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Top Choice Asturian in Avilés

Real Balneario de Salinas

Serious food lovers: head to the seaside suburb of Real Balneario de Salinas, 5.5km northwest of central Avilés. Opened as a beachside bathing centre by King Alfonso XIII in 1916, today it’s a top seafood restaurant…
Cultural Centre in Avilés

Centro Cultural Internacional Oscar Niemeyer

This multifaceted international cultural centre, founded in 2011 on once-industrial land just east across the river from the city centre, was designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer as a gift to Asturias, and…
Asturian in Avilés

Casa Tataguyo

Tucked into a busy, restaurant-lined plaza, Tataguyo has being going strong since the 1840s. Feast on delectable classic meat- and fish-focused Asturian fare, including frills-free cocidos (stews) and lechazo al hor…
Fountain in Avilés

Fuente de los Caños de San Francisco

Tucked into a corner just off the southwestern side of the main Plaza de España, this small, 17th-century fountain features six stone-carved human heads as spouts.