Try Rock Climbing in Asturias Reply

climbing Asturias

Though climbing in Asturias is relatively unknown internationally the mountainous nature of the landscape here lends itself perfectly to rock climbing and is an excellent choice for serious climbers from all over the world. The local Spanish climbers have been very busy over the past few decades bolting and developing many of the crags and now there are hundreds of routes to choose from. Climbers have it all in Asturias, from easy learning-grade climbs to the hair-raising multi-pitch routes of Naranjo De Bulnes (Picu Urriellu) in the Picos de Europa, one of the most difficult climbs in Europe. Every type of climbing is catered for and there are plenty of facilities on offer for climbers visiting the region. More…

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Baroque Music Group Takes Oviedo – Forma Antiqva 1

Forma Antigva

Forma Antiqva is a Baroque music ensemble based in Oviedo. At the core of the group are the brothers Zapico who herald from the mining district of Langreo in AsturiasThe classically trained brothers Pablo, Daniel and Aarón founded Forma Antiqva 10 years ago and since then have been nominated for many honors, including the International Classical Music Awards. More…

The Way of St. James – The Original Route Reply

Route St. James

The route of St. James is one of the largest spiritual, cultural and religious events to take place throughout the history of humanity. For centuries it has attracted pilgrims from all over the world to make their way to Santiago de Compostela, the final resting place of the apostle St. James. There are two of routes or “ways” that pass through the region of Asturias. One is the northern coastal route and the other is El Camino Primitivo or “the original way”, said to be the route of the very first pilgrimage ever made to Santiago. More…