Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Ávila

Come and experience Ávila and its cathedral, history and monuments. Travellers appreciate the museums in this trendy city. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes San Lorenzo de El Escorial a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Real Club de Golf La Herreria (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Forestal Park Madrid-Guadarrama (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Nuevo Club de Golf de Madrid (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Aquopolis (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Aventura Amazonia Cercedilla (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • La Dehesa Golf Club (13.1 mi / 21 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, San Lorenzo de El Escorial is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Friars' Garden (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Prince's House (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Parque Recreativo Las Berceas (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Parque de Paris (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • San Juan Reservoir (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Penalara Mountain (20.5 mi / 32.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Fly into Madrid (MAD-Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas), the closest airport, located 31.6 mi (50.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Ávila?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 815 holiday rentals around Ávila. From 418 cottages to 691 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ávila is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Ávila?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ávila. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Las Navas Del Marques: 77 holiday rentals
  • Navaluenga: 122 holiday rentals
  • Avila: 127 holiday rentals
  • El Arenal: 117 holiday rentals
  • Cebreros: 140 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Ávila! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Ávila?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Ávila with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Las Navas Del Marques: 77 holiday homes
  • Navaluenga: 122 holiday homes
  • Avila: 127 holiday homes
  • El Arenal: 117 holiday homes
  • Cebreros: 140 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Ávila?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Ávila are:

  • Avila (AVJ-Avila Bus Station): 173 holiday houses
  • Talavera de la Reina (QWT): 42 holiday houses
  • Salamanca (SLM-Matacan): 198 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Ávila?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Ávila. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Avila (AVS-Avila Train Station): 173 holiday rentals
  • Castillo de Don Alvaro de Luna: 204 holiday rentals
  • Puerta del Alcazar: 173 holiday rentals
  • Convento de Santa Teresa: 171 holiday rentals
  • Los Cuatro Postes: 169 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ávila listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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