Learn Spanish in Salamanca

Salamanca's sandstone architecture, glowing Plaza Mayor, and stunning cathedrals will lure you into the Spain of castles and kings. Curious minds have been flocking to this golden city ever since the local university was founded in 1218, becoming one of the first European institutions of higher learning. All these centuries later, students continue to be the heart and soul of this university town. When you study Spanish in Salamanca, you'll quickly assimilate into the great ocean of international students, soaking in the vibrant youthful energy coursing through the cobblestone streets. Salamanca is a small city — you can walk anywhere, and you'll get to know the people behind the counter at your favorite neighborhood café. With so many opportunities to practice your Spanish, the words will start to come out naturally. Learn Spanish in Salamanca and find out why this stunning city has long been famous for inspiring great minds.

School facilities & location

  • Housed in a renovated 16th-century monastery
  • 19 classrooms
  • Library and multimedia center
  • Computers for student use, study tables for laptops
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Cafeteria
  • Indoor lounge and study areas
  • Lovely, rustic courtyard with a garden for relaxing between classes
  • Surrounded by cafés, restaurants, and shops
  • Located in the heart of the university district
  • Easy access to public transportation
  • Walking distance: University (2 min),  Salamanca Museum (2 min), Plaza Mayor (7 min), Catedral Vieja, Catedral Nueva (3 min), Convento de San Esteban (10 min)
  • Optional activities: Paella master class, Spanish tortilla master class, salsa dancing, museum tour
  • Optional Excursions: Sierra de Francia, León & Astorga, Segovia & Ávila, Madrid and its museums, Toledo
School Activity Agenda

Activities in Salamanca - Sample week

Mondays | 17h. Guided Tour of Salamanca
Tuesdays | 17h. Spanish Movie Night
Wednesdays | 17h. Visit to the University of Alcala
Thursdays | 17h. Singing Class
Fridays | 15.30h. Culture class. Spanish fiestas and traditions
Weekends I Excursions to Valladolid, Segovia, Madrid, Avila, Burgos, Leon

Learn Spanish

Make the most of your time in Spain's best known university town by taking one of our Spanish courses in Salamanca. If you want to dedicate most of your time here to learning and improving your Spanish, our intensive programs are your best bet. On the other hand, if you're looking to prepare to certify your language level, the Spanish classes in Salamanca that best fit your profile are our DELE exam preparation packages. At don Quijote we have Spanish lessons for every taste, so you have a wide variety of specialized courses to choose from: private one-to-one or semi-private Spanish classes, programs for people in your age group, courses during your Winter Break, or whatever you need!

Travel Through Salamanca

Where better to learn Spanish than a place filled with history and buzzing with youthful energy at the same time? To walk through Salamanca is to travel through the ages. You'll be mesmerized by the masterful artwork of its buildings, from the Casa de las Conchas covered in seashells to the legendary frog that's so well hidden in the intricate facade of the university building that a folklore has developed around it. For an authentic cultural immersion, study Spanish in Salamanca.

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Catedral Nueva - New Cathedral

The most renowned monument of the city, the New Cathedral. Built between the 16th and 18th centuries, it also retains the remains of the Old Cathedral. A place full of history and fascinating secrets!

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Discover Salamanca

With a constant influx of students from all over Spain, Europe, and the world, Salamanca has a dependable flow of people looking for fun things to do both day and night. And they aren't disappointed! From film festivals, stand-up comedians, and live music concerts to art exibitions and theater and dance performances, it's always easy to find something to do and someone to do it with. With so many fellow students to practice with, you'll never stop learning Spanish in Salamanca.

UNAMUNO HOUSE MUSEUM

Unamuno's memories and more than 6,000 volumes of his work are in this house in Salamanca.

DIRTY DANCING

September 12-16. Enjoy the famous story with spectacular staging and live music. CAEM

ART NOUVEAU AND ART DECO MUSEUM

Find large decorative pieces from the 19th and 20th cenuries in Casa Lis.

ESCENARIOS SALAMANCA

Until August 22. Every Wednesday, free concerts in Plaza del Mercado and Calle Bordadores.

MUSEO DE LA FÁBRICA DE HARINAS

Go inside an authentic 19th-century flour mill and see the original machinery.

QUICK FACTS ABOUT OUR SALAMANCA

160K
City population
53ºF
Average Yearly temperature
14
miles of bike routes (23 km)
€6
movie ticket
13
museums
2
universities

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