Parador de Salamanca
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- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsParador de Salamanca
Overnight at this parador. Newer style but still classic fittings. Well appointed room. Some roo
S have views to the old city and cathedral. Easy walking to old town.
€70 room only. Special deal.
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I have to agree with our local guide, Salamanca is one of the nicest cities in Spain. Beautiful buildings, impeccably clean, sandstone galore. They call it the golden city because of the colour. The main sources of income are tourism and the university. The university is the oldest in Spain and third oldest in the world. I wonder if the university …
A river cruise on the Douro river today was a great way of seeing this part of Portugal. Very restful as well.
However the drive across the mountains to reach the mooring was hairy to put it mildly. Our bus driver, who is a king of the road, manoeuvred around hairpin bends. One very enterprising woman decided to set up shop on the side of the …
... walls, but the lack of finances prevented them from completing it and today's cathedral consists of the two churches joined at the hip, so to speak.
Lunch was at a local 4 star hotel that served an excellent paella, accompanied by many salads and decent red and white Spanish wines. Needless to say most of us slept soundly on the return trip to the ship!
Tomorrow we start heading back down river as we work our way back to Porto in a few days.
... br> We went to Salamanca to study Spanish at a small language school, called the Colegio de Espana. It was a lovely school and the teachers were friendly, boisterous and a little crazy!
For my first time studying Spanish I was definitely chucked into the deep end arriving only with knowledge of three words- hola (hello), queso (cheese), vino (wine) and jambon (ham)- no suprises there. I did find myself making up a lot of the history of the town as I could not ...
... of sorts.
The first bull comes out and, to me, he's huuuge. After a lot of provocation and agitation, after almost trampling one of the toreros, knocking a horse to the ground, and a few stab wounds to the spine, the first bull was kiLLed!! Then, out comes the second bull--about which I had no clue. I thought we were coming to see only <<one>> bull, not seven die. Nonetheless, the second one comes out and he's bigger than ...