The province of Ávila is located in the central-west part of Spain, in the autonomous community of Castile and León. Ávila features significant mountain ranges - Sierra de Gredos, with terrains ideal for outdoor sports including hiking, mountain biking and climbing, and Sierra de Guadarrama, which separates this province from Madrid, is best known for its biodiversity. The capital city of the same name, Ávila, has the best preserved town walls (murallas), in Spain, and the Cathedral of San Salvador is the oldest Gothic cathedral in the country, among others monuments. A wealth of historic landmarks can be seen throughout the province in its towns and villages such as Arenas de San Pedro and Madrigal de las Altas Torres.
Population: around 172 thousand inhabitants
Other places: Arévalo, Arenas de San Pedro, Burgohondo, Candeleda, Cebreros, Fontiveros, El Barco de Ávila, El Tiemblo, Hoyos del Espino, La Adrada, Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Piedrahíta, Velayos
Main attractions: Ávila city walls, Ávila Cathedral (Catedral del Salvador de Ávila), Convent of Saint Theresa, Royal Monastery of Saint Thomas, Basilica of San Vicente, Castle of Don Álvaro de Luna, Puerto El Pico Roman Road, San Martín Church, Arenas de San Pedro Castle, Tiétar valley, Iruelas Valley Nature Reserve, Sierra de Gredos Regional Reserve
Nearest airports: Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD - Aeropuerto Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas)
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