The Palacio Real (Royal Palace).
The view of the old town from a nearby hill.
The view of the Cathedral from the rooftop of our hotel.
Because it was the week leading up to Easter, there were religious processions all over Spain. This one went right past our hotel room window.
The very impressive elevated Roman aqueduct.
Another, larger religious procession.
The walled city of Avila.
The walled city of Avila at night.
One more even larger religious procession.
Tapas bars on every corner in the old town.
Old vines but not many leaves yet, since it was only April.
A half day wine tour where we visited two small wineries in the region. We met the winemaker, middle here, at both.
The famous Guggenheim Museum.
More wall to wall tapas bars in the old town.
Before heading to Italy we spent a few days in the Alsace region of France. This is a good example of the buildings in the towns of the region.
One last stop before Italy. Elton John's Farewell Tour.
April - June 2019