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Plaza de San Vicente, Avila, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a part of our day trip to Avila. It is beautiful and well preserved. The outside is spectacular. It is worth the stop to see it when your visiting Avila and seeing the walls of the town.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A really nice Cathedral with a unique tomb of San Vincent. It worths to visit with an audiguide that tells you the most useful and interesting information. Highly recommended!

Thank Júlia D
Reviewed 1 week ago

San Vicente is one of the oldest churches in Avila, built just outside the city walls. Built in Romanesque (Norman) style, it houses the tomb of the original city patrons. The original portico is well worth a look.

Thank MonsDenis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did a self guided tour while visiting Avila. It is well worth the few euros. It's full of historical facts and beautiful artifacts.

Thank Virginia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you’re limited on time choose this church to tour while in Avila. The Basilica San Vincente is a Romanesque jewel with its richly decorated golden altar and golden crypt below. The long central nave is topped with ribbed vaults above pillars defined by Corinthian...More

Thank Mary Jo N
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Just outside the walls, i liked the basilica better than the cathedral. Certainly the included commentary was more engaging.

Thank Terry K
Reviewed April 28, 2018

The Basilica of San Vicente is Avila's most important church after the cathedral. The Romanesque church stands on the spot where Saint Vincent is believed to have been martyred in AD 300. His sisters Cristeta and Sabian were also martyred for refusing to worship pagan...More

Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Another beautiful church. Take 10-15 minutes to visit. Hard not to get churched out in Spain but all have something unique to offer.

Thank steve z
Reviewed April 21, 2018

So much to see here. So much history - great story of the 3 martyrs. Wonderful architecture and carvings. And do not miss the crypt! Make sure you get the audio guide. Only a couple of euros to go in and worth it.

Thank Keith B
Reviewed March 30, 2018

My wife and I were here on a day tour, Avila & Segovia. We walked around the Walled City first, as well as saw the Cathedral later. The Basilica is very pretty.

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Response from TAIN2013 | Reviewed this property |
I went there in the morning and it was open. As per their website it is open Monday to Saturday 10 am to 6:30 pm during the summer season (April to October) but tourists are not allowed in during ceremonies. Best to check... More