Spanish Towns Get a Face-Lift Budget Travel Tuesday, Feb 21, 2006, 4:56 PM Ancient Roman walls still surround the lovely Spanish town of Ávila, about 70 miles northwest of Madrid (Photo: Ana Nance) (Ana Nance) Budget Travel LLC, 2016
 

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Spanish Towns Get a Face-Lift

Ancient Roman walls still surround the lovely Spanish town of Ávila, about 70 miles northwest of Madrid (Photo: Ana Nance) (Ana Nance)
Visitors can walk along the stone walls and glimpse Ávila below (Photo: Ana Nance) (Ana Nance)
A view of Ávila (Photo: Ana Nance) (Ana Nance)
Approaching the main plaza of Trujillo at sunset (Photo: Ana Nance) (Ana Nance)
Views from a castle overlooking Trujillo, once the seat of the conquistadors (Photo: Ana Nance) (Ana Nance)
Two Trujillo locals in the morning sunlight (Photo: Ana Nance) (Ana Nance)
A statue of conquistador Francisco Pizarro in Trujillo's main plaza (Photo: Ana Nance) (Ana Nance)
Preparing breakfast at the Parador de Trujillo, a renovated 16th-century convent (Photo: Ana Nance) (Ana Nance)
A view of the Parador de Zafra's internal courtyard and the rooftops of Zafra (Photo: Ana Nance) (Ana Nance)
The central fountain in the Parador de Zafra's courtyard (Photo: Ana Nance) (Ana Nance)
Children playing soccer in Zafra (Photo: Ana Nance) (Ana Nance)
The entrance to the Parador de Zafra, a commanding 15th-century castle (Photo: Ana Nance) (Ana Nance)
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