Travel reading on Asturias:
Accommodation in Avilés, Asturias, Spain
- the 3rd most
important city of Asturias, Spain. Situated in the estuary of Avilés
west of Peñas Cape, it has an important national seaport and important
industry. It is close to popular beaches such as Salinas. The area
experiences Atlantic, warm summers with both overcast and sunny days. In
winter the weather is moderate, with significant rains and wind, although
sometimes the cold climate of Asturias results in snowfall at sea level.
There are many important monuments, like Santo Tomás de Canterbury
church and San Nicolás de Bari. There are also civil monuments,
like the baroque Palacio de Camposagrado, fortified in its north façade
against the English pirates.
Latest update: April 3, 2019