There is much to be said about Salamanca, located in the north west side of Spain bordering Portugal, its history begins thousands of years ago with the greeks first in charge of things and you can discover where it went from there when you check out the history section. Though if you are more concerned with the culinary delights then no one can blame you as there is a great selection of food ready to cater to your tastes for starters there is the cured ham that is famous all over Spain but has an especially good quality in Salamanca known as Jamon Serrano.
The alluring almond cookies are there to grab you and get you involved and you can see this for yourself in the food and drink section. Salamanca doesn't disappoint when it comes down to activities and there are plenty of festivals you can check out with the religious, fun and some just rather strange. It is home to one of the most prestigious universities and that means a great student life though the great aspect about the nightlife is the variety available.
Take a look at some of the great museums and a perfect example is the Cathedral museum, so you don't just get the beauty of the architecture but the fascinating sights such as the sculptures of Anayas tomb. Whatever your taste there will always been an activity to cater to your needs and if you would like more details on this then be sure to take a look at the entertainment section. Salamanca is also home to some gifted individuals which over the years have perfected their style in the written word and their work is now available for all to appreciate. If your interested in getting to know some of these prestigious writers such as Miguel de Unamuno then you should take a look at the literature section.
There is also every opportunity for you to get down to some of the sports games such as UD Salamanca's football games currently second division and to find out more then you can check out the sports section. Take a look around and see what you think of what Salamanca has to offer.
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