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Free tour of Ávila, the fortified city.

Duration: 2h
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Patricia
Quality Verified Registered on January 11, 2024

Guru passionate about art, history and languages. Expert in Ávila, its saints and songs! Born and raised in this World Heritage city, where I trained as an official tourist guide. Currently the adventure continues, as I work as a freelance guide and continue my training in Tourism Management.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

This free tour is the perfect option to start getting to know the main monuments and history of the famous walled city of Ávila, declared a World Heritage Site .

You will experience a regression to those bygone times of the Middle Ages, you will know the most emblematic places , the stories that surround them and the secrets of their stones, because you are in the city of saints and songs!

We will meet at Plaza de Santa Teresa (Mercado Grande, meeting point next to Burguer King)

Entering the wall, we will discover the most interesting corners, such as the Plaza de Adolfo Suárez or the Street of Life and Death, full of mystery and legends. We will arrive at the Ávila Cathedral , considered the first Gothic cathedral in Spain . We will admire the beauty of the Basilica of San Vicente and continue to the Plaza Mayor, also known as Plaza del Mercado Chico . Here we will find the Town Hall and, very close, the church of San Juan Bautista, a place linked to our patron Saint Teresa .

We will also walk before some of the most representative palaces such as Superunda or Los Dávila, to end our tour on the pleasant Paseo del Rato, another of the most idyllic places in the city next to its garden-viewpoint we can enjoy the impressive views, which are the delight of the fortified city and all its visitors.


You won't stop taking photos!



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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Plaza de Sta. Teresa de Jesus, Ávila,...
    Plaza de Sta. Teresa de Jesus, Ávila, Spain
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    Look for the girl with the purple umbrella in front of the San Pedro church, next to the Burger King!

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Plaza de Santa Teresa de Jesus
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Plaza Adolfo Suárez
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Plaza de Pedro Dávila (Ávila)
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Plaza del Corral de las Campanas
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Plaza del Mercado Chico
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Plaza de la Catedral
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Basílica de San Vicente

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

76 ratings
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4.8
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4.39
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4.67
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4.7
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4.73
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Pedro 07 Apr 2024
Llinars del Vallès

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Patricia ha estado muy bien y eso que estaba lloviendo, pero muy bien. Grácias
Nuria 06 Apr 2024
Vitoria-Gasteiz

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Jesús nos ha hecho una visita muy completa y amena y nos haa indicado muchos sitios donde poder disfrutar de los pintxo y la comida de Ávila
eva virto 05 Apr 2024
Hondarribia

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Muy bien, una mujer divertida, cercana y preparada. Muchas gracias!
Manuel 31 Mar 2024
Valencia

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
A sido genial ,se nota qué disfruta haciendo su trabajo y capta tu atención durante todo el tur.... Nada aburrido y lustrativo
Laura 31 Mar 2024
Santiago de Compostela

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Travelled in family - Mar 2024
Patricia ha sido una guia muy profesional y ha hecho el recorrido muy ameno . Mil gracias por acercarnos un poquito a esta preciosa ciudad .
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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