THE MAGIC OF STONES
In these parts the Villamayor stone, rich in iron oxide, easy to work when newly quarried yet as hard as marble when dry, will make church, university, college or cathedral, shell motif, spire, capital or coat of arms.
MANSIONS AND MONASTERIES
If the stones of Salamanca cast their spell on the previous itinerary, they will not only continues to do so now but will indeed conjure up kinghts and saints, nobility and clergy, sword and cross.
BAROQUE AND RENAISSANCE
A marked resurgence of beauty: mansion, church and convent continue to alternate, yet the magic now stems from the contrast in architectural styles.
A STROLL DOWN AND AROUND CALLE ZAMORA
Salamanca is art in stone and bustling streets, business activity and the boisterousness of youth, dynamism, vitality and the good-natured disposition of its townsfolk.