Salamanca is sometimes called 'La Ciudad Dorada' (City of Gold) because of the colour, unique in Spain, of its local sandstone. It is often said that the language, as spoken there, is the most perfect Castillian Spanish anywhere.
From the Salamanca Travel Guide
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I have stayed at over 40 hostels over the past five years and two stand out above the rest, Revolutum in Salamanca and Layla Rouge in Marrakesh. No more needs to be said. ... more
It is very clean hostel, worth the price you pay. The room I got is a bit noisy at night as it is right next to a quite popular bar. But the rest are good. ... more
This hotel was certainly nothing fancy, but you absolutely couldn't beat the location. The staff was nice and the room was fine. If you're planning to spend the majority of your time walking the beautiful streets of Salamanca and enjoying the Plaza Mayor than this is the perfect, inexpensive place to stay. And they welcomed our dog too! ... more
Hey there I am going to Salamanca to study in September but I'm still hesitating because I have ...
Travel from Porto to Salamanca
Hi everyone, What's the best way to get from Porto, Portugal, to Salamanca, Spain? If I go by train, do I need to go south to Coimbra, then over to Guarda, then into Spain? Or is there a more direct route? ...
Fastest way from Salamanca to Granada or Malaga
Anyone know the fastest way (bus,train,rental car) to get from Salamanca to either Malaga or Granada?? I'm having a tough time searching for this information online. Thanks. ...
Cultural Trip Day 1
3/18/2011 Salamanca • Plaza Mayor • Catedral Nueva (New Cathedral), Catedral Vieja (Old Cathedral) • University of Salamanca—Escuela Mayores, Escuela Menores • Pontifical University of Salamanca ...
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