Hosteria Las Cancelas

C/ Cruz Vieja, 6, Avila, Castile-León, 05001, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
Prices starting from $76.00
 

Travel Blogs from Avila

A very very long day of driving

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

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... at least an hour more of drive time then we had initially thought it would be. Luckily for us, the drive was beautiful. It was a great way to see the Spanish country side. We drove through mountains, valleys, over rivers and through little farm areas. Not to mention a large city, Madrid. In a weird way, everything reminded us a little of driving through Mexico. And not just all of the road signs being in ...

A Day Trip fit for a King

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

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... Although slightly creepy, it was an amazing feeling to be in the presence of so many of the powerful people I have been studying about all semester.

The library of the Escorial was definitely the most impressive library I had ever sat foot in. It holds collections from all over the world in many languages. Its oldest book is from the 5th century roman times! Behind the Vatican, it is the library with the most precious collection in the world!
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Not Traveling Still Means Traveling!

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

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... of St. Teresa of Ávila, one of the most well-known catholic saints. Although I am not very familiar with her, some of my catholic friends here have explained to me her significance, so it was interesting to have visited her city. Later on in the day, Olivia and I went into her main shrine in Ávila, which was built over where she was born. Although didn't catch a glimpse, apparently a finger off her right hand is displayed here for ...

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, ...

Missed it!

A travel blog entry by mrvince1952

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... walk alongside a rather unremarkable lake. It's still very cool and I'm wearing long trousers, thick socks, fleece and cagoule - a few days ago I wasn't wearing anything!

Then it's on to Las Navas del Marques, where there's an old castle which seems to have been converted into some kinds of conference centre or arts centre. The town also has a large number of empty workshops and industrial units, some of them fairly new. It's another indication ...

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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