Benasque is a small village in the Spanish Pyrenees, situated on the impressive river valley Eser, at an altitude of 1138m. It has about 1,700 permanent residents and is mainly a winter resort, with many and varied ski trails in nearby Cerler.
The area was the highest peaks of the Pyrenees: Aneto (3404m) and Posets (3375). Near the top is set and Perdiguero (3222), the twelfth of the high Pyrenees. Located in the heart of the valley, amid a forest of black pines and birch trees, it offers a thermal pool, jacuzzi and Scottish baths. What is even better is that after a stay in the center you can go to the ski resort northern Llanos del Hospital, or just 6km away Celera where the highest mountains of the Pyrenees.
Gijon is a city in the autonomous region of Asturias, northern Spain. It has a population of 276,000 inhabitants and is located on the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula.
It was founded in the 5th century BC, at that time bearing the name "Gigi."
Commercial port city of Gijon is called "El Musel. There is also a small port for pleasure craft and not more than nine beaches along its extensive coastline. One of the largest and most notable beaches is "San Lorenzo".
Gijon City Centre is like a amfitatru is bounded by San Lorenzo, the main town beach.
If you are planning a holiday in Asturias with a focus on the region's natural beauty, walking, canoeing, climbing, or simply relaxing in the heart of green Spain, then Cangas de Onis and the villages around it are ideally where you want to stay.
The town of Cangas de Onis is actually in a deep valley where it is set between the rivers of Sella and Guena and not surprisingly it benefits from a more than a picturesque location.
In Cangas de Onis you will find a town that has developed around tourism - but do not let that put you off. This is a pretty little town and it is an ideal base from which to explore and arrange activities in this scenic and beautiful part of western Asturias.
Llanes is the administrative district of the province of Asturias, in northern Spain, stretching for about 30 km along the coast at the extreme east of the province.
Llanes has the appearance of a historic town. Not for nothing has its historic quarter been declared a Historic-Artistic Site and it preserves major examples of civil, religious and military architecture. The San Pedro walk, San Antón, the river Carrocedo and the port are the focal points of town life in Llanes, in former times a major fishing and whaling port.
Among other historic structures, it has more than 300 metres of pre-Romanesque wall from the 13th century; the Castle Tower, which is now the site of the Tourist Office; the basilica of Santa María del Conceyu, which was started in the mid-12th century; the palaces of Gaztañaga and of the Dukes of Estrada and the old house of Posada Herrera, today made into a Muncipal Arts Centre.
Ribadesella (Asturias: Ribadesella) is a small municipality (84 km2) municipality in the Autonomous Community of Asturias, Spain. Known for its location on the Cantabrian Sea and the River Sella out, Ribadesella is a town that belongs to the Picos de Europa (Peaks of Europe). It is bordered on the east by Llanes, Cangas de Onis to the south of and Parres and west of Caravia.
Asturias is bordered on the east by Cantabria, Castile and León to the south, west and north of Galicia and the Cantabrian Sea is an autonomous community within the Spanish Kingdom, the former Kingdom of Asturias in the Middle Ages.
If you want to spend your holiday in Spain, you can visit the city of Asturias, nicknamed "the city of cheese."
Here, food is traditional blue cheese.
In this region there are thousands of caves hidden in the hills, which are used for many centuries for storing cheese.
Residents of Asturias is known for its cheeses are made.
Oviedo is the capital of Asturias principalities, situated on the slopes of a hill 30 km from the coast, a fertile plateau foot chained to the Cantabrian mountains.
The city is also the spiritual and intellectual center of Asturias.
It is said that two monks, Maximo and Fromestanus founded the city in 761. The settlement was soon completed with the construction of churches dedicated to Saint Vincent. However, the archaeological record showed traces of a century, in Roman times.
Former Oventum has kept close ties with the monarchy Asturias since its founding in the eighth century, even becoming the capital of the kingdom.