Palacio de los Velada

Plaza de la Catedral No. 10, Avila, Castile-León, 05001, Spain and Canary Islands | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Avila

A very very long day of driving

A travel blog entry by ldschaub on May 01, 2014

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... 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 on Nov 09, 2013

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... served all royal purposes during the time and allowed Phillip II to hardly ever leave. In fact, it is said that the king ruled the entire empire by his signature from within this very building. He signed off on everything, but never personally participated in any wars.

The visit was extremely interesting. The kings quarters were actually very modest. The impressive part was the basilica. This was the kings and court's personal church, so of course, ...

Not Traveling Still Means Traveling!

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson on Oct 13, 2013

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... minutes. Making sure I catch it takes hardly any planning at all! And if I miss one, I know the next one is coming very soon.

Seeing the countryside of Spain on the train ride was interesting. There are definitely no fields of corn here like I'm used to when I leave Evansville or Indianapolis. The land is very hilly to the north of Madrid. Its green, but with very short, moss-like grass with large boulders scattered here and ...

Avila

A travel blog entry by mackles on Oct 08, 2013

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... 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 ...

Walls, Walls And More Walls!

A travel blog entry by iloveeurope35 on Sep 20, 2013

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... car at a private car park, and we asked the world's *****iest receptionist what time the car would be brought here. We were told it would be 20 minutes. After 35 minutes, we were still waiting, and we looked outside to discover our car was ready. The employee who brought it there had been waiting for 15 minutes and said she'd told the receptionist our car was ready. We asked Judge Judy's Spanish cousin why we'd been left waiting. ...

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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on Plaza de la Catedral No. 10, Avila, is near Cathedral of Avila, Basilica de San Vicente, Monasterio de Santo Tomas, and Museo del Convento de la Encarnacion.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsPalacio de los Velada Avila

    Reviewed by abbithompson

    Gorgeous Palace stay

    Reviewed Mar 21, 2010
    by (2 reviews) Gisborne , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    Fantastic hotel, best location, and a magical stay

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Palacio de los Velada Avila

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent