About Salamanca


Let's have a look around into background of Salamanca

Region: Castilla y Leon

Country:  Spain

Latitude: 40.9666667

Longitude: -5.65

Time zone: Europe/Madrid

Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hours

Weather in Salamanca

Climate: cold semi-arid climate

Best Time to Visit: March to April

Location

Salamanca is a city in northwestern Spain that is the capital of the Province of Salamanca in the community of Castile and León. The city lies on several hills by the Tormes River. Its Old City was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. With a metropolitan population of 228,881 in 2012 according to the National Institute of Statistics (INE), Salamanca is the second most populated urban area in Castile and León, after Valladolid (414,000), and ahead of León (187,000) and Burgos (176,000). It is one of the most important university cities in Spain and supplies 16% of Spain's market for the teaching of the Spanish language. Salamanca attracts thousands of international students.

Distance from Salamanca center to Airport

Airport:  Salamanca-Matacán Airport

Driving Distance: 14 miles / 23 km

Driving Time: 28 minutes

Languages: Spanish

Modes of transport

Airport: Salamanca-Matacán Airport(+34 923 32 96 00)

Rail: Auto Res (+34 923 23 22 66)

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10  % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: Accordingly to bill
  • Housekeeper: Accordingly to bill
  • Concierge: Between Accordingly to bill

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10  % of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Zamora,
  • Toro,
  • Bejar

Emergency Contact Numbers in Salamanca city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112

Airport: Salamanca-Matacán Airport (+34 923 32 96 00)

Hospital: Hospital General de la Santísima Trinidad (+34 923 26 93 00)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Salamanca.

  • Multiusos Sanchez Paraiso
  • Hotel Grand Hotel Don Gregorio
  • La Sociedad Hard Rock Club

Tourist Attractions

  • Plaza Mayor
  • Palacio del Conde de Francos
  • Escuelas Menores de la Universidad de Salamanca

Theatre & Concerts

  • Megarama 
  • Teatro Liceo
  • The Irish Theater

Visit Top Restaurants in Salamanca

  • Mencia Restaurante
  • Restaurante Isidro
  • Restaurant in La Parra

Top Shopping Centers in Salamanca

  • El Tormes Shopping Center
  • The Tea Party
  • ABC Serrano Shopping Center

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Bullfighting Museum of Salamanca
  • Handmark Gallery
  • Jardín de la Merced

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Mencia Restaurante - Cod Fish
  • Restaurante Isidro - house salad
  • Restaurant in La Parra- bread

Sports Club

  • Gimnasio Sport Well
  • Farmacia Polo Rodríguez
  • Campo Golf

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 1.31 €
  • Taxi: 3.00 €
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 416.67 €
  • Cheap meal: 10.00 €
  • Gasoline: 1.15 €
  • 3 course meal: 36.50 €
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