7 days in Province of Salamanca, Avila & Caceres Itinerary

7 days in Province of Salamanca, Avila & Caceres Itinerary

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Salamanca
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Avila
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Caceres
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Salamanca

— 2 nights

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
On the 14th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Purisima Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Salamanca online driving holiday planner.

Ciudad Rodrigo to Salamanca is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Avila.

Things to do in Salamanca

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Avila

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Pinar de Hoyocasero, trek along Calzada medieval Puerto del Pico, and then make a trip to Palacio de Polentinos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Tower of Los Guzmanes and then contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturales De Navaluenga.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Avila trip app.

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Avila takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Caceres.

Things to do in Avila

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Caceres

— 2 nights
Cáceres is the capital of Cáceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Puente de Alcantara and Parque de los Pinos. Attractions like Plaza de San Jorge and Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Caceres: Presa Romana de Proserpina (in Merida) and Parque de la Isla (in Plasencia). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Arabe de Caceres Yussuf al Burch and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town of Caceres.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Caceres tour itinerary builder website.

Drive from Avila to Caceres in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Avila in August; daily highs in Caceres reach 39°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Caceres

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Province of Salamanca travel guide

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Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · Historic Walking Areas
As a land of historical and cultural importance, the Province of Salamanca is home to the famous Golden City of Salamanca, which possesses some of the country’s finest examples of Romanesque and Gothic architecture, as well as one of the oldest universities in Europe. Known for its varied terrain of forested valleys and plains, the sprawling countryside boasts a number of picturesque villages and beautiful nature reserves, and specializes in handcrafted goods and cured meats.