type of sausage made from pork fat, bread crumbs, onions, olive oil and other condiments such as anise. It is usually accompanied by fried eggs. Other gastronomic wonders of Salamanca are the ham of Guijuelo, the meat of Morucha, the lentil of the Armuña and the wine of the Arribes.