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Avila and Salamanca from Madrid Full Day Guided Tour

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Set out on a full-day guided tour of the cities of Salamanca and Avila from Madrid, and explore some of the most magnificent Gothic and Romanesque buildings of great importance.

Highlights

  • On a full-day guided tour of Salamanca and Avila from Madrid, see the gorgeous architecture of various historical places.

  • Start your tour as you travel to Salamanca and visit the Plaza Mayor, surrounded by shops, jewelry stores, and restaurants.

  • Visit the splendid Catedral Nueva and Spain’s oldest functional university, the Salamanca University.

  • Travel to the city of Avila and stand in awe of the imposing walls of Avila, which used to act as a military fence.

  • Tour the Cathedral of Avila and the Basilica de San Vicente with Gothic and Romanesque architecture.

Inclusions

  • Transportation from the meeting point

  • Bilingual guide (simultaneous commentary in English and Spanish)

  • Entrance to the Salamanca Cathedral

Exclusions

  • Optional tips

  • Transportation to and from the Hotel

  • Food and drinks

  • Entrance to the Cathedral of Avila

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Start Your Tour in Salamanca

Explore the history and architecture of the cities of Salamanca and Avila on a full-day guided tour. Hop on your transportation from Madrid and make a stop at Salamanca. Visit the traditional baroque-styled Plaza Mayor and explore the various stores and restaurants surrounding it. Marvel at the gorgeous dome and exquisite architecture of the Catedral Nueva. The ice-cream-eating dragon and astronaut carvings added during the restoration of Catedral Nueva will stun you. The oldest functioning university in Spain, the Salamanca University, is adorned with beautiful carvings on its facade.

Avila, the City Guarded by Walls

Continue your adventure and land in the fortified city of Avila, the colossal walls of Avila forming a military fence around it. You will be awestruck by the meticulous preservation of these medieval walls that still guard the city. Pay a visit to the Cathedral of Avila and admire its Gothic architecture and intricately designed walls. At the Basilica de San Vicente, the Romanesque architecture and delicate wall carvings will astound you.

Important Information

  • It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing and shoes as the tour involves walking.

  • This tour is accessible for guide dogs.

Itinerary

  • Plaza Mayor, Salamanca

  • Catedral Nueva, Salamanca

  • University of Salamanca

  • Basilica de San Vicente, Avila

  • Las Murallas de Avila (Avila Wall)

  • Cathedral of Avila

Timings

  • Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat: 7:45am
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Amigo Tours.

  • Address: C. Julio Camba, 28028 Madrid.

  • Landmark: Plaza Ventas, next to Metro Ventas exit C. Julio Camba. The corner with Alcala Street.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Ventas. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses 21, 38, 106, 110, 146 and more to get you there.

By Subway

  • The closest subway station is Ventas. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board subway lines 2 and 5 to get you there.

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