Things to see and do - Salamanca
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Salamanca Travel guide
Salamanca : Michelin's recommendations
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the monumental city of Salamanca extends from the Roman bridge to the Puerta de Zamora. The city is teeming with palaces and religious buildings, especially in the area around the prestigious university, whose splendid façade is an emblem of Plateresque art. Its vibrant main square (Plaza Mayor) is a scene of constant activity, thanks to its café and restaurant terraces and the frequent historical and musical shows held in its glorious evening light.
Tourist attractions Salamanca : Things to see and do
pl. Mayor E - 37002 Salamanca
The heart of Salamanca life, the Plaza Mayor is surrounded by myriad cafés, restaurants and shops, and provides the perfect setting for a drink or a stroll. Built by Philip V between 1729 and 1755 to thank the city for its loyalty during the War of t..
pl. de Anaya E - 37008 Salamanca
The builders of the New Cathedral luckily respected the Old Cathedral that stands by its side. It seems like a good example of a romanesque cathedral, and the lantern tower, with two levels of windows, is one of the most beautiful of its kind. The Ch..
calle de los Libreros E - Salamanca
Founded in 1218, the university has over the centuries gained international prestige. It boasts a magnificent Plateresque-style façade with a majestic portal dating from 1534. Its buildings are laid out in a square around a patio. Make sure you see t..
Sanchez Barbero, 11 E - 37002 Salamanca
Prix Prices from : 45 €
Located in central Salamanca, Hotel Rua is next to the Plaza Mayor and Casa de Conchas. It offers bright, modern rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen satellite TV. Hotel Rua occupies a historic, listed building 2 minutes’ walk from Salamanca’s famo..
Concejo, 4-6 E - 37002 Salamanca
This hotel is located on Salamanca’s famous Plaza Mayor, 5 minutes’ walk from the cathedral. It offers free bicycle rental and rooms with free Wi-Fi. Most have a hydro-massage shower. The air-conditioned rooms at Petit Palace Las Torres feature parq..
Quintana, 6 E - 37002 Salamanca
Hotel Alda Plaza Mayor is set in the historic centre of Salamanca, metres from the Plaza Mayor. It features comfortable rooms with city views and free WiFi, 8 minutes walk from the Old and New Cathedrals. The air-conditioned rooms at the hotel offer..
Empedrada 4 E - 37007 Salamanca
The bright and spacious interior is embellished with a number of unusual designer details at this restaurant. The chef conjures up consistent and creative cuisine which, in some dishes, combines the very best local ingredients with the exotic flavour..
pl. Poeta Iglesias 10 E - 37001 Salamanca
A classic address in the city that has successfully adapted its decor and cuisine to the changing times. Nowadays, traditional meats and roast dishes share the limelight with new recipes and re-interpreted versions of classic favourites. These showca..
San Juan de la Cruz 3 E - 37001 Salamanca
The Casa Vallejo enjoys a longstanding reputation in the city. It has a popular tapas bar at the entrance and a neo-rustic dining room in the basement, where the focus is on updated traditional cuisine.
Felipe Espino 10 E - 37002 Salamanca
Ideal for those who enjoy freshly prepared tapas. This simple eatery stands out for its dedicated hard work in the kitchen. Enjoy the fresh and contemporary dishes that have great attention to detail and show a personal touch. High quality ingredient..
pl. Mayor 19 E - 37001 Salamanca
Don Mauro stands on the city's famous main square. It has a lively bar by the entrance replete with 'tostas' and Iberian hams. There are also two classically furnished dining rooms, the main one of which boasts a small well. Traditional menu offering..
pl. de Santa Eulalia 11 E - 37001 Salamanca
This modern, centrally located restaurant has an informality that combines the concept of a gastronomic restaurant with the casual approach of a tapas bar. High quality, fresh and contemporary cuisine in a half-ración format with an emphasis on slick..
Espoz y Mina 20 E - 37002 Salamanca
Well run by the couple that owns it, Le Sablon has a meticulously furnished and classically elegant dining room. The cuisine is based around an international menu with numerous game dishes in season.