Discovering Asturias

 

DISCOVERING PICOS DE EUROPA

The oldest protected area in Spain it is found in Asturias. In addition to being one of the world's best reserves of Atlantic forest ecosystems, the Picos de Europa National Park includes the largest limestone formation in Atlantic Europe and it is home of several animal species, including the mythical Cantabrian brown bear and the elusive wood grouse.

 

You may visit the historical Cangas de Onís, former capital of the Kingdom of Asturias. From there you can easily reach the Royal Site of Covadonga and the emblematic lakes of Covadonga. You can spot the famous Picu Urriellu (also known as Naranjo de Bulnes) and visit the breathtaking Cares River gorge. If you prefer, you can also access the inside of a natural cave and learn about the process of making the Cabrales artisan cheese.

During your time in Asturias, to guarantee your rest, you will stay in our selection of rural charm hotels, which form part of the Casonas Asturianas quality brand. Gastronomy is a fundamental piece to understand our region, thus you will also enjoy a fantastic tasting menu where you will taste some of the best dishes of traditional Asturian cuisine. Come to the Natural Paradise. Come to Asturias. 

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PICOS DE EUROPA WEEKEND

Discover Picos de Europa, the oldest Spanish national park, in a weekend getaway and let your self fall in love with its wonderfuld landscapes. Discover Covadonga Sanctuary and Lakes and learn about the history of Asturias Kingdon. If you preffer, you can explore a natural cave where Cabrales cheese is made, while you taste one of the most tasty products. This service is perfect for those who come for first time to the natural paradise. Asturias is mountain, come and discover it. 

THIS PRICE INCLUDES

  • 2 nights accommodation in a charming rural hotel (Casonas Asturianas network or similar category).

  • Breakfasts included.

  • Tasting menu.

  • An activity to choose:

  1. Guided tour "Origin and heart of Asturias". Cangas de Onís, Covadonga and Los Lagos.

  2. Guided tour "Cabrales Cheese". Visit to a natural cave and tasting products.

  3. Guided tour "Landscapes of Picos de Europa". Ruta del Cares, Bulnes and Camermeña.

  • Informative dossier (includes itinerary, what to see and do, vouchers, addresses, maps ...).

  • Welcome kit.

  • Telephone assistance 24h/7d.

  • VAT and management fees included.

Price per person 275€ in double room (two people minimum)

If you would like a one single room for yourself, there is a extra fee of 150€.

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PICOS DE EUROPA FULL EXPERIENCE

Discover Picos de Europa, one of the best preserved national parks in Spain, and enjoy with breathtaking landscapes, in a experience to find some of the most wonderful places in Europe.  Walk the Ruta del Cares, known as the divine gorge and explore the heart of the Cantabrian Range in a 4WD guided tour.  Dive into the first kingdom in the Peninsula and discover the hidden gem of Covadonga Lakes and Sanctuary. Additionally, learn the artisan  making process of Cabrales cheese, flagpole of Asturian cuisine. This is the best option to discover the best of the best in Picos de Europa . Asturias is mountain, come and discover it. 

THIS EXPERIENCE INCLUDES

  • Accommodation 4 nights in 4 stars charming hotel (or superior category).

  • Breakfast included

  • Spa treatment for two people

  • Traditional Asturian tasting menu (for 2 people)

  • Guided Tour "Queso Cabrales". Visit a cave, factory and cheese tasting.

  • Guided Tour "Origen y corazón de Asturias". Cangas de Onís, Covadonga y Los Lagos.

  • 4WD Guided Tour in protected areas of Picos de Europa National Park.

  • Transfer to the Ruta del Cares

  • All transfers during guided tours.

  • Dossier with itinerary, where to go, vouchers, maps...).

  • Welcome gift.

  • 24h telephone support.

  • All taxes included

Price per person 595€ in private double room (price for minimum two people)

 

DISCOVERING THE PRE-ROMANESQUE

From the moment you arrive in Asturias, you will feel its cultural heritage and historical richness. The city of Oviedo, former capital of the kingdom of Asturias, with its romantic old town and its majestic monuments, is the ideal place to start discovering and enjoying the Principality of Asturias. 

Asturias is actual history and its main highhlight is the lovely architectural ensemble of Asturian Pre-Romanesque, such as Santa María del Naranco and San Miguel de Lillo. Among the most deeply rooted traditions in Asturias, cider stands out above all, and visiting a traditional cidery is the perfect way to discover all its secrets. Of course, Asturias is also gastronomy and there is no better way discover about its flavors that through a guided tour that will leave, without doubt, a good taste in your mouth. 

In Camino de Asturias we would like to guarantee your rest thus we work in collaboration with several charming rural hotels, many of them included in the Casonas Asturianas quality brand. To complete the experience, our services include a delicious tasting menu where you can discover the Asturian gastronomy, through one of its flagship products, such as fabada, cachopo or artisan cheeses like Cabrales or Gamonéu. Come and discover Paradise. Come to Asturias.

Price per person 250€ in double room (two people minimum)

If you would like a one single room for yourself, there is a extra fee of 150€.

THIS PRICE INCLUDES

  • 2 nights accommodation in a charming rural hotel (Casonas Asturianas network or similar category).

  • Breakfasts included.

  • Tasting menu.

  • An activity to choose:

  1. Guided tour "Asturian Pre-Romanesque". Monuments of the Naranco and city of Oviedo.

  2. Guided tour "The country of Cider". Visit to one traditional cidery and tasting of cider products.

  3. Guided tour "Tasting Vetusta". Gastronomic tour around the old town of Oviedo.

  • Informative dossier (includes itinerary, what to see and do, vouchers, addresses, maps ...).

  • Welcome kit.

  • Telephone assistance 24h/7d.

  • VAT and management fees included.

 

DISCOVERING THE EAST COAST 

The eastern coast of Asturias hides some of the best beaches in the Iberian Peninsula. It hosts unique protected landscapes, both for its ecological diversity and its high natural value. Asturias stands out not only for its natural beauty but also for its cultural heritage.

Asturias lives towards the sea and this is evident in its picturesque fishing villages, such as Lastres and Tazones, full of life and history. Embarking on its ports allows you to observe from another perspective its rugged coastline and its beautiful beaches. Its cliffs hide dozens of dinosaur footprints and, in addition, the network of Asturian caves with rock paintings, declared World Heritage by Unesco, is one of the most remarkable repertoires of European Palaeolithic art.

It would be impossible to understand Asturias without discovering its high quality gastronomy, so rooted in tradition but also without losing sight of the avant-garde. That is why all packages include a fantastic tasting menu, where you can taste some of the best dishes of Asturian cuisine. We have the collaboration of charming rural hotels, combining the tranquility and beauty of their locations with a professional and quality service, so your rest is guarantee. Come to the Natural Paradise. Come and discover Asturias. 

Price per person 275€ in double room (two people minimum)

If you would like a one single room for yourself, there is a extra fee of 150€.

THIS PRICE INCLUDES

  • 2 nights accommodation in a charming rural hotel (Casonas Asturianas network or similar category).

  • Breakfasts included.

  • Tasting menu.

  • An activity to choose:

  1. Guided tour "Fishing Villages". Tazones y Lastres

  2. Boat trip through the Cantabrian Sea (fishing and/or sunset at sea).

  3. Guided tour "Rock art and coast of the dinosaurs". Ribadesella and Cueva de Tito Bustillo.

  • Informative dossier (includes itinerary, what to see and do, vouchers, addresses, maps ...).

  • Welcome kit.

  • Telephone assistance 24h/7d.

  • VAT and management fees included.

In Camino de Asturias we would like your experience to be unique and unforgettable. That is why we propose you additional services which complement all our packages, You decide which one fits you better. Please contact us if you need more information. We will be happy to help you.

OPTIONAL

  • Transfers from/to the airport and private driver service

  • Adventure activities (canoeing, canyoning, quad biking ...)

  • Guided tour to the Cathedral of Oviedo and the Holy Chamber.

  • Guided visits to the Sanctuary and lakes of Covadonga.

  • Traditional Asturian welcome dinner.

  • Half board / full board.

  • Guided tours to Gijón and Avilés.

  • And much more...

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