Hotel Reservations in Salamanca
Seek enlightenment in the scholarly city of Salamanca where a stay in a luxury hotel in Spain provides the perfect starting point for this adventure. Salamanca is situated along the Tormes River about 200 km west of Madrid and 80 km East of Portugal's border. The University of Salamanca was founded in 1218 and became one of the most distinguished universities in Europe. To this day Salamanca is an academic hub drawing in both Spanish and international students.
An absolute must see is the Plaza Mayor. It is one of Spain's most impressive squares flaunting 88 arches which encompass the plaza. Have a cup of coffee or an afternoon cerveza at one of the many open-air cafes here. This is the city's center and a great starting point to touring the many close-by monuments.
Travel back in time with a walk through the University of Salamanca. The university is open to the public with a 15th century lecture hall, Aula Fray Luis de León, that has its original classroom furnishings. Try and find the frog on the skull which has been carved into the university's façade. If the frog can be spotted amongst the many intricate carvings of the university wall, it is said that it will bring good luck.
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