Oviedo

Oviedo, the capital of the Principality of Asturias, has excellent infrastructures for meeting and conference tourism. It has two singular meeting venues in excellent locations: the Auditorio Príncipe Felipe and the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones (PEC).

The Auditorio has excellent acoustics, light-filled areas, and adaptable rooms. It is fully accessible inside, and is located in the centre of the town.

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As for the Palacio de Congresos, the work of the famous Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, this monumental building covers the needs for singularity, capacity, and functionality.

Oviedo is a very clean town, one of the cleanest in Europe, which contributes to enjoying the beautiful Old Quarter. This includes the Gothic Cathedral, where such relics as the Holy Shroud and the Visigothic Crosses of Victory and of the Angels can be viewed in the Holy Chamber. Beautiful churches and convents are also located in the old quarter, including the Pelayas convent, as well as Baroque palaces and the Museum of Fine Arts of Asturias and the Archaeological Museum.

Alfonso II the Chaste, King of Asturias, created the Way of Santiago, as it was he who started this famous pilgrimage from Oviedo. The Primitive Way, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, can be discovered from the capital of Asturias.

Oviedo is different from other destinations due to its architectures, its many beautiful sculptures, its historic buildings, and its monuments in the unique pre-Romanesque style. Some magnificent examples of this style, declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites, can be found in Oviedo. They include the old Church of San Tirso El Real, the Church of San Julián de los Prados, Foncalada Fountain, Santa María del Naranco, and San Miguel de Lillo.

The Asturian capital is very green, providing many parks, gardens, and outdoor areas to relax or do sports in the open air. These include Campo San Francisco, a centrally located, beautiful, quiet park.

Culture and art define the spirit of the town, which such landmarks as the Campoamor Theatre, and an extensive cultural agenda throughout the year.

The town currently provides an extensive, renovated high-quality hotel offering, with more than 2,600 hotel rooms. It also offers an extensive and varied range of venues for any need and budget.

Oviedo is regarded as a service-focused town, and as such its commercial offering is renowned.

Oviedo offers the variety and quality of Asturian gastronomy, with excellent, top quality local products, ancestral dishes such as fabada, and such singular options as cider and cheese. Not to forget the carbayones and other sweets and desserts such as its renowned rice pudding or the moscovitas.

CONTACT DETAILS

City Name: Oviedo
Region: PRINCIPADO DE ASTURIAS
Organization: Oviedo Convention Bureau
Address: Plaza del Fresno, s/n-(anterior Plaza de la Gesta)
City: Oviedo
Zipcode: 33007
Phone: 34- 985 272 111
Mobile phone: 649 671 571
Mail: congresos@oviedo.es

CONTACT PERSON

Name: Ángeles Solís
Position: jefa Oficina Municipal de Turismo y Congresos
Mail: angelescolloto@oviedo.es

 

HOTELS (3, 4 & 5 stars)

Total Number of Hotels: 37
Total Number of Rooms: 2169
Total Number of Beds: 5576
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (theater): 1000
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (cocktail): 1700

 

INCOMING AGENCIES

Total Number: 6

MEETING MAXIMUM CAPACITY

Capacity of the largest meeting room

1200

Setting: Theater

Meeting Venues

- PALACIO DE EXPOSICIONES Y CONGRESOS CIUDAD DE OVIEDO

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Number of Meeting Rooms: 14
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (theater): 2
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (cocktail): 0

AUDITORIO PRINCIPE FELIPE

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Number of Meeting Rooms: 10
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (theater): 2
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (cocktail): 0

UNIVERSIDAD DE OVIEDO

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Number of Meeting Rooms: 16
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (theater): 332
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (cocktail): 0

COLEGIO DE MEDICOS DE ASTURIAS

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Number of Meeting Rooms: 5
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (theater): 475
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (cocktail): 100

HUCA

Number of Meeting Rooms: 12
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (theater): 475
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (cocktail): 0

HOTEL AYRE OVIEDO

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Number of Meeting Rooms: 6
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (theater): 450
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (cocktail): 700

HOTEL OCA SANTO DOMINGO PLAZA

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Number of Meeting Rooms: 7
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (theater): 450
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (cocktail): 650

HOTEL NH PRINCIPADO

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Number of Meeting Rooms: 4
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (theater): 200
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (cocktail): 150

HOTEL AC FORUM OVIEDO

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Number of Meeting Rooms: 5
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (theater): 264
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (cocktail): 400

HOTEL LAS CALDAS VILLA TERMAL

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Number of Meeting Rooms: 16
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (theater): 325
Largest Meeting Room Capacity (cocktail): 350

Special Venues