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Plaza del Fontan

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Even on a Sunday

Having experienced the deathly solitude of some Spanish Sundays, the Plaza and its street market... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Lagos, Portugal
Nice market place

Visited the market on a Saturday, with the actual market going on. Lots of people around, and a... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Having experienced the deathly solitude of some Spanish Sundays, the Plaza and its street market was a lovely diversion and surprise. So this is where everybody gets to. Perhaps we were lucky, but with musical entertainers, lively crowds and atmospheric architecture, it was dreamy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brimble
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Visited the market on a Saturday, with the actual market going on. Lots of people around, and a genuine locale atmosphere.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank martinvI2585BK
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Oviedo is a beautiful town with cobbled streets. The town hall and cathedral are stunning. There is an abundance of bars, restaurants and sidrerias.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Great square, some restaurants with tables outside, it hosts a market and in a corner a big supermarket Mercadona. Two minutes walk to cathedral and Bellas Artes Museum.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank susisanta
Reviewed 28 August 2018

very dirty, too much crowd, nothing special all in all without something important to see but maybe just for a short walk

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank George - Alexan... T
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Great service which is very important too.. delicious cooked meals & the deserts were good too , you must try it out next time your out there 🤙

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 857isabelv
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Just wondering around and came on this area which had a mostly clothes market on. Very nice atmosphere and stall holders helpful despite communication problems. Square buildings themselves are quant and also had some nice shops in as well as cafes.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank eeyorelover
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

There was a great little outdoor farmers market in the plaza today (Thursday). We bought some locally grown beans and blueberries. Beautiful plaza.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dan A
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

This square is worth visiting if you are in the area. The square is surrounded by interesting architecture. When we visited, there was an open air market.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 4 December 2017

It was cold and rainy when my husband and I went to Plaza del Fontan for the second time. Our very first visit was in June of this year. Rain or shine, it is a very charming place to be with friends, and family.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank BradRymaec
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mick s
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There are buses and trains from Leon to Oviedo station. From the station there are city buses that take you around town, but you could also walk - not more than 15-20 min through the newer part to the older/historic part of... More