Salamanca is a World Heritage Site. Its historic city centre will surprise you with the variety and artistic richness of its monuments; it can easily be visited because it is small enough to explore on foot taking a pleasant stroll.
The Universidad de Salamanca is one of the oldest in Europe together with those of Oxford, Bolonia, and Paris. The academic institution promotes innovation, the transfer of knowledge, and enterprise among students and researchers alike, encouraging the development of new companies as a result and encouraging their socioeconomic and international visibility.
800 years of history and prestige have left their mark on the city and the young, fresh, and cheerful university atmosphere can be felt.
Its cultural activities are a bonus for those who visit the city to take part in a congress or conference and who also want to enjoy art or music at important events such as the Avant-Garde and Light Festival with its impressive projection mapping on the major monuments of the city or the International Castilla y León Arts Festival. All this is combined with an entertaining programme of leisure experiences and activities to complete your stay in the city and a surprising province to discover with nature reserves, historical and artistic ensembles...
In short, a cosmopolitan, open, pleasant, welcoming, and living city awaits you.
As we are aware that the culture of sustainability greatly benefits both the organiser of events and the setting in which they are held, how about these ideas:
- Leave your car at home and take advantage of the major discounts offered by RENFE and Avanza.
- Let's walk. The main congress headquarters and most hotels are located in the historic centre, which means that those attending can travel on foot with no problems. In this way we help to reduce carbon emissions.
- Local produce. The restaurants offer a wide variety of dishes made with local products.