Hotel Puerta de la Santa

Empedrada, 1, Avila, Castile-León, 05002, Spain and Canary Islands | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $60.00
 

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A very very long day of driving

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

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... in that city! Needless to say, we may have missed an exit, or two, before we were finally able to get back to the direction we were supposed to be headed. We finally were able to get to the edges of the city and were only 45 minutes from the hotel.
When we finally got to the edges of Segovia, we saw that we couldn't avoid all tolls in the country. We pulled into the wrong lane, had to explain to the lady there ...

A Day Trip fit for a King

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

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... 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

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... 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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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 ...

Castles in Castille

A travel blog entry by mrvince1952

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... in the rocks with a river running at the bottom. So narrow, in fact, that you can only just squeeze through in places, using a constructed walkway suspended about 3 or 4 metres above the river - a clever piece of engineering. But it's nowhere near as long as I'd imagined - it only takes about 10 minutes to walk the entire length of it.

Then it's on to Santo Domingo de Silos itself, where there's a monastery and a church, both 10th or 11th century (how ...

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Location

This 2 star hotel, located on Empedrada, 1, 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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