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Luanco

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Luanco

  1. 1. Index• History of the town.• Gastronomy• Festivals• Interesting places
  2. 2. Situation• Luanco is village and the capital of council of Gozón, inAsturias. It is located between Candás and Avilés and isvery near to Cabo Peña.
  3. 3. Shield and Flag
  4. 4. History• During the SpanishWar ofIndependence, theFrench occupiedLuanco in 1809 andin 1811 causingsevere damage tothe town.
  5. 5. • In the 19th centuryLuanco became atourism place.
  6. 6. • During the Spanish CivilWar suffered Francosarmy blockade by sea,since the summer of 1936,and lived the evacuationin October 1937 theGovernment of Asturiasand most of theRepublican Army of theNorth, along with otherports between Gijon andAviles, decreed byBelarmino Tomás.
  7. 7. • With the construction offactories Ensidesa inAvilés and Gijón Veriña,Gozon acquires bedroomtown features. From the60s and 70’s starts masstourism, especially fromthe inside of Asturias,growing considerably andbuilding urban secondhome developments.
  8. 8. Gastronomy• The most famous food is the marañuela. It’s a type ofcookie very hard and with a shell or loop form.
  9. 9. Gastronomy II• But anyone knows the true place of origin the marañuela,because people from Candás say that the marañuela isoriginally from Candás and people from Luanco say theopposite.
  10. 10. Gastronomy III• Luanco’s kitchen works mainly witch asturianproducts like local seafood or splendid fishes.
  11. 11. FestivalsOn February 5, Holy Christ ofSocorroOn July 16th, day of Carmen
  12. 12. FestivalsOn July 25thand July 26th, Santiago and St.Ana.On August 14thsummer Carnival.
  13. 13. THE BEACH• Luanco is a sailor town.• The main beach is very small.• It is in the town.• It is protected with a port and it`s a very quietbeach.• In 1995 was done a bigger beach and fill itwith sand extracted from the sea.• In 2012 it got the blue flat.
  14. 14. INTERESTING PLACESTHE CHURCHITS NAME IS SANTA MARIAIT´S A CATHOLIC CHURCH,HISTORIC ARTISTICMONUMENTIts structure is a single nave dividedinto four sectionsThere is a great contrast between thesober Baroque exterior and interiorwith rich altarpieces
  15. 15. CLOCK TOWER• IT WAS BUILT IN 1705.• THE CURRENT WATCH WASINSTALLED IN 1920
  16. 16. MARITIME MUSEUMIT WAS OPENED IN 1948 AND IS DEDICATED TOTHE SEA, SO THE MARINE SPECIES AS THE FISH
  17. 17. The endMaría Cuadrado Aníbarro nº5Marta Guerra Fernández nº18Bárbara Lada Colunga nº21Cristina Sánchez Rodríguez nº31

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