Salamanca is one of the principal Spanish touristic destinations and one of the three most valued interior cities. It is located in western Spain, in the community of Castile and Leon, 214 kilometers from Madrid. Salamanca is a small city, welcoming and safe, cosmopolitan, open and friendly and with a large student population. The historic centre can be traveled on foot and it shows a great variety of palaces, convents, churches and squares. Its historical and artistic heritage led it to be appointed as World Heritage City by UNESCO and European Capital Culture. Salamanca is regarded the Spanish Renaissance city par excellence due to the architectural and urban aesthetics reached our days and to the fundamental importance that the humanist thought of this period gave to the city.