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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  • Well worth the 5 euros entry fee. Be aware that there are 2 components to the tour and need to be accessed separately. We did the short 300 metre walk in the afternoon and the longer one at night...  more »
  • I used to think that living-museum town of Carcassone was one's only accessible dream of a medieval European town, especially from a sweeping outside perspective. Wrong. Avila is breath-taking...  more »
  • Material de calidad pero muy insuficiente. Los coaches bastante pasotas, se despreocupan totalmente...
  • Bonito box, fácil aparcamiento y muy buen material. Buenos coaches, muy recomendable

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