SABOREANDO ASTURIAS – SAVOURING ASTURIAS

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      To understand the concept and quality of the food in Asturias you must first understand the environment from which it is produced! Every aspect of cooking in Asturias, be it traditional or haute cuisine, is reflective of

NAVA, THE FESTIVAL OF THE CIDER

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      Nava enjoys one of the best parties in Asturias, the Festival of the Cider considered of National and International Touristic Interest and the Astur Market considered of Regional Interest. The council of Nava is symbolically the heart

SO, WHERE IS ASTURIAS?

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        WHERE IS ASTURIAS –  LOCATION The Principality of Asturias is located in the North of Spain occupying a territory of 10,603 km2 and is home to 1,085,000 people. It is bordered on the West by Galicia,

TURISMO ASTURIAS FITUR PROMO 2014

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        A montage of images from the archive of turismoasturias.es and whereisasturias.com produced for this years (2014) presentation at the international expo FITUR.  

SLOW-ROASTING LAMB ON AN ASTURIAS MOUNTAIN TOP

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        Without a shadow of doubt, the festival of roast lamb (Cordero a la Estaca) is one on the finest “al fresco” eating experiences there is. Up high on a mountain top meadow, fires are lit early

SALINAS INTERNATIONAL LONGBOARD SURFING FESTIVAL IN ASTURIAS

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        The Vans Salinas Longboard festival or Salinas Festival is an annual surfing event that takes place in the seaside town of Salinas on the last week in July.  The word “Festival” is the key here because

DEEP SEA FISHING IN ASTURIAS

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        Every aspect of life in Asturias is influenced by the Cantabric Sea (Bay of Biscay) from its unique weather patterns and temperate climate to industry, food and more recently, tourism and leisure. Asturias has an extensive

THE INTERNATIONAL DESCENT OF THE RIVER SELLA

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        The International descent of the River Sella is an annual canoeing event that takes place around the first weekend in August. It’s one of the largest canoeing races of its kind in the world attracting participants

THE GOCHU ASTURCELTA, ASTURIAS

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        In 2002 a campain was started to protect an almost extinct Asturian breed of swine called Gochu Asturcelta or the Asturian Celtic pig. Since then its numbers have risen gradually and thanks to a few passionate farmers and

LA OLLA DE SAN VICENTE – A NATURAL SWIMMING POOL IN CANGAS DE ONIS, ASTURIAS

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        La Olla de San Vicente is quite simply a stunning natural swimming pool at the end of a lovely river walk way along the River Dobra in Cangas de Onis, Asturias.  Crystal clear water, incredible views,

TAPIA BOAT RACE – SUMMER SCENES IN ASTURIAS

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      Here is a nice snapshot of summer in Asturias…..The boat races of Tapia de Casariego on the west of Asturias. The boat race has been held since 1965 to pay homage to the time before the arrival

THE WAY OF SAINT JAMES – AN INTRODUCTION TO THE COASTAL ROUTE OF SAINT JAMES IN ASTURIAS

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        The Northern Coastal Route of Saint James as it passes through Asturias, was used by the first European pilgrims as it followed along a pre-existing route carved out by the local inhabitants thousands of years before especially