Situated on several hills along the Tormes River in Spain’s Northern Plateau, Salamanca is one of the most captivating towns of Madrid. Its native dwellers speak perfect Castilian, the purest form of the Spanish language, making it a desired destination for Spanish language learners. Salamanca is known to the world for its architectural beauty, preserving its traditional cathedrals, towers, and palaces since the early 12th century. It has also gained international fame as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its historic centre overflowing with Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance art. Because of these significant traits, millions of tourists flock to Salamanca every year.
- Visit the Universidad de Salamanca, the oldest surviving university in Spain; whose traditional architecture, long rich history, and heritage are sources of great pride for Madrid.
- Gather at Plaza Mayor, the city's busy public centre, where everyone goes to shop, eat, drink, socialize, and have a good time.
- Go back in time with the sights and sounds of Salamanca Madrid’s 12th century Old Cathedral of Santa María de la Sede and the 17th century New Cathedral, located side by side.
The nearest airport to Salamanca is the Barajas International Airport in the city of Madrid. Visitors coming from the city proper going the Salamanca can take the train or bus service. Buses run regularly all day and depart from Mendez Alvaro bus station. The length of this journey is around two and a half hours for express buses, which is about the same as a train ride. Trains depart from the Chamartin train station. You may also rent a private car to have more flexibility in terms of time and places to visit in Salamanca.
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