Salamanca is a happy, university and lively city. It is Patrimony of the Humanity.
The city is a good tourist destination to make a trip, even a weekend. It has a multitude of historic buildings located in the historic center, which is recommended to visit on foot. For this reason, it is a very good option for those who are looking for an accessible tourism for their vacations.
It is one of the most beautiful squares in Spain. Center of city life and a regular meeting point of the inhabitants, it is the best place in the city to ride in a wheelchair. Its pavement allows moving smoothly to people with reduced mobility.
Salamanca is one of the six Spanish cities that have two cathedrals, la Vieja (the former) (XII-XIII) and la Nueva (the new one) (XVI-XVIII). La Nueva is the second largest cathedral in Spain. For some years now, the City Council has improved the accessibility of its entrances. This link provides information for the access of the PMR to the site.
It is the oldest in Spain, and one of the four oldest in the world currently open, together with those of Bologna, Oxford and La Sorbona. The tradition is to look for the figure of a frog on its facade. Once the access is settled, the interior is accessible, although there is no bathroom adapted for people with disabilities. Access for disabled people.
Art Museum Nouveau Art Deco
Another option is to visit the Art Museum Nouveau Art Deco. Its impressive collection of French porcelain dolls from the XIX century has been defined by the experts as the best collection exposed to the public worldwide. It has access and stays for people with reduced mobility. More details here.
Gastronomy and adapted accommodations
As for the gastronomy, the holidays in the city wouldn’t be complete without enjoying the Guijuelo ham, along with the Salmantinos wines. In the surroundings of the Main Square, adapted to visit in wheelchairs, there’re places to eat.
The city also has an offer of hotels and accommodations adapted for people with disabilities, with toilets set up for PMR.
Sources: Turismo de Salamanca, Salamanca Emoción, Ciudades Patrimonio.
Stay tuned. Soon the Grand Hotel Don Gregorio will be available.