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Address: Calle de Tomas Luis de Victoria, 6, Avila, Spain
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Avila and Segovia Day Trip from Madrid

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must get on top of the walls and walk around city. in side ''walls'' city, is other nice places to explore.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

must get on top of the walls and walk around city. in side ''walls'' city, is other nice places to explore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Approach Avila from the South and it looks like a desperate remake of a Siberian penal colony. Grim scruffy blocks of flats, all that in reputedly Spain's coldest town however find you way into the walled town and it's a great visit to a charming but slightly touristy place. Good shops, narrow lanes and a very pleasant place to stay... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Certainly the most impressive medieval city walls I have ever seen. These are not the usual remains of walls that can be seen in many places in Europe but complete original walls encircling the entire old city. You have to see it to believe it!

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Salamanca, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

It's definitely worth it to buy the ticket and spend some time up on the wall. You can see all around the town, the view is beautiful and it's also a great place to take pictures. You'll feel like in one of Lord of the Rings movies. :)

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We spent over half a day walking through the "walled town", touring several churches and just enjoying the atmosphere! Beautiful area and must see if in the area!

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Impressive and massive walls of this historic medieval town. Their gates are also interesting The walls are in very good condition and are best viewed from the "Four Posts" area just outstde of town.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The 12th century walls are very impressive. However, the walk is very short, and the best pictures are actually taken outside the walls. We don't recommend paying for the wall walk, but to take the free walk to the Four Posts instead for the views.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I read from a review you can go to Avila via Atocha and Charmatin the trains from Atocha are less frequent and journey is about 2 hrs from Charmatin it takes about 1 hour and half and there are more trains. Please note there is also a train company called Avila just to make things confusing i went via MD... More 

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Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Amazing wall, 12 metres above the ground and two bits you can wlal, one 300 metres and the other 1.3 metres. Crazy to think these walls and towers were built over 700 years ago and have withstood the test of time and tourists!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A must spend day out the city . Avila is a mediaeval place with a great city walls. You will fell you're in that time!! Recommended with kids, or not. Everybody can enjoy this city and the food in here!

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