In the middle of Asturias’ natural paradise you can find Oviedo, surrounded by lots of mountains that once defended what was the only Christian kingdom of the Peninsula. Nowadays, Oviedo is one of the most commercial cities of Asturias and locals love to receive visitors that want to discover each corner full of history. This city is still one of the most important stages of the Camino de Santiago Primitivo, given that the route between Oviedo and Santiago de Compostela became the main pilgrimage road to complete the Camino de Santiago.
Whether you travel for business or you want to spend a few days on vacation, our hotels in Oviedo, Spain are ideally located one step away from the old town. Our accommodations make it easier to discover the city centre and try some great dishes and cider at local bars and restaurants.
If you book your hotel with Sercotel Hotels, you will be near Campo San Francisco, one of the main parks of the city. Here you can visit the famous monument of Leopoldo Alas Clarín and discover much more by taking one of the dramatized guided tours that take place near the old centre; you will be transported to the 19th century.
The best option to fully understand the cultural and leisure lifestyle of this city is to book your stay near the city centre. Book with Sercotel Hotels one of the besthotels in Oviedo, Asturias and enjoy your stay.
Also, if you want to enjoy from some of the liveliest streets in Oviedo you should go to Calle Uría, ideal for shopping, or Calle Gascona, the street with the highest concentration of cider houses. In these streets, you can also taste delicious Asturian dishes and practice your skills pouring cider. During the summer, this festive atmosphere increases with the descent of the river Sella in August and the festivities of their local saint, San Mateo, in September. Also, Oviedo’s cultural celebrations continue during the Autumn with the Princess of Asturias Awards at the Campoamor theatre.
If you want to discover more about Oviedo’s historical heritage you must visit the Cathedral of San Salvador de Oviedo. Its construction represents three centuries and it has been influenced by the pre-Romanesque, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque styles. His well-known Holy Chamber keeps the famous "pañolón" or the Holy Shroud that wrapped Jesus’ face along with other relics like the thorns of his crown and a sandal of San Pedro.
Beyond its beautiful streets and its exquisite gastronomy, the city also offers exciting plans close to our conveniently located hotels in Oviedo. Their location will make it easier to move around and also discover all the beautiful getaways near the city.
One of the most popular getaways is to visit the Monte Naranco, a primitive place of pre-Roman castros and an authentic natural beauty. From there you can enjoy the best views of the city, the Christ Redeemer or the church of Santa María del Naranco and take some fantastic photographs. The south of Mount Naranco’s church is one of the most iconic examples of European Pre-Romanesque art. Next to it is the contemporary church of San Miguel de Lillo, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
If you are travelling with children and they are motorsports fans, near Oviedo you can visit the Museum of Fernando Alonso, a Formula One racing driver and world champion. In this museum you will find more than 270 unique objects related to motorsports and Formula One. On the other hand, El Bosque Zoo is a perfect plan to spend an entertaining day discovering the wide variety of fauna and flora in Oviedo. In addition, entertaining guided tours and educational workshops are held for the youngest family members.