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Inside Background
The University of Salamanca is the oldest Christian university in Spain, and...
Last edited: 26 July 2006
The city of Salamanca is considered by many to be the home to the purest form...
Last edited: 26 July 2006
The capital of province of the same name, Salamanca is located in the...
Last edited: 13 October 2006
The city of Salamanca has an ancient past but until the Renaissance was a...
Last edited: 27 July 2006
Before heading to Salamanca be sure to visit the official Portal Turismo...
Last edited: 22 April 2011
Under the Salamanca sun it generally pleasant year round. This north central...
Last edited: 27 July 2006
Salamanca is a city of thought and knowledge, famous for its university, one of...
Last edited: 8 May 2009
Inside Transportation
The Salamanca Airport is about 10 miles from the city of Salamanca, which is...
Last edited: 25 September 2007
The downtown area of Salamanca is a very walkable part of the city.  In fact...
Last edited: 19 July 2014
The bus station is located at Avenida de Filiberto Villalobos, 71. The streets...
Last edited: 6 October 2015
The Salamanca bus station: Avenida Filiberto Villalobos, 71; 923-236-717 These...
Last edited: 2 January 2014
Inside Things to Do
After taking in the sights of the city of Salamanca, head out to explore the...
Last edited: 27 July 2006
The calendar of events in the city Salamanca and throughout the nearby villages...
Last edited: 27 July 2006
Salamanca remains one of the most attractive Renaissance cities in Europe, but...
Last edited: 27 July 2006
Day Trip to La Alberca La Alberca is a small village with a population of 1100...
Last edited: 30 January 2013
Plaza Mayor The Plaza Mayor is considered one of the most beautiful squares in...
Last edited: 6 July 2010
Street Market in Salamanca     Mercadillo de Salamanca (also known as El...
Last edited: 13 January 2013
Casa de las Conchas The House of the Shells was built at the end of the 15th...
Last edited: 4 October 2009
Church of San Benito The Church of San Benito was built in the 12th century and...
Last edited: 12 February 2012
The Clerecia The Pontifical University occupies the Clerecia, which is also...
Last edited: 11 August 2013
Archbishop Fonseca College Don Alfonso de Fonseca was the Archbishop of...
Last edited: 4 October 2009
La Purísima Church  The Count of Monterrey Manuel de Fonseca y Zuñiga and his...
Last edited: 29 September 2009
Casa Lis is the name of the Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco that opened in...
Last edited: 2 October 2009
Salamanca Cathedral Salamanca has two cathedrals, the New Cathedral and the Old...
Last edited: 4 October 2009
Palace of Monterrey This palace was ordered built by Alonso de Acevedo, the...
Last edited: 29 September 2009
Puente Romano   The Roman Bridge was built in the 1st century A.D. during the...
Last edited: 12 February 2012
San Marcos Church   San Marcos Church is located at Calle de Zamora. The...
Last edited: 11 February 2012
San Martín Church   San Martin Church was built in the 12th century by the...
Last edited: 12 February 2012
San Esteban is a Dominican monastery built in the 16th century in the Gothic...
Last edited: 30 September 2009
Torre del Clavero Tower The tower was built in the 15th century and is part of...
Last edited: 4 October 2009
Salamanca University This famous school was founded in 1218 by Alfonso IX of...
Last edited: 6 July 2010
Inside Dining Scene
Restaurants in Salamanca Rio de la Plata Plaza Peso, 1 - bajo. Tel: 923-219-005...
Last edited: 21 May 2016
Inside Spain: For Foreign Visitors
The currency of Spain is the Euro (EUR), currently shared by 17 nations of the...
Last edited: 6 May 2012
Border crossings   Spain has FOUR European land borders. Two are with Schengen...
Last edited: 30 July 2013
Dial 112 - for all emergencies 902 102 112 - for multi-lingual services...
Last edited: 1 August 2012
In many parts of Spain, particularly small towns and rural areas, older people...
Last edited: 22 December 2014
Always dial the full number as written or printed, including area code, when...
Last edited: 14 January 2015
Locals often tip even if modestly, it is considered polite and the Spanish are...
Last edited: 28 March 2016
If you are paying by credit card in Spain and your home currency is not the...
Last edited: 28 July 2013
Voltage is 220V, 50 Hz (cycles). One needs to use a transformer (converter) if...
Last edited: 9 July 2008
Exchanging money in Spain is easy and follows a similar pattern to elsewhere in...
Last edited: 2 June 2014
Main-line policing in Spain is organised and managed on a national basis by the...
Last edited: 14 August 2014
Rental Cars Driving in Spain is easy as the roads are in good condition and...
Last edited: 2 August 2016
English to Spanish translation of words commonly seen whilst travelling by...
Last edited: 2 July 2008