Avila and Salamanca Tour from Madrid
  • Avila and Salamanca Tour from Madrid

    Discover two of Spain’s best-preserved medieval cities on this day trip to Avila and Salamanca from Madrid. Traveling by air-conditioned vehicle with an expert guide, drive to the exquisite, walled UNESCO World Heritage site city of Avila. Discover top Avila attractions including the fortress-like Avila Cathedral and Basilica of St Vincent, and visit UNESCO-listed Salamanca, a sandstone-built city famous for its 12th-century university. Admire the gorgeous, sandstone Plaza Mayor, the richly carved university entrance façade and other sights, and enjoy free time to have lunch, shop and explore independently.

    Itinerary
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    Stop At: Plaza Mayor, 37008 Salamanca Spain

    The front of the plaza, showing the clock tower in the background and social gatherings in the front. 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. Our guide will explain us here about the history on this square.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), Plaza de Juan XXIII 4, 37008 Salamanca Spain

    The New Cathedral is, together with the Old Cathedral, one of the two cathedrals of Salamanca. It was constructed between the 16th and 18th centuries in two styles: late Gothic and Baroque. It was declared a national monument by royal decree in 1887.

    Pass By: Universidad de Salamanca, Plaza Patio de Escuelas Menores 1, 37008 Salamanca Spain

    It is the oldest university in the Hispanic world and the third oldest university in the entire world still in operation. The formal title of "University" was granted by King Alfonso X in 1254 and recognized by Pope Alexander IV in 1255.


    Pass By: Basilica de San Vicente, Plaza de San Vicente, Avila Spain

    The Basilica de los Santos Hermanos Mártires, Vicente, Sabina y Cristeta, best known as Basilica de San Vicente, is a church in Ávila, Spain. It is one of the best examples of Romanesque architecture in the country

    Pass By: The Walls of Avila, Calle Tomas Luis de Victoria 6, 05001 Avila Spain

    The Walls of Ávila in central Spain, completed between the 11th and 14th centuries, are the city of Ávila's principal historic feature. These fortifications are the most complete in all of Spain. We will have the chance to admire them and take pictures of the landscape.


    Pass By: Cathedral of Avila, Plaza de la Catedral 8, 05001 Avila Spain

    We will visit this beautiful temple and marvel with the inside



    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
    "Please note: All tours are run in both English and Spanish"
    "Not wheelchair accessible"
    "Service animals allowed"
    "Near public transportation"
    "Infants must sit on laps"
    "Infant seats available"
    "Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
    "We recommend to wear comfortable shoes"
    "We recommend to take sun cream, a hat and water, specially in summer"
    "Not recommended for travelers with reduced mobility"



    • Hora de Inicio7:45 AM
    • Lugar de comienzo: Calle Julio Camba, 28028 Madrid, Spain
    • Duración: 11 hours
    • Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Incluye

    • Professional guide (Bilingual)
    • Entrance to the Cathedral of Avila
    • Entrance to the Cathedral of Salamanca
    • Guided Walking Tour in Salamanca
    • Guided Walking Tour in Ávila
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Transportation from the meeting point to Avila and Salamanca and back to Madrid
    • Entry/Admission - Plaza Mayor

    No Incluye

    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • 10/10

    Recomendación de los pasajeros 100%
    Rating basado en 65 Críticas verificadas

    Nuestros clientes

    • Patricia S
      Publicado el Viernes, 04 de octubre del 2019

      We had a very nice visit to 2 places pretty far away. I knew that the visits would be a little rushed, but our guide was very efficient and all bus riders responsible in arriving back to the bus on schedule in each location. Everyone had a guided town tour, a visit to the main cathedral, as well as, time on our own. Our guide gave us lots of historical information during the bus ride plus our town tour (in 2 languages no less). Great job! Our tour was Oct. 2nd.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • valezi
      Publicado el Martes, 10 de septiembre del 2019

      Beautiful cities, full of history and monuments. Time of tour was enough
      Excellent guide, great knowledge of places visited

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • vsv4
      Publicado el Jueves, 18 de julio del 2019

      If you want to see history must take the tour. Filled with historical facts and beauty. Wonderful tour guid.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • moonshine_schat
      Publicado el Miércoles, 03 de julio del 2019

      Both Avila and Salamanca were amazing locations full of charm and history. Our guide Minerva was very knowledgeable, professional and friendly. She told us a lot about the history of both towns and was fluent in both Spanish and English. She also kept doing a headcount to make sure everyone was accounted for and she also gave us clear instructions on how to get back to our meeting point. At the end of the trip, people gave her a round of applause. Highly recommended!

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Alex M
      Publicado el Miércoles, 03 de julio del 2019

      Our guide Marissa (I am guessing on the name) is very knowledgeable and helpful and Sarah, the driver is very nice too. I highly recommend to book tours thru Viator.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Nina C
      Publicado el Lunes, 13 de mayo del 2019

      Had a perfect day to tour these 2 amazing old cities..
      Excellent informative guide, clean comfortable bus.
      Loved both cities,definitely worth the trip. Guided walking tours in each followed by free time and time for lunch. Enough time to see the highlights and get the feel for the cities, but not time enough for extensive exploration

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Anne-Marie B
      Publicado el Martes, 09 de abril del 2019

      So we had four seasons in one day on this tour, we had sunshine, rain, hail and snow!!!!! But none of this distracted from an excellent trip. Both places are beautiful and amazing! We Also had a wonderful tour guide Berlin (apologies if spelt wrong). This is a long day but is well worth it and the places you visit and see such as the cathedrals are a must do just fascinating and beautiful!! Excellent trip despite the weather!!!!

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Kathryn R
      Publicado el Lunes, 29 de octubre del 2018

      This trip was very well done with lots of good information. Well organized and nice sights to visit. Time at each location was more than enough to get a good taste of the town. The early start time and less running subway cars on a saturday almost made me miss the tour so be careful.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Robert W
      Publicado el Viernes, 05 de octubre del 2018

      It was long but very informative day, 3 hour bus ride to Salamanca. Both sites visited were impressive and would like to spend more time in Salamanca. Both tour guides were extremely friendly and helpful. Tour was bin-lingual on a large bus which is not optimal.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Krishan S
      Publicado el Jueves, 16 de agosto del 2018

      Great day visiting 2 beautiful places. The guide Maria was great. I had been to Avila before, but this tour covered some places the tour I did several years ago did not cover. The tour includes cathedral visits in both places - something I was not expecting!

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Bianca R
      Publicado el Jueves, 02 de agosto del 2018

      Great trip! The guide was wonderful, and the January weather was spring like.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Palma M
      Publicado el Viernes, 13 de abril del 2018

      Great tour, Salamanca is a must see when you are in central Spain, the tour guide Belen was very knowledgeable and accommodating.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Carolina Z
      Publicado el Jueves, 05 de abril del 2018

      Loved the experience the guide was great and the cities amazing.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Mcjose
      Publicado el Martes, 27 de marzo del 2018

      We did our tour in March and it snowed on our way to Salamanca. That made for a very pretty drive. Our guide thoroughly explained the significance of the walls, the university, the culture, and made great food recommendations. It was a good day on the bus and walking.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Wendy S
      Publicado el Jueves, 08 de febrero del 2018

      We had the pleasure of the same tour guide Stef who was relaxed, amazing and very knowledgable.
      If you get her as a guide just sit back and relax.
      Stef goes over everything before you get out of the bus as well as at the meeting point. Even puts it on a map for you.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Gerardo G
      Publicado el Miércoles, 29 de noviembre del 2017

      Excellent Tour.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Olga R
      Publicado el Sábado, 07 de octubre del 2017

      Nice tour highly recommend it. The tour guide had good knowledge of the area.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Janice H
      Publicado el Domingo, 01 de octubre del 2017

      Early start and recommend using metro to get to meeting place. Salamanca is amazing and Avila is also a must see!

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Mark C
      Publicado el Sábado, 30 de septiembre del 2017

      The guides are so passionate about sharing their knowledge that you can't help but further your education about these cities

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Yovany G
      Publicado el Jueves, 28 de septiembre del 2017

      Excellent excursion. A lot of history in these cities. I was impressed how well conserved are these two cities. To much information and places to visit. I would prefer to do separated in two excursions. Here you don't have to much time to discover new things by your self People really nice. The guide was really nice and attentive with the group. An applause to Maria Jesus.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • chris
      Publicado el Viernes, 22 de septiembre del 2017

      Both amazing places and guide was very informative.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • siriwan k
      Publicado el Miércoles, 13 de septiembre del 2017

      We enjoyed this trip.well organized our tour guide she really good,I forgot her name,sorry

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Philip G
      Publicado el Jueves, 06 de julio del 2017

      Both cities were great photo ops and had interesting history.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Ken D
      Publicado el Lunes, 22 de mayo del 2017

      Good day trip - great guides

        Calificación General: 10/10
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