Asturias, with around ten thousand square kilometers of surface, occupies barely an 2,2% of the total area of our country. However, if there were a ranking of provinces based on the number of tourist routes, the Principality would undoubtedly occupy a very prominent position. There is hardly a square kilometer that does not have a natural or cultural attraction. A very high density of "things to see" along thousands of "tours" of all kinds.
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Tourist services in the vicinity
- The Campanu Oviedo 0,10 km
We specialize in seafood and fresh fish from the Bay of Biscay and our establishment has the seal of
- Tejeme: wool shop online 13,93 km
Tejeme we are Ana and Manuel, two Asturian friends, who one day decided to set up an online store
- Furniture restoration Miravalles 15,22 km
What we do: Treatments against woodworm. Cleaning. Joinery repairs. Traditional finishes
- Deporventura: bike rental, ravines ... 16,79 km
Deporventura carries out activities in the Valle del Oso and throughout Asturias such as BTT, caving, canyons,
- Capin Cake 24,95 km
In Capin Cake we make your sweet moments come true. Pastry 100% homemade and daily. Order your cake
What to see and what to do in a nearby radius
- Asturian bean stew 0,00 km
Jovellanos, in his Diarios, talks about fabas or beans from Asturias, which shows that, at least since
- Gastronomic festivals in Asturias 0,00 km
We propose below a basic calendar of these festivals. From January to December they organize
- Asturian products with denomination 0,00 km
Year after year, the Government of the Principality of Asturias is concerned to achieve European protection figures
- Antroxu, the carnival in Asturias 0,00 km
In these days, prior to the defeat of Don Carnal and the reign of Forty Days of Lent,
- Rural tourism in Asturias 0,00 km
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Map: how to get to Asturias best routes
The routes through Asturias can be classified according to very different criteria. There are thematic itineraries, simple walks, urban, gastronomic routes, small or large routes, coastal paths, mountain trekking, climbing, crossings, bicycle routes, horseback riding, greenways, interesting routes to do by car, with the motorcycle, by canoe, by boat; paths that pass through historical monuments, winding paths that lead us to natural monuments, walks that bring us closer to hidden beaches, cliff excursions; signs of all kinds that help us continue on the road to Santiago or discover dinosaur tracks.
Asturias is a great journey in itself, an odyssey for the most fierce traveler, friendly marches for the occasional excusionist, short walks and / or organized visits for tourists who have little time. The possibilities are almost endless in a land that has a very complex orography; abrupt slopes that are a consequence of the scarce distance between the sea and the mountain massif.
Asturias is a great reserve, has a national park, five natural parks and a good number of protected landscapes. A privileged nature that extends everywhere from the alpine areas of the Picos de Europa and the center, passing through the great mountains of the west and east, the coastal rasas, a coastline of 350 kilometers, a large karst system, an infinity of beaches and coves, rivers and rivers, extensive forests ...
Our community acts as a magnet for all fans of outdoor activities, but in addition to nature we must add the artistic and cultural wealth that its different inhabitants have bequeathed to us over the centuries. Therefore, the thematic, cultural and gastronomic routes they proliferate everywhere, not in the middle of nature but in the villages, in the sheepfolds, the small fishing villages, the tourist villages or their populous cities. In all these places great treasures are kept: geological, rock, pre-Romanesque, Romanesque ...
In desdeasturias.com we have two large sections that detail a large part of the tours of interest that are located in the Principality. Routes y What to see a wide catalog of itineraries and visits is broken down, but for the sake of brevity, and especially thinking about those who visit Asturias for the first time and want a scarce list to start discovering our community, these would be our 10 best routes in Asturias, at least the most popular.
Ruta del Cares
Surrounded by an unlikely path, the most vertical slopes of the Picos de Europa are thus within the reach of any mortal, affordable and close to the human enjoyment of the mountain and its gorges. More information Ruta del Cares.
Path of the Bear
The busiest greenway in Asturias, an ideal route for trekkers and cyclists with 22 kilometers of route. More information Senda del Oso.
Lakes of Covadonga
An Arcadia of simple and pastoral life, one of the panoramic thrones of Asturias, an infinite flock with large lakes.More information Lagos de Covadonga.
The coastal strip that stretches from Tazones (Villaviciosa) to Camangu (Ribadesella) is an escape from low cliffs where dinosaurs left their heavy footprint.More information Jurassic Coast.
Pre-Romanesque of Oviedo
The most autochthonous architecture of Asturias loses its roots more than a thousand years ago. World Heritage.More information Prerrománico de Oviedo.
Natural Park of Redes
Territory of great heritage values with a good number of environmental arguments. It has been granted the title of Natural Reserve, also the Reserve of the Biosphere.
One of the most beautiful routes is the "Ruta del Alba". More information Redes Park.
Coastal path of Llanes
They are more than 30 kilometers of route to practice the senderismo or the bicycle ride by the cliffed coast. More information Coastal path of Llanes.
Coastal path of the Cervigón
Two kilometers of path that takes us from the center of Gijón to the beach of Peñarrubia. More information Senda del Cervigón.
Camino de Santiago through Asturias
The Jacobean road on its way through Asturias depara a great beauty and a large number of attractions. More information Camino de Santiago.
The Vaqueiras routes
With almost 1.600 square kilometers, the so-called Vaqueira region is an unequal mosaic of landscapes. More information Vaqueiras routes.Text: © Ramón Molleda for desdeasturias.com