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Travel to Asturias, Spain | Information and Guide

Located in the north of Spain, this small coastal region is know for its cold weather, green vegetation, tasty seafood restaurants, and its rich medieval history. The capitol is Oviedo and the largest city is Gijon. There are many cows and sheep in this region, as it provides most of the dairy for the country. The famous national park "Picos de Europa" is located here, with beautiful mountains that go as high as 8500 feet. There are plenty of beaches and little fishing villages throughout the entire coast. The city of Oviedo offers the amazing cathedral of "San Salvador", a must see when visiting this region. Many resources claim that the bag pipe originated in this region, and today, its still a huge part of the Asturian culture. The hearty plate of "Fabada", which is a famous bean stew, originated here and is always accompanied by the local cider.


KEY INFORMATION ABOUT ASTURIAS

  • Population: 1.1 Million
  • Land Area: 4,094 Sq. Miles
  • Provinces: None
  • Capitol: Oviedo
  • Languages: Castilian
  • Main Attractions: Cathedral of San Salvador, Coastal Seafood Restaurants, Gijon, Picos de Europa
  • Small Towns of Interest: Aviles, Candás, Cangas de Onís, Luarca, Nava, Pola de Lena 
  • Major Soccer Teams: Real Oviedo, Sporting Gijon

 


WEATHER IN ASTURIAS

 

MONTH January February March April May June July August September October November December
AVERAGE WEATHER High: 54ºF Low: 41ºF High: 56ºF Low: 42ºF High: 60ºF Low: 44ºF High: 60ºF Low: 45ºF High: 66ºF Low: 50ºF High: 70ºF Low: 55ºF High: 73ºF Low: 59ºF High: 74ºF Low: 59ºF High: 71ºF Low: 56ºF High: 65ºF Low: 51ºF High: 58ºF Low: 45ºF High: 54ºF Low: 42ºF




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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