Salamanca's Plaza Mayor

Salamanca is a vibrant university town in the north western province of Castilla y León. Home to two universities--the Universidad de Salamanca and the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca—Salamanca is the quintessential university town, famous for its dynamic street life, its walkability and the glowing sandstone architecture of its center city. 

A Student Talks about the City of Salamanca




Videos of Salamanca: 

Time lapse, Salamanca

Bird's-eye view of Salamanca and its towers, starting from the river 


Salamanca quick facts:

 Universidad de Salamanca quick facts:

  • Oldest University in Spain (founded 1218)
  • Public University
  • Student population: 30,000

Universidad Pontificia quick facts:

  • Founded 1940
  • Private Catholic University
  • Student population: 6,000