A romantic getaway in Salamanca can offer us a series of visits that will make us enjoy as a couple in one of the most beautiful cities in Spain.
It doesn’t have to be him February 14th to make a getaway with our partner to a city like Salamanca. The Castilian city has many incentives to discover a very romantic place, full of places where you can enjoy the company of the couple and learn more about the history of the city. Although there are many, we are going to stop at five of these places and discover what they hide.
There is no visit to Salamanca that does not go through the Main Square, one of the most attractive monuments of the city. It was built by Alberto Churriguera in the 18th century and is considered one of the most beautiful squares in the world. It has 88 porticos and in them you can see emblematic character medallions of the history of the city and of Spain. There are many places where you can enjoy a good cup of coffee, but Café Novelty stands out, a meeting place for writers such as Miguel de Unamuno, Ortega y Gasset or Torrente Ballester throughout its more than 100 years of existence.
The House of the Shells
This palace has a facade covered with about 300 shellsunder each of which, according to legend, are hidden several ounces of gold. This treasure was hidden by the family that owns the palace, which already adds a touch of mystery that increases its interest. It is a building that, in addition to being impressive by itself, is the scene of numerous cultural activities. It is easy to find in your facilities poetry recitals, book presentations or performances artistic. A good place to visit as a couple and get carried away by the history of Salamanca.
Next to the wall is this modernist house, Casa Lis, which today has become the Museum of Art-Nouveau and Deco. Once restored, it became the place where the pieces donated by Manuel Ramos Andrade. Impressive stained glass windows, porcelain dolls and chryselefentines are available to visitors, who can also enjoy a coffee in a spectacular setting between brightly colored stained glass windows.
The Garden of Calixto and Melibea
This romantic garden hides not only history, but also literature. It is one of the scenarios (or so they say) in which it takes place the celestine, the famous work of Fernando de Rojas. A hidden place between the city and the tormes river where to get carried away by the magic of this romantic novel that helps create an intimate moment for the couple.
Van Dyck Zone
It is not a monument, but this is the best-known tapas area in Salamanca. dozens of bars They offer their specialties to share and enjoy the good gastronomy of the region. A tour full of catering establishments to also let yourself be pampered at the gastronomic level. It receives its name from the presence of the cinemas of the same name, which has remained to define this Tapas, pinchos and wine area.
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