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Zamora Visitor information

You can visit the incredible Cathedral of Zamora, with an interesting vault and the southern façade where you will see the Bishop´s gate, and if you head inside you can see interesting art collections. 

The Castle is an impressive sight to see, with its very own moat, entrance gate and pentagonal tower. You can also see the Church of San Claudio de Olivares in its surroundings 

You can find many historic monuments on both sides of the Street of Rua and explore the medieval part of the city. 

Take a stroll along the beautiful stone bridge that crosses the river. 

There are also many museums which mostly relate to religious Art that can be visited, such as Museum Baltasar Lobo and Museum Catedralicio among others. 

Why not visit Toro´s town, just 25-minute drive away and see another local interesting town full of culture, and don't miss seeing its Bull monument dating back to the Iron Ages. 

You will be spoilt for choice with restaurants, bars, and cafés all available in the City, enjoy dining in and get a taste of its incredible culture and way of life! 

Travel

The city is pedestrianised so you can easily explore on foot at your own leisure as everything is accessible by walking.

There are two taxi companies in the city, enabling you to get around town if you’re tired of walking.  

Travelling by car is fairly easy in Zamora as you can travel at your own pace, however there are some areas with many car free zones in the city. It does have well-connected roads leading to local towns, villages, and other cities nearby, with the option of also going to Portugal. 

There is a good reliable bus service where you can get a bus around the City and surrounding areas, such as Madrid, Barcelona, and other places. 

There is a train station with frequent services running throughout the day, and it includes services from the high-speed AVE train. 

History of Zamora

Zamora is a city in the Autonomous Community of Castilla and León lying on a rocky hill on the North bank of the Douro River in Spain. 

During the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries it had three walls protecting the city, and you can still see to this day some of its remains that defended the city. 

It has the most Romanesque Churches in Europe, with a total of 24 Romanesque style Churches dating to the 12th and 13th centuries and has been named a ‘’ Museum of Romanesque Art’’.

In the 12th century during the wars of the Kingdom of León and the Almoravids and Almohads, the city managed to preserve many of its churches and buildings from that time due to its strategic positioning. 

One of its municipalities is an ancient town called Toro, a town known as a wine producing region and a center of Mudéjar Art.

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