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Old historic city

Avila has a very interesting Casio Historico with much of it intact from centuries ago. All... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Great 1 day trip from Madrid

I did a day trip from Madrid, taking the 0830hr train and arrive Avila at 0956hr. My primarily... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Avila has a very interesting Casio Historico with much of it intact from centuries ago. All surrounded by the marvelous walls. Don't miss the cathedral, City Hall and one or two other churches.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 8 July 2018

I did a day trip from Madrid, taking the 0830hr train and arrive Avila at 0956hr. My primarily reason is to visit the old walls of Avila. Besides the walls, it is recommended to spend the rest of the day to explore this ancient city....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 29 April 2018

My wife and I spent 3 days here in the walled city and found it very clean. There were no grafitti and the streets were very clean. This is one of the cleanest cities in Spain.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 13 April 2018

It's easy to imagine what life was like in Avila 600 years ago.The town is, as it's walls, very well preserved and offers a nice walk through the narrow streets and it's various sites and squares. Unlike Italian medieval towns it is not pretty and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 831ada
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Avila is absolutely wonderful and we really loved the half day we spent there. Make sure to stop at the Four Posts lookput point either on your way or as you leave for the very best views of this magnificent UNESCO world heritage site with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 19 November 2017

It is a wonderful place to visit, and also very close to Madrid. The preservation of the city is impressive, it seems that time stood in this place. It is the perfect place to spend a whole day, visiting places like the wall or the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Daria P
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The old town of Avila is beautifully preserved and is home to a lot of historic structures and monuments. The whole area is surrounded by a wall. A walk around the old town takes you back to an earlier age with narrow cobbled streets, old...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This medieval town is a beautiful place to imagine life as it once was here within the walls. Many nice shops and restaurants to visit too.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank seafare74
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