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Contact details

Plaza San Vicente
05001  Ávila  (Castile-Leon)
www.avilaturismo.com
www.basilicasanvicente.com
Tel.:+34 920255230

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-Leon

Province/Island:
Ávila

Ávila

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Description

A mixture of Romanesque and Gothic styles

Founded in the 11th century, it was not finished until two centuries later. It mixes Romanesque elements with other Gothic ones.

The basilica of San Vicente was built outside the walls of the town. Its foundation dates from the 11th century and is dedicated to San Vicente and his sisters Cristeta and Sabina. Building was begun in the Romanesque style, and was finished later according to the Gothic canons. Maestro Fruchel participated in is construction. The interior has vaults with ogives on a Romanesque structure. A crypt is dedicated to the Virgen de la Soterraña.

Construction:
Basilica

Artistic period:
Gothic

Historic period:
12th century, 11th century

Practical information

Schedule

From May 01 to Oct 31
From Monday to Saturday
From 10:00 to 19:00

Sunday
From 16:00 to 18:00



From Nov 01 to Apr 30
From Monday to Saturday
From 10:00 to 13:30
From 16:00 to 19:00


Sunday
From 16:00 to 18:00



Prices

General: €2
Reduced: €0,80
Groups: €1,50

 

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