Perlora is a parish from the council of Carreño, situated in the asturian central coast.
Distance: a 4' Candás is the capital of the council and also the most populated. The port is one of the most meaningful elements of the town and in the past was one of the most important ports of the Cantabric Sea. The Holy Christ of the parish church of Candás is the second most visited sanctuary of Asturias, after Covadonga. The legend tells that a fisherman found the image in the sea. The 14th of September takes place with diverse acts as the floral offering and folk groups.
Distance: a 10' Capital of the asturian council of Gozón, is located between Candás and Avilés, just a few kilometres from Peñas Cape, the northernmost point of Asturias. Was mainly fisher village, though nowadays is living of the tourism.
Distance: a 15' Avilés is a city on the coast, which pick arrived with steel industry. The main square is the nerve centre and from where all the foremost streets come from: Rivero, Galiana, La fruta, La Ferrería & La Cámara. Its historic centre has been declared Monumental Historic Artistic Join in 1955 by the Ministry of Culture and nowadays, Avilés has international relevance thanks to the new Oscar Niemeyer International Cultural Centre.
Distance: a 15' Gijón You can easily get to Gijón by public transport (train or bus). There is a regular daily service which connects Perlora with the city centre. The Elogio al Horizonte sculpture, the old quarter of Cimadevilla, its marina, San Lorenzo beach, the shopping centre… There is always a reason to visit Gijón.
Distance: a 25' Peñas Cape, located in the council of Gozón, is the northernmost point of Asturias. In the ground floor of the lighthouse you can visit the Interpretation Centre of the Marine Environment of Peñas, formed by 5 rooms, lighthouse room, storm & shipwrecks Room, the Peñas Cape sea room, marine biodiversity room and window of Gozón room.
Distance: a 30' Oviedo is the capital of Asturias and is located in the geographic centre of the province. Some of its remarkable places are: the pre-Romanesque buildings, its Cathedral, the historic centre, San Francisco Park, Fontan’s Market,the Buenavista Palace...
Distance: a 45' Cudillero has an important fishing port. Its inhabitants called "pixuetos" or "pixuetas" (from latin Pix:fish, uetus: activity) have always lived from fishing. The people living at the highest area of this villa, traditionally merchants, were called "caízos" & "caízas".
Distance: a 45' San Roque & San Miguel neighbourhoods have been declared artistic-historical monumental group the 17th of June 1991. Tazones’s lighthouse, located in the small village of Villar, council of Villaviciosa, became operational in 1864 and was electrified in 1928. It is one of the best preserved lighthouses of the asturian coast.
Distance: a 50' Lastres is a parish and sea village of the council of Colunga located in the oriental coast of Asturias. At the top of the village, you will find the chapel of San Roque, with an amazing viewpoint, from where you will have outstanding views of Lastres and its small fishing port, the Sueve mountain range and the asturian coast.nc
Distance: a 50' The Jurassic Museum of Asturias, in Colunga, is located in a headland which has magnificent views of the asturian coast. The tridactil footprint shape of the building brings it a surprising appearance, just as spectacular as the inside, with wide areas full of dinosaur replicas filling all the space.
Distance: a 50' The Bear’s Path Greenway is located in central Asturias and crosses the councils of Proaza, Quirós, Santo Adriano & Teverga. This cycle and pedestrian route, follows an old mining rail line that was use to transport coal from Teverga to Quirós. The recovered route exceeds 25 km.