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In Winter

Winters in Salamanca are cold and dry but, except very foggy days, the sun keeps shining. That´s why if you wear warm enough clothes, there is no reason not to be able to enjoy walks in the nature, especially in the middle of the day, as well as some of the leisure activities suitable for these months. Also, the landscape in the province shows an unusual beauty during winter, even more if you go to the snow, such as to the mountains in Sierra de Francia and Sierra de Bejar.

Skiing at Covatilla ski resort

If you are looking for snow sensations, you can enjoy Sierra de Béjar-La Covatilla Ski Resort, 80 kilometres far from the city of Salmanca and close to Béjar and Candelario.

Spa and watering place resorts

For those who look for nice temperatures and warm thermal waters, in the province of Salamanca there is a huge offer of spa resorts (some of them dating from Roman times:

Masks and Carnival

Cold is not a problem to keep on celebrating the most traditional festivals.

Wild boar hunting

In autumn, the wild boar hunting season starts in autumn. This is a kind of animal which is very important in the province. The environment of the Sierra de Francia is the ideal place for this kind of hunting.

Pig-slaughtering Season and Winter menus

When the winter rigours come, one of the most rooted rituals within the traditions of Salamanca takes place: the pig-slaughter.