The city of Oviedo is located in northern Spain, just a short distance from the sandy shores of the Bay of Biscay. The area has been inhabited since the first century A.D. during Roman occupation. Throughout history city has seen substantial change in government, culture and religion, the effects of which can be noted in the patchwork of architecture found in the downtown area. An array of museums and theatres provide excellent opportunities to see and experience the vibrant history and culture of this exciting Spanish city first-hand, when you book your car hire in Oviedo
The climate of northern Spain proves to be optimum for growing apples. When you book you car hire in Oviedo be sure not to miss the opportunity to indulge in some sidra (hard apple cider.) Since the late 1600s when apple trees from America came to Spain, the art of making sidra evolved into a unique tradition within the Province of Asturias and surrounding areas. If you come between January and May or June you will given the chance to visit a sideria, a cider bar, where you can sample the sidra straight from a large oak vat. When poured from the bottle it must be done above your head (at least 3 feet) to create natural carbonation; in some siderias the waiter opens and pours the beverage, in others they just open it and the rest is up to you. Also, you are to drink the entire bottle at a sitting, if not, the sidra will become flat and undesirable. For almost 400 years, the people of Asturias have continued this Spanish tradition and your car hire will afford you the freedom to experience such an enjoyable piece of their heritage.
The Teatro Theatre was established in 1892 as a centre for culture and the Arts. Throughout the years, some of the world's most renowned performers have graced the stage. Ballet, contemporary dance, traditional theatre and opera are just a few of the genres you will find; as well as Zarzuelu, a genre unique to Spain, it includes spoken word and sung scenes such as in musicals and also offers components of opera and popular music. The theatre is also home to the famous Prince of Asturias Awards ceremony, honoring people who excel in the areas of humanities, science and public affairs. The purpose of the awards is "to consolidate links between the Principality and the Prince of Asturias, and to contribute to encouraging and promoting scientific, cultural and humanistic values that form part of mankind's universal heritage" according to their mission statement. People such as Woody Allen and Leonard Cohen have been honored with the award.
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