LLANES 63ºF - 63ºF - BUFONES DE BUELNA - COLOMBRES 63ºF - 63ºF - CARES GORGE - SANTUARIO DE COVADONGA - CANGAS DE ONIS 55ºF - 55ºF
Welcome to your Europamundo Trip Style!!! The information about the meeting place and start time of your circuit can be found on your voucher. The East bewitches us We will start our day arriving at the beautiful fishing village of LLANES, having important historical and monumental heritage, where we will admire its famous Memory Cubes. We will follow the east coast till BUFONES DE BUELNA and its forest beach. With our guide we will do an easy hiking trail on this amazing Natural Reserve. After this we will visit the town of COLOMBRES. This cute town has plenty of palaces of indiano architecture; one of them is the headquarters of the Indianos Archive, where the history of the american emmigration is known. Time for lunch Already in the afternoon we will go deep into Picos de Europa by a panoramic road travelling through the GORGE OF THE CARES RIVER and the Valley where the famous Cabrales cheese is produced. We will learn about its elaboration on an included visit with tasting on a typical Cave-Cheese Dairy. Our way will guide us to know one of the most representative places in Asturias: the SANCTUARY OF COVADONGA, where the Cave of the Virgin is waiting for us, origin of the beginning of the Reconquista led by Don Pelayo. We will continue till CANGAS DE ONÍS, that was the first capital of Asturias, with its characteristic bridge of roman origin. Accomodation.
CANGAS DE ONIS 55ºF - 55ºF - MIERES 57ºF - 61ºF - LAS UBIÑAS PARK - PROAZA 59ºF - 63ºF - BEAR PATH - AVILES 63ºF - 64ºF - GIJON 63ºF - 64ºF
Mining Reconversion. Today we will discover what happened to the mining Asturias and what has been reconverted in. We will cross the valleys where coal was mined and we will stop in one of its towns, MIERES. We will continue to the HIGH OF LA COBERTORIA, in the heart of the Biosphere Reserve. This Park of Las Ubiñas is not only offering us unimaginable views, but also surprises as a megalithic area. A short walk will take us to one of its dolmens. We will continue our tour till the valley of Quirós, which is located one of the most authentic villages in the region: BERMIEGO. We will know its houses with flowery corridors, its old horreums or paneras (breadbaskets) and the Abuelo, a Teixo tree (a yew tree) considered to be 2000 years old. We will have lunch in the pretty village of PROAZA and near it we will take a short walk in the BEAR´S PATH, one of the most significant ecological and green itineraries of Spain till the "Paca and Tola"Bear´s enclosure. With a little bit of luck we will see them! Crossing the region of the cider we will arrive to the city of AVILÉS. Time to take a picture in the Niemeyer Center. After we will take a walk in its surprising and restored old town, traveling it´s streets with arcades and its squares with galleries. We will finish the day in the bustling city of GIJÓN; before heading for our hotel we will take a panoramic tour and a walk in the old town with our guide, where we will find many cider houses. Accomodation.
GIJON 63ºF - 64ºF - SOMIEDO 52ºF - 55ºF - LUARCA - RIBADEO 59ºF - 59ºF
From the Somiedo Paradise to the Eo Estuary. Today we will wake up early and we are going to know the ancestral life of the vaqueiros (cowboys) and an overwhelming nature. We will leave Gijón, destination the spectacular SOMIEDO river valley, protected area by its architecture, lakes, forests and fauna. After a short stop in Belmonte, gate to access to the National Park of Somiedo, we will go into brañas vaqueiras lands, (cowboys´ summer pastures), dotted with teitos that we could photograph and even know their internal structure and its use. We will go up looking for the Salencia Lakes where we will do an easy and beautiful walk to the Lake of La Cueva (The Cave). We will have lunch in POLA DE SOMIEDO where we will taste its traditional gastronomy including meat and legumes. In the afternoon we will make a magical tour on the western coast visiting LUARCA, a town of white architecture that was the cradle of our Nobel Prize of medicine Severo Ochoa. We will continue to the Viewpoint of the Hermitage of the Good Trip in Figueras from where not only we could admire the view of beautifull Estuary of Eo, but also the galician town or RIBADEO where we will sleep; in an enviable location, full of stately homes and good octopuses in its restaurants. Accomodation.
RIBADEO 59ºF - 59ºF - TARAMUNDI 57ºF - 57ºF - CASTRO DE COAÑA - ONETA WATERFALLS - CUDILLERO 61ºF - 64ºF - OVIEDO 61ºF - 63ºF
Between the Sea and the Mountain - Our day is taking us from Lugo to the asturian lands of Los Oscos and an area of craft interes in TARAMUNDI and VEGA DE LLAN. We will have the opportunity to taste a great variety of local products, salty as well as sweet as the bread from its wood oven. We will visit a traditional cutlery knowing Antonio and its small artesanal workshop where he forges its famous knives by hand. Another of the magic places is CASTRO DE COAÑA, architectural legacy of one of the peoples they conquered all of Europe, the Celts. Our morning continues to ONETA WATERFALLS between lush forests and small villages of traditional architecture with slate roofs and granite stone walls. A short walk will take us to the first waterfall. It will inmers us in an idyllic setting. Its 20 meters thunderous fall were used for grinding as we will check visiting a nearby mill. Next we will take a panoramic road leading through vaqueira lands looking for Asturcones, the mythical and lndigenous horse of these mountains. From the mountains we will descend again to the coast to find the fishing village of CUDILLERO, with its labyrinthine streets and coloured houses which adapt to the walls of the cliffs. We can have lunch in any of its restaurants with fish from the Camtabrian sea freshly caught. To complete this intense day we will enter OVIEDO, the capital of the principality on a panoramic tour. A city embraced by majestic mountains with a varied artistic heritage that we will see on our way. Time to walk through its old center streets where its squares decorated with sculptures will catch you as well as the atmosphere of Gascona street and its cider houses. Accomodation.
OVIEDO 61ºF - 63ºF
After breakfast, at the indicated time, transfer and end of services. We hope you enjoyed your trip!.
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