7 days in Asturias & Istanbul Itinerary

7 days in Asturias & Istanbul Itinerary

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7 days in Asturias & Istanbul Itinerary

Start: Barcelona, Spain
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
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Cangas del Narcea, Spain
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Taramundi, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Oviedo, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Llanes, Spain
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  12​h
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Barcelona, Spain

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Cangas del Narcea, Spain

Cangas del Narcea ©
On the 4th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Casa de Cultura, then examine the collection at Wine Museum of Cangas del Narcea, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de San Juan de Corias.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cangas del Narcea trip itinerary planner.

Barcelona to Cangas del Narcea is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in October; daily highs in Cangas del Narcea reach 22°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Taramundi.

Things to do in Cangas del Narcea

Museums
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Wine Museum of Cangas del Narcea ©
Monasterio de San Juan de Corias ©

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Taramundi, Spain

Taramundi ©
Taramundi is a municipality in the Principality of Asturias, Spain. On the 5th (Fri), stop by Antonio Diaz Bermudez, see the interesting displays at Casa del Agua de Bres, then examine the collection at Museo de Cuchilleria, then engage your brain at Museo Molinos Mazonovo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Taramundi trip builder website .

You can drive from Cangas del Narcea to Taramundi in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Taramundi can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Oviedo.

Things to do in Taramundi

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Museo Molinos Mazonovo ©
Museo Molinos Mazonovo
Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois ©
Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois
Casa del Agua de Bres ©
Casa del Agua de Bres

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Oviedo, Spain

Oviedo ©
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel de Lillo, don't miss a visit to Santa María del Naranco. Prerrománico asturiano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Julian de los Prados, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Iglesia de San Juan el Real, and finally appreciate the history behind Esculturas Oviedo.

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Drive from Taramundi to Oviedo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. October in Oviedo sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Llanes.

Things to do in Oviedo

Historic Sites
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San Miguel de Lillo ©
San Miguel de Lillo
Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo ©

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Llanes, Spain

Llanes ©
Llanes is a municipality of the province of Asturias, in northern Spain. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria la Real de Covadonga, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Cueva de Covadognga, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario De Covadonga, and finally kick back and relax at Playa de Gulpiyuri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Iglesia de Niembro, then steep yourself in history at Ruta'l Quesu y la Sidra, and then snap pictures at Puente Romano.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Llanes vacation builder .

Drive from Oviedo to Llanes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Llanes can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Llanes

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cangas de Onis, Ruta'l Quesu y la Sidra
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Santuario De Covadonga ©
Santuario De Covadonga
Ruta'l Quesu y la Sidra ©
Ruta'l Quesu y la Sidra
Playa de Gulpiyuri ©
Playa de Gulpiyuri

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Istanbul, Turkey

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eyup Sultan Mosque (Eyup Sultan Camii), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rustem Pasha Mosque, then take an in-depth tour of Istanbul Archaeological Museums, and finally contemplate the long history of Little Hagia Sophia.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Llanes to Istanbul in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Llanes to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Llanes in October, expect Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Little Hagia Sophia ©
Little Hagia Sophia
Istanbul Arkeoloji Muzesi ©
Istanbul Arkeoloji Muzesi

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