Hostal Pena de Francia

C. San Pablo 96, Salamanca, Castile-León, 37001, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Salamanca

Hacer Amigos para Toda la Vida

A travel blog entry by kyliemcmillan88


... It was nice to put some familiar food in my belly :)
Yesterday, we took off for Salamanca, but first we stopped at El Escorial. Here's some info about this amazing place:
The Escorial is a vast building complex located in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, near Madrid, in central Spain. The building is the most important architectural monument of the Spanish Renaissance. Construction of El Escorial began in 1563 and ended in 1584.The project was conceived by ...

Final days in Spain

A travel blog entry by margyandpaul


... how it was built without the aid of modern cranes and computer-generated drawings. This aqueduct moved water into the city from a mountain river 9 miles away.

Tomorrow we head to Madrid, and on Thusday, board a plane to fly home. We are both a little travel weary and ready to sleep in our own bed. With the exception of seeing family, we have no plans of traveling for some time.

Hasta luego!!

The Frog and the Astronaut

A travel blog entry by bruceandanne


... restorer, of an astronaut in one of the reliefs near an entrance doors. The locals were originally unhappy but are now ok with it, explained away as “he is the person closest to God”.

Near the cathedral was the university, the oldest university Spain established in 1230. It was one of Europe’s leading centres of learning for 400 years. Apparently Columbus came here for travel tips. There is a very ornate entrance ...

Mi Salamanca Preciosa – Una Segunda Casa

A travel blog entry by janaeinspain


... during dinner), but we saw a few other events and the awards ceremony. On Friday we decided to try and stay out late like the Spaniards – we danced the night away and ate churros y chocolate at 5 am! This weekend I also went to the movie theatre with some friends. The biggest theatre in Salamanca is in the train station, which is very modern and high tech. We saw Madagascar 3, not my first choice but we decided it would be the easiest movie to understand in ...

My first fall

A travel blog entry by embeau

... more sugar than I'm used to BUT I MUST keep reminding myself that I am on a kind of vacation and this is a special trip and eating all this food is another part of the experience. I’m getting better at seeing that. Ohhhh how I am loving this food. So anyway, yes, I went for a run today and it was really nice. It was a beautiful run! I ran down to the river and crossed the bridge out of the city and ran around ...


TripAdvisor Reviews Hostal Pena de Francia Salamanca

2.00 of 5 stars Fair

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