AVILA known for the intact medieval walls surrounding the city and Santa Teresa de Jesus convent, saint famous for her miracles.

Iconic dish

One of the best Spanish steaks (Chuletón de Avila). Yemas de Santa Teresa (yolks of Santa Teresa) is the most typical pastry in the city.

In the city

Visit Los cuatro postes for the best views of the city and Museo Provincial, Avila from the prehistoric era.


Riding a horse through the forest with incredible views is a great plan with the small ones, click here for more info.

Charge your batteries

Calle de San Segundo is a street that offers a great variety of bars and restaurants. Click here to find best tapas.

Outside the city

Nature everywhere, if you enjoy seeing birds flying over a green landscape Valle de Iruelas is your place. Click here for more info (Link in Spanish).

March events

On the 4th of May head to Centro Recepcion de Visitantes to go for a guided visit around the Avila Palaciega for only 6 euros. The perfect opportunity to enjoy the beauty architecture and history of the palaces.

April events

Between the 14th and 21st the entire city celebrates the Semana Santa with different parades around the country celebrating the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Additional information

This city is just 90 mins from Madrid by train. On the way to Avila, we highly recommend to stop at El Escorial, click here to discover why. We recommend to spend 1 day in Avila.