11 Spectacular Sights to See in Salamanca, Spain

11 Spectacular Sights to See in Salamanca, Spain, Salamanca, Spain (B)

One of the things I love about Spain is how it overflows with spectacular destinations. It’s one country you could keep going back to, constantly finding new cities and places to visit. And while the endless coastline has a wealth of awesome cities like San Sebastian and Barcelona, so too does Spain’s interior. Case in point, the celebrated city of Salamanca, west of Madrid near the Portuguese border. Even though I didn’t know it at first, there were plenty of sights to see in Salamanca, Spain.

To my delight, Salamanca is a historic city whose renowned university and exquisite architecture have created an everlasting appeal. Even visiting in winter did little to curb my enthusiasm to explore the deceptively compact historic city centre. To give you an idea of what’s in store when visiting, here are a number of things to do in Salamanca when sightseeing.

There’s simply no other place to start a visit to Salamanca. Plaza Mayor is the grand main attraction of the Salamanca city centre, with the square surrounded on all sides by a quintessentially Spanish box of arcades. This popular public square is lined with all sorts of shops and restaurants and even in winter you’ll find outdoor tables and chairs spilling out of cafes onto the square. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 11 Spectacular Sights to See in Salamanca, Spain
Guide Location: Spain » Salamanca
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.travelsewhere.net/salamanca-spain/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Plaza Mayor
  • Clerecia Church
  • University of Salamanca
  • Salamanca Cathedral
  • Casa de las Conchas
  • Palacio Monterrey
  • Arias Corvelle Palace
  • Convento de San Esteban
  • Gardens of Huerto de Calixto y Melibea
  • Roman Bridge