Avilés is (after Oviedo and Gijón) the 3rd city of Asturias. It´s another industrial center in within Asturias´ beautiful nature. The old city center around Plaza Espana, however, is very pretty with it´s medieval houses and narrow streets. In this area you will find a lively night life with many small bars.
Avilés is famous for it´s CARNIVAL (see travelogue)!