FREE TOUR Avilés

The best option to discover the city in an economical way.

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What does the Free Tour Avilés consist of?

Possibly your best option to get to know Avilés in a fun and authentic way.

Free Tours through the center of Avilés

A moment of culture and fun for everyone.

Enjoy your free tour in Avilés as a couple, with friends or in a group!

Free tours of Avilés are the perfect excuse to take some time to get to know better the cultural heritage of Spain.

The free tours Avilés are free tours organized by guides that show the most emblematic tourist sites of a town or city. These tours are usually done on foot.

While there are several options and types of free tours in Spain, most are usually tours that include approximately 10 to 12 people. and last between 1 and 3 hours depending on the planned itinerary.

In any case, always check the detailed information we provide to know all the details of your free tour: schedules, cancellation policy, meeting point and all the information you need to make the most of your experience without having to worry about anything.

What to see and do in Aviles?

Avilés, Spain is a charming place. The people are nice, the weather is perfect and there is plenty to see and do. It is a historic city with a lot of charm and character. Avilés has a beautiful historic center, with narrow alleys and old buildings. There are also numerous museums, art galleries, theaters and monuments. The food in Avilés is delicious, from typical Asturian dishes to international cuisine. And you cannot leave Avilés without tasting the cider, a typical drink of the region.

Niemeyer Center
The Niemeyer Center is one of the most outstanding buildings in the Spanish city of Avilés. It is a futuristic structure designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer. The construction of the Center took place between 1999 and 2001, and since then it has been used as a venue for various cultural events and exhibitions.

Spain Square
The Plaza de España is located in the center of the city of Avilés. It was built in the 16th century and is one of the most emblematic places in the city. The square is surrounded by palaces and has a beautiful garden. In the center of the square there is a fountain decorated with mosaics. The Plaza de España is a perfect place to stroll and enjoy the quiet and relaxed atmosphere of Aviles.

Camposagrado Palace
Camposagrado Palace is a magnificent example of the Asturian baroque style. It is located in the city of Avilés, in Asturias, Spain. The facade of the palace is decorated with an impressive staircase and a beautiful façade. The palace was built in the middle of the 18th century to house the diocesan seminary. Currently, the palace houses the Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art, which has a large collection of religious art..

Itinerary

At 5:00 p.m. we will meet next to the sculpture of Pedro Menéndez de Avilés. Did you know that this Spanish military man played a fundamental role in the North America in the 17th century? We will tell you the details as we start walking around this beautiful Asturian town.

During the free tour we will delve into the history and curiosities of this city and we will be able to contemplate its main monuments such as the Niemeyer Center or the Sabugo Church, located in the old fishermen’s neighborhood. Near this temple we will also find the church of Santo Tomás, of neo-gothic style and popularly known as the cathedral of Avilés.

The visit will also take us to know the estuary of Avilés. In addition to enjoying the incredible views, we will explain the importance of this area during the Second Industrial Revolution .

Of course we will go to the emblematic Plaza de España. From here we can admire the City Hall and the Ferrera Palace, one of the oldest baroque buildings in Asturias, which you will love!

The palace of Balsera, the parish church of San Nicolás de Bari, the church of the Franciscan Fathers or the Camposagrado Palace are some of the other monuments that we will see during the route. You won’t stop taking pictures!

After a two-hour tour we will finish the free tour arriving back to the starting point.

Meeting Point and Duration

The meeting point is the Pedro Menéndez de Avilés Sculpture. The approximate duration is two hours.

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