Best things to do and see in Oviedo
Oviedo is located in northwester Spain and is the capital of the Principality of Asturias. It is a city that stands out for its medieval old quarter in which the cathedral is the main protagonist for its Gothic style and the Holy Chamber that was built in the ninth century. In addition, you can find different objects of the region in the Archaeological Museum of Asturias located in a nearby convent.
When doing a free walking tour in Oviedo you will be able to know the most emblematic and essential places of the city in a tour of 2-3 hours. There is also the possibility of having more specific guided tours of certain neighborhoods or themes, depending on what you want to see, you can choose one tour or another. The points of interest that you should not miss are El Monte Naranco and the panoramic Asturian Pre-Romanesque, the Plaza del Fontán which is a historical reference of the market in Vetusta, the Museum of Fine Arts of Asturias, the Campoamor Theater as a cultural center, the park of Campo de San Francisco, Uría street, Gascona street or the wine route.
Take advantage of your guided tour with a local guru to discover the history and the less known corners of Oviedo. You can read the opinions of the walkers, as well as their ratings of the different tours of the city. Other nearby cities in northern Spain are Santander, Valladolid, Bilbao or San Sebastián.