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.
FEATURED HOTELS, ASTURIAS, SPAIN
Silken Villa de Avilés, Avilés
Hotel Silken Villa de Avilés is a modern property situated within
500 metres of the historic centre of Aviles on the northern coast of Spain.
The hotel's El Galeote restaurant serves Spanish dishes and regional specialities
within a modern, minimalist setting. The hotel is air-conditioned
throughout the public areas and offers breakfast services (fee) and an
onsite parking garage. Guests on business can benefit from a choice
of three conference rooms and a range of business service; event and banquet
catering is also available. Nearby attractions include: the 13th
century Sabugo Church, 500 metres from the hotel, and the beach at Salinas,
five kilometres away. Asturias Airport is 13 kilometres from the hotel,
with an approximate driving time of 12 minutes.
Zen Balagares, Corvera, Avilés
Zen Balagares is located in Avilés, Spain, 15 kilometres from the
church of Santa Maria del Naranco and 17 kilometres from the park of Campo
de San Francisco. This six-storey hotel is situated inside the Balagares
Luxury Residential Complex, which features an 18-hole golf course and a
shopping mall. Hotel Zen Balagares offers fitness equipment and a sauna
on site. The hotel offers a restaurant and bar for guests, and room
service is available during the day. The park of Campo de San Francisco
is situated 17 kilometres from the hotel. The park was once the vegetable
garden of the convent of San Francisco and features the ruins of a Romanesque
doorway, which can be seen near the pond.