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Marqués Canales de Chozas, 2. 05001. Ávila, Ávila
Parador de Ávila, Ávila, León, Spain

This Parador rises up on the former 'Piedras Albas' palace in the historical centre of monumental Ávila, backing onto the majestic city walls. In harmony with its surroundings, the interior conserves a warm, intimate air in a splendidly recovered atmosphere which enriches all the common rooms. 

Facade / fachada
Interior Staircase / Planta baja
Facade / fachada

Beautiful decorative elements, granite and abode floors, bright colours and spacious bedrooms, some with four-poster beds, make up a harmonious and bright whole. The garden also stands out, with archaeological remains, as does the magnificent glazed patio, the modular rooms and the cafeteria. 
Interior / Salón
Function / Salon
Room / Habitación
Room / Habitación
Room / Habitación

In the dining room, which offers beautiful views of the garden and walls, it is possible to sample 'pucheretes teresianos' (vegetable and pork stew), roast suckling pig, veal steak, 'judías de El Barco' (beans) and the excellent 'yemas de la Santa' (a typical dessert made from egg-yolk). 

Dining / Restaurante
Bar / Cafetería
Function room / Salón
Hotel Facilities:
  • Banquet facilities
  • Cocktail bar
  • Conference facilities
  • Currency exchange 
  • Parking facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Safe deposit box 
Room Facilities:
  • Air conditioning
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Heating 
  • Mini bar
  • Private bathroom / Ensuite
  • Telephone 
Additional Information: 
  • Distance to airport:   125 km 
  • Distance to railway station:   3 km 
How to get there:

The Parador is located on Calle Marqués de Canales de Chozas, in the historical centre of the city, opposite Plaza de Concepción Arenal. It is reached by crossing the walls through the Puerta del Carmen. Ávila is 115 km away from Madrid. 

Distances to nearest paradors

  • Gredos: 60 Km. 
  • Segovia: 65 Km. 
  • Salamanca: 97 Km. 
  • Tordesillas: 110 Km. 
  • Chinchón: 159 Km. 
  • Toledo: 184 Km. 
  • Ciudad Rodrigo: 185 Km. 
  • Horse riding 
  • Microlights
Places to visit:
  • Ávila. Museums, Basilica of San Vicente, cathedral, monasteries, convents of St. Teresa and of St. Thomas, Cuatro Postes, City walls 
  • Arévalo (50 km). 
  • Gredos Mountain Range (79 km). 
  • Madrigal de las Altas Torres: (75 km). Palace of Juan II. 15th Century. Mudejar Churches and remains of ancient walls. 
  • Las Huelgas Monastery (Burgos). National Heritage. 
  • Santa Clara Convent (Tordesillas). National Heritage. 
  • Riofrio and La Granja de San Idelfonso (Segovia). Palaces. National Heritage. 
Typical festivals
  • Summer festivals July. 
  • Santa Teresa 15 October 

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