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Calle Tomas Luis de Victoria 6, 05001 Avila, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We travelled from Madrid to see the walls and were not disappointed. The walls look like something from a film set, but are authentic and virtually complete. The film ‘The Pride and the Passion’ was based on an attack here, and the walls appear in...More

Thank tdh55
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Second time for us visiting this wonderful city, so peaceful and historic/culture interested, great gastronomy and fun at night too.

Thank YolandaP266
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A well preserved means of exploring the historical city walls. It will be a fantastic experience when they have completed the final portion so you can walk all the way around

Thank Turbot_taddler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the walls are impressive, you can go up and take a walk through this historic place, there are many places to have a coffee and the atmosphere is excellent

Thank doyle k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always the best thing to do in Avila is to walk the walls. Great views from all of the different sides. I've probably taken a dozen photos of things from up there each time we go. Brings to back centuries.

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walls of Avila are stunning and it's definitely worth the several euro cost to go up and explore them!

Thank WorldTravelerCO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On this trip I also saw the Walls of Rome, Toledo, and Segovia. These in Avila are by far are the most extensive and impressive. My last morning in Avila I decided to walk around the outside of the Walls. There is a nicely developed...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A special experience where history meets today during the daytime. A spectacular visual at dusk going into dark because the walls are beautifully lit!

Thank Cee G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were happy to walk around the walls, seeing the various gates ( the larger ones eg. St Vincent Gate have restoration in progress). We stayed the night ( there is camping allowed, with no facilities, on tarmac, behind the conference centre).Otherwise you have a...More

Thank goldsb
Reviewed 11 July 2018

There are two areas where you can walk along the walls of Avila and view the city and surrounding countryside. The cost is about 5 euro per adult, well worth it!

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Response from JaneHarry4647 | Reviewed this property |
I saw a man with a pet goat so I assume you can.
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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
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