Take a day trip to two beautiful cities in Spain near to Madrid: Salamanca and Avila. Both are historic cities with an abundance of medieval architecture. Hop on a comfortable bus from Madrid to take you to your first city, Salamanca. When you arrive, start your tour at Salamanca, where you'll have the change to visit the patrimonial town with its charming corners and details. Marvel at the impressive centuries-old cathedrals and the Baroque ornaments at the Salamanca Plaza Mayor. After the 1 hour guided walking tour, you can tour the area on your own, and even grab some lunch at their local restaurants in your own expense. Next, you'll head to Avila where you get to discover more about this charming walled city. Explore the many archways and turrets that once protected the city, and visit the Cathedral of Avila and the San Vicente Shrine. At your free time, walk along Avila's city walls between Puerta del Carmen and Puerta de los Leales and get the best photographs of the walled city. This combo day tour to these two historic cities will be fun day filled with an appreciation for history and culture. It's something you should definitely try while visiting Madrid.