The University of Salamanca is the 5th oldest in the world. Salamanca is a city with plenty of history and great nightlife


Why Salamanca is the best city to live and study Spanish in Spain

  • Salamanca, known as the “Golden City”, is home to the 5th oldest university in the world and some fascinating European architecture.
  • A city comprised mainly of students, Salamanca is renowned for its nightlife and high concentration of bars and clubs.
  • It is the perfect place for international students to integrate into Spanish university life and meet other Spaniards.

Most popular sights, tourist attractions and things to do and see in Salamanca

  • Anaya Square.
  • Cave of Salamanca.
  • Church of San Marcos.
  • Church of the Holy Spirit.
  • Church of the Purisima.
  • Contemporary museum of the house of Lis.
  • Convent of San Esteban.
  • Convent of the Dueñas.
  • House of the Shells.
  • Huerto de Calixto y Melibea.
  • Lis House.
  • Main Square.
  • Monterrey Palace.
  • Museum of the history of the automotive industry.
  • New Cathedral and Old Cathedral.
  • Palace of the Salina.
  • Patio of the minor schools.
  • Pontifical University of Salamanca.
  • Roman Bridge over the Tormes.
  • San Marcos Parish.
  • The Salamanca Frog.
  • The old town of Salamanca.
  • Torre and Clerecia of the University.
  • Unamuno's House-Museum.

Most important events and festivals in Salamanca

  • Easter processions.
  • Festivities of San Juan de Sahagún.
  • Festivities of Santa Agueda in February.
  • Festivities of the Virgen de la Vega.
  • New Year's Eve on December 15th.
  • Water Monday.


Population (hab)143,978
Altitude (m.a.s.l.)802

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Don Quijote Salamanca

Don Quijote Salamanca

Spanish School in a beautiful restored 16th century Monastery 2 min. walk from the University of Salamanca and 6 min. from Plaza Mayor in Salamanca