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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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  • 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 i...  more »
  • If you want relaxing and weekend, then this the place , lost historical place to see and some good Spanish restaurant around  more »
  • 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!  more »