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VP18 - San Pedro de Rozados - Salamanca - 23,4 km

 

Itinerary

The causeway is hidden by the road, so you will head towards Morille, a small village you will cross and then continue between meadows. You will leave the meadow and take a land road leading to Miranda de Azán; leave it after 300 m, turning right.

On the road, you will get to the Roman Bridge over the river Tormes, crossing it and entering Salamanca.

 

Salamanca

Altitude: 802 m

Salamanca or Salmantice is known as a University City, being recognized around the world because of its artistic wealth: cathedrals, palaces, churches… It is also a place where many artistic styles combine: Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, etc.

This variety helped it to be declared Word Heritage City by the UNESCO and named European City of Culture in 2002.

What can you visit?

Plaza Mayor: it is a prototype of a Baroque square from the 18th Century, being built between 1729 and 1755.

Casa de las Conchas: Gothic building with plateresque elements; its construction began in 1493.

Asunción de la Virgen Cathedral (the New Cathedral): Gothic style temple.

Old Cathedral: it is joined to the New Cathedral and it is of Romanesque style, with interesting medieval paintings and a great altarpiece. From the ensemble, we need to highlight Torre del Gallo.

University: the tradition says you need to find a frog on its plateresque style façade.

La Clerecía: this building is considered as one of the most important Baroque works in Spain.

San Benito Church: Gothic style temple.

Convento de Úrsulas: also of Gothic style; inside, you can visit Archbishop Fonseca sepulcher.

Convento de Santa María de las Dueñas: inside you will see one of the most impressive cloisters of the Renaissance. The church and cloisters of San Esteban are also truly beautiful.

We also highlight the following monuments: San Bartolomé School, Anaya Palace, Orellana Palace, San Juan Market, Façades of Figueroa Palace (Casino), Capuchinos Convent, Calatrava School Building, San Juan de Barbalos Church, San Cristobal Church, Roman Bridge over river Tormes, Façades of Garci-Grance Palace, Façade of Casa de las Muertes; Torre del Aire or Fermoselle Palace, Santa Teresa’s House, Santa Clara Convent, Vera Cruz Church, Santo Tomás Canturiense Church, Clavero Tower, House of the Salina, Purísima Concepción Church, San Marcos Church, Santiago Church, Escuelas Menores, San Julián Church, Sancti Spiritus Church, House of the Abarca, San Polo Church, Monterrey Palace, Irish’s College, Santa María de la Vega Convent, Santa Úrsula Convent, Doña María la Brava’s House, Royal College of the Company of Jesus, Ruins of San Antonio el Real Alcázar de San Juan Convent.

 

You can get more information in:

Oficina de Turismo de la Junta de Castilla y León, Casa de las Conchas, C/Rúa Mayor, s/n, 923 26 85 71

Oficina Municipal de Turismo, Plaza Mayor, 32, 923 21 83 42

Centro de Iniciativas Turísticas de Salamanca, Plaza de los Sexmeros, 1, 923, 21 17 97

 

External info sources about this route and recommended websites:

Turismo Castilla y León

Amigos del Camino de Santiago de Sevilla


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VP18 - San Pedro de Rozados - Salamanca - 23,4 km
VP18 - San Pedro de Rozados - Salamanca - 23,4 km
VP18 - San Pedro de Rozados - Salamanca - 23,4 km
 
VP18 - San Pedro de Rozados - Salamanca - 23,4 km
VP18 - San Pedro de Rozados - Salamanca - 23,4 km
VP18 - San Pedro de Rozados - Salamanca - 23,4 km
 
VP18 - San Pedro de Rozados - Salamanca - 23,4 km
VP18 - San Pedro de Rozados - Salamanca - 23,4 km
VP18 - San Pedro de Rozados - Salamanca - 23,4 km
 
VP18 - San Pedro de Rozados - Salamanca - 23,4 km
 
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