Museo de Anclas Philippe Cousteau, Salinas

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The Philippe Cousteau Anchor Museum is located in Salinas, a town within the Castrillón municipality of Asturias, Spain. It is reached by the N-632.The open-air museum is situated on La Peñona peninsula at one end of the beach near the Arnao tunnel. It includes sails and deck anchors, along with a large, ceramic mural. The featured bust of Philippe Cousteau is the work of sculptor Vicente Menendez-Santarúa Prendes.One of the anchors is from the bulk carrier Castillo de Salas that ran aground over rocks near Gijon in 1986.
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  • Y no tienes nada mejor que hacer, o bien si eres persona de interior y el mar te impresione. Consta de cuatro o cinco anclas antiguas en un cabo expuesto al oleaje, bastante viento y buenas vistas... 
    Y no tienes nada mejor que hacer, o bien si eres persona de interior y el mar te impresione. Consta de cuatro o cinco anclas antiguas en un cabo expuesto al oleaje, bastante viento y buenas vistas...  more »
  • A place to visit for the view of the beach. Some anchors are exposed in the promenade. In the balcony lovers put locks. 
    A place to visit for the view of the beach. Some anchors are exposed in the promenade. In the balcony lovers put locks.  more »
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  • It actually is a series of anchors from different types of vessels, an outdoors museum. There is also a bust of Phillipe Cousteau and sculptures representing sails being held down by anchors. Great views of the Salinas beach and Cantabric Sea.
  • What a wonderful place to visit when u r in Spain. especially Asturias. Nice scenery, wonderful environment, nice people etcetc. great Adventure
  • Great place!!! The garden is amazing and the hospitality outstanding.
  • Good place to see all the beach. A lot of anchors to see.
  • Amazing views, I truly loved it

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