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 very very long day of driving

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

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... were tourists and made a mistake and she finally ran our card to pay for the toll. Once in the town limits we were able to find our hotel and check in. Only down side, nothing within walking distance of it. With that, we ate some of the food we brought with us for dinner and ventured out again into the town of Espinar.
The GPS took us in all kinds of circles, due to the high volume of one way streets, and ...

A Day Trip fit for a King

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

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... served all royal purposes during the time and allowed Phillip II to hardly ever leave. In fact, it is said that the king ruled the entire empire by his signature from within this very building. He signed off on everything, but never personally participated in any wars.

The visit was extremely interesting. The kings quarters were actually very modest. The impressive part was the basilica. This was the kings and court's personal church, so of course, ...

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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... 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, ...

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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