With its unusual caves, picturesque landscapes, and traditional cuisine, it is no wonder people travelling through Asturias fall in love with the area. This rocky paradise provides an opportunity to get closer not only to traditional ways of life but also to nature, and is definitely worth getting to know.
Our Editorial team's advice
If you want to really get into nature and escape from the areas overflowing with crowds of tourists, Asturias is without a doubt the perfect destination. Its wild landscapes, refined cuisine, and the particularities of its villages are sure to make an impression on you. The beaches of Colunga and Somiedo Natural Park are just two of the beautiful places where you can relax.
+Delicious cuisine and even better cider!
+Green landscapes and picture postcard beaches
+Paradise for milk lovers
-A few high mountain roads
-The rain (but what can you do?!)
Asturian cuisine has an especially good reputation because of the variety and quality of the ingredients it uses. Traditional Asturian recipes include Fabada (haricot beans with bacon), Crema d'Andariques (cream of crab soup), Cebolles Rellenos (a kind of stuffed onion), and countless cheeses, as well as cider to wash down your meal.
It is definitely worth trying out the local products of the region.