Castro Urdiales Tourism

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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 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 27.08 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 22.92 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 20.83 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 22.73 (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 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 11.67 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 98.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 81.67 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 15 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 28.33 (Low)
  • Living in Castro Urdiales - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Castro Urdiales is 187.49 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 81.05 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 95.55 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.46 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.33 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 89.72 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.76 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 91.82 (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 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.84 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 101.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 101.15 USD

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

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