12 days in Asturias Itinerary

12 days in Asturias Itinerary

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12 days in Asturias Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Oviedo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cangas de Onis
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Ribadesella
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Taramundi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Durban

2
nights
Oviedo

Oviedo ©
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Venture out of the city with trips to Gijon (Room Escape Games, Playa de San Lorenzo, & more) and TeverAstur Senda del Oso (in Teverga Municipality). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa María del Naranco. Prerrománico asturiano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Julian de los Prados, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo, and appreciate the history behind Esculturas Oviedo.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Oviedo attractions site .

Durban, South Africa to Oviedo is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Durban to Oviedo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Cangas de Onis.

Things to do in Oviedo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Gijon, TeverAstur Senda del Oso
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TeverAstur Senda del Oso ©
TeverAstur Senda del Oso
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Cangas de Onis

Cangas de Onis ©
Cangas de Onís is a municipality in the eastern part of the province and autonomous community of Asturias in the northwest of Spain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cangas de Onis: Llanes (Playa de Gulpiyuri & Bufones de Pria), Iglesia de Niembro (in Niembro) and Playa de Torimbia (in Nueva de Llanes). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Covadonga, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Cueva de Covadognga, Head underground at Cueva Del Buxu, and snap pictures at Puente Romano.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cangas de Onis route planner.

You can drive from Oviedo to Cangas de Onis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Cangas de Onis sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ribadesella.

Things to do in Cangas de Onis

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Llanes, Cueva Del Buxu, River Rafting & Tubing
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Lake Covadonga ©
Lake Covadonga
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Ribadesella

Ribadesella ©
Ribadesella is a small municipality in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. Change things up with these side-trips from Ribadesella: Villaviciosa (Tazones & Beach of Rodiles). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Cuevona de Cuevas, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Barrigon, don't miss a visit to Ermita de la guia, and explore by horseback at Cuadras el Alisal.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ribadesella tour planning site .

Ribadesella is just a short distance from Cangas de Onis. In August, daily temperatures in Ribadesella can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Taramundi.

Things to do in Ribadesella

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Colunga, Villaviciosa
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Cuevas de Tito Bustillo ©
Cuevas de Tito Bustillo
Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA) ©
Ermita de la guia ©
Ermita de la guia

1
night
Taramundi

Taramundi ©
Taramundi is a municipality in the Principality of Asturias, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monasterio de Santa Maria de Villanueva de Oscos, examine the collection at Museo de Cuchilleria, delve into the distant past at Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois, then stop by Antonio Diaz Bermudez, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Molinos Mazonovo.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Taramundi trip planner.

Drive from Ribadesella to Taramundi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Taramundi are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taramundi

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Monasterio de Santa Maria de Villanueva de Oscos
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Museo Molinos Mazonovo ©
Museo Molinos Mazonovo
Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois ©
Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois

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