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The Four Posts, Avila

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Erected in 1556 just outside Avila, The Four Posts is a curious-looking shrine with a cross erected in the center. It marks the spot where seven-year-old Saint Teresa tried to run away to seek martyrdom in battle with the Moors. Her uncle, Francisco, stopped her and made her return to the city. The monument is set in a private field with no parking lots nearby, so you will have to walk there. You will also be rewarded with a great view of the city and its medieval walls. Plan to visit The Four Posts during your Avila vacation using our convenient Avila itinerary planner.
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  • Once these walk through avila, and recently lowered the wall didn't hesitate a moment pass by the beautiful bridge and climb to 4 posts to be able to contemplate all avila with its wall. It is a luxury.
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  • Since this place can be a panoramic enviable, with 4 studs and the wall in the background, and if it is night, better, since the wall is beautiful.
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  • Precious monument of the s:XII to watch the sunset and see how the wall lights go stressing about the different shades of the Castilian sky. After enjoying these views and imagine the time of Knights and conquests, enter wonder a rich wine with suckling pig in the city.
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