The Portuguese school ship N.R.P. Sagres leaves Aviles in whose harbour has remained in open doors sessions between August 2nd to 5th.
The University of Oviedo, promoter of the Sea Itinerant University, and the city of Aviles made in cooperation the sea festival (AUfemar), which had the presence of the large school peninsular vessels: NRP Sagres and NTM Creoula of Portugal and Juan Sebastian de Elcano and Saltillo of Spain.
Historically isolated from the rest of Spain by its high mountains, Asturias claims to be a Natural Paradise. It hosts many World Heritage features and gets world wide media coverage every year when the 'Prince of Asturias Awards' winners' names are announced.