Let the North reconquer your senses

Duration

5 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Llanes

Available

October 2020 / March 2021

Cities to visit: Llanes; Bufones De Buelna; Colombres; Cares Gorge; Santuario De Covadonga; Cangas De Onis; ; Las Ubiñas Park; Proaza; Bear Path; Aviles; Somiedo; Luarca; Ribadeo; Taramundi; Castro De Coaña; Oneta Waterfalls; Cudillero; Oviedo

Detailed day by day description

Introduction

This tour is a flexible, guaranteed escorted coach tour, guided in English only.

Once the tour is booked, it is guaranteed so it will definitely go ahead, and will never cancel.

The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. By clicking ‘Quote or Book’, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.

Day

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.

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.  

after breakfast, at the indicated time, transfer and end of services. we hope you enjoyed your trip!.


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