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Two monks and a hill... When Máximo and Fromestano founded a monastery under the patronage of San Vicente, little could they have imagined that this place would be the origin of the first Christian capital of the Iberian Peninsula.
GPS: 43.360416,-5.844782
  • By Road: N-634 and A-63 from the West, N-632 and A-8 from the East and N-630 and A-66 from the South. By Plane: Asturias Airport (OVD) - (www.aena.es) - Bus connection service from the airport to the city bus station.
  • By Rail: Oviedo/Uviéu Train Station - C/ Uría, s/n. (www.renfe.es)
  • By bus : Oviedo/Uviéu Bus Station - C/ Empresario Pepe Cosmen, s/n. (www.estaciondeautobusesdeoviedo.com)
  • A stroll through the Old Quarter, where the Cathedral, the Holy Chamber, some churches and convents such as the Pelayas, and museums such as the Fine Arts and Archaeological Museums stand out.
  • A tapa on the Cider Boulevard. This is the name given to Gascona Street, lined with restaurants and cider bars, where you can taste cider and typical gastronomy.
  • Shopping in Uría. This street is one of the city's main shopping streets and sums up how the city has evolved throughout the 20th century. Surrounding it is an emblematic green space for the city: Campo San Francisco.
  • The city of Art and of the Princess of Asturias Awards. Pre-Romanesque art - declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO -, contemporary art, sculptures, etc., and an intense cultural life that culminates in the Princess of Asturias Awards Ceremony.


Guided tours:

Consult with the Tourist Information Centre of the Principality of Asturias.

Municipal Tourist Office - El Escorialín
C/ Marqués de Santa Cruz. 33007
985 227 586