|Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre
|Monthly Pass (local transport)
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre
|1 Pair of Jeans
|Local cheese (1kg)
|Loaf of white bread
Oviedo is a city in Northern Spain, which is famous for its religious landmarks. In fact, the town is also called a cathedral city by many people. The old town of Oviedo has various monuments; one of them has already secured its place in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The city is well connected by train, air and road. However, the airport is quite far from the city. In order to reach Oviedo, you must land at Airport of Asturias and take a bus to get to the city center. From most of the famous cities in the world, you can get direct cheap flights to Oviedo. The city offers accommodation to both backpackers and luxury lovers. There are many hotels in Oviedo but if you want to reduce transportation cost, find a hotel inside the old town.
Oviedo Cathedral is the main attraction of the city. It is built following Gothic style architecture. The Holy Chamber of the cathedral is a World Heritage Site and it’s a must visit for everyone coming to Oviedo for the first time. The artifacts of prime attraction in the Holy Chamber are the Agate Box, the Cross of La Victoria, Cross of Los Angeles and the Holy Ark.
The other two famous churches in the city are Iglesia de San Julián de los Prados and Iglesia de San Esteban de Sograndio. Both of them are famous for their architectural brilliance and give you a sense of divinity. Tourists should also pay a visit to the Antiguo Monasterio de San Vicente. It’s a Benedictine monastery and was originally constructed in 781 AD.
Almost every city in Spain has a museum and Oviedo is no exception. There are two famous museums in the city. The Museo Arqueológico de Asturias showcases items from the Epipalaeolithic, Early, Mid and Late Palaeolithic and the Metal Age. Don’t miss the 12th-century sarcophagus of Doña Gontrodo Petri. In Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias, you get to see some sculpture, painting, engraving, drawing and photography, ranging from the middle ages to 20th century.
If you want to experience the spiritual and cultural beauty of this century-old city, take cheap flights to Oviedo today and rejuvenate your body and soul.