Campo de San Francisco, Oviedo

Campo de San Francisco, Oviedo (must see)

Campo de San Francisco is located in the center of Oviedo and represents one of the most significant landmarks in the city. It stretches across 9 ha (90000 square meters) and houses a Botanical Garden, Snail Fountain, Duck Pond, Music Kiosk, and many beautiful statues and monuments. Historic documents from the 15th century describe Campo de San Francisco as a place frequently visited by people. It was also used as grounds for military training. In the 19th century, the park's present day borders were decided, being bound to the center of the city by Santa Cruz, Santa Susana and Uria Toreno street. Campo de San Francisco is often called the “lungs of the city” and is much loved and valued by Oviedo's citizens.

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Campo de San Francisco on Map

Sight Name: Campo de San Francisco
Sight Location: Oviedo, Spain (See walking tours in Oviedo)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Oviedo, Spain

Create Your Own Walk in Oviedo

Create Your Own Walk in Oviedo

Creating your own self-guided walk in Oviedo is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Oviedo Introduction Walking Tour

Oviedo Introduction Walking Tour

Tucked between the Cantabrian Mountains and the Bay of Biscay in the north of Spain, Oviedo - capital of the Asturias province - is renowned for its medieval old town, home to the historic Gothic cathedral, museums, convent, and numerous plazas. To explore them all in detail, follow this orientation tour and get an in-depth experience of Oviedo!

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Oviedo Statues and Squares

Oviedo Statues and Squares

Oviedo is a very beautiful city, it offers its visitors a lot of wonderful landmarks to admire. This sightseeing tour proposes a trip around the most famous and interesting statues and squares of the city.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 Km or 0.9 Miles