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

Madrid -> Avila!

A travel blog entry by abbithompson

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-Breakfast at 8am. pack to leave Madrid at 9.30am. Off on phase two of our tour!

-Series of stops on the way to Avilla:

-the four towers

-the gates of Madrid

-Norman Foster's Av America

-Saenze de Ciza's Torre Blancas. Amazing series of circular concrete units, creating geometries.

-Fisac's …

A CIDADE E AS MURALHAS

A travel blog entry by lucinei

30

Ávila é mais uma cidade espanhola considerada Patrimônio da Humanidade pela UNESCO e nao é para menos, possui as muralhas medievais mais preservadas da Europa. Vale a pena circundar os vários kilometros a pé para apreciar toda a beleza e se sentir alguns séculos no passado. Mas Ávila é mais que Muralhas: a cidade é muito bem preservada, as igrejas …

A Day Trip fit for a King

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

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... by the remains of the current king's dad (once his body had gone through a 50 year chemical process to prepare the bones for this room). Nobody knows exactly where the current king of Spain, Juan Carlos will be buried since there is no more room here. They may start a new room for all the future kings. Even more than the kings, however, the remains of many royal family members and important court members through the ages have been buried in the cemetery under ...

Not Traveling Still Means Traveling!

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

10

... or preparing in any way, Olivia and I left from Alcalá for Madrid Sunday morning. We missed the first train from Madrid to Ávila, but luckily the next came in only 30 minutes. Because nearly everyone uses mass transportation here, there routes run very frequently and are always perfectly on time. A great example is with the buses in Álcala. The bus I use to get from my apartment to the school I volunteer at Tuesday mornings comes ...

Avila

A travel blog entry by mackles

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... are called 'Racions' and are slightly bigger dishes. We went back to the place we had chocolat and churros and ordered a variety of Racions for lunch because the guy was so friendly, even though he spoke no English. He seemed pretty popular with the locals too. It was all delicious, although we were surprised that the patatas (normally chips) with aioli was actually ...

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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