Things to see and do - Ávila
Unmissable tourist sites
Ávila Travel guide
Ávila : Michelin's recommendations
Standing at an altitude of 1 131m, Ávila is Spain's highest provincial capital. The town has two main claims to fame: as the city of Santa Teresa de Jesús (1515-82), one of the greatest mystics of the Roman Catholic Church, whose memory is honoured at many places around the town; and its magnificent fortified walls, which have remained almost intact since the 11C. A sunset walk along the ramparts will be rewarded with wonderful views of the town.
Tourist attractions Ávila : Things to see and do
calle Vallespín E - 05001 Ávila
The palace, now a barracks, has a finely decorated Renaissance entrance and patio.
Plaza Pedro Dávila E - 05001 Ávila
The palace consists of four seigneurial mansions: two 14C Gothic buildings embellished with coats of arms give onto Plaza Pedro Dávila, and two others, belonging to the Bishops' Palace, give onto Plaza de Rastro.
Plaza General Mola E - 05001 Ávila
Also known as Palacio de Oñate, the palace is distinguished by a massive square corner tower, complete with battlements, dating from the early 16C.
Cepedas, 1 E - 05001 Avila
Prix Prices from : 35 €
The lovely El Rastro Hotel has an ideal location within the city’s ancient walls. It is close to the Rastro Arch and the birth house of Santa Teresa with its museum. Also nearby is the Torreón de los Guzmanes de la Diputación de Ávila exhibition hal..
Lopez Nuñez, 6 E - 05001 Avila
Prix Prices from : 40 €
This hotel is located in Ávila’s charming Old Town, just 200 metres from Ávila Cathedral. It offers classic-style rooms with free Wi-Fi, most of which offer views over the famous city walls. The rooms at Hotel Arco San Vicente feature traditional dé..
Marqués de Canales y Chozas, 2 E - 05001 Avila
Located in the historic quarter of the charming town, this 16th-century Palace has been beautifully renovated and stands within pretty gardens – enjoy meals in the fabulous restaurant. Walk up to the entrance through the enchanting maze and admire t..
Marqués Canales de Chozas 2 E - 05001 Ávila
Tomás Luis de Victoria 3 E - 05001 Ávila
A bar for waiting is followed by the dining room itself, with floorboards, various paintings by artists from Avila and a large bottle rack. Full wine cellar.
Francisco Gallego 3 E - 05002 Ávila
carret. de Salamanca 6 E - 05002 Ávila
This restaurant has good service, offering cuisine with innovative touches. Outstanding points include the views of the city walls that may be enjoyed from the dining room, and the extensive wine cellar.
Cruz Vieja 6 E - 05001 Ávila
Family business situated in a former inn, with the dining room located in a beautiful covered interior courtyard. In addition, it has rustic-style rooms. In keeping with the building's history, it also offers spacious and simple bedrooms with contemp..
San Segundo 38 E - 05001 Ávila