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Parador de Avila - Luxury holidays to Castilla y Leon

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  • About this holiday

    The four-star Parador de Ávila occupies delightful grounds at a privileged address within the Roman walls of the old city of Avila. Offering traditional local cuisine in a setting of a 16th centre noble mansion, this hotel offers a unique experience of the city.Located just over one hour's drive from Madrid and with regular trains running from Madrid to Avila, the hotel can easily be incorporated as part of a touring holiday within Spain. 

    The journey and how you get there


    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with British Airways London Heathrow to Madrid, hire car and bed and breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for a luxury holiday to the Parador de Avila are per person based on two people sharing a Standard double room.
    From £840 per person for 3 nights.
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

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    Our opinion

    Hotel description

    The four-star Parador de Ávila occupies delightful grounds at a privileged address within the Roman walls of the old city of Ávila in central Spain. Near the northern gateway to the old quarter, this elegant and luxurious Parador claims a wonderful plot among the jumbled rooftops, offering spacious grounds and ornamental gardens in which to wander. The historic architecture is sober from the outside, its uniform masonry speaking of the building’s origins as a noble mansion built in the early 16th century. Consisting of two main buildings and a charming courtyard, the structure is built against the Roman wall, meaning guests can step out in the early morning light for gorgeous views. You can also see the wall through from the dining room, so it is made a central feature of the Parador de Ávila experience. Within grey stone walls, interiors feature warm and comfortable reception areas. Cosy and charming, you will be surrounded by original features such as heavily beamed ceilings, ornately-carved stone walls, log fires and arched window frames holding latticed windows. Chandeliers, Catholic artwork and rich fabrics lend a regal air, while the reds and golds of the soft furnishings add a more contemporary touch. To provide comfortable and familiar surrounds, the guestrooms also embrace more modern influences to create fresh, light-filled spaces in which to rest. Restaurant Piedras Albas is where the tradition of the region is best felt through the offering of traditional Castilian cuisine such as stews and casseroles with mediaeval origins. With its collection of design influences, and its outstanding sense of space within the old Roman walls, Parador de Ávila is an excellent hotel for exploring the city.


    Avila, around 70 miles northwest of Madrid in the region of Castilla y Leon

    Official star rating


    Annual opening

    All year

    Distance from airport

    Madrid Airport, 76 miles

    Closest airport

    Madrid Airport

    Room types

    Parador de Avila offers 61 rooms and suites with air conditioning, heating, safe, minibar, telephone, WiFi and TV.
    Double Room
    Superior Double Room
    Junior Suite

    Hotel facilities and services

    Restaurant, Bar, Garden, Garage parking

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Convents, monuments and architecture of the walled old quarter, Avila Cathedral, Piedras Albas Palace, Las Cogotas, Bulls of Guidando, Sierra de Gredos Nature Reserve. 

    Sports nearby

    Golf, Trekking


    Minimum stays

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