Asturias airport tourist information
If you access to the Principality of Asturias by plane, Asturias Airport, is located in the council of Castrillón, really close to their three main cities: Avilés, Gijón and Oviedo. Three of them have a natural enchantment: the landscape, idiosyncrasy celebrations and calm people.
Asturias is a land of mountains, green meadows, woods, rivers of great beauty and the sea pounding against cliffs.
You can also access by railway network that communicates this region with the rest of Spain and provides good connections within towns.
But the favourite way to deep into this northern region will be by car. Normally visitors rent a car on arrival to Asturias airport, thats the best way to enjoy this beautiful region.
You can use Cantabric Highway which connects main cities or take national roads that crossing Asturias from the East to the West. And thats why we suggest you some routes by car:
- Pre-Romanesque routes: a traveller can find Asturian pre-Romanesque art developed between the 8th and 10th century, which symbolised early stages of the Asturian Monarchy.
- Prehistoric routes: Asturias is described like the Natural Paradise within 345 km of coastline formed by cliffs, small coves and fine sandy beaches. Discover small seafaring villages, tourist villages or large cities that offer visitors a vast range of hotels, camp sites or restaurants. Some routes guide you to the inland area of Asturias by the Cantabrian Mountain Range and other ranges which form valleys where mountains springs become rapid flowing rivers on the banks of which villages are found, offering the traveller their art and culture. One of the greatest pleasures is enjoying a complete tour of the art and culture of different peoples who have inhabited Asturias throughout the centuries.
- Gastronomic routes by car: this region is a natural provider of fish, sea-food, meat, vegetables, fruit and cheese, all of excellent quality. Along the coastal and inland Asturias you can find the most typical dishes of Asturian cuisine, all of them with cider, typical Asturian product.