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The Walls of Avila

Calle Tomas Luis de Victoria 6, 05001 Avila, Spain
+34 920 35 00 00
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Calle Tomas Luis de Victoria 6, 05001 Avila, Spain
+34 920 35 00 00
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well wortthe visit as city walls are intact and give a view of life as it was years ago. However many of the building's inside the wallshave been modernised

Thank chris s
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We walked all the way to the end of the walls. The view is magnificent and the feeling is great just to imagine how the medieval people protected their city ! Very well preserved.

Thank cris636
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walls look very well kept. Not open all the way round but spectacular views from the parts that are. Careful the steep steps.

Thank John B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Must see for all castle lovers. The wall has been completly preserved and partly been restructed. Absolutly plus is the possibility to walk on top of the walls and to see the sorounding areas from up high. The part close to the cathedral is quite...More

Thank Johannes B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well preserved walls with nice views over the city and surrounding area. Its possible to visit with a baby carriage.

Thank PedroMN
Reviewed 1 week ago

At 1100 meters above level, Avila is Spain's highest regional capital! Its walls are magnificent. They are a must see! Started in the 11 th century the walls are 3 meters thick and 12 meters high and have many lookout towers. It cost €3.50 each...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Avila always surprizes , The town is well worth a visit and made even more enjoyable by the way its kept impeccably clean and tidy although parking can be a bit difficult .

Thank FuUui F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About 70 miles northwest of Madrid is Avila, a medieval city. It was founded in the 11th century to protect the Spanish territories from the Moors... Avila has a magnificently preserved city wall. It's easy to walk along the wall and it's quite regal to...More

Thank Crystalline4u
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The walls are rightly designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. They are an amazing sight as you approach the ancient city. We arrived in Avila late in the afternoon and had no time to walk on the walls. But later our guide took us...More

Thank VW49
Reviewed August 16, 2017

The wall was beautifully renovated and the audio phone gave interesting information. Beautiful views of the city and the sights outside the wall. Both the cashier and security were very helpful, even spoke English. Recommend starting the tour close to the Parador and exit close...More

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Response from JaneHarry4647 | Reviewed this property |
I saw a man with a pet goat so I assume you can.
April 3, 2016|
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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