Salamanca and Avila Tour from Madrid

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Avila Walls
Avila Walls
Cathedral of Avila
Cathedral of Avila
Cathedral of Salamanca
Cathedral of Salamanca
Salamanca University
Salamanca University
Avila Walls
Cathedral of Avila
Cathedral of Salamanca
Salamanca University

From March 08, 2016 to December 31, 2017 is at

What To Expect

Visit Avila and Salamanca, on this tour with bilingual guide, you will learn the legends and history of both places.


  • Relax, have fun and learn interesting facts on Salamanca and Avila during our full day tour from Madrid

  • Visit Salamanca, a famous student city declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988 and discover its Plaza Mayor, its beautiful gardens and squares

  • Get to know Avila, also known as the Town of Stones and Saints because of its many Romanesque and Gothic churches, its imposing Walls, its Gothic Cathedral and the Basilica of San Vicente

  • Explore the cities at your own pace during your free time


Day-tours from Madrid
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Las Ventas Bullring
12 hours
Wednesday and Saturday at 7:45 AM
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Meet your guide at Las Ventas Bullring, the meeting point for your full day tour to Salamanca and Avila.

You will have time to relax during our 2 hour journey to Salamanca, a famous university cities in Spain that was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.

Upon arrival to Salamanca you will enjoy a guided walking tour of the city. You will get to know its oldest squares squares and gardens and its many churches including the Old and New Cathedrals of Salamanca that join in a place known as Patio Chico, one of the most charming corners of the city. You will learn that the Old Cathedral is of the 12th century and of Romanesque style while the New Cathedral is much larger, and was built in the 16th century of Gothic style and completed in the 18th century.

You will also stop at the Plaza Mayor, which is the main square in the heart of the city.

After that, you will have free time to explore the city at your own pace and have a delicious lunch at one of the restaurants the guide will recommend you.

We will leave Salamanca at the beginning of the afternoon to continue our tour to Avila, notable for having complete and prominent medieval town walls that we will visit during our walking tour of the city. You will be impressed by this imposing medieval structure that dates from the 11th century and encloses an area of 31 hectares! We will also visit the romanesque and gothic Cathedral of Avila that was built as a cathedral-fortress.

Before returning to Madrid you will also have free time to walk around the city and visit what you want!


  • 07:45 - Departure from Madrid

  • 10:00 - Arrival to Salamanca

  • 10:00 to 13:00 - Salamanca City Tour and free time in Salamanca

  • 13:00 to 13:45: Free time for lunch

  • 14:00 - Departure from Salamanca

  • 14:45 - Arrival to Avila

  • 14:45 to 17:00 - Avila City Tour and free time in Avila

  • 17:00 - Departure from Avila

  • 18:00 - Arrival to Madrid


  • Professional Tour Guide

  • Transportation form meeting point

  • 1.5 hour walking tour of Salamanca

  • 1.5 hour of free time in Salamanca

  • 45min for lunch in Salamanca

  • 1.5 hour walking tour of Avila

  • 1.5 hour of free time in Avila


  • Hotel pick up and drop off

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Meals and drinks

Please Note

  • Your meeting point will be at Madrid Las Ventas bullring

  • In case you need to reschedule your tours, a 72hours notice minimum is required

Cancellation Policy

  • 100% Cancellation Fee (Non-refundable): 2 days prior to date of activity.

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