4 days in Salamanca & Avila Itinerary

4 days in Salamanca & Avila Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly + Train:  14 h 15 min
1
Salamanca
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Avila
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Chicago

1
night
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Universidad de Salamanca. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Purisima Church, get a sense of history and politics at Universidad de Salamanca, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza de Anaya. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Juan de Sahagún, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, then steep yourself in history at Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, then admire the striking features of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Salamanca online trip itinerary planner.

Chicago, USA to Salamanca is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Salamanca is 7 hours. While traveling from Chicago, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Salamanca, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Avila.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites
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Universidad de Salamanca ©
Universidad de Salamanca
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca

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Avila

Avila ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): delve into the distant past at The Walls of Avila, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Avila, and then don't miss a visit to The Four Posts.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Avila trip planning website.

Getting from Salamanca to Avila by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Avila sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Avila

Historic Sites
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The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila
Cathedral of Avila ©
Cathedral of Avila