It is time to walk
To this Teresian route that connects the cradle and tomb of Saint Teresa, passing through important places in her life, including Gotarrendura (where she lived as a child), Fontiveros (where Saint John of the Cross was born), Duruelo (where the reform of the Carmelite friars started) and Mancera de Abajo (where the foundation from Duruelo was moved).
Landscapes and monuments
We hope that you enjoy the landscapes and monuments of this Teresian route and, guided by Saint Teresa, you live a rewarding experience based on an encounter with yourself and, if you are a believer, with God.
You can walk from Ávila to Alba de Tormes or from Alba to Ávila. We have designed this guide in the Ávila – Alba de Tormes direction. If you start the path in Alba you will have to consult the guide from the end and you will start your path where Teresa’s path ended, in the convent of the Annunciation in Alba de Tormes.