Gran Hostal San Segundo

San Segundo 28, Avila, Castile-León, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
Prices starting from $46.00
 

Travel Blogs from Avila

A very very long day of driving

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

3

... were tourists and made a mistake and she finally ran our card to pay for the toll. Once in the town limits we were able to find our hotel and check in. Only down side, nothing within walking distance of it. With that, we ate some of the food we brought with us for dinner and ventured out again into the town of Espinar.
The GPS took us in all kinds of circles, due to the high volume of one way streets, and ...

A Day Trip fit for a King

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

11

... the Philippines (names after him), and much more. His empire is known in history books today as the "Empire where the sun never set." because it spanned so much of the earth. As could be expected, he also built the most extravagant palace the world had ever seen at the time for himself and those closest to him.

More than a palace, however, the Escorial is also an impressive Basilica, a monastery, a school, a library, and a royal cemetery. This ...

Not Traveling Still Means Traveling!

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

10

... of Cows are the main livestock I have seen thus far.

Once in Ávila, I walked the ancient wall. at this current time, it was possible to walk around half the wall, from one side of the historic city to the other. The walk took about an hour and was accompanied by an audio tour that recounted the history of the city. From up on the wall, I could see all the sites of the city talked about in the tour. As I learned, Ávila was ...

Avila

A travel blog entry by mackles

2

... The wall is completely intact, and in fantastic condition.

We found a bar selling chocolat con churros, so had to indulge - delicious - cafe con leche for the adults, of course! Then we walked along the top of part of it, which gives a great view of the surrounding landscape (which is barren), and a had a look around the city and shops etc. The "tapás" in ...

Missed it!

A travel blog entry by mrvince1952

31

... Disneyland people used it as the model for theirs. Apparently the original was burnt down in 1862 and whoever built this one went completely over the top with his architectural styles! I don't bother to go in.

I carry on round the north side of the historic quarter on leafy avenues alongside the city walls. In places, modern buildings have been built directly onto the top of the walls. I'm taking things slowly, but feeling better than at any ...

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