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Travel Itinerary: One Day in Avila

Avila is one of the historical jewels of the crown of Spain. Cities around the world are witnesses of many past events and Avila is no exception. It has seen the Moorish as well as the Christian rule, and both of these eras have left their footprints on the city

Inside the Convent of St Theresa of Avila

Tourists and visitors don’t just go to Avila to see the famed Murallas or Walls that surround the city.  There’s another reason – to visit the Convent of St Theresa of Avila. Thousands of Catholic pilgrims pass by this convent to honor the Saint known for her spiritual contemplation and

Murallas de Avila – Spain’s Most Preserved City Walls

There’s no doubt that Murallas de Avila are Spain’s most preserved city walls. The imposing ramparts are so high that you feel so tiny standing in front of them. They’re solid strong and can still defend the city inside, in case of conflict. The walls are built in Romanesque style between

Sunset in Avila – Spain’s Medieval City

If you have the chance to watch the sunset in Avila (Spain), make sure to be on top of a hill to enjoy the view from up there. You can’t miss the hill with a ruined shed as you enter the town wall. There’s even a fat chance that you see