If you are living to travelling to Salamanca you can use Salamanca as your base for these fantastic day trips. It is easy to visit nearby cities on the affordable and comfortable coach services. If you have a car or can rent a car then you can get off the beaten track even more and go a bit further afield.
Easy by bus
Whether you have a car or not, these make great options for day trips from Salamanca. These places are all well connected by local bus services.
Close to Salamanca it is also easy to go to Ávila. It’s half way between Madrid and Salamanca and is a beautiful walled city. Stop off here on the way to Salamanca.
Another popular destination is Segovia. Here you can enjoy looking at the impressive Roman aqueduct.
Best by car
These places are best to go to by car as local buses are either few and far between or none at all. If you don’t have a car, there are rental car options in Salamanca. Alternatively, try the popular ride sharing app BlaBla Car.
Further Away & Weekend Trips
If you have more time or are only stopping in Salamanca for a short period of time then you can travel a bit further. Here are some popular destinations that are further away.
Here are some other places that also make great weekend trips from Salamanca. We’ll try to add more about them soon!
It is easy to go on day trips to cities like Vallodolid, Zamora, Béjar, Cáceres and Ávila. We’ve been to all of these cities and enjoyed walking around the main sights, visiting the local museums and indulging in the odd glass of wine and tapas on the way round.
Check out our transport section to find out how to get to these cities.
If you have your own transport it is possible to visit the national parks (e.g. Sierra de Francia) and other places that public transport does not serve very well.