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The Walls of Avila

Calle Tomas Luis de Victoria 6, Avila, Spain
+34 920 35 00 00
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5 days ago
“Walls of Avila Protect The City of Saints and Stones”
5 days ago
Calle Tomas Luis de Victoria 6, Avila, Spain
+34 920 35 00 00
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Reviewed 5 days ago

After his conquest of Avila in 1090, Alfonso VI ordered the construction of the 3 meter thick walls, using Mudejar labor, for the city's defense and protection. The fortified walls, and its enclosed historic city, also referred to as "The City of Saints & Stones",...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 5 days ago

I gave up trying to take pictures of the walls because I didn't think my camera could capture their magnificence. I was right. I have to go back to see them

Thank AuroraSky
Reviewed 1 week ago

Avila is famous as the "Walled City of Spain". As stated in other of my reviews, it is the condition and completeness of the walls, portal and related structures that separates this city from others in Spain and provides such a vivid impression of the...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want relaxing and weekend, then this the place , lost historical place to see and some good Spanish restaurant around

Reviewed 1 week ago

There are ancient Roman walls all over Europe but none of them are in as pristine condition as those at Avila - they look like they were built during our lifetime!

Thank williame975
Reviewed 1 week ago

Avila is one of those towns in Spain one never gets tire of seeing. I first passed by there in 1979 and fell in love with the walls and the tower where the storks nest. On my most recent visit I had the time to...More

Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy wall towns, had done the famous wall walks in Carcassonne and Rothenburg ob der Tauber, so we really embraced the idea of walking on the old walls of lovely Avila and drove from Segovia to do that. We were not disappointed: the walls...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely walk through the village and around the walls: is is impressive and beautiful. We also had the possibility to look from a distance and then you see how special this place really is.

Thank LesDutchies2003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The town of Avila is an interesting place to visit. Full of history and beautiful sites to see. Together, it is a package with Segovia. These 2 places should not be missed!

Thank Alexander T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This wall is really stunning., going back years further how the people built this... a day in Avila is quiet relaxing..

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Can you take dogs on the city walls?
8 September 2016|
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Response from JaneHarry4647 | Reviewed this property |
I saw a man with a pet goat so I assume you can.
I am getting to Avila by car coming from Madrid. Is it easy to find parking logs around / close to the walls ? any advice ? thanks,
3 April 2016|
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Response from profearroyo | Reviewed this property |
Parking is limited and divided into zones in Avila. There's parking outside and inside the walls. The maximum stay in the metered spots is 2 hours. If you read Spanish, you can look at the informative brochure with map on... More