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Ávila & Salamanca: The Golden Cities

October 16 I 07:45 21:30

Standard Price: 41€
City Card Price: 36€

Join us for a day of culture and fun in the golden cities of Salamanca & Ávila! Ávila has been a popular destination and World Heritage site since 1985. With its iconic orange granite walls still encompassing and protecting the city since its construction in the medieval era. Salamanca is home to one of the oldest universities in the world and was once the center of education in Spain’s early history. The university and its cathedral are made from the famous golden sandstone that has generously gifted the city its nickname of “the golden city”.

You can either book now at the bottom of this page or in our office on Calle Gran Vía 22 Dpdo, 2nd floor. If you have any questions please get in touch with us at [email protected].

Please be advised that in accordance with our terms and conditions the City Card membership cannot be used to obtain discounts for anyone but the card holder.

  • Meeting point in Paseo Moret (Metro: Moncloa): 7:45
  • Departure from Madrid: 08:00 / Arrival to Salamanca: 10:30
  • Departure from Salamanca: 16:30 / Arrival to Ávila: 17:30
  • Departure Ávila 19:30 / Arrival Madrid: 22:00

We’ll start our day by heading to Salamanca, the true golden city! From the moment we drop you off we will enjoy a guided walking tour of the medieval city. Afterwards, you will be free to explore the city center. Stop by the gorgeous Plaza Mayor, wander through the ancient university campus area, climb the university bell tower and visit the beautiful cathedral. It’s all there for you to enjoy!

After our visit to Salamanca we will visit the charming town of Ávila, home to the famous Roman walls which are some of the most complete and well preserved ancient constructions in Spain. Use your free time to walk along the walls or stroll the beautiful Romanesque streets within the Jewish quarter and grab a coffee.

Once you’ve explored every corner of Ávila we will return to Madrid.

Paseo de Moret, 1
Madrid, Madrid 28004 Spain
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Included in Price:

  • Transportation by private bus
  • Visit to Ávila
  • Visit to Salamanca
  • Guided Tour through Salamanca
  • Representative throughout the trip
  • All taxes included

Not Included in Price:

Anything not mentioned in “included in price”

Below is an outline of all the COVID-19 precautions that you must be aware of when travelling with us. Please keep in mind that while we have provided the following information for you, it is your responsibility as the traveler to remain informed and to follow each rule and regulation!

On the Bus

Our private buses are provided by Chapin, a reputable company who we have worked with for many years. To ensure everyone’s safety and security during the trip the following regulations have been set:

  • Masks are mandatory on the bus at all times
  • The bus will be sanitized after each use
  • Each traveler’s temperature will be taken before departure from Madrid. If a temperature is above 37.2°C (98°F) Chapin & Citylife reserve their right to not allow the traveler to join the trip. Please refer to our refund policy for more details before booking.

For more details on Chapin COVID-19 regulations click here.

Citylife Staff

We have made it our main priority to ensure everyone is comfortable and safe during this trip. For this we will ensure the following:

  • We will always have our masks on
  • We will ensure to have hand sanitizer available throughout the trip

Citylife offers a basic travel insurance package with every trip that can be purchased as an add-on to your ticket. The insurance is provided by Innovac and will cover basic medical emergencies for the duration of the trip.

Do you Need to Take the Insurance?

It is not mandatory to take this specific insurance that we offer, but please keep in mind that it is your responsibility to make sure that you are travelling with proper coverage. If you decide not to take the insurance, we will consider that you are covered by another policy.

For a complete breakdown of the coverage that the insurance provides, please click here.

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Leah has been living in and exploring Madrid since 2013 when she moved to the city for a simple summer abroad. She started the Citylife Blog in 2014 with the goal to share everything there is to know about her favourite place on earth!

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