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Friendly and helpful Tourist Center

Right on the bottom of the stairs or elevator from the famous Walls that circle the city. It is... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Chinapjs
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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The tourist office is located next to the Basilica de San Vicente outside the city walls. It is a... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
TAIN2013
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Avenida Madrid 39, 05001 Avila, Spain
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

The Tourism Office is located within close proximity of the Basilica de San Vicente, the Taberna Restaurante las Murallas and just outside of the City Walls of Avila. This visitor information centre and staff, will provide you with the best there is to see in...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The visitors center staff were nice. There are models of the city on the second floor which are helpful. And there are escalators which save you from walking up the hills, which are very very nice.

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

I agree with previous reviewers that this office, and particularly the ticket offering reduced-price entry for numerous sites in Avila, is difficult to find. Just an idea: why not offer the opportunity to buy this ticket at any of the locations covered by the offer?...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Right on the bottom of the stairs or elevator from the famous Walls that circle the city. It is right next to San Vincent Basilica. They will give you lists of restaurants but no recommendations. Why, anti-fraud. Nice info and free maps. Tourist souvenirs too....More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The tourist office is located next to the Basilica de San Vicente outside the city walls. It is a good place to get some information about the city and the city map before going for a city tour. The center also contains wooden models of...More

Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Friendly English-speaking staff, a good place for a bathroom stop before exploring the walled city, AND the best map of the city. (MY hotel gave me one, but it was riddled with ads, I couldn't see the streets!). Conveniently located. They helped me list down...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2016

We read about the "VISITAVILA Tourist Card that for 15 Euros gets you into a lot of tourist sites for less money. No one seemed to know where the tourist office is, and the signage was very poor. We found it in a modern building...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The Tourism Office is located within close proximity of the Basilica de San Vicente, the Taberna Restaurante las Murallas and just outside of the City Walls of Avila. This visitor information centre and staff, will provide you with the best there is to see in...More

2  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
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