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

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.  

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

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,

THE ROMANS AND THE ASTURIAS GOLD

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        At the end of the first century the Romans had a strong presence in the north of the Spanish peninsula. The legions of Roman soldiers, lead by Augustus Caesar, were finding it difficult to conquer the

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

THE CAMINO OF ST JAMES, THE ORIGINAL WAY

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        The Way of St. James or The Camino is one of the largest spiritual, cultural and religious events to take place throughout the history of humanity attracting pilgrims from all over the world to make their way to Santiago

ASTURES AND THE ROMANS IN CARABANZO – ASTURIAS

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        Around the year 25BC a highly frustrated Julius Caesar took it upon himself to lead an army of 80,000 Roman soldiers towards the town of Carabanzo, Asturias and finally put an end to the then troublesome

ROUTE OF LAS XANAS

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      This Route is called Route of Las Xanas (The Fairies). The Route of Las Xanas is a moderate walk that weaves through a mountain gorge in Santo Adriano in  the vally of Terverga. The Gorge of Las

GULPIYURI BEACH IN LLANES ASTURIAS

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      Gulpiyuri Beach, Llanes, Asturias At high tide, Gulpiyuri beach is a wonderful place for kids and adults to take a dip. At low tide, Gulpiyuri Beach is a great place to sunbathe but it also offers a