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. By using our Avila travel planning app , you can arrange your visit to The Walls of Avila and other attractions in Avila.
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  • The walls are rightly designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. They are an amazing sight as you approach the ancient city. We arrived in Avila late in the afternoon and had no time to walk on the w...  more »
  • A unique impression made me walk above the walls that allows another visual intra and outside the walls of the city. Without this visit is incomplete in my view a global view of Avila other question is that on hot days which were in July are not advisable to make this visit in the Central hours of the day.
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  • For those who enjoy medieval architecture is in Heaven because hardly find muralhar as pristine as these. No doubt that your vision is breathtaking
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