This Renaissance palace dates from the 16th century and is located outside the walls. It belonged to the noble Serrano family and has been at the service of various institutions, currently being the Cultural Space of the Ávila Foundation.

On the main doorway the family coats of arms can be distinguished flanking a central medallion and inside the lintelled patio stands out. The palace consists of three heights and granite, masonry and ashlar stone for corners and openings alternated as materials, being able to observe large balconies flanked by pilasters and raised with cornices on the ground and main floors and small windows, also with pilasters in the attic The house preserves an interior garden or "vergel", called the Jardín del Mediodía and a magnificent half-barrel vault. It was renovated managing to combine the old buildings with the new ones using materials such as concrete, glass and wood.

It has recently been declared an Asset of Cultural Interest with the category of Monument.

Historical Data

Architecture:
Civil engineering
Construction:
Palace
Predominant styles:
Renaissance
Historical Period:
Early modern period

Address

Pza. de Italia, s/n. Ávila. 05001 Ávila.

Telephone: 920 212 223

Website: http://www.fundacionavila.es/

More information

Centro de Recepción de Visitantes of Ávila

Address:

Avda. Madrid, 39. Ávila. 05001 Ávila.

Telephone: 920 354 000 ext. 370 y 371

Fax: 920 254 200

Email: turismo@ayuntavila.com

Website: http://www.avilaturismo.com

Tourist Office Regional of Ávila

Address:

Casa de las Carnicerías. C/ San Segundo, 17. Ávila. 05001 Ávila.

Telephone: 920 211 387

Fax: 920 253 717

Email: oficinadeturismodeavila@jcyl.es

Opening hours

Remarks: Temporary exhibitions

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