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September 14, 2008

The walls of Ávila

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Medieval walls of Ávila at night

walls at Night, Ávila, Central Spain
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.

One Response to “The walls of Ávila”

  1. gary Says:

    Beutiful shots. Makes me want to get there sooner. Thanks

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