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History

From the prehistoric period to the 13th century

Llanes was a territory already inhabited in the prehistoric period; the studies confirm that the area of “la Llera”, in the surroundings of Posada, was the most densely populated area in Europe during the Palaeolithic era.

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Outstanding figures

But the history of Llanes is also the one of its outstanding figures, llaniscos who reached to important posts in the Spanish social scale and they are part of the national history.

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From the 13th to the 20th century

From the XIII C. to the XVIII C. Llanes’s economic life was based on commerce and fishing, becoming this one of the most important seaports of the North of the Peninsula, mainly due to the hunting of the...

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