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Address: Calle de Tomas Luis de Victoria, 6, Avila, Spain
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We were staying inside the walls of Avila. So just to be clear, there are ZERO, yes ZERO signs pointing to any of the three entrances to the walls. The wall walk is in two... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Monpazier, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were staying inside the walls of Avila. So just to be clear, there are ZERO, yes ZERO signs pointing to any of the three entrances to the walls. The wall walk is in two sections. The main section can be accessed from the Carmen entrance (inside the walls) or (better) the tourist office at St Vincent entrance (outside the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went on a cold morning as soon as they opened because it was supposed to rain. We were bundled up, we beat the rain, and we had an amazing journey atop the wall all to ourselves. The audio guide really adds to the experience. You get some wonderful views of the walled city, the city outside, and the countryside.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Truly outstanding medieval defensive construction, built in the 13th century that is beautiful at the same time. It completely surrounds the original city. You can walk on the top of it on about half of its 2,5 KM length.Great views of the city and the wall itself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, long walk with good views. You can walk well over 1KM, maybe 2km on wall. Multiple vantage points a few steps up from wall. Good photo opps

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Ávila during evening time, this medieval wall is just incredibly beautiful whether it is lit up or not. Ávila's wall is a must see place in my opinion even though it takes a while to get there from Madrid.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Astonishing structure and certainly worth a visit. Plenty of shops, bars and restaurants within the walls.

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Spain several times and Avila is one of my favorite places, this walls are really long and you can walk and appreciate them in a couple of hours, its easy to get to Avila by train from Atocha station in Madrid.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for coffee outside the walls and took some panoramic photos. The walls are amazing and this is the only city left still totally enclosed by walls

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed in Avila at the Parador twice and always run out at dusk to photograph these amazing walls!

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth paying to walk the top of the walls. One of the most impressive sights in Spain. Take advantage of the free audio unit.

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