Avila and Salamanca Tour from Madrid

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Opening Hours

clockThe beginning of the day trip takes place at 7:45 am on Wednesdays and Saturdays.


clock11 hours

Tour Details


    Experience the beauty of the nearby areas of Madrid by embarking on a guided tour to Avila and Salamanca. Explore the historic beauty of both cities with the option to choose between a private or shared tour. You will be transported from Madrid in a comfortable, air-conditioned bus which will get you to Salamanca first. Salamanca is full of picturesque streets and popular sites including Plaza Mayor which is a location full of impressive Baroque decorations, as well as the cathedral. You will continue your tour by traveling to Avila, a vibrant city with a rich history. You will discover iconic landmarks like San Vicente’s shrine, the Medieval Walls of Avila, and its notable Cathedral of Avila. This tour package comes with a professional guide who will feed you with live commentary and be your navigator through these two historical destinations.

    Tour highlights

    • Get on an exclusive tour from Madrid city center to Avila and Salamanca

    • Discover the unique UNESCO-listed old city of Avila, and learn why it is Spain’s best-preserved ancient gems

    • Get admission into the Avila Cathedral and the Basilica of St. Vincent

    • Visit the UNESCO-listed city of Salamence which is famous for its ancient university and charming sandstone architectural brilliance

    • Listen to your professional local guide who will take you through the itinerary and feed you with live commentary

    What’s included?

    • Professional guide

    • Admission to the Cathedral of Salamanca (only in the regular option)

    • Guided walking tour in Salamanca

    • Guided walking tour in Avila

    • Air-conditioned vehicle transportation

    • Transportation to the two venues and back to Madrid

    What’s excluded?

    • Hotel pickup/drop-off (but included in the private option)

    • Food and drinks

    • Gratuities

    Things to note/know before you go

    • Duration – 11 hours (approx)

    • Tour offered in English and Spanish

    • Instant confirmation at time of booking

    • Travelers are recommended to wear comfortable shoes

    • Not wheelchair accessible

    • Tour in summer requires sun cream, a hat and water

    • Infant seat is subject to availability and must be requested in advance

    • 24 hours in advance cancellation policy for full refund

    Meeting point and pickup

    • Calle de Julio Camba, 28028 Madrid, Spain.

    • Or the address of your hotel is you picked the private option