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Inside Background
Avila can be cold in October but the best time of the year to visit is for the...
Last edited: 22 April 2007
Best Sights of Avila The UNESCO named Avila as a World Heritage Site in 1985...
Last edited: 06 February 2009
Parking in Avila   There is a large subterranean parking lot at the Plaza de...
Last edited: 20 July 2015
Tourist Offices in Avila 1. Ayuntamiento Plaza del Mercado Chico, 1. Tel...
Last edited: 07 October 2010
Inside Things to Do
Avila Cathedral The Cathedral is located at the Plaza de la Catedral, s/n. The...
Last edited: 27 August 2012
Church of San Nicolas The Church of San Nicolas is located at Plazuela de San...
Last edited: 27 August 2012
City Walls In 1085 King Alfonso VI conquered Toledo from the Moors and in 1090...
Last edited: 18 September 2010
Convent of Nuestra Señora de Gracia The Convent of Nuestra Señora de Gracia is...
Last edited: 27 August 2012
Convent of Santa Teresa The Convent of Santa Teresa was built in 1636 on the...
Last edited: 18 September 2010
Street Markets in Avila   1. Mercadillo de Alimentación de Ávila Plaza del...
Last edited: 12 January 2013
Church of San Vicente The Church of San Vicente is located at Calle de San...
Last edited: 23 August 2012
Chapel of Mosen Rubi The Chapel of Mosen Rubi is located at Plaza de Mosen...
Last edited: 27 August 2012
Chapel of San Segundo The Chapel of San Segundo is located at Puerta del...
Last edited: 27 August 2012
Church of San Andres The Church of San Andres is located at the Plaza de San...
Last edited: 23 August 2012
Church of San Juan Bautista The Church of San Juan is located at Calle Blasco...
Last edited: 27 August 2012
Church of San Pedro The Church of San Pedro is located at the Plaza de Santa...
Last edited: 23 August 2012
Church of Santiago The Church of Santiago is located at the Plaza de Santiago...
Last edited: 27 August 2012
City Hall The City Hall is located at Plaza del Mercado Chico, 1. This is the...
Last edited: 27 August 2012
Convent of San Jose The Convent of San Jose is located at Plaza de las Madres...
Last edited: 27 August 2012
Monastery of Santo Tomas The Monastery of Santo Tomas is located at Plaza de...
Last edited: 27 August 2012
Convent of La Encarnacion The Convent of La Encarnacion is located at Paseo de...
Last edited: 27 August 2012
Palace of Los Bracamonte The Palace of Los Bracamonte is located at Calle...
Last edited: 23 August 2012
Palace of Los Velada The Palace of Los Velada is located at the Plaza de la...
Last edited: 23 August 2012
The Four Posts The Four Posts (Los Cuatro Postes) is located at Calle Cuatro...
Last edited: 17 March 2013
Tower of Los Guzmanes The Tower of Los Guzmanes is located at the Plaza del...
Last edited: 23 August 2012
Inside Dining Scene
Convent Sweets (Dulces) in Avila Many nuns in the convents earn their living...
Last edited: 30 August 2010
Inside Spain: For Foreign Visitors
The currency of Spain is the Euro (EUR), currently shared by 17 nations of the...
Last edited: 06 May 2012
Border crossings   Spain has FOUR European land borders. Two are with Schengen...
Last edited: 30 July 2013
Dial 112 - for all emergencies 902 102 112 - for multi-lingual services...
Last edited: 01 August 2012
In many parts of Spain, particularly small towns and rural areas, older people...
Last edited: 22 December 2014
Always dial the full number as written or printed, including area code, when...
Last edited: 14 January 2015
Locals often tip even if modestly, it is considered polite and the Spanish are...
Last edited: 28 March 2016
If you are paying by credit card in Spain and your home currency is not the...
Last edited: 28 July 2013
Voltage is 220V, 50 Hz (cycles). One needs to use a transformer (converter) if...
Last edited: 09 July 2008
Exchanging money in Spain is easy and follows a similar pattern to elsewhere in...
Last edited: 02 June 2014
Main-line policing in Spain is organised and managed on a national basis by the...
Last edited: 14 August 2014
Rental Cars Driving in Spain is easy as the roads are in good condition and...
Last edited: 02 August 2016
English to Spanish translation of words commonly seen whilst travelling by...
Last edited: 02 July 2008