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Aviles (Spanish: Avilés, pronounced AHH-b-ee-l-EH-s) is a port city in the province of Asturias in northwest Spain.

Get in[edit]

You can get to Avilés by plane - the airport is near the city and well connected by bus and motorways.

The main bus company, Alsa, connects the city to all the provinces and most important cities in the country. There are also daily bus services every 30 minutes to and from Oviedo and Gijón.

You can also get there by train. There are two companies, FEVE and RENFE. The first links the city with Gijón, the west of the province, the north coast of Spain and Galicia. The other, RENFE, goes to Oviedo, inthe south of the province and the rest of the country.

Get around[edit]


  • Historical District




  • La Posada.
  • Café Lord Byron.



  • NH Palacio de Ferrera, Plaza de España, 9, +34 98 5129080. Located in the heart of Avilés, in Plaza de España next to the Town Hall, the hotel occupies a landmark a seventeenth century building.

Go next[edit]

  • Oviedo is another old town with various UNESCO-listed monuments.
  • Gijón is a lively coastal town with a Roman archeological site.
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