Agenda cultural y eventos de ocio en Salamanca

What to do at Easter in Salamanca

Salamanca, a city full of history and culture, is the perfect place to enjoy Holy Week in Spain.

During this period, the city is filled with processions and celebrations that attract thousands of visitors from all over the world.

If you are planning to visit Salamanca during Easter Week, here we tell you what to do to make the most of your time in the city:

  1. Attending processions: The processions are the main activity during Holy Week in Salamanca (spanish content). You can see the brotherhoods process through the streets of the city with their floats, images and banners.
  2. Visit the Old Cathedral (spanish content) and the New Cathedral (spanish content): are among the city’s most emblematic monuments and a visit to them is a must during Easter Week. You can also climb Ieronimus, the tower of Salamanca Cathedral (spanish content) for a panoramic view of the city.
  3. Visit the Casa de las Conchas (House of Shells) (spanish content): a historic building that stands out for its façade decorated with more than 300 scallop shells. Inside it houses a public library and exhibitions.
  4. A visit to the Plaza Mayor (spanish content),  the heart of Salamanca, is a must. During Holy Week, the square is full of tourists who enjoy the festive atmosphere and the Easter decorations.
  5. Visit the University of Salamanca (spanish content) , one of the oldest in Europe and famous for its plateresque façade.
  6. Enjoy the local gastronomy and eat a delicious hornazo at any time or the famous Lunes de Aguas (spanish content).

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