Route or Senda del Oso
It is an ideal route for lovers of hiking and cyclists. Its great natural and ethnographic wealth advances through tunnels and bridges that give a touch of adventure to the march. The stretch of 22 kilometers that goes from Tuñón to Entrago, always passes through paved terrain, with a protective fence, frequent sources for supplies and informative posters about the flora and fauna, the monuments of the area, alternative routes or advice.
The Path of the Bear
It constitutes an ideal route for trekkers and cyclists. Its great natural wealth and…
San Vicente Pot Route, Dobra River
Here we propose an affordable, simple route, without major differences, but no less attractive than others or less beautiful. It is a full-fledged excursion, suitable for all ages, with just half an hour or 45 minutes of travel. A dip when reaching the finish line is the best reward.
Dobra River, San Vicente Pot
Here we propose an affordable, simple route, without major unevenness, but no less attractive for that reason…
Ardisana route. The Camín encantau
The Camin Encantau, which runs through beautiful landscapes of the Ardisana Valley, in Llanes, is a magical route, where wood carvings with the characters of Asturian mythology are confused in the dense forests, playing hide-and-seek, and surprise us in the road with a unique bearing. It is an ideal route for the whole family, where children enjoy doubly, and that does not entail great differences or risks of any kind, a magnificent opportunity to get into the most autochthonous nature.
The Encantau Trail
The Camín Encantau, which runs through beautiful landscapes of the Valley of Ardisana, in LLanes, is a route…
These are some routes with greater difficulty, both for their length and for their unevenness ...
Ruta del Cares
The path that runs through the Cares River gorge is the most spectacular and well-known hiking route in the Principality of Asturias. Without a doubt, it is the most visited of all the Picos de Europa. With some sneakers or light boots and a backpack that has the essentials (including a raincoat, just in case), the route can be undertaken on any date between the months of May to October.
The Cares route
Following the course of the River Cares in its high sections involves entering a calcareous throat ...
Coastal path route of the Cervigón
Gijón has a large number of small squares and squares, ideal for sitting and reading the newspaper or resting, and playgrounds for the little ones; and is that the number of green spaces in Gijón is large: more than 1.500.000 square meters. The coastal path of the Cervigón runs zigzagging at the edge of the sea and allows to discover a good number of sculptures.
Coastal path of the Cervigón
Gijón has a large number of small squares and squares, ideal for sitting and reading the newspaper or…
Route the Path of the Archdeacon
Among the many Roman roads, or royal roads, that crossed Asturias and communicated this region with Leon lands, highlights the so-called Senda del Arcediano, which links the region of Cangas de Onís with that of Riaño. A classic route of passage of travelers and transfer of merchandise that lasted several centuries; for it ran a good part of the products of eastern Asturias that were taken to sell to the plateau. It will take us to cross it between 4 and 5 hours, with some unevenness of some 700 meters of ascent and some 600 of descent. It is typified as a long route (GR 201) and the route is fixed by red and white markings that indicate the path at all times.
Path of the Archdeacon
Among the many Roman roads, or royal roads, that crisscrossed Asturias and connected this region with...
The Camino de Santiago through Asturias
The Asturian king Alfonso II in the year 829 inaugurated the oldest Jacobean route that is known. The king in question connected the city of Oviedo with Compostela through the interior lands of western Asturias. The Primitive Way has 154 km of route; there are other possibilities: the eastern coastal route totals 128 km and the western coastal route reaches 155 km. In any version it is highly recommended for the landscape and the peasantry.
The Camino de Santiago in Asturias
Although the Camino de Santiago on its Asturian side is less traveled compared to other routes of...
Books «Asturadictos» and «Routes through the mountains and the roads of Asturias»
If you want to know first-hand routes and places like this, we recommend you buy the book «Asturadictos», written by Ana Paz Paredes, journalist and writer, specialist in rural themes of all kinds, gastronomy and tourist routes in the region.
Toño Huerta in his book «Routes and trails of Asturias» It proposes 30 great routes to enjoy with the family.
Text: © Ramón Molleda for asturias.com