Villaviciosa | Wise Pilgrim Guidebooks for the Camino de Santiago
1.10km → Villaviciosa → La Ferrería - Amandi
To Santiago: 
371.80
Altitude: 
5

The town has been called Villaviciosa, an allusion to the fertility of the land, since the 14th century. It occupies a low valley south of the estuary and the rich land here supports a cattle and dairy industry, but perhaps more importantly it grows very good apples for the production of the sidra (the famous hard cider of Asturias).

Fiesta: 

Santumedero de Sietes is celebrated on the 3rd of March. San Juan on the 24th of June, and Santiago on the 25th of July.

The Road: 

Pay close attention to the arrows through town. The camino follows a route which takes you past most of the more notable monuments, including the Ayuntamiento building, the monument to Carlos I, and the Iglesia de Santa María de la Oliva. At the church it turns left to follow the AS-255...

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Services
ATM: 
Yes
Bar: 
Yes
Grocery: 
Yes
Pharmacy: 
Yes
Medical Center: 
Yes
Correos: 
Yes
Bus: 
Yes
Bus Terminal: 
Yes