What To Expect
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
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
Hotel pick up and drop off
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
Your meeting point will be at Madrid Las Ventas bullring
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
7 hours 30 minutes