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The Walls of Avila, Avila

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Walk The Walls of Avila, medieval fortifications that once guarded the city. They completely enclose Ávila, and it’s possible to walk about halfway around. Start by picking up a free audio guide at the entrance for information about the historic enclosure. Climb its towers and enjoy views of the city, mountains, and surrounding countryside. Venture outside the city to get a sense of how foreboding the walls would have been to an outsider. Nine gates allowed access to Ávila; make sure you take a photo of Puerta del Alcázar, the most imposing of these. Put The Walls of Avila into our Avila travel itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We were in and we had a knock and Salamanda back to Ávila. Beautiful city within walls. Valley meet. One flaw-it was a short time, next time I will sleep there to enjoy more of the city.
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  • This is one of the most preserved and impressive defensive walls in Spain. The old town is surrounded by kms of the wall. You can walk by the adarve and take great pictures of the ciy and the cathedra...  more »
  • as much as I see them, I never tire of walking by them. His condition is very good and at night they have a special magic
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