Things to do in Asturias
The Lakes of Covadonga are a must-see on a trip to Asturias. They are a stunning spectacle of wondrous nature.
Come and experience the most exciting canoeing event in August as hundreds of canoeists and supporters take to the Sella River. Join the festivities, including traditional inauguration verses and a procession. Can’t make it in August? Canoe down the Sella River at any time of the year.
Can you say you’ve seen the waters of the smallest inland beach in the world? If not, you’re missing out on one of nature’s most stunning works of art – Gulpiyuri Beach in Asturias. Listed as a natural monument of Asturias, come enjoy the magical power of this tiny cove.
Among the charms of the capital of the Principality of Asturias are its history, art, cuisine, fiestas, and arts and crafts.
Did you know that some of Spain’s top beaches are located right here in Asturias? Come discover the wild, rugged beauty of Gulpiyuri, Torimbia and Cuevas del Mar.
Come to the port city of Gijón and discover the multitude of sights it has to offer: the aquarium, San Lorenzo Beach, the sculpture Eulogy to the Horizon and Universidad Laboral, to name but a few.
Cares Trail is the most popular hike in Asturias, if not Spain – an awe-inspiring adventure accessible to all.
Picos de Europa National Park is the most important protected area in Asturias for its natural wealth and stunning mountain scenery.
From Michelin-starred establishments to popular restaurants serving typical local cuisine, there’s no shortage of good places to eat in Asturias.