Sierra de Salamanca Walking Holidays
Start: Salamanca

Your Itinerary

Sierra de Salamanca Self-Guided Walking Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | £619 per person

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Walking Tour Highlights
• Stunning walking in the mountainous region of Sierra de Francia.
• Located close to the Portuguese border
• Fantastic walking amongst terraces of olive groves, vineyards and orchards.
• Mountain villages retain their narrow streets and stone watchtowers.
• Spend time in Salamanca – the World Heritage Site and its beautiful main square.

Walking Route Features
6 days of gentle walks along perfectly signposted woodland walks in an area of extraordinary beauty, staying at four charming rural hotels.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Walking Holiday Itinerary

Day 1: Individual Arrival to Salamanca. The world heritage city of Salamanca. City tour.

Day 2 Salamanca and La Alberca.

You have all morning to explore Salamanca and enjoy this beautifully preserved historic town before your taxi transfer to Sierra de Francia in the afternoon. City tour and village walk.

Day 3 Walk La Alberca to Las Batuevas, 12 Km.

Walk down into the spectacular Batuecas Valley and its isolated Monastery to then visit prehistoric paintings along a pleasant river walk. A taxi transfer will take you back up the hill.

Day 4 Walk Batuecas to Mogarraz 19 Km.

Wonderful walk along oak and chestnut woodland crossing several mountain villages, and finishing off in the quaint village of Mogarraz.

Day 5 Walk Mogarraz to Miranda del Castañar, 10 Km.

Another beautiful walk following the river Francia through woodland and terraced cultivation to reach the medieval town of Miranda del Castañar.

Day 6 Walk Miranda del Castañar to San Martin del Castañar, 12 Km.

A walk taking you though the south facing slopes, cultivated with vineyards and olive groves and surrounded by strawberry tree and oak woodland. You will walk past two traditional mountain villages to reach the wonderful village of San Martin del Castañar.

Day 7 Peña de Francia to San Martin del Castañar, 17 Km.

A taxi transfer will take you to the top of the highest mountain in the area “Peña de Francia” where there is a monastery. From here your walk takes you through open mountain landscapes, pine forest and later the beautiful woodland of oak and Chestnut.

Day 8 Return home or extra night in Salamanca.

Map & Route Information

Route Profile
These tours do not require a high level of fitness or any previous experience. Accommodation will be very comfortable and pleasant, often of an excellent standard.

Distances walked are kept low and the emphasis is on leisurely enjoyment of the activity.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?

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Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Sierra de Salamanca tour stays in small rural hotels in double rooms on a bed & breakfast basis.

Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.

Available services

- 7 nights’ accommodation in charming small rural hotels.
– 7 breakfasts.
– Luggage transfers between hotels.
– Local transfer from Salamanca to Alberca on day 2, and two further local transfers on days 3 and 7.
– Detailed maps with your trail clearly marked.
– Itinerary description, full of recommendations for things to do and places to visit, advice and suggestions and information about your accommodation, etc.
– Emergency support


6 days of gentle walks along perfectly signposted woodland walks in an area of extraordinary beauty, staying at four charming rural hotels.

How to get there?

Which airport should I fly to? Madrid international airport.

How do I get to the Starting Point? Catch a bus from the airport to Salamanca (approximately 22€, takes 2hrs and 45mins).

How do I get back to Madrid? Bus service from San martin to Salamanca (5€, takes 1 hr) and from there take a bus back to Madrid airport.

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Your Prices

Sierra de Salamanca, 8 days, 7 nights
All prices are per person sharing a double or twin room. A number of single rooms are available at a supplement. This holiday is also bed and breakfast with half board as an optional upgrade.

Category Information
Category A: Twin rooms with own bathroom.

Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 01.04. – 31.10.2018
Daily Arrivals

Category A: Prices per person
Season 1: £619 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £239
Half Board Supplement: £109

Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.

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Holiday Price: £619
Single Supplement: £239

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