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The best routes of Asturias

The best routes of Asturias

Tourist routes in Asturias

Updated on 22 April 2022
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias
  • The best routes of Asturias

Tourist routes in Asturias

Asturias, with around ten thousand square kilometers of surface, occupies only 2,2% of the total area of ​​our country. However, if there was a ranking of provinces according to 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 "routes" of all kinds.


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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 reserveIt 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, through the great mountains of the west and east, the coastal lowlands, a 350-kilometer coastline, a great karst system, countless beaches and coves, mighty rivers and estuaries, 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, cave, pre-Romanesque, Romanesque ...

The best routes of Asturias

In asturias.com we have two large sections where a large part of the routes of interest that are hidden in the Principality are detailed. 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.

Lakes of Covadonga

An Arcadia of simple and pastoral life, one of the panoramic thrones of Asturias, an infinite flock with large lakes.
An essential visit on your trip to Asturias.

The best routes of Asturias
Lakes of Covadonga

Lakes of Covadonga

Going up to the Lakes of Covadonga has merit, especially if it is done by bicycle. They are 12 winding kilometers from ...

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.

The Cares route

The Cares route

Following the course of the Cares River in its upper reaches means entering a calcareous gorge of authentic vertigo that ...

Path of the Bear

The busiest greenway in Asturias, an ideal route for trekkers and cyclists with 22 kilometers of route.

The Path of the Bear

The Path of the Bear

It is an ideal route for hikers and cyclists. Its great natural and ethnographic wealth advances through ...

Route of the Alba

One of the most affordable and beautiful routes that can be undertaken through Asturian nature. It runs parallel to the river Alba along an old path of shepherds and muleteers.

Route of the Alba

Route of the Alba

It looks more like the title of a collection of poems but it is a real walk. The Alba route is one ...

Desfiladero de las Xanas

On the way, dominated by a rocky and canyons profile, we will come across tunnels, bridges and natural springs. The second part of our excursion will be through a lush forest.

The gorge of the Xanas

The gorge of the Xanas

The Xanas gorge is considered the

Jurassic Coast

The coastal strip that stretches from Tazones (Villaviciosa) to Camangu (Ribadesella) is an escape from low cliffs where dinosaurs left their heavy footprint.

Coast of the dinosaurs Asturias

Coast of the dinosaurs Asturias

On the eastern coast of Asturias, each day that passes more fossils and traces of a fertile colonization of ...

Pre-Romanesque of Oviedo

The most autochthonous architecture of Asturias loses its roots more than a thousand years ago. World Heritage.

The Asturian pre-Romanesque of Oviedo

The Asturian pre-Romanesque of Oviedo

The most indigenous architecture of Asturias loses its roots more than a thousand years ago. Traces of the court in ...

Natural Park of Redes

Territory of great heritage values ​​with a good number of environmental arguments. It has been granted the title of Nature Reserve, also that of Biosphere Reserve. One of the most beautiful routes is the “Ruta del Alba”.

Natural Park of Redes

Natural Park of Redes

The Network Park is located in the central-eastern mountain sector, encompassing the municipalities of Caso and ...

Coastal path of Llanes

They are more than 30 kilometers of route to practice the senderismo or the bicycle ride by the cliffed coast.

Coastal path of Llanes

Coastal path of Llanes

They are more than 30 kilometers long for hiking or cycling. It passes through the ...

Coastal path of the Cervigón

Two kilometers of path that takes us from the center of Gijón to the beach of Peñarrubia.

Coastal path of the Cervigón

Coastal path of the Cervigón

Gijón has a large number of small squares and squares, ideal for sitting down and reading the newspaper or resting, and ...

Camino de Santiago through Asturias

The Jacobean road on its way through Asturias depara a great beauty and a large number of attractions.

The Camino de Santiago in Asturias

The Camino de Santiago in Asturias

Although the Camino de Santiago on its Asturian side is less traveled compared to other pilgrimage routes to…

The Vaqueiras routes

With almost 1.600 square kilometers, the so-called Vaqueira region is an unequal mosaic of landscapes.

The vaqueiras routes

The vaqueiras routes

We are talking about an area of ​​friendly and rounded mountains that flank innumerable valleys and that flows, like a great ...

Text: © Ramón Molleda for asturias.com


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