Language holidays with supervised courses and activities in Salamanca

Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988, is a young and dynamic city, thanks to its renowned university, one of the oldest in the world.

Every year, it attracts many foreigners who come to learn Spanish and enjoy the history and architecture of this magnificent city. It’s also a quiet city, where it’s easy and pleasant to stroll around while enjoying the almost omnipresent sunshine during the summer season.

Highlights

  • A prestigious university town, one of the oldest in the world
  • A magnificent campus, typical of the 19th century, with a majestic cloister, wide open spaces and numerous lawns
  • Numerous organised activities
  • Possibility of choosing a sports option
  • 40% foreign students and 60% Spanish students
  • 24-hour supervision


The campus is located in the historic heart of the city. The main building dates from the 19th century and is U-shaped and five storeys high. The inner courtyard is visible from every window in the building. The decorations and structures of the patio are associated with an adjacent 16th-century church, Las Bernardas.

The campus offers you

  • Classrooms
  • Large events room
  • TV room
  • Games room
  • Sports pitches: football, basketball, handball and volleyball
  • Gymnasium
  • Tennis courts, paddle tennis courts and riding school nearby

The municipal swimming pool will also be accessible (young people will always be accompanied by instructors).

Spanish course

20 Spanish lessons per week

  • Length of lesson: 45 minutes
  • Maximum number of students per class: 15 (average 8)
  • Level test: on the first day of the course
  • Certificate of attendance at the end of the course
  • Teachers are qualified to teach their mother tongue to foreigners
  • Levels offered: beginner to advanced

Activities and excursions

Activities included: as well as language lessons, students take part in a full programme ofcultural, sporting and leisure activities. During the activities, young people are grouped by age: 5 to 10, 11 to 14, 15 to 16 and 17 to 18.

Example of possible activities:

  • Cultural and leisure activities every afternoon: guided tour of Salamanca, the cathedral, the Palacio de las Conchas, etc.
  • Various sports
  • Day trips: visit Burgos, Ávila, Segovia, Ciudad Rodrigo, the picturesque villages of La Alberca, Alba de Tormes, etc.
  • Evenings: disco, fancy dress party, pyjama night, barbecue on the beach, etc.

Below is an example of a day’s timetable (given as an example and subject to change):

Options at extra cost(a choice of one option per 2-week stay) :

  • Sports options
    • Tennis: 12 sessions
    • Horse riding: 12 sessions
    • Paddle tennis: 12 sessions

Number of sessions per 2-week stay

Note: your option may not always be compatible with the other activities at the camp, as schedules may overlap.

Residence

Features :

  • Twin or single room
  • Toilet and sink in each room
  • Shared bathrooms, spread over the 2 floors of the residence
  • Full board
  • On-site residence. The dormitories are a 5-minute walk from where the courses are held
  • Capacity: 150 students
  • Location: within the centre
  • Laundry service*: once every 15 days

*Note: to facilitate this service, your child must bring a laundry bag and his/her clothes must be marked.

Travel

  • Day of arrival: Sunday
  • Day of departure: Saturday

Arrival station or airport :

  • Salamanca airport: return transfer at extra cost
  • Madrid airport, train station or bus station: transfer by school shuttle bus available on request

Note: do not book your transport ticket until we have confirmed your stay.

Authorisation to leave the school (from age 15)

Young people aged15 and over with parental authorisation are allowed to go out in the evening until 10.30pm unaccompanied by an adult, for a maximum of 3 outings per 2-week session. The days of the outings are set by the centre director. Young people under the age of 15 or those aged 15 and over without parental authorisation are not permitted to leave the campus under any circumstances. The course programme and the various activities are designed to make the most of their time.

Visa information

Do you need a visa to follow this programme? For more information, please see our Visa Information page.

Please do not hesitate to contact us by email or telephone if you require any further information.


Dates & Prices 2024

Dates 2024

30/06 – 13/07 & 14/07 – 27/07

Stays last 2 weeks. It is possible to combine 2 stays.

Prices 2024

All taxes and registration fees included

WPCS 42.0.3
Prices include course, residential accommodation, full-board & activities
DurationPrices
1 week 1.295
2 weeks 2.195
4 weeks 4.150
Sport Option for 2 weeks
Tennis (12 sessions / 2 weeks) 270
Paddle tennis (12 sessions / 2 week) 250
Horse riding (12 sessions / 2 weeks) 310
Other fees
Transfer from Salamanca airport (each way) 95
Extra night (on request only) 95
Uniform (optional) 110

The above prices include:

  • Lessons (20 lessons per week)
  • Accommodation in residence
  • Full board
  • Teaching materials
  • Sports and cultural activities and excursions
  • 24-hour supervision
  • All taxes and school administration costs

Not included:

  • Return journey to Salamanca
  • Sports options
  • Return transfer from Salamanca airport
  • Any insurance

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