The council of Llanes, located in the eastern end of the Principality of Asturias is today one of the largest tourist centers in the North of Spain, and Municipality of Tourist Excellence since 1995.Its privileged location, with more than thirty beaches of fine sand, nestled in places of great natural beauty (several of which enjoy blue flag), together with its proximity to the Picos de Europa, and its valuable cultural heritage, have turned this municipality in forced appointment for thousands of visitors, who year after year come to this land to enjoy its excellent cuisine, folklore, landscape and dealing with its people.
The town of Llanes has many attractions that can hardly be described one by one. Art lovers will enjoy its old town, declared Historic - Artistic, and that among other monuments has about 300 meters of Romanesque walls, Torreón de defendese (now converted into a Tourist Office), the Basilica of Santa María del Conceyu , the palace of Gastañaga or that of Posada de Herrera, now converted into the Municipal House of Culture. Of great beauty are also the many Casonas de Indianos that can be admired both in the town and in the different towns of the council. For those who like natural areas, the promenade of San Pedro that runs along cliffs and that time serves as a watchtower on the village and the Cantabrico, or the San Antón promenade, which borders the port to the beaches of Puerto Chico .
To enjoy leisure time, it has an 18-hole Scottish Link Municipal Golf Course; the Ethnographic Museum of the East of Asturias with two facilities: the Aula del Mar in Llanes and El Llacín in Porrúa.
The rest of the Council contains innumerable attractions: coves and beaches, coastal towns and inland. Romanesque monuments such as the Monastery of San Antolín de Bedón or San Salvador de Celorio, prehistoric sites such as the idol of Peña Tu, popular architecture, palaces and medieval mansions complete the llanisca offer.