It is a small
municipality with little more
than 250 neighbours,
situated right in the heart of the region of the "SIERRA
It`s urban structure and type of construction responds greatly to the
of this area with clearly arabian
It`s name is linked to "Conde
de Miranda", the lord
of the lands whose castle one can still contemplate in the nearby locality
of "Miranda del Castañar".
The Parrish Church of Villanueva
is of the 17th Century, having
been constructed in "herreriano" style (famous Spanish type
of architecture) with 3 aisles and 3 barroque altars.
The surrounds of the village are characterised by a very
rural land where there are
frecuently fruit bearing viner, with a dense forrest
originally and fundamentally
of oak trees, where one can roam paths
and tracks suitable for bush walking/hiking.
The most normal is to go to "Villanueva del Conde" from the
city of Salamanca,
at a distance of 78 Km.,
a journey across the "campo charro" (typical countryside)
permits one to contemplate the characteristic countryside of the "Salamancan
meadows", in which the fierce bulls graze freely under the evergreen
oaks. This access means crossing the localities of "Tamames"
Villanueva del Conde is accessed via the highway "Comarcal
515" that runs along the
mountainous south of the province of Salamanca that links the localities
of Bejar and Ciudad Rodrigo.