Hosteria Las Cancelas

C/ Cruz Vieja, 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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... with the family and studying. Next week I should have a great story as I am headed out of Spain for just my second time here (first was Portugal). I leave for Copenhagen, Denmark this upcoming Thursday to meet up with one of my fraternity brothers (currently studying in England) and a Swedish exchange student who went to my high school for a year. I'm really excited for this trip to a completely different region of Europe and to see some other friends!


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Not Traveling Still Means Traveling!

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

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... has its complete wall still standing, which attracts many visitors every year.

Many of the Butler students traveled to Moroco or Barcelona last weekend, so I went to Ávila with just one of the girls that stayed home for the weekend, Olivia. We took a train there (from Madrid) in the morning and returned on another train in the late afternoon. I've been amazed how easy it is to travel by train here. Without buying the tickets ...

Avila

A travel blog entry by mackles

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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 ...

A few last things in Valencia, and drive to Avila

A travel blog entry by mackles

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... to go to the Science Museum. Its similar to Te Papa but with a lot more 'hands on' activities. The kids loved it - particularly enjoying the memory section and an Institute of Biomechanics section. We didn't even cover half of it - quite basic but good.

Out in one of the pools, there were a couple of guys with the large plastic balls (like Zorbs) which you can go inside. Eva and Luke were really keen, ...

Walls, Walls And More Walls!

A travel blog entry by iloveeurope35

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... old wall that stands so tall. We drove for around one hour and arrived in Avila at around 1PM. Check in at our apartment was a slow process seeing as that the staff spoke no English (this has been a very common problem, the quality of English is much worse than everywhere else in Europe). However we did eventually check in, and we went out for lunch.

We had lunch at a nice local restaurant where I enjoyed a most ...

Location

This hotel, located on C/ Cruz Vieja, 6, 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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