Guía turística de Ávila
In our province there are numerous towns that can be visited to enjoy in each of them a series of tourist attractions that we are going to describe as a tourist guide of Ávila:
Arenas de San Pedro: Capital of the Tiétar Valley, there it is worth visiting the Castle of the Sad Countess, the Palace of the Infante Don Luís, the Picota, the Canchal neighborhood, the Medieval bridge or the parish church. In its surroundings, the Cuevas del Águila and the Sanctuary of San Pedro de Alcántara.
Candeleda: At the foot of the Almanzor, it is worth visiting its old town full of whitewashed houses with wooden balconies, the hermitage of San Blas, the parish, the old hospital, etc. In its surroundings, the Celtic fort of El Raso, the sanctuary of Chilla, numerous gorges with crystal clear waters and natural landscapes.
Stewing:Declared a Historic-Artistic Site, it highlights the typically mountain popular architecture that survives in its urban area; the Big Fountain; the Casita Blanca and the parish church. In its surroundings, many places show that the Guisando mountain range offers the wildest and wildest Gredos, in winter even sometimes inaccessible.
Mombeltrán: Capital of the Barranco de la Cinco Villas sub-region, its historical heritage reflects its noble past. It is worth visiting its famous Castle, the Hospital de San Andrés, the Church of San Juan Bautista, the hermitage of La Soledad, the cross of the roll, etc. In its surroundings, the natural beauty of the Barranco de las Cinco Villas, an ideal area for practicing any sport in contact with nature.
La Adrada: A town of great beauty that has a monumental castle, an important church, five medieval bridges, the La Yedra hermitage and emblazoned houses along Calle Larga. In its surroundings, beautiful streams such as those of Charco de la Hoya or La Yega.
Piedralaves: Located in Alto Tiétar, there you have to visit the Cross of Lovers, the Church of San Roque, that of San Antonio de Padua, the primitive Church of La Concepción, the Town Hall and the Nuño Cojo gorge. In its surroundings, the natural pool.
Sotillo de la Adrada:Largest town in Alto Tiétar, there it is worth visiting the Parish of the Holy Trinity, the hermitage of Nuestra de Señora de los Remedios, the Fuente de los Cinco Caños, etc. In its surroundings, the Pajarero dam and the routes through the port of Casillas.
Arevalo: Capital of La Moraña and land of the suckling pig, Arévalo’s splendid past can be seen in its streets. It is worth visiting its Castle, the Plaza del Arrabal, the set of Mudejar churches, the House of the Sexmos, the Medina bridge, the Cereal Museum, etc. In its surroundings, the Morañega lagoon and the El Oso lagoon.
Madrigal de las Altas Torres: Cradle of Isabel la Católica, its many monuments attest to its historical past: the wall, the Church of San Nicolás de Bari, that of Santa María, the Palace of Juan II (birthplace of the queen and convent), the Royal Hospital , etc. And nearby, the Church of Blasconuño de Matacabras.
Fontiveros: Cradle of the great mystic San Juan de la Cruz, it is worth visiting the church dedicated to the saint, as well as that of San Cipriano; the palace of Don Jerónimo Gómez de Sandoval; the convent of the Nuns, the Convent of Santa Catalina, etc. In the surroundings, towns such as Donjimeno or Fuente El Sáuz.
Piedrahíta: Its history connects with that of the Casa de Alba, hence one of its monuments is the Palace of the Dukes of Alba. You also have to visit the Plaza Mayor, the church, the Convent of the Discalced Carmelites, the Clock Tower, etc. In its surroundings, Bonilla de la Sierra, Villafranca, etc.
The Boat of Avila: In addition to tasting its famous Jews, it is worth visiting the Valdecorneja Castle, the Romanesque Bridge, the Calle Mayor, the parish church, the Plaza Mayor, the hermitage of San Pedro del Barco, the Clock House, the wall and its door. of the Hangman. In its surroundings, a beautiful region.
Espino holes:Located a few kilometers from the platform, this proximity to the main access point to the Massif Central de Gredos has made possible the great tourist take-off of the municipality. In its urban area, you must visit the parish church, the hermitage of Nuestra Señora del Espino and the Puente del Duque. In the surroundings, the newly born Tormes, Laguna del Cantagallo, Siete Fuentes and a thousand alternatives for active leisure in full contact with the mountains that dominate the landscape.
Navarredonda de Gredos: It is worth visiting the church, the Roman Bridge, the Gredos National Parador and, in its surroundings, the source of the river Tormes and endless routes through the Sierra de Gredos.
San Juan de Gredos: Municipality formed by three towns: La Herguijuela, Navacepeda de Tormes and San Bartolomé de Tormes, in which its parish churches and its typical mountain corners stand out. In its surroundings, the Paraje del Charco de las Paredes on the river Tormes.
San Martín de la Vega del Alberche: The church of Nuestra Señora de la Piedad and that of San Martín Obispo, the forge, the Herrar horse, the Puente de Arriba, the Herrán bridge, the Old Bridge, all the typical architecture that survives in the urban area, in the which include sheepfolds, corrals, gates, mills, etc. In its surroundings, is the source of the Alberche river.
Cebreros: In addition to tasting its wines and enjoying its Carnival, you should not miss visiting the parish church dedicated to Santiago; the Old Church, where the Museum of Adolfo Suárez and the Transition will be built as this is the town where he was born. In addition, in Cebreros the Picota, the Valsordo Bridge and the hermitage of the Virgen de Valsordo stand out. In its surroundings, you can practice paragliding in the Port of Arrebatacapas, hiking in the natural environment of Cebrera and many other sports in contact with nature.
El Tiemblo: In addition to the El Burguillo reservoir, you must visit the church, the hermitage of San Antonio, the Town Hall, the furnaces of the Tinajas. In its surroundings, the Toros de Guisando, the Castañar de El Tiemblo and an endless number of natural routes.
The Hole of Pinares:Surrounded by a sea of pine trees, you must visit the church of San Miguel Arcángel, as well as the typical corners and streets. In the surroundings, remains of the old hermitage of Navaserrada, picnic area and Becedas reservoir.
El Barraco: In the urban area, you have to visit the Town Hall, the parish church and the hermitage of La Piedad. In the surroundings, the El Burguillo reservoir and the Puente del Visillo, the medieval depopulated areas and Puente Nueva, among other emblematic places of the municipality.
Las Navas del Marqués: In the urban area you must visit the Castle of Magalia, the convent of Santo Domingo and San Pablo, the church of San Juan, that of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción and the hermitage of Cristo de Gracia. In its surroundings, full of pine forests, the Ducal City and its lake stand out, as well as numerous places where you can go hiking.
Navaluenga: Located on the banks of the river Alberche, you have to visit the parish church, the Romanesque Bridge, the Herrar rack, the hermitages of La Merced and San Isidro, the different fountains and wells. In the surroundings, the Pañaltar and Lanchamala gorges, the Pedriza chestnut grove, a natural pool, hiking and biking trails.
Navalperal de Pinares: It is worth visiting the Plaza Mayor, the parish church and the Ethnographic Museum “Laundry”, open in winter on Fridays from 5 to 7 pm and on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 12 to 2 and 5 to 7 pm. In the surroundings, excursions to Alto de la Lancha, Valdihuelo peak, etc..
Burgohondo: Land of exquisite peaches where you have to visit the Abbey, the Puente Arco bridge, the hermitage of San Roque, the hermitage of the Jews, the square Plaza Mayor. In its surroundings, numerous bathing areas in the Alberche river, Puente Nueva, Tabla de los Abades and hiking trails.
Hoyocasero: It is worth walking through its typical streets and visiting the parish of San Juan Bautista and the hermitage of Christ. But above all its pine forest, a small pine forest surrounded by oak trees in which one of the most spectacular concentrations of vascular plants belonging to different ecological optimum of Spain is found, there are more than 500 botanical species.
Chamartín de la Sierra: Located in the Sierra de Ávila, the highlight of its heritage is the castro vetón, in which its field of driven stones stands out. In addition, it has an archaeological classroom. In the surroundings, the ascent of Cerro Gorría.
Solosancho: You have to visit the parish churches of Solosancho and Villaviciosa, the Castle of Villaviciosa. In the surroundings, the Vetón fortress of Ulaca, with its altar of sacrifices; the Castle of Manqueospese, the depopulated Visigoth of Navasangil, the picnic area of Riatas.
Muñana:Capital of the Valle de Amblés region, of which its pork industry stands out. You must visit its church, its hermitage of Ntra. Sra. De la Zarza and its hermitage of Ntra. Sra. De Fuentes. In the surroundings, the Amblés Valley Interpretation Center (Muñogalingo) and towns in the area.
Villatoro: You can visit the parish church of Villatoro, the three Celtic boars located in the Plaza Mayor, the Castle and the Town Hall. In its surroundings, the beauty of its mountain, the beginning of the Amblés Valley where the Adaja river is born, contrasting with the creeping broom and juniper trees and an almost total absence of arboreal vegetation on the south face, where the highest peak of the Paramera is located. , the Serrota (2,294 meters).