Gijón, the main urban centre of Asturias, is a city whose inhabitants are kind and open-minded with visitors. Gijón is very active and offers many sports and leisure activities, especially ones linked to the sea, as well as having many sports centres that any visitor can use. Furthermore, there are many events during the summer such as concerts, fairs and festivals.
In addition, the location of the house in the residential area of Gijón, in the centre of Asturias and well-communicated with the rest of the region, allows you to quickly access all the natural and cultural areas of the territory.
The motto of this region is “Asturias, a natural paradise” is. There are indeed many wild beaches where you can walk and swim, such as Torimbia and Gulpiyuri in the east or Barayo and Silencio in the west; unique mountains that are ideal for climbing and hiking, such as the “Picos de Europa” (the tallest and most visited ones of the Iberian Peninsula and where the famous “Ruta del Cares” is located) or the National Park of Covadonga; enormous autochthonous forests like Pelono, Redes, Muniellos or the nature park of Somiedo with its original “teitos”; pre-historical caves such as the “Tito Bustillo”; and the possibility to go kayaking in the rivers, just to name a few attractions.
All this makes for a region with several of the main attractions for ecotourism in Spain.