Cheap flights to Asturias
Unique, different, inimitable, unforgettable...
Don't miss this intriguing Spanish destination known for it's natural unique crisp-tasting ciders and stunning scenery. An authentic paradise, full of emotions, sensations, memories and experiences, where it is possible to enjoy nature in its purest form, a pioneering and innovative form of rural tourism, mountain peaks, more than three hundred kilometres of surprising coastline and breathtaking cliffs, charming fishing villages, friendly, affable cities, a castro, a prehistoric cave….and more, always with the best cuisine and the warmest tables as a backdrop.
Asturias has it all, and inspires you to come explore it.
Have you ever thought about the number of experiences you can only have in Asturias? Here are just some of the “Made in Asturias” adventures that you won´t want to miss.
A CIDER THAT IS POURED
, in its natural form. Asturias is the only region that has preserved and passes on the technique and art of cider pouring, which enables us to enjoy its many nuances and natural flavour.
FOLLOW THE CANTABRIAN BROWN BEAR
in Teverga, Somiedo and Fuentes del Narcea
VIEW OF THE PICOS DE EUROPA MOUNTAIN RANGE
and the Cantabrian Sea, from the El Fitu observation deck, located between Arriondas and Colunga, looping across the Sueve range. One example of the coexistence between the sea and the mountains.
: Asturian or Pre-Romanesque art. Declared a world Heritage, Oviedo and its surroundings conserve the most emblematic jewls of what was the Kingdom of Asturias.
DISCOVER THE STARTING POINT OF THE WAY TO ST. JAMES
at the Cathedral in Oviedo, the first stop on the oldest route of the pilgrimage, established by Asturias King Alfonso II, the Chaste.
, which preserve the art of our ancestors, while at the same time serving as a place to age internationally famous cheeses, such as Cabrales.
IMMITATE THE INTERNATIONAL DESCENT OF THE RIVER SELLA
like a true professional, between the towns of Arriondas and Ribadesella.
Savour a taste of history at the city's most famous patisserie, Camilo de Blas (7 Calle de Jovellanos, Oviedo, tel: 985 211 851), founded in 1827. Their must-try local speciality almond cake, the "Carbayon", was invented here over 80 years ago. Their chocolates and petits fours are also excellent. camilodeblas.com
Fun festivals are in full swing this month with Gijón's sizzling summer "Semana Negra" (Black Week) high on the list (4-13 July). Originally a book fair, the festival, held in the former shipyards on Poniente Beach, now includes street entertainment, concerts and refreshments. And, on 23-27 July, Avilés will host this year's Festival Intercéltico de Avilés, with musicians and pipers from Scotland, Ireland and Brittany joining local groups.
Head to Gijón's Botanic Gardens (Avenida del Jardín Botánico s/n) this month and relax amid the luscious local flora. During the summer months guided tours and occasional concerts are on offer. Bus lines 1, 2, 4, 18 and 26 will take you there. botanicoatlantico.com