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Salamanca Destination Guide

Explore Salamanca in Spain.

Salamanca in the region of Castille and León with it's 155,619 inhabitants is located in Spain - some 109 mi (or 175 km) West of Madrid, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Salamanca in Spain

Time in Salamanca is now 01:14 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Madrid" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Lisbon, Talavera de la Reina, Porto, Zamora, Villaverde de Guarena or Alba de Tormes. Since you are here already, consider visiting Villares de la Reina, Villamayor, Santa Marta de Tormes, San Cristobal de la Cuesta, Salamanca and Cabrerizos. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.



Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

9°C / 48 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 6°C / 42 °F
Evening Temperature 9°C / 47 °F
Night Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 93%
Air Pressure 931.3 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (7 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 1st of March 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 11°C (52 °F)
Night: 2°C (35 °F)
Thursday, 2nd of March 2017
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 9°C (49 °F)
Night: 6°C (43 °F)
Friday, 3rd of March 2017
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 9°C (48 °F)
Night: 4°C (40 °F)

Videos

Enforex Salamanca Spanish school Spain ...

02:26 min ( September 29, 2009 by EnforexSchool)
Views: 3,120 - Rating: 5/5

Www.enforex.com We introduce you our Spanish School in Salamanca, probably one of the most beautiful and charming cities in Spain. Salamanca is located in western Spain, close to Portugal, and the Spa...

Salamanca Spain #83 Frog of Salamanca

01:22 min ( January 23, 2010 by Davidsbeenhere)
Views: 598 - Rating: 5/5

Davidsbeenhere.com Bring home some good luck if you're in Salamanca, Spain. Tourists flock over to the University of Salamanca and scope out the beautiful art and sculptures that coat the University w...


Monumentos de Salamanca (España)

02:21 min ( September 12, 2007 by charritos4ever)
Views: 5,637 - Rating: 5/5

Breve recorrido por los monumentos más emblemáticos de la ciudad de Salamanca(España). Brief tour for the most emblematic monuments of the city of Salamanca(Spain)

Salamanca A walking tour around the city...

07:37 min ( July 04, 2011 by ProudBasque)
Views: 1,269 - Rating: 0/5

Several pictures of the city of Salamanca (Autonomous Comunity of Castile and León) in Spain. The Old Town has been declared UNESCO World Heritage Site. The video includes main touristic highlights: ...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Salamanca during the next days.

03
Mar
2017

Ayax Y Prok SALAMANCA

Beginning: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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04
Mar
2017

Leiva

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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18
Mar
2017

Symphonic Rhapsody Of Queen SALAMANCA

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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09
Apr
2017

Easter Week In Salamanca

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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25
Apr
2017

Startup Olé 2017

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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15
Aug
2017

Nuestra Señora De La Asunción Fiesta

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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18
Aug
2017

Melendi

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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21
Oct
2017

Melendi Salamanca

Beginning: 09:30 pm (21:30).
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Melendi Gira "Quítate Las Gafas" SALAMANCA

Beginning: 09:30 pm (21:30).
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Interesting facts about this location

New Cathedral, Salamanca

The New Cathedral is, together with the Old Cathedral, one of the two cathedrals of Salamanca, Spain. It was constructed between the 16th in and 18th centuries in two styles: late Gothic and Baroque. Building began in 1513 and the cathedral was consecrated in 1733. It was commissioned by Ferdinand V of Castile of Spain. It was declared a national monument by royal decree in 1887.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.97, -5.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Salamanca, Cathedrals in Spain, Churches in Castile and León

Pontifical University of Salamanca

The Pontifical University of Salamanca is a private, catholic university, located in Salamanca, Spain, and campus in Salamanca and Madrid.

More reading: Pontifical University of Salamanca homepage
Located at 40.97, -5.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1940, Pontifical Universities, Roman Catholic universities and colleges in Spain, Universities in Castile and León

University of Salamanca

The University of Salamanca (Spanish: Universidad de Salamanca) is a Spanish higher education institution, located in the town of Salamanca, west of Madrid, in the autonomous community of Castilla and León. It was founded in 1134 and given the Royal charter of foundation by King Alfonso IX in 1218. It is the oldest founded university in Spain and the third oldest European university in continuous operations.

More reading: University of Salamanca homepage
Located at 40.97, -5.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1218 establishments, Coimbra Group, Educational institutions established in the 13th century, Kingdom of León, Public universities, Renaissance architecture in Spain, Universities in Castile and León, University of Salamanca

Kingdom of León

The Kingdom of León was an independent kingdom situated in the northwest region of the Iberian Peninsula. It was founded in AD 910 when the Christian princes of Asturias along the northern coast of the peninsula shifted their capital from Oviedo to the city of León. The County of Portugal separated to become the independent Kingdom of Portugal in 1139 and the eastern, inland part of León was joined to the Kingdom of Castile in 1230.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.97, -5.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1301 disestablishments, Former countries in Europe, Former monarchies of Europe, Kingdom of León, Reconquista, States and territories established in 910

Battle of Salamanca

The Battle of Salamanca saw the Anglo-Portuguese army under the Duke of Wellington defeat Marshal Auguste Marmont's French forces among the hills around Arapiles south of Salamanca, Spain on 22 July 1812 during the Peninsular War. A Spanish division was also present but took no part in the battle. The battle was a succession of strokes in oblique order, initiated by the British heavy cavalry brigade and Pakenham's 3rd division, and continued by the cavalry and the 4th, 5th and 6th divisions.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.97, -5.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:1812 in Spain, Battle honours of the King's Royal Rifle Corps, Battles involving France, Battles involving Portugal, Battles involving Spain, Battles involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the Napoleonic Wars, Battles of the Peninsular War, Conflicts in 1812, King's German Legion

Quote of the moment

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.

Hilaire Belloc