Mieres is located in the heart of the coal mining center of Spain. The mines here are the mainstay of the economy of Asturias. Of tourist interest in Mieres is its annual La Foguera de San Juan festival, in which huge bonfires are lighted.
Mieres is located to the south of the provincial capital
Oviedo. Fly to Airport of Asturias (OVD) and take a taxi or bus from there to Mieres. Airport of Asturias receives flights from Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Lisbon, London Stansted, Madrid, Milan, Palma de Mallorca, Rome, Seville, Valencia and Zürich.
Places of Interest in Mieres
- Iglesia de Santa Eulalia de Ujo