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  • Ávila city walls. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Tramos visitables: Puerta del Alcázar, Casa de Carnicerías, Puente Adaja. 05001. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) Concejalía de Patrimonio. http://muralladeavila.com/es/. The walled enclosure dates back to the Middle Ages. The w…

  • Convent of Santa Teresa. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de la Santa, 2. 05001. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: info@museosantateresa.com. http://www.museosantateresa.com/. Built over the birthplace of Saint Teresa of Avila. The convent, inaugurated in 1636, was built o…

  • Ávila Cathedral. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de la Catedral, 8. 05001. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) www.avilaturismo.com. The oldest Spanish Gothic cathedral. Construction was originally begun in the Romanesque style, but the project was subsequently taken over b…

  • Palace of John II in Madrigal de las Altas Torres. Madrigal de las Altas Torres.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza del Cristo. 05220. Madrigal de las Altas Torres. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: ayuntamiento@madrigaldelasaltastorres.es. http://www.turismoavila.com. Birthplace of the Catholic Queen Isabel.Some rooms are preser…

  • Nuestra Señora de la Asunción Parish Church. Arenas de San Pedro.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza Federico Fernández, 8. 05400. Arenas de San Pedro. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) http://www.arenasdesanpedro.es/web/. Declining Gothic style from the end of the 14th century. The facade is the work of Eduardo Martínez V…

  • La Encarnación Monastery. Ávila.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Paseo de la Encarnación, s/n. 05005. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) http://www.avilaturismo.com. Santa Teresa Convent. The monastery was founded in the sixteenth century. It is known as the place where Santa Teresa spent most …

  • Los Polentinos Palace. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle de Vallespín, 19. 05001. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) http://www.avilaturismo.com/es/que-ver/item/57-palacio-de-polentinos. General Military Archives of Ávila. This building was erected in the 16th century by Juan de C…

  • Nuestra Señora de la Asunción Main Church. Barco de Ávila, El.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de las Acacias, s/n. 05600. Barco de Avila, El. Barco de Ávila, El. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: ayto@aytobarcodeavila.com. http://www.turismoavila.com/es/iglesia-la-asuncion-de-nuestra-senora.html. There are t…

  • Los Velada Palace. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de la Catedral, 10. 05001. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) http://www.avilaturismo.com/es/que-ver/item/515-palacio-de-los-velada. Renaissance Palace with its splendid Mudejar coffering. Renaissance Palace with its magnifi…

  • Los Benavides Palace. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Marqués de Canales de Chozas, 2. 05001. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: avila@parador.es. www.parador.es. Current site of a National Tourist Parador. This building is also known as the palace of Don Juan de Henao.…

  • Los Verdugo Palace. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Lopez Núñez, s/n. 05001. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) http://www.avilaturismo.com/es/que-ver/item/59-palacio-de-los-verdugo. This 16th-century palace was commissioned by Don Suero del Águila. Its Plateresque portal is …

  • Church of San Nicolás de Bari. Madrigal de las Altas Torres.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de San Nicolás, s/n. 05220. Madrigal de las Altas Torres. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: ayuntamientodemadrigal@aytomadrigal.es . http://www.turismoavila.com/es/m-municipios_1/iglesia-de-san-nicolas-de-bari.html#…

  • Águila Cave. Arenas de San Pedro.

    Art | Monuments

    …Carretera Cuevas del Aguila, s/n. a 9 km. de Arenas de San Pedro. 05418. Ramacastañas. Arenas de San Pedro. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: info@grutasdelaguila.com. http://cuevasdelaguila.com. Located on Romperropas hi…

  • San Martín Church. Arévalo.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de la Villa, s/n. 05200. Arévalo. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: turismo@ayuntamientoarevalo.es. www.ayuntamientoarevalo.es. Hardly anything remains of its Romanesque nave and apse. Its two Mudéjar towers are its…

  • Church of San Andrés. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de San Andrés s/n. 05005. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) www.avilaturismo.com. This Romanesque church is contemporary with those of San Vicente and San Pablo, and its construction dates from the late 11th century. It has…

  • La Lugareja Shrine. Arévalo.

    Art | Monuments

    …Carretera Palacios Rubios, a 3 km. de Arévalo. 05200. Arévalo. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: turismo@ayuntamientoarevalo.es. www.ayuntamientoarevalo.es. It is one of the masterpieces of the Spanish Mudejar Romanesque …

  • San Juan Bautista Church. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Blasco Gimeno. 05001. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) www.avilaturismo.com. A temple that, although built in Romanesque style, was continuously reformed during the 16th century, with Gothic elements. The sanctuary and the…

  • Shrine of San Segundo. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Puerta del Puente, s/n. 05002. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) www.avilaturismo.com. This Romanesque shrine was built in the 12th century. Significant features on the exterior include the south doorway with archivolts and capit…

  • San Pedro Church. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de Santa Teresa. 05001. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) www.avilaturismo.com. 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 fea…

  • San José Convent. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Las Madres 4. 05001. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) http://www.avilaturismo.com/es/que-ver/item/48-convento-de-san-jos%C3%A9-las-madres. Site of the first foundation of St. Therese, in 1562, which was supported by releva…

  • Castle of Don Álvaro de Luna. Arenas de San Pedro.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza Condestable Dávanos. 05400. Arenas de San Pedro. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: turismo@aytoarenas.es. http://arenasdesanpedro.es. Declared an Artistic-Historic Monument in 1931. It construction was commissioned …

  • San Vicente Basilica. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza San Vicente. 05001. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) www.basilicasanvicente.es. A mixture of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Founded in the 11th century, it was not finished until two centuries later. It mixes Romanesque ele…

  • Puerto el Pico Roman road. Cuevas del Valle.

    Art | Monuments

    …05414. Cuevas del Valle. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) http://www.turismoavila.com. One of the best conserved Roman roads in Spain.   It was built by the Romans two centuries before Christ, primarily to improve communications…

  • Convent of Santa María de Jesús. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …C/ Cristo de la Luz, s/n. 5003. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) www.avilaturismo.com. The construction of this building started in the 16th century, although little remains of that period. The convent is popularly known as "Las…

  • Celtic Settlement of Ulaca. Solosancho.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Iglesia, 17. 05130. Solosancho. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: solosancho@diputacionavila.es. http://www.turismoavila.com/es/castro-de-ulaca_3.html. This is a Celtic fort dating from the second iron age, with the…

  • Santa María de Gracia Convent. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Cuesta de Gracia, 4. 05002. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) www.avilaturismo.com. 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 built in t…

  • Royal Monastery of Santa Ana. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

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

  • Santo Tomás Royal Monastery. Ávila.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Plaza de Granada, 1. 05003. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: avila.vre@dominicos.org. www.monasteriosantotomas.com. It was built towards the end of the fifteenth century. It has three beautiful cloisters. It was built to…

  • "El Raso" Archaeological Site in Candelada. Candeleda.

    Art | Monuments

    …Collado de Freillo, a 2,3 km de El Raso y a 12 km de Candeleda. 05480. Raso, El. Candeleda. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: ayuntamiento@ayuntamientocandeleda.es. www.turismoavila.com/es/m-p-r-sierra-de-gredos/castro-de…

  • Los Guzmanes tower. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza Corral de las Campanas, s/n. 05001. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) www.avilaturismo.com. Home of the Provincial Government of Ávila. Built in the 15th century. It is also known as Palacio de los Mújica. The granite mason…

  • Las Cogotas Archaeological Site. Cardeñosa.

    Art | Monuments

    …Carretera Ávila - Cardeñosa, 4 km. 05320. Cardeñosa. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) http://www.turismoavila.com/es/avila-y-sus-pueblos/castro-de-las-cogotas_1.html. A town made up of two walled enclosures.The total area is 14.…

  • Valderrábanos Palace. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de la Catedral, 9. 05001. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) http://hotelpalaciovalderrabanos.com/. Built in the 15th century, it was designed in the Gothic style, but it has suffered many alterations since. It belonged to D…

  • Los Dávila Palace. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza Pedro Dávila. 05001. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) www.avilaturismo.com. The palace was built between the 13th century and the 16th. For this reason, a juxtaposition of styles can be noticed in its design. The oldest pa…

  • Burgos Cathedral. Burgos.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Plaza Santa María, s/n. 09003. Burgos. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: info@catedraldeburgos.es. catedraldeburgos.es. One of the finest examples of Spanish Gothic art. This cathedral is outstanding for the elegance and harmony…

  • San Cosme and San Damián Collegiate Church. Covarrubias.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza Chidasvinto, s/n. 09346. Covarrubias. Burgos. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: turismocovarrubias@diputaciondeburgos.net. www.covarrubias.es. San Cosme and San Damián Collegiate Church was built based on an earlier Romane…

  • Convent of Santa Clara. Medina de Pomar.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de Santa Clara, s/n. 09500. Medina de Pomar. Burgos. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: info@monasteriodesantaclara.es. www.monasteriodesantaclara.es. This convent of the nuns of the Order of St Clare, founded by the noble …

  • Clunia Archaeological Site. Huerta de Rey.

    Art | Monuments

    …09419. Peñalba del Castro. Huerta de Rey. Burgos. (Castilla y Leon) http://www.clunia.es/. Clunia Sulpicia was founded in the 1st century BC by Emperor Tiberius. It had an area of 200 hectares, of which many villas, monu…

  • Valporquero Caves. Vegacervera.

    Art, Nature | Monuments, Tourism caves

    …24837. Valporquero de Torio. Vegacervera. León. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: valporquero@dipuleon.es. www.cuevadevalporquero.es. Speleology in Leon. These are some of the largest and most spectacular caves in northern Spain…

  • Las Médulas. Carucedo.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Zona vertiente noroeste de los Montes Aquilinos. 24442. Carucedo. León. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: grcortazar@fundacionlasmedulas.info. http://www.fundacionlasmedulas.info/. Ancient mines. Open-cut mines dating from the R…

  • Church of San Cornelio and San Cipriano. Barruelo de Santullán.

    Art | Monuments

    …Revilla de Santullán. Barruelo de Santullán. Palencia. (Castilla y Leon) http://www.turismobarruelo.com. A magnificent contrast between the sober architecture of this rural church and its catalogue of sculpted elements, …


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