Located in western Spain, the beautiful city of Salamanca is situated along the Duero River. For over 1,000 years this city has stood as a bustling metropolis made resilient by commerce and education. As the capital of the Province of Salamanca and the location of the oldest university in Spain, the city plays a very important role in the history and heritage of the country. It continues to be a popular destination among the international community. In 1988, the city and all of the historic builds within were named UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Book you car hire in Salamanca and discover the rich culture of this quintessential Spanish town.
Among all of the awesome sights of Salamanca, the St. Stephen's Convent and Cathedral have to be the most profound. Attracting thousands of people each year, it's easily the most popular destination in Salamanca. A short walk over a small stone bridge will lead you the front entrance of the complex with a dominating presence that seems almost palpable. The imposing facade is done in a Late Gothic style which seems to stretch up into the sky just as far as it is wide. Inside, the intricacy of the sandstone carvings become almost overwhelming. The spacious cloister features green lawns lined by elegant sculptures and lovely rounded archways. This building still stands as an important religious centre and everlasting national monument. Don't miss out!
Since 1218, the University of Salamanca has stood as a beacon of learning and education for the entire country and now - the world. When you book your car hire in Salamanca you will be afforded the opportunity to wander the iconic campus of one of the oldest universities in Europe and the oldest in Spain. The grounds feature beautiful courtyards with thriving gardens perfect for just lounging about after an afternoon stroll. The main entrance features giant wooden doors among a backdrop of intricately carved biblical scenes upon the sandstone of the façade. The university has become a leading player in the education of the Spanish language, attracting thousands of scholars from all over the world.
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