Ávila is renowned for its medieval city walls and rightly so.
The whole old town centre is encircled by the granite city walls and is a truly impressive sight at night.
Ávila is on the world heritage list and it’s not only fun to walk the walls but also to just explore the medieval streets and churches.
September 14, 2008
Random post from the past:
Even the "gothic" cathedrals are less old than they look. Still, the contrasts are truly photogenic: small, "medieval" churches in the shadow of modern skyscrapers. ...