in Salamanca of Castille and León, Spain
- Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde (Unesco heritage, 25 mi)
- Alto Douro Wine Region (Unesco heritage, 29 mi)
- Old City of Salamanca (Unesco heritage, 69 mi)
- Historic Centre of Oporto (Unesco heritage, 90 mi)
- Old Town of Cáceres (Unesco heritage, 103 mi)
- Las Médulas (Unesco heritage, 106 mi)
- Historic City of Toledo (Unesco heritage, 117 mi)
- Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe (Unesco heritage, 117 mi)
- Monastery of Batalha (Unesco heritage, 121 mi)
- Monastery of Alcobaça (Unesco heritage, 121 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 40.969 and -5.664 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 40° 58' 7" and W -5° 39' 49"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque, Occitan
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 03:08 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Europe/Madrid
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 8:33 am and 6:38 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -40.997 and 174.313 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Cape Jackson
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Spain.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Spain. Last Update: 2023-01-31 08:20:06
Delve into Salamanca
Salamanca in Salamanca (Castille and León) with it's 155,619 habitants is a town located in Spain about 110 mi (or 176 km) west of Madrid, the country's capital town.
Time in Salamanca is now 03:08 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Madrid with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 9 airports closer to Salamanca, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Spain is Salamanca Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde in Portugal at a distance of 25 mi (or 41 km). The closest in Spain is Old City of Salamanca in a distance of 69 mi (or 41 km), South-East. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Carbajosa de la Sagrada, Santa Marta de Tormes, Villares de la Reina, Villamayor and Aldeatejada. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 6°C / 43 °F
|Morning Temperature||-2°C / 29 °F|
|Evening Temperature||3°C / 37 °F|
|Night Temperature||1°C / 33 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1032 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 1% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Wednesday, 1st of February 2023
7°C (44 °F)
1°C (34 °F)
Few clouds, moderate breeze.
Thursday, 2nd of February 2023
8°C (46 °F)
3°C (37 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Friday, 3rd of February 2023
9°C (47 °F)
3°C (37 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Gran Hotel Corona Sol
Soho Boutique Salamanca
Salamanca Suite Studios
Artheus Carmelitas Salamanca
Catalonia Plaza Mayor Salamanca
Apartamentos Toro 33
Silken Rona Dalba
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
CONCIERTO FITO Y FITIPALDIS EN SALAMANCA
Concierto de Fito y Fitipaldis (www.fitoyfitipaldis.com) en el Multiusos Sánchez Paraíso de Salamanca Noticia:http://salamancartvaldia.es/not/63337/fito-y-fitipaldis-arrasan-con-su-gira-huyendo-...
Video Documental Semana Santa Salamanca 2014
Video Documental de la Semana Santa de Salamanca del año 2014, realizado por Irene Cds Photo. Se que faltan algunas hermandades y os pido disculpas por no tenerlas todas. ©IreneCdsPhoto...
Salamanca - España
Los orígenes de la urbe se remontan a hace unos 2700 años, durante la primera Edad de Hierro, cuando los primeros pobladores de la ciudad se asentaron en el cerro de San Vicente, a la ribera...
Semana Santa Salamanca 2015: Jesús Flagelado y Nuestra Señora de las lágrimas
Imagen: Julio César Hoz.
Universidad de Salamanca: Destino Erasmus / University of Salamanca [IGEO.TV]
http://igeo.tv/category/videos/tematica/cultura/ En 1218, el rey Alfonso IX de León transforma la escuela catedralicia en Estudio General o Universidad de Salamanca, impartiéndose las clases...
Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.
Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
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.
Pontifical University of Salamanca
The Pontifical University of Salamanca is a private, catholic university, located in Salamanca, Spain, and campus in Salamanca and Madrid.
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.
Plaza de Toros La Glorieta
Plaza de Toros de "La Glorieta" is a bullring in Salamanca, Castile and León, Spain. It is currently used for bull fighting. The stadium holds 10,858 people. It was built in 1892 and officially opened on September 11, 1893. It's classical in style, and has three levels, made of stone, wrought-iron and brick. The ring is 54 metres in diameter, and there is seating for almost 11000 spectators.
Colegio Mayor de Santiago el Zebedeo
The Colegio Mayor de Santiago, el Zebedeo, Colegio del Arzobispo or Colegio Mayor de Fonseca is a historical edifice in Salamanca, Spain, founded in 1519 by Alonso de Fonseca, archbishop of Santiago de Compostela (hence its name), in order to provide Galician students with a college in which to study within the University of Salamanca. It is one of the Colegios Mayores of Salamanca and was later known as the Colegio de los Irlandeses or the Irish College.
Salamanca is a city in northwestern Spain, the capital of the Province of Salamanca in the community of Castile and León. Its Old City was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. With a metropolitan population around 192,000 it is the second most populated urban area in Castile and León, after Valladolid (369,000), and closely followed by Leon (187,000) and Burgos (176,000).
Old Cathedral, Salamanca
The Old Cathedral is one of two cathedrals in Salamanca, Spain, the other being the New Cathedral of Salamanca. It was founded by Bishop Jerome of Périgord, in the 12th century and completed in Romanesque/Gothic style in the 14th century. It is dedicated to Santa Maria de la Sede (Saint Mary of the See). The apse houses a large cycle of 53 tables, 12 of which by the 15th century Italian artist Dello Delli, depicting the life of Jesus and the Virgin Mary.
Convento de San Esteban, Salamanca
The Convento de San Esteban is a Dominican monastery situated in the Plaza del Concilio de Trento in the city of Salamanca.
Casa de las Conchas
The Casa de las Conchas is a historical building in Salamanca, central Spain. It currently houses a public library. It was built from 1493 to 1517 by Rodrigo Arias de Maldonado, a knight of the Order of Santiago de Compostela and a professor in the University of Salamanca. Its most peculiar feature is the façade, mixing late Gothic and Plateresque style, decorated with more than 300 shells, symbol of the order of Santiago, as well as of the pilgrims performing the Way of St. James.
Plaza Mayor, Salamanca
The Plaza Mayor in Salamanca, Spain is a large plaza located in the center of Salamanca, used as a public square. It was built in the traditional Spanish baroque style and is a popular gathering area. It is lined by restaurants, ice cream parlors, tourist shops, jewelry stores and a pharmacy along its perimeter except in front of the city hall. It is considered the heart of Salamanca and is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful plazas in Spain.
The Café Novelty (Coffeehouse Novelty) is the oldest café in the city of Salamanca, which was founded in 1905 and is situated in the main square of the city, Plaza Mayor de Salamanca. Its first owners were the García brothers. From the beginning of the Spanish Civil War to 1964 it was named Café Nacional. It was 4 times bigger than it is nowadays and it very soon became a favorite meeting place for writers, artists and politicians, due to its privileged position in the city.
Convento de las Dueñas
The Convento de las Dueñas is a dominican convent located in the city of Salamanca. It was built in the 15th and 16th centuries.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Salamanca.
- Carbajosa de la Sagrada
- Santa Marta de Tormes
- Villares de la Reina
- Monterrubio de Armuna
- San Cristobal de la Cuesta
- Doninos de Salamanca
- Miranda de Azan
- Castellanos de Villiquera
- Castellanos de Moriscos
- Calvarrasa de Arriba
- Carrascal de Barregas
- Florida de Liebana
- Calvarrasa de Abajo
- Calzada de Valdunciel
- Parada de Arriba
- Palencia de Negrilla
- Negrilla de Palencia
- Pedrosillo el Ralo
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Salamanca, سلمنقة, Salamanko, Salamanka, Salamanque, Helmantica, Salmantica, SLM, サラマンカ, Саламанка