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,

ASTURIAS A UNIQUE DESTINATION

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A montage of images from the archive of turismoasturias.es and whereisasturias.com produced for this years (2015) presentation at the international expo FITUR.  

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 between the European Coastal

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 de Compostela, the final

NAVA, THE FESTIVAL OF THE CIDER

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This year’s Festival will take place from de 12th to the 14th. The council of Nava is symbolically the heart of Asturias because of its situation at the centre-east of the region and because the area is well known for

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 the way of

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 in the morning and

BARRO BEACH IN LLANES ASTURIAS

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Barro Beach, Llanes, Asturias A stunning fine white sandy beach with lots of facilities on offer. It is ideal for families as it offers a wide range of services including Red Cross service, telephone booths, waste bins, beach clearing service, hotel,

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 from all over the

DEEP SEA FISHING IN ASTURIAS

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Fishing Experience Deep Sea Fishing in Asturias – Spain: click here Escapade de Pêche Sportive en Haute Mer aux Asturies – Spain: clickez ici Escapada de Pesca Deportiva en Alta Mar en Asturias – Spain: pinche aquí   Link to

CLIMBING IN ASTURIAS

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All Asturias Offers: click here   The rugged and mountainous nature of the Asturian landscape lends itself perfectly to Rock Climbing and is becoming a destination of choice for serious climbers from all over the world who are looking for

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 and undefeated Astures. Up