Lastres

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Lastres
Llastres
Parish
Village of Lastres
Village of Lastres
Coat of arms of Lastres
Coat of arms
Country Spain
Autonomous community Asturias
Province Asturias
Municipality Colunga

Lastres, in Asturian and officially named Llastres,[1] is one of 13 parishes (administrative divisions) in the Colunga municipality, within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.

The population is 1,159 (INE 2004).

Heritage[edit]

Santa María de Sabada Church

Declared as Bien de Interés Cultural, it was built in the 18th century. The tower was added at the end of the 19th century.

Capilla de San Roque

It is located in the heights of the village. It also has a balcony for watching a panoramical view of the village and its port.

Recent history[edit]

Between 2009 and 2011 Doctor Mateo, a comedy drama produced for Antena 3 was filmed in the town. Llastres was called in it San Martín del Sella.

In 2010, Llastres was prized with the Prince of Asturias award, as the Exemplary Town of the year in Asturias.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Decree of the Government of the Principality of Asturias setting Llastres name as an official

External links[edit]

Media related to Lastres at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 43°31′N 5°16′W / 43.517°N 5.267°W / 43.517; -5.267