Night Free Tour: History and Legends of Salamanca

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on October 17, 2019

Explora Salamanca is the union of young guides and entrepreneurs who have decided to join forces to offer tourists visiting Salamanca free quality tours. We have two different free tours: our free tour of the historical-artistic complex of Salamanca, visiting its main monuments; and another themed free tour of Salamanca Encantada, with performances throughout the visit.

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Discover the secret Salamanca with our free night tour!

In this free guided tour we will visit the most mysterious monuments and corners of the city of Salamanca , accompanied by an official tour guide.

With the darkness of the night and the historic buildings illuminated, you will enjoy a unique monumental environment while immersing yourself in the history and legends of Salamanca.

After starting the visit in the Plaza de los Bandos , we will go to the House of Doña María la Brava.

We will continue the tour through the Embroidery Street, where the House of the Deaths is located , the facade of this 16th century house-palace hides four skulls whose meaning we will reveal. Later we will visit the Casa de las Conchas , the Convento de los Dominicos, the Cueva de Salamanca and, of course, the famous Huerto de Calixto y Melibea.

The following stops will be made in the Patio Chico, in the General Archive of the Civil War and in the Casa Lis. We will end the visit at the Roman Bridge next to the statue of Lazarillo de Tormes.


  • Bandos Square
  • House of Doña María la Brava
  • House of the Dead
  • Shell House
  • Dominican Convent
  • Salamanca Cave
  • Orchard of Calixto and Melibea
  • Civil War Archive
  • Lis House
  • Roman Bridge (Lazarillo de Tormes

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Plaza de los Bandos, 15, 37002 Salama...
    Plaza de los Bandos, 15, 37002 Salamanca, Spain
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    Statue of Carmen Martin Gaite

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    Outside visit
    Plaza de los Bandos
  • 2
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    House of Doña María la Brava
  • 3
    Outside visit
    House of Deaths
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    Outside visit
    Saint Benedict Square
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    Outside visit
    Shell House
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    Outside visit
    Convent of San Esteban
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    Outside visit
    Las Dueñas Convent
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    Outside visit
    Salamanca cave
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    Outside visit
    Garden of Calixto and Melibea
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    Outside visit
    Small Patio
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    Outside visit
    Casa Lis
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    Outside visit
    Documentary Center of Historical Memory
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    Outside visit
    Monument to Lazarillo de Tormes
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    Outside visit
    Roman bridge

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Mari 10 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Me ha sorprendido.
Edgar 05 Apr 2024

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
El guía era muy amable y explica la historia y las leyendas de Salamanca de manera entretenida e interesante.
Raquel 04 Apr 2024

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Muy buen tour. Interesante y muy adecuado para situarte antes de iniciar la visita por tu cuenta de la ciudad de Salamanca, conocer la historia general y poder elegir a partir de lo aprendido los lugares que interesa visitar con más detalle.
ROCIO 03 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Maddalena es muy maja, es una guia estupenda
INMACULADA 25 Mar 2024

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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
Esperaba explicaciones más relacionadas con el título del tour, mitos y leyendas..ha sido un tour básico, bien explicado pero de nocturno nada.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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