12 days in Asturias Itinerary

12 days in Asturias Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asturias itinerary planner

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Shuttle to Malaga, Fly to Gijon
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Gijon
— 4 nights
Drive
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Taramundi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cangas de Onis
— 5 nights
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Bus to Oviedo, Fly to Malaga, Shuttle to Gibraltar

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Gijon

— 4 nights
Gijón, or '' is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain. We've included these beaches for you: Playa de San Lorenzo and Playa del Silencio. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo and Tazones. Venture out of the city with trips to Cabo Busto (in Busto), Aguilar Beach (in Muros del Nalon) and Oviedo (Iglesia de San Tirso El Real, San Miguel de Lillo, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Barayo Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Salvador, hike along Senda Costera Naviega, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico Atlantico.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Gijon day trip planner.

Gibraltar, Gibraltar to Gijon is an approximately 5-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Gibraltar in July: high temperatures in Gijon hover around 24°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Taramundi.

Things to do in Gijon

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Taramundi

— 2 nights
Taramundi is a municipality in the Principality of Asturias, Spain. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for gifts at Antonio Diaz Bermudez, examine the collection at Casa del Agua de Bres, admire the striking features of Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois, then examine the collection at Museo Etnografico de M. Lombardia, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Molinos Mazonovo. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Santa Maria de Villanueva de Oscos, hike along Ruta de La Cascada Seimeira, and then take in the waterfront activity at Puerto de Viavelez.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Taramundi tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Gijon to Taramundi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Taramundi sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cangas de Onis.

Things to do in Taramundi

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Cangas de Onis

— 5 nights
Cangas de Onís is a municipality in the eastern part of the province and autonomous community of Asturias in the northwest of Spain. Get some cultural insight at Santuario De Covadonga and Iglesia de Niembro. Visit Playa de Gulpiyuri and Beach of La Franca for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Cangas de Onis side-trips: Llanes (Bufones de Pria & Playa de la Ballota), Playa de Barro (in Barro) and Nueva de Llanes (Playa de Cuevas del Mar & Playa de Torimbia). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Covadonga, stroll through Ruta del Cares, take in the views from Puente Romano, and explore the striking landscape at Cuevona de Cuevas del Agua.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cangas de Onis driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Taramundi to Cangas de Onis in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Cangas de Onis can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cangas de Onis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Asturias travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Churches
With a dramatic coastline of nearly 600 beaches, a rolling countryside of deep valleys, and sleepy villages that provide a rustic backdrop, a holiday in Asturias can be as varied as you like. Fiercely proud of its ties to an ancient Celtic culture, the local population considers its part of the country the "real" Spain--this region was the only part of the country never completely conquered by the Moors. In many ways, the modern Spanish state grew right out of this unconquerable land. Today, Asturias possesses a huge number of pre-medieval attractions, many dating as far back as the 7th century. Numerous historical attractions scattered across the region’s rural landscape are World Heritage Sites, well-preserved remnants of Spain’s early Christian heritage.