The Pico Moro is a minor summit which can be reached from the hotel with out a car and although it is only 560 m high the views of the mountains and surrounding countryside are stunning. I’ve done this walk many times and I still enjoy it each time I do it. For me the […]
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There is something very satisfying about walking to the sea from the mountains and Playa La Vega where this walk takes you is a lovely wild sandy beach. The first hour of the walk is the hardest as you climb continually along quiet lanes. I started the walk quite early in the morning and I […]
We call this our country villages and rural heritage walk as it takes you along quiet country lanes and farm tracks passing through small hamlets and gentle rolling countryside, giving you an insight into Asturian rural life and a slower pace of life. I developed this walk almost 10 years ago and it’s always been […]
Taking a short journey on the narrow gauge train always seems a nice way to start a walk and to start this walk you take the train from Arriondas to Cuevas following the River Sella. Not so many people use the train these days as it is a rather slow way to travel and stops […]
It was about nine o’clock in the morning and as I changed into my walking gear I was passed by a number of well built walkers, all in their late fifties or early sixties. They were ladened with 60 to 70 litre rucksacks and wearing the shell which symbolises the Camino de Santiago or Pilgrims […]
Of all the walks I’ve done in Asturias this is the walk I’ve done the most times, about 20 in total and it was just as lovely as ever doing it again today. This is our closest mountain range so that’s one of the reasons why I’ve done this walk so many times, but also […]