Castro Urdiales Tourism, Spain

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Castro Urdiales is a municipality of northern Spain, a seaport situated on the bay of Biscay.Castro Urdiales is a modern town, although its castle and the Gothic-style parish church of Santa María de la Asunción, date from the Middle Ages. Its chief industries are tourism, fishing, and the preservation of fish, especially sardines and anchovies, in oil. The "Lolin" and "La Castreña" anchovy canning factories serve as a reminder of the town's closeness to this industry and its proximity to the sea. Tourism has greatly increased in Castro Urdiales in the last thirty years; many people from Bilbao and other parts of the Basque Country and Cantabria as well as Northern Spain in general keep summer homes in the town. Although the number of people registered in the town is around 32,000, the summer population can double or even triple this figure.The town is popular because of its beaches and scenic harbor.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Castro Urdiales in Spain. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Castro Urdiales like a local. The nearest major city to Castro Urdiales is San Sebastian. Attractions in San Sebastian include La Concha Beach, Parte Vieja, Mount Igueldo , The Funicular And The Amusement Park. Also, to reach Castro Urdiales, you'll have to take a flight to San Sebastian; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Castro Urdiales*

  • Pollution Statistics in Castro Urdiales

    Know the pollution level of Castro Urdiales before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 27.63 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 26.92 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 9.62 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 21.15 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 21.88 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 22.92 (Low)
  • Castro Urdiales: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Castro Urdiales for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Castro Urdiales.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.94 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 23.53 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 44.12 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 20.59 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 23.44 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.82 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 88.24 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 72.06 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 23.53 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.65 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35.29 (Low)
  • Living in Castro Urdiales - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Castro Urdiales is 181.68 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 72.18 (High)
    • Climate Index 95.55 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 29.48 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.91 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 89.72 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.2 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 92.24 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Castro Urdiales

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Castro Urdiales

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.86 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.36 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 103.94 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 100.09 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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