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Avila and Salamanca Tour

Characteristics

  • Duration: 11 Hours.
  • Schedule: 7:45 am.
  • Availability: Thuesday to Sunday.
  • Free Cancelation: (24 before activity).
  • Meeting Point: Velázquez Statue’ Next to the ‘Museo del Prado,’ on the side of the museum P.o del Prado, 11, 28014, Madrid.

PRICE:

$99 €

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Let us guide you on a journey to the magnificent cities of Avila and Salamanca Tour, two jewels of Spanish history. Our guided tour will unveil the legends and secrets that lie in every corner of these iconic places. In Salamanca, you can explore the majestic Plaza Mayor and the grand Cathedral Nueva, while in Ávila, you’ll delve into the charming streets of this walled city.

Salamanca: The Cradle of Knowledge

Our tour begins with the departure from Madrid, heading to Salamanca. Once there, you will immerse yourself in its rich historical heritage, exploring treasures waiting to be discovered around every corner. The starting point is the city center, where our guide will provide you with insightful introductions. The tour includes an immersion into the history and anecdotes of the University of Salamanca, which has played a fundamental role in Spanish history.

Next, we will visit the “Sky of Salamanca” and allow you to glimpse inside the Cathedral. Our tour will culminate in the surroundings of Plaza Mayor, characterized by its ornate baroque decorations and exquisite details. This iconic and bustling space is home to a variety of restaurants, ice cream shops, and stores that will invite you to stay. Here, you’ll find the perfect balance between culture, history, and social life. Take this opportunity to savor delicious local cuisine and taste the unmistakable tapas. With a full stomach and heart filled with experiences, we will head to Ávila.

Ávila: Where the Walls Speak

Once in the quintessential medieval city of Castilla y León, our tour will begin with the majestic view of Ávila’s impressive walls. As we walk its streets, we will pass by the Sanctuary of San Vicente and the Cathedral, uncovering the mysteries and history of this city. We will navigate through ancient alleys and admire unique Romanesque churches, such as the Cathedral of Ávila and the Basilica of San Vicente.

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We won’t forget to stop at the “Mirador de los Cuatro Postes” to capture the city’s beauty and its imposing wall in stunning photographs. This will be a day filled with culture, history, and discoveries in two cities of great significance in Spain.

Tour Highlights

  • Stroll through Salamanca’s Plaza Mayor, a baroque gem teeming with urban life.
  • Learn about the University of Salamanca, the oldest in Spain, which has educated generations of distinguished scholars.
  • Marvel at the iconic Basilica of San Vicente, an extraordinary example of Romanesque architecture.
  • Explore the historic Walls of Ávila, dating back to the 11th century and bearing witness to centuries of history.
  • Immerse yourself in the unforgettable Cathedral of Ávila, a monument of spirituality and art.

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A One-Day Journey to Discover Culture and History

This journey will allow you to immerse yourself in the culture and history of two significant Spanish cities. From the grandeur of Salamanca to the mysterious Ávila, you will unveil the secrets that have shaped Spain’s richness. Let our expert guides show you a world of historical and cultural wonders in a single day.

Are you ready to explore the richness of Spanish history? Join us on this unforgettable journey that will take you through the centuries in Salamanca and Ávila. The adventure begins in Madrid!

Inclusions

  • Bilingual professional guide
  • Transportation from the meeting point
  • Admission to the Salamanca Cathedral

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup
  • Food and drinks

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