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Avila

  1. 1. AVILA
  2. 4. ABOUT AVILA … <ul><li>Avila is a Spanish city located in the autonomous community of Castilla and León. </li></ul><ul><li>The city is characterized about her medieval walls. </li></ul><ul><li>It´s located 1.131 metres about sea level on the banks of the river Adaja, tributary of the Duero, and is the highest capital of province in Spain. </li></ul>
  3. 7. SYMBOLS OF AVILA …
  4. 8. HISTORY … <ul><li>Prehistory __ In Ávila there was many tribes, one of this were the vettons with their fortifiers. </li></ul><ul><li>Old Age __ The Romans arrive to the province and they left some traces such as the roads. </li></ul><ul><li>Visigoths __ They cultivated cereals and </li></ul><ul><li>livestock raised. </li></ul><ul><li>Muslim invasion __ The city became a strategic point, Muslims and Christians loved it. </li></ul><ul><li>Reconquest __ The city was repopulated. </li></ul><ul><li>Castilian civil wars __ The city falls. </li></ul><ul><li>Renaissance __ The city is reborn thanks to the comings and goings of the court. In this era born Santa Teresa de Jesus and San Juan de la Cruz. </li></ul>
  5. 12. POPULAR CELEBRATIONS … <ul><li>15 October __ Santa Teresa de Jesus </li></ul><ul><li>2 May __ San Segundo </li></ul><ul><li>Holy week __ It was considered to be National Tourist Interest </li></ul>
  6. 16. GASTRONOMY … <ul><li>Yemas de Santa Teresa __ Typical sweet made with egg yolks and sugar. </li></ul><ul><li>Chuletón de Ávila __ Great steak grilled veal </li></ul><ul><li>Judias del Barco __ White beans from El Barco de Avila </li></ul>
  7. 19. <ul><li>… FIN… </li></ul><ul><li>SARA Mª ROLLÓN GONZALEZ </li></ul>

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