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Salamanca Travel Guide

Salamanca Parks

Parque San Francisco
This is Salamanca’s oldest park and is where the well-known Spanish writer Miguel de Unamuno used to stroll. There are many stunning features such as stone fountains, sculptures and amazing views over Salamanca. This park is ideal for relaxation during the summer months and boasts an abundance of greenery.
How to get here: This park is located directly to the right of the Plaza Mayor.

Huerto de Calixto y Melibea
This is a beautiful garden blooming with green delights, colourful flowers and full trees. As one of the prettiest places in Salamanca, from here there are views over the Tormes River and the Cathedral towers. This garden may be small, but it has a romantic feel to it and is very peaceful so you easily come along to sit and read a book on one of the benches looking out onto the city.
Open: Monday - Sunday 10am until sunset
How to get here: Located to the south of the city next to the Casa Lis (Art Nouveau & Art Deco Museum)

Parque de la Alamedilla
This is a large park with a host of beautiful features. In the centre is a lake where you will find ducks and swans and not so far is an aviary where you can enjoy looking at small creatures. As if this wasn´t enough, there is even a tiny zoo with a lime tree in the centre, which is the park’s emblem.
How to get there: Located to the north east of the city

Parque de Los Jesuitas
This is Salamanca’s biggest park and is located in the heart of the city. There are 8 different zones within the park. All over you will come across roses, fruit trees, lavender and vast green trees. There is also a glistening lake and the park is ideal for relaxing, taking a walk, or even for doing a bit of sport.
Phone: +34(923)218342
How to get there: Located to the right of the city just outside of Paseo de las Canalejas