The "Generación del 98" would become
the generation of writers that best reflect the spirit of Santa
Illustrious writers such as Azorín, Pío Baroja and Miguel de Unamuno ponder on the city from a perspective typical of that generation of writers.
The universally renowned Federico García Lorca dedicated some of his earlier work as a young boy to Ávila, because he spent a short period of time there.
Source: Web server of Instituto de Turismo de España, TURESPAÑA.