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  • San José Convent. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Las Madres 4. 05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) Site of the first foundation of St. Therese, in 1562, which was supported by relevant religious figures like the Bishop Álvaro de Mendoza. The church…

  • Royal Monastery of Santa Ana. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de Santa Ana, s/n. 05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) The future Isabella I 'la Católica' was educated as a little girl in this convent of Cistercian nuns founded in the 14th century and completely …

  • Convent of the "Gordillas" Poor Clare nuns. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …C/ Cristo de la Luz, s/n. 5003. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) Fax.: +34 920254200 | E-mail: The construction of this building started in the 16th century, although little remains of …

  • San Pedro Church. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de Santa Teresa. 05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) Its construction began in 1100, at around the same time as the basilica of San Vicente. It was built in Romanesque style. The most striking featur…

  • Santo Tomé el Viejo Church. Ávila.

    Art | Museums

    …Plaza de Italia s/n. 05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) Fax.: +34 920253701 | E-mail: Annex to the Ávila Museum. This is an old church, now home to the Ávila Museum storerooms. It ser…

  • Avila Provincial Museum. Ávila.

    Art | Museums

    …Plaza de Nalvillos, 3. 05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) Fax.: +34 920253701 | E-mail: Mosaic of stories. The Casa de los Deanes house and the church of Santo…

  • Ávila city walls. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) Concejalía de Patrimonio. The walled enclosure dates back to the Middle Ages. The wall controlled the entrance of provisions and merchandise, and also isolated …

  • Ávila Cathedral. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de la Catedral s/n. 05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) The oldest Spanish Gothic cathedral. Construction was originally begun in the Romanesque style, but the project was subsequently taken over by …

  • San Vicente Basilica. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza San Vicente. 05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) A mixture of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Founded in the 11th century, it was not finished until two centuries later. It mixes Romanesque eleme…

  • Santa María de Gracia Convent. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Jesús del Gran Poder s/n. 05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) The convent was founded by Lady María Mencía de San Agustín in a vacant lot adjacent to the chapel of San Justo and San Pastor. It was bu…

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