1. Spain
  2. Castile and León
  3. Salamanca
  4. Universidad Civil

Salamanca: 2.5-Hour Monuments Guided Walking Tour

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Discover the most important monuments in Salamanca during this 2.5-hour walking tour. Find out why it is a UNESCO World Heritage city and learn about its history with a local guide. See the oldest university in Spain, the vibrant Plaza Mayor, and more.
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Duration: 2.5 hours
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Spanish, English
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover why there are so many shells at the Casa de Las Conchas
  • Skip the lines to the Old Cathedral and explore the facade of the New Cathedral
  • See why Salamanca is called the golden city at Anaya Square
  • Marvel at the oldest university in Spain in this UNESCO World Heritage city
  • Feel enchanted by the atmosphere and beauty of the Plaza Mayor
Full description
Immerse yourself in the artistic, historical center of Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Feel the golden age of Salamanca come alive with a professional local guide on this 2.5-hour walking tour. Visit the interiors of monuments where illustrious professors like Fray Luis de León, Francisco de Vitoria, and Miguel de Unamuno left their mark.

Begin your unforgettable experience at the Casa de Las Conchas (Shell House). Visit its patio and find out why there are so many shells, then observe the front of the Clerecia Church and the Pontifical University of Salamanca. Continue to Plaza Anaya and go inside Anaya Palace, if it's open. Tour the insides of both the Old and New Cathedrals, too.

Then it's the turn of the Univerity of Salamanca with its Escuela Menores courtyard and beautiful Sky of Salamanca painting. After this, make your next stop at the Escuela Mayores courtyard. Admire its richly ornamented, plateresque facade then enter the building. End your tour at the beautiful and thriving Plaza Mayor, one of the reasons that Salamanca is a World Heritage city.
Includes
  • Fee for the guide
  • Headset to hear the tour guide clearly
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees to the monuments
  • 5 entrance fee to the cathedral
  • 5 entrance fee to the university

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Meeting point

Meet at the corner of the Shell House (Casa de Las Conchas) on Rúa Antigua, 5, 37002 Salamanca, Spain.

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Important information
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• 11:15 AM - Spanish tour
• 12:00 PM - English/Spanish tour
• 5:30 PM - Spanish tour
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Salamanca espectacular

Product ID: 290720