El Rastro Hotel

C/ Cepedas s/n, Avila, Castile-León, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
Prices starting from $38.00
 

Travel Blogs from Avila

A very very long day of driving

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

3

... 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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... your thinking…. Yes! I've already been to two other palaces for the Spanish kings near Madrid, each extremely impressive. This Escorial, however, trumps all. This was the living palace of King Philip II, who reigned over Spain during its most powerful time late 16th century. At the time, Philip II was arguably the most powerful man on earth, as Spain's Empire at the time included much of Central Europe, South America, Latin America, Mexico, Southwestern ...

Not Traveling Still Means Traveling!

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

10

... 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

2

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 ...

Missed it!

A travel blog entry by mrvince1952

31

... from below.

I'm soon in Segovia and starting a walking tour of its main sights. First stop is the cathedral, which is not as old as the one in Burgos, having been started in 1526. It only took 200 years to build, in contrast to the 500 at Burgos. It's a strange mixture, very intricate and ornate on one side and very plain on the other - almost like they lost interest in it or ran out of ideas half way through the job. On the other side of the ...

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