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Maritime Llanes

Maritime Route

By following this route through Llanes you will be able to see some of the most significant historical sites related to fishing. In these special places you can really feel a sense of contact between the present day and the town’s history as a fishing port.

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Turismo Cultural
Llanes Marinero

Maritime and commercial activity in the Sixteenth Century

The agricultural poverty in the east of Asturias and the difficulty of communication with the rest of the Spanish peninsula at this time contributed very favourably to the maritime activity in the port of Llanes.

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Llanes Marinero

Piracy and conflict on the high seas

One of the most serious problems that faced the European powers from the start of the Hundred Years¨ War was the incidence of robbery and piracy in what were considered enemy waters.

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Llanes Marinero

History and tradition

 Llanes was a significant fishing port from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries for both deep sea and inshore fleets.

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Llanes Marinero
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