Avilés Travel Guide

  • A great place on rainy day or sunshine
    A great place on rainy day or sunshine
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  • Padres Franciscanos Church
    Padres Franciscanos Church
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  • Things to Do
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Avilés Things to Do

  • Padres Franciscanos Church

    The oldest building in Aviles. The remains of Pedro Menendez the popular seaman from Aviles , who founded the first city in the United States of America , San Augustia de la Florida, are kept in this church.

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  • Galiana street

    A charming street built in the 17th century they say has hardly changed. The colonnades give shelter from the rain and sun. The warehouses and stables were on the ground floor and the people lived on the first floor ,with a garden at the back. The street is a pedestrian area.

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  • River De Aviles

    The train station backs on to the river estuary. Aviles is on the coastline of Asturias North Spain.

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  • Aviles town hall

    Town Hall built by Juan De Estrada in baroque style in 1670.is in Plaza De Espana. " Aviles" is supposed to have come from Abilius a roman king.

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  • San Nicolas De Bari Church

    San Nicolas de Bari church was built in Romanesque style over 800 years ago and stands in San Francisco street. Aviles.

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  • Balseras Palace Conservatory

    A corner building the Balseras Palace Conservatory houses the conservatory of music for Aviles from 1917.

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  • Plaza De Espana

    The historical centre of Aviles, surrounded by arcades , three main buildings are City hall, Ferrera Palace and Llano Ponte Palace, .Six streets join the Plaza.

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  • Aviles - More sights to see.

    There is a lot more to see in Aviles than I saw and I've regretted not having spent more time walking the streets here.

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  • Aviles - Calle Galiana.

    This pedestrian street right in the centre of the "Casco Historica" of Aviles is probably the most photographed. It's notoriety is well merited. Arcades on practically its whole length that have a certain peculiarity. Under the arcades the pavement is split into two distinct parts. Three centuries ago the paved part was for the people and the...

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Avilés Hotels

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  • NH Palacio De Ferrera

    Plaza De Espana 9, , Avilés, Asturias 33400

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel Zen Balagares

    Avenida De Los Balagares 34, Corvera de Asturias, Aviles, 33404, Spain

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Solo

  • Silken Villa De Aviles

    Prado No. 3, Aviles, Spain, 33400, ES

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

Avilés Nightlife

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    by TinyTuck Written Aug 25, 2002

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    In the older part of town, around Plaza Espana, you will surely find some nice bars for everybody´s taste! If you don´t like it too crowded you´ll have to stay outside, though, there´s a great movement on the streets too, especially during summer time!
    On the picture you can see me with some friends in the bar area having 'Calimocho' which is red wine with cola (half and half), a typical drink to share with many people outside on the streets in front of the crowded bars!

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Avilés Transportation

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    by alectrevor Updated May 10, 2014

    At Aviles the RENFE and FEVE station are side by side. The bus station is outside next door.Local tickets are from machine. Aviles to Oviedo is 35 minutes by Cercanias [RENFE] At Oviedo long distance tickets are at office down stairs , local ticket from machine, and FEVE tickets are from office upstairs. So if in a hurry be aware or which train type you are travelling on . Information of train travel can be found on RENFE/FEVE website.

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