Things to do in Asturias
The issue when visiting the beautiful Asturian town of Luarca isn’t what there is to see, but whether you have enough time to see everything. The sea, river and mountains forge an extensive playground of countless attractions and destinations.
Cider and Asturias go hand in hand. The local tipple can be enjoyed on any occasion and is not just a drink but a social ritual.
Cares Trail and Senda del Oso provide walkers with a perfect combination of exercise and spectacular countryside, but they are not the only hiking trails you can choose from in Asturias.
Cape Peñas is a must on a trip along the Asturian coast. The iconic cape enjoys a privileged position, in the midst of an unrivalled natural environment and with interesting villages to visit in the surrounding area.
Food and flea markets take place throughout Asturias all year round. What better way to explore and purchase the best products of the region?
The church of San Julián de los Prados in Oviedo is an extraordinary example of Pre-Romanesque art.
A raised granary or hórreo, as they are called in Asturias, is one of the most characteristic architectural and cultural features of the region’s countryside.
Asturias’ cider capital is surrounded by a verdant landscape dominated by a stunning estuary nature reserve – the largest in the region!
The Semana Grande celebrations in Gijón are held on and around 15 August in honour of the Assumption of the Virgin of Begoña. It is one of the city’s main events.
The Museum of the Asturian People is just one of many places of cultural interest that you can find in Gijón.