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Address: Calle Tomas Luis de Victoria 6, 05001 Avila, Spain
Phone Number: 920350000
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A nice walk

It doesn't take long to walk the walls, well worth doping.You have to get off after one section and get on again further round. We started off near to the parador which is the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
emmamaria
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Shropshire, England
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Shropshire, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It doesn't take long to walk the walls, well worth doping.You have to get off after one section and get on again further round. We started off near to the parador which is the longest section.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This walled city worth the 1 and half hours road trip from Madrid, there are a lot of restaurants and small shops, many places to visit, just walk around is amazing. This historic walls are amazingly well maintained has 80+ semicircular towers and 9 gates and you can walk on top of the walls, it's a nice place to go... More 

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Madrid
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very beautiful city in the heart of Spain. Very well kept walls which on can walk on and almost walk around the city.

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Spangdahlem, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great piece of history. It is amazing to look at. You can pay and go up it and walk around and see great views or enjoy it from ground level. Price isn't too bad. We went around to the outside and took some pretty great pictures. It is definitely worth a trip up to Avila if you... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This town needs to have a ticket to include all sites. €5 to get into the cathedral and another €5 to walk the walls is to pricy. It is beautiful but each museum charges separately. Not good value

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The walls you can see from a distance as you approach Avila and being able to walk up to them and inside the medieval city is quite spectacular. The restoration workers have done a superb job.

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Alicante, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great way to see the city from above and also the countryside around it. Maybe not when the sun is at its peak, but I really liked it. It is a nice walk and you sit or stop whenever you want.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walls of Avila are very tall and have large bastions at regular intervals around them. The walls circle the whole town, but you can only walk about half of them. Access is from 3 points around the walls which are exceptionally well maintained, and the walls around the lower part of the city are even accessible with a wheel... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to Avila is not complete without a tour of the walls surrounding the old city! Dating from the 12th century, the walls are approximately 12 metres high, three metres thick and comprise a distance of around two and half kilometres. Of this distance, roughly two-thirds is walkable. Up on the wall, one has a roof-top view of the... More 

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Alta Loma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

take the train - its a beautiful ride through forest and hills - it is an intact walled city - very very interesting to walk around, great cafes. but the main attraction ( especially if you are catholic or christian) is the church and gift shop and museum of st teresa, truly amazing, go to the museum around the corner... More 

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