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You cam circumnavigate the city wall in no time, and take in the views and history and still have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Amazing little town. So much history.

Ciudad Rodrigo old town has got so much to offer. You can walk round the entire city walls for free... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Auckland, New Zealand
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Ciudad Rodrigo - Provincia de Salamanca - Castilla y Leon, 37500 Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You cam circumnavigate the city wall in no time, and take in the views and history and still have time for a coffee.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ciudad Rodrigo old town has got so much to offer. You can walk round the entire city walls for free (2km), both on top and round the outside. This really gives you a feel for how they have changed through the centuries. So much of...More

Thank Walden16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were driving from Portugal back into Spain heading towards Salamanca and had read about this small walled town so dropped in for some lunch and a walkabout. Literally in the 'middle of nowhere' is this amazing, fully walled town. It has a beautiful cathedral,...More

Thank A N
Reviewed July 24, 2018

We were a party of 4 staying in the nearby Paradores. There was not much to see but the walk around the town on the walls was really good. You do not often find such walks complete but this was an exception.

Reviewed February 25, 2018

This small walled city is only around 30km from the Portuguese border and was fought over during the Peninsula wars - the French were first to capture and occupy the city in 1810 and it was then taken in 1812 by Wellington, whose troops sacked...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2018

An attractive much fought-over walled fortress-city on the Portuguese/Spanish border with an ancient bridge across the river. Still surrounded by ramparts which are easy to walk around - not a large place - and giving an extensive view all around the town. The sites of...More

Thank tofrek1885
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Lots of history in this small town. Nice walls facing the river. Parador (one of the oldest) in the castle facing Portugal.

Thank Martin v
Reviewed June 22, 2017

This is a nice little place easily wandered round in half a day as a trip from Salamanca which is what we did. It's about an hour by motorway. There are some great buildings and the very quirky chamber pot museum!

Thank toniShanghai
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

You can spend a few hours meandering the streets of this lovely historical town. The town walls still stand and you have to enter via old city gates. The large moat, which is now grass, shows how important this town once was. You can walk...More

Thank mjs03
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Beautiful city on a hill, with walls. It had to be a very important place longtime ago, so there are many palaces, churches, small streets. Take your camera and you will enjoy the city. Don't forget the views from the city walls.

Thank marquesa_de_parabere
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