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Free tour of Ávila, the fortified city.
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This free tour is the perfect option to start getting to know the main monuments and history of the famous walled city of Ávila, declared a World Heritage Site .

You will experience a regression to those bygone times of the Middle Ages, you will know the most emblematic places , the stories that surround them and the secrets of their stones, because you are in the city of saints and songs!

We will meet at Plaza de Santa Teresa (Mercado Grande, meeting point next to Burguer King)

Entering the wall, we will discover the most interesting corners, such as the Plaza de Adolfo Suárez or the Street of Life and Death, full of mystery and legends. We will arrive at the Ávila Cathedral , considered the first Gothic cathedral in Spain . We will admire the beauty of the Basilica of San Vicente and continue to the Plaza Mayor, also known as Plaza del Mercado Chico . Here we will find the Town Hall and, very close, the church of San Juan Bautista, a place linked to our patron Saint Teresa .

We will also walk before some of the most representative palaces such as Superunda or Los Dávila, to end our tour on the pleasant Paseo del Rato, another of the most idyllic places in the city next to its garden-viewpoint we can enjoy the impressive views, which are the delight of the fortified city and all its visitors.


You won't stop taking photos!



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Free Tour the best of Ávila, around its Walls
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Ávila is one of the World Heritage cities of Spain . It was thus honored for being the best preserved example of a medieval walled city from the time of the Reconquista . This city is known as “land of songs and saints.” And so, thousands of people come here every year, attracted by the fame of its walls, some of the best preserved in the world, and also by the figure of Saint Teresa , the first woman to be named doctor of the church .

We will surround its wall, its emblematic monument, entering and leaving the walled city in search of its most interesting monuments, reviewing its history , getting to know the ancient culture , its Roman past , its birth as a city in the Middle Ages and its time of splendor. 16th century , until reaching current Ávila. We will tell some of its most surprising legends, we will talk about its most illustrious characters... We will make your visit to our city an unforgettable experience.

On this tour we will visit:
The wall
• Cathedral
• Basilica of Saint Vincent
• St. Peter's Church
• Church of San Juan
• Convent of Santa Teresa
• Small Market
• Big Market
• Walk of the Rastro
• Some of the 16th century Palaces



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The tour does not include any visit to the interior of the monuments, all the buildings that can be visited require payment of an entrance fee and have their own audio guides.

To guarantee the quality of the visit, the groups will be a maximum of 20 people.

The tour will not take place in adverse weather conditions, that is, if it is raining or snowing .

COMFORTABLE FOOTWEAR IS RECOMMENDED FOR WALKING.

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FREE TOUR THROUGH THE HEART OF ÁVILA
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Hello! Welcome to Ávila. My name is David, I am an Official Guide and Graduate in Tourism and I will be your guide through this magnificent city, surrounded by history, mystery and legends that extend to this day.

I know how important a tour and its guide can be to give you the best experience of the city, so my goal is for the visit to be an unforgettable day talking about history, heritage, legends and of course the gastronomy of Avila.

We will get to know the different stages of the city from the beginning to the present day, its towns, its cultures and of course its great figures such as Santa Teresa de Jesús or Adolfo Suarez.

To do this, we will walk through the intricate streets of the city to learn about its legends, we will immerse ourselves in its heritage (wall, cathedral, churches, squares...) to learn about its history in depth and in a fun way, and we will have fun making surprises along the way. route.



ÁVILA WAITS FOR YOU WITH OPEN ARMS!

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