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All reviews great view vantage point walled city run away roman bridge some great photos taking pictures during daytime excellent place cuatro postes quick visit saint teresa historical significance photo opportunities lovely walk medieval walls old city
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is well worth stopping here as you approach Avila - a quite superb view of the walls and Avila itself.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Catherine E
Reviewed November 8, 2018

This is a must see spot to get some beatiful photos of the walled city of Avila. Most day tours will stop here but if you are on your own you need to stop.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ken Q
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Erected in 1556 just outside Avila, The Four Posts is an ancient greek looking shrine with a cross erected in the center. It marks the spot where seven-year-old Saint Teresa tried to run away to seek martyrdom in battle with the Moors. Her uncle, Francisco,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

Just down the road from the petrol station/cafe is the Four Posts which is an elevated platform overlooking the walled town of Avila which makes it a great spot to take photos of the town before you explore inside

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed October 16, 2018

We were there in the morning when the light was all wrong for viewing the city and for photos. We found a different, unsignposted vantage point elsewhere with a much better aspect for the time of day. Learn from our mistake and go there in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AlanofLondon
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Once you get to the bottom end of the walls of Avilla, you can cross the river and walk on a couple of hundred metres up a slop to this vantage point looking back at the walled town. There is nothing else there, it's just...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

A nice walk our side the city walls but once you reach the four posts the view of the city and its walls is unbelievable. Some lovely photograph opportunities with the city in the backdrop.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TheLaminator
Reviewed October 3, 2018

The views from here are the things. You can see the town and all the walls so well. The story with this spot is a saint last looked upon the city from here before leaving. I wasn't that interested in that story as much as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Did the city walls walk and exited at the rear of the city and crossed the road and took in the Roman Bridge and you can walk under it along the river and then climbed the hill here to get an unparalleled view of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jezzc_13
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Not very far from the Walls of Avila, this commemoration to St Theresa is worth the visit. You’re able to view the city from here in panoramic splendour.

Date of experience: September 2018
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