San Vicente Basilica


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.

San Vicente Basilica

Plaza San Vicente

05001  Ávila  (Castilla y Leon)

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