Avilla is a beautiful historic town. Known as the “City of Saints and Stones”, it is the birthplace of Saint Theresa beautiful historic town, entirely enclosed by Romanesque walls
Avila Spain – Medieval Town
Avila near Madrid in Spain is most known for the Medieval city walls that surround the old city built in 1090 AD
Hotel Palacio de los Velada, Ávila
Palacio de los Velada
Plaza de la Catedral, 10, Avila
Located in the plain historic centre of Àvila beside the cathedral.
This hotel has a magnificent covered courtyard and spacious rooms with elegant decor.
Enjoy dining in the fine restaurant. More…
The location of the hotel is perfect. It’s next to the cathedral, one of the most important monuments of Avila. The hotel is an impressive building, with an amazing patio
— Miklos (Brussels, BE),
Avila is a beautiful historic town, entirely enclosed by Romanesque walls with over 80 towers and nine gates.
In the 11th century Avila was founded to protect the Spanish territories from the Moors.
Known as the “City of Saints and Stones”, it is the birthplace of Saint Theresa.
In Avila are found the burial ground of the Great Inquisitor Torquemada.
Throughout time, Avila has kept its medieval charm, seen in its Gothic cathedral and its fortifications which are the most complete in Spain.
Navarredonda de Gredos, Ávila Province, Castile and León, Spain
Wonderful Spain Horse Riding Holiday
Join this stationary summer vacation with relaxing full days of riding from Navarredonda de Gredos to different direction every day with changing landscapes and opportunities for swimming in the crystalline waters of Gredos Mountains, Spain.
There will be one day in the middle of the week in which you will ride on a mini trail to a different village.
Come and enjoy a relaxing horse ride with Jerebeque Trails and your family in a fun summer atmosphere!
- Rider weight limit: 90 kilograms / 198 pounds
- Tack type: English tack
- Horse Breed: Purebred Andalusian horse (PRE) and Hispano-Arab horse
Medieval Wall of Avila – Avila, Spain
Built to regulate who and what was coming into the city, this barrier was used to control not only the entrance of merchandise and provisions, but also to keep dangers such as the Plague from coming into the city.
Visit this historic city site, tour the 9 beautiful gates and walk along the top of this city wall for some great views over Avila.
If you’re looking for the best view of Avila though, head to Los Cuatro Postes, where you can get this stunning view filmed by David.
For more information on the Wall of Avila, Los Cuatro Postes and all the top sites of the city, check out the David’s Been Here Guide to Castilla y Leon,
Las Moradas Hotel
Alemania, 5, Avila
Situated in the heart of Avila, the hotel lies in the medieval centre, with its enchanting narrow streets, cathedral and the Plaza de Santa Teresa.
This is an excellent hotel to stay at.
Nicely decorated, very comfortable, very clean with friendly and helpful staff especially the nice gentleman at reception.
Situated in the centre of the historical walled city of Avila and within walking distance of everything. Car parking about 3 mins walk.… More
— Gordon (Torrevieja – Alicante, ES), https://spain-info.co.uk/castila-and-leon/burgos-castila-and-leon/
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San Francisco De Asis, Urb Marina, San Fulgencio, 03177, Alicante, Spain
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