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Alba de Tormes, Salamanca

Alba de Tormes - Salamanca, Spain
Alba de Tormes
Calle Padre Raimundo nº 6, Alba de Tormes, Spain 37800Map
+34 923 30 0024(Tourist Information)
Overview

Santa Teresa de Jesús visited this mystical village in 1582 and died. Her remains have been kept here ever since and that's what attracts so many tourists and pilgrims. It's located just 20km from Salamanca. The Santa Isabel Convent, the Las Dueñas Monastery and the 16th century Santiago Apóstol Church are all worth visiting, especially if you're interested in medieval art and architecture. As for eating, be sure to try local specialties, such as stewed partridge or the locally produced sweets known as benedictinas. There is also a good selection of local crafts on sale here and children will love the artificial beach at the entrance to the village. Various events like the 'Fiestas de Santa Teresa' take place in the village.

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Alba de Tormes General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
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