Hosteria de Bracamonte

Bracamonte 6, Avila, Castile-León, 05001, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Avila

A Day Trip fit for a King

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

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... music. The emotion carried on her face was very powerful and the audience would clap and shout throughout the dance as is tradition. It was definitely the most authentic Spanish experience I have had so far. A night of culture for sure.

Its difficult to talk about going to these places without getting into the history behind them, so hope that all wasn't too boring. I don't have much else to talk about this week as I'm really just spending the weekend ...

Not Traveling Still Means Traveling!

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

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... br> This past Sunday, I took another day trip to Ávila, a city to the north west of Madrid that still today has maintained its 13 century wall! During the middle ages here in Spain, nearly every city had a wall for protection and towers for fortification, but today only a few remain, and those that do are typically only partial sections of the ancient walls. Alcalá for example, Has about 200 meters of its wall still standing. Ávila, ...

Avila

A travel blog entry by mackles

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Definitely a cooler start to the day today. Everything opened a lot later too - only one boulangerie open for morning baguette.

We love Avila and this apartment so much that we decided to book a 2nd night, so that we had the whole day here. We also had the luxury of a sleep-in!

We started the day by walking to the walled town - it really has to be seen to ...

A few last things in Valencia, and drive to Avila

A travel blog entry by mackles

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... did actually try and book another night in the apartment but couldn't get hold of the manager, so decided to finish off in the morning, then drive the 4-5hrs to Avila.

The most modern part of the city is the City of Arts and Science - I don't really know the background to it, but it really is incredibly beautiful. We packed up and headed there earlyish. It consists of different museums and features, but ...

Walls, Walls And More Walls!

A travel blog entry by iloveeurope35

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... out an incomprehensible foreign reply and told us "oh, sorry"! Dad looked about as unhappy as Mick Gatto would if someone had told him he was a softy!

After dealing with the woman who made Julie Bishop look like a comedian, we drove about 62 kilometres to Avila. Avila is a small town famous for the wall that runs around it's perimeter, as well as possessing a medieval charm and a rustic atmosphere, thanks largely to a ...

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