26 days in Asturias Itinerary

26 days in Asturias Itinerary

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26 days in Asturias Itinerary

Madrid
Fly:  4​h 15​min
La Franca
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Arriondas
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Oviedo
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Puerto de Vega
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Madrid

6
days
La Franca

La Franca ©
You'll get in some beach time at Playa de Cuevas del Mar and Beach of La Franca. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Playa de Toro and Ruta'l Quesu y la Sidra. Explore La Franca's surroundings by going to River Cares (in Arenas de Cabrales), Playa de San Martin (in Celorio) and Iglesia de Niembro (in Niembro).

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read La Franca road trip website .

Madrid to La Franca is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect colder weather when traveling from Madrid in July: highs in La Franca hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Arriondas.

Things to do in La Franca

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Nueva de Llanes, Playa de Toro, Bufones de Arenillas, Playa de Cubijeru, Cueva de El Pindal
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Ruta'l Quesu y la Sidra ©
Ruta'l Quesu y la Sidra
Playa de Torimbia ©
Playa de Torimbia
Beach of La Franca ©
Beach of La Franca

7
days
Arriondas

Arriondas ©
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playas de Berbes, Vega y La Sierra and Santa Marina Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tazones and Climbing Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Arriondas side-trips: Desfiladero de Los Beyos (in Amieva), Campo de Caso (Ruta de la Cascada del Tabayon del Mongayu & Parque Natural de Redes) and Cangas de Onis (Lake Covadonga & Minas de Buferrera).

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Arriondas route builder .

You can drive from La Franca to Arriondas in an hour. In July in Arriondas, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oviedo.

Things to do in Arriondas

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Cangas de Onis, Ribadesella, Villaviciosa, Campo de Caso, K2 aventura
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Tazones ©
Tazones
Santa Cueva de Covadognga ©
Santa Cueva de Covadognga
Cuevas de Tito Bustillo ©
Cuevas de Tito Bustillo

7
days
Oviedo

Oviedo ©
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Get some historical perspective at Desfiladero Les Xanes and Iglesia de Santa Cristina de Lena. San Julian de los Prados and Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Playa del Silencio (in Castaneras), Gijon (San Pedro Church, Barrio de Cimadevilla, & more) and Cabo Vidio (in Ovinana). There's much more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Faro Vidio, get outside with Somiedo Natural Park, take a stroll through Calle Uria, and trek along Ruta Lago del Valle.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Oviedo online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Arriondas to Oviedo takes an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Oviedo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Puerto de Vega.

Things to do in Oviedo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Gijon, Cudillero, Asturias, Desfiladero Les Xanes, Playa del Silencio
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Playa del Silencio ©
Playa del Silencio
Cabo Vidio ©
Cabo Vidio
Desfiladero Les Xanes ©
Desfiladero Les Xanes

6
days
Puerto de Vega

Puerto de Vega ©
Get in touch with nature at Barayo Beach and Ruta de La Cascada Seimeira. Get a sense of the local culture at Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois and Ermita de la Regalina. Explore Puerto de Vega's surroundings by going to Playa Penarronda (in Tapia de Casariego), Busto (Faro de Busto & Cabo Busto) and Cangas del Narcea (Monasterio de San Juan de Corias & Puente Colgante Cangas del Narcea). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Frexulfe, examine the collection at Museo de Cuchilleria, make a trip to Capilla de la Atalaya y faro, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Otur.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto de Vega trip maker tool .

You can drive from Oviedo to Puerto de Vega in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July in Puerto de Vega, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto de Vega

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Luarca, Busto, Navia, Cangas del Narcea, Taramundi
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Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois ©
Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois
Barayo Beach ©
Barayo Beach
Playa de Frexulfe ©
Playa de Frexulfe

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