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Pre-romanesque church of Santa María del Naranco, a former royal palace (9th century) (Oviedo)
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Congress activities are complemented by the social programme. It comprises the conference dinner and the accompanying persons programme. In this programme, the partners and family members accompanying the registered delegates are offered the following activities:

Guided tours to Oviedo and Gijón

17th July: Guided visit to Oviedo
10:00 h Departure Sta Maria Naranco

Visit (indoor and outdoor) to the Pre-Romanesque Monuments of the Naranco: Santa María y San Miguel de Lillo.

Bus tour of Oviedo.

Visit to the Catedral del Salvador (Asturias cathedral) and the Cámara Santa

Guided visit to the old part of Oviedo (casco antiguo) (squares, palaces, churches, etc.). Outdoor walking tour.
13:30 h End of tour

18th July: guided visit to Gijón
10:00 h Departure ULabGi

Guided visit to the Universidad Laboral, including its 70 m high tower, one of the main sightseeing points of Gijón (duration: 60 min).

Bus tour of  Gijón: Providencia, San Lorenzo seafront, marina, etc.

Guided visit to the old part of Gijón (casco histórico): Cimadevilla, the old "barrio de pescadores y cigarreras".  The Roman thermaeOutdoor walking tour.
13:30 h End of tour

Fee: 40 €

Guided tours will be run in Spanish, although some additional explanations will be given in English upon participants´request. Should a large enough group of English speaking persons registered, an English-run group would be formed.

Registration to these tours will be done through the Technical Secretariat (contact Roberto J. González Fernández).

Las Caldas Villa Termal

In addition to the above described activities, 
Las Caldas Villa Termal offers a selection of spa activities to the Congress attendees and to their acompanying persons at a special reduced rate (click here to download  a brochure). Las Caldas Villa Termal can be accessed by Oviedo urban bus line 3  (check the Transportes Urbanos de Asturias webpage for further details).

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Scientific Secretariat and Correspondence
VIII Congreso Geológico de España
Dpto de Geologí­a. Universidad de Oviedo
C/ Arias de Velasco s/n
33005 Oviedo, España

cge2012 at geol.uniovi.es

Technical Secretariat:
Fundación Universidad de Oviedo (FUO)
(Roberto J. González Fernández, Adriana Suárez Paredes)
C/ Principado, 3, 4º.  33007-Oviedo
Tlf:+34 985.104.935/36  Fax: +34 985.104.928
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February 27th, 2012

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