Monday, September 1, 2014

Activities 01/09/14-07/09/14

We have another exciting week of activities planned for you in the run up to one of the biggest parties Salamanca sees all year. Come and check out some of the street art in the Plaza del Oeste district on Monday, or come with us to try some of the best tapas the city has to offer on Tuesday. If you fancy something a bit more active, we have a dance class on Wednesday and an organised treck on horseback on Wednesday. This weekend come with us for a trip to Portugal, or get your party hat on Sunday as the start of 'La Feria' hits the city with the offering of flowers to the patron saint of Salamanca and fireworks later on. It's going to be a great one!

Monday 1st: Street art excursion. We will be going to the area of the Plaza del Oeste to see some of the interesting street art painted on the walls and garages of the area. Meeting place: Tía Tula, 18:45. Approximate duration 1h.

Tuesday 2nd: Tapas tour. We will go to some of the best bars in the city centre to try some of the local Salamancan tapas delicacies on offer. Meeting place: Tía Tula, 19:15. Approximate duration 1h30.

Wednesday 3rd: Horse treck. We will be going out to a beautiful area of the local countryside where we will take you on a horse treck with a local equestrian centre. If you are interested it's important to let reception know before Tuesday 2nd Sept. Meeting place: Tía Tula, 16:00. Approximate duration: 3h.

Thursday 4th: Dance class. We are going to learn the first steps of a typical Latin dance (minimum 8 students) It is important to let reception know if you are interested in this activity before Tuesday 2nd Sept. Meeting place: Tía Tula 19:30. Approximate duration 1h.

Friday 5th: Meet some Spanish authors. You can come to meet several different Spanish authors to see and discuss their work. There is also a small theatre performance during the night. Meeting place: Tía Tula 18:30 (we will show you how to get to the exhibition) Approximate duration: 2h.

Saturday 6th: Excursion. This Saturday we will be taking you on  weekend trip to Portugal to see the cities of Lisbon, Sintra and Cascais. Price includes bus travel and 2 nights in a hotel including breakfast. For information about prices, contact reception. It is important to let reception know if you are interested in this activity before Wednesday 3rd Sept.

Sunday 7th: Feria de Salamanca. This Sunday marks the start of the week long festivities for the 'Feria de Salamanca'. There is loads of things going on, but at Tía Tula we recommend that you see:
-The offering of the flowers to the Virgin of the Lake 19h Plaza Anaya
-Fireworks 22h at  the area near the Roman bridge (puente romano)

*Note: Please contact reception for information about prices for any of the activities. If you are interested in any of the activities, it is helpful if you contact the reception to let them know beforehand. Minimum 3 people for each activity unless otherwise stated.

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