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

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Visit two unmissable UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Spain on an easy day trip from Madrid. Save yourself the hassle of self-driving or finding public transit to the towns of Avila and Salamanca by joining this tour. History and architecture enthusiasts will love exploring the medieval towns, with their fine plazas, cathedrals, university, and fortifications.
$87.00 per adult
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HMVKent wrote a review Jul 2020
West Malling, United Kingdom621 contributions87 helpful votes
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Beautiful cathedral and extremely interesting to see how the original building (old) has been developed into the new. Audio guide available to add detail but also nice to just wander and gaze. It is 6€ to enter the old and new cathedral Take about 30-45 mins to wander, longer if you listen to the entire guide I would presume. Also... There is another entrance to the side where for 4€ you can climb the towers of the cathedral. If you are not too fussed about seeing the inside but want amazing views, take the route of climbing the towers as part of the route takes you through the upper part of the cathedral where you can see the interior splendour at a distance.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Chaitanya wrote a review May 2020
Whitby, Canada685 contributions151 helpful votes
Located in one of the central areas of the old town, the church is beautiful and is great for architectural students to view it. Great place to spend some time in Salamanca.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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amir safarpour wrote a review Mar 2020
Shiraz, Iran71 contributions32 helpful votes
this big cathedral is really worth to see . specially you can pay 4 euro to go up the tall towers . there are very narrow stairs ending to top of the tower which you can see place of big Ring bells and you can see the city from the top. you can also walk on balconies of the cathedral which can be interesting experience.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Echodularge wrote a review Jan 2020
Montreal, Canada215 contributions26 helpful votes
Clever in early XII century to elevate such beautiful archirectural structures! And how dedicated! In the name of God to gather talents and richness
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Date of experience: January 2020
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CharlieinTexas wrote a review Dec 2019
Austin, Texas3,438 contributions241 helpful votes
Lots of impressive structures, including churches, in Spain and in Salamanca. This one is toward, if not at, the top of the list.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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