Arcea Gran Hotel Pelayo
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... room for three really, was on the top floor with a great view, so we quickly forgot our climb. We do wonder who measured the 200 metres!
We only had the one night in Lastres but enjoyed a walk down at the port watching the fishermen mend the nets, (looks like a never ending task), many locals fishing, (lots of fish can be seen, but not one caught that we saw), people swimming (in rather chilly water), and then about town to important ...
Ah Asturias, why are your waters warmer than southern Portugal? Anyways, this is the most expensive campground we've been too so far, but also the best view by far. You get both the ocean and the mountains from Picos de Europa. The camping is called La Paz, maybe because it's on a cliff above the ...
From the golden plains of Caceres and Extremadura, by the ruta de la plata (even though it's free), via the lakes and mountains of Asturias, all the way to the green fields of Gijon surroundings, we drove. Sounds like Lord of the Rings, but the contrast in Spanish regions never ceases to amaze me. We also dropped 10°C, but I got grass to pitch my tent. Judging by the reactions at ...
... out that I could have used this train to travel the whole length of the northern coast rather than taking the bus. Mind you it would have been very slow progress and fairly unreliable in terms of time tabling! Arrived in Lianes to find the pedestrian streets of the old town lined with flower petals arranged in patterns and bordered with pine needles. Several altars covered in flowers were dotted around in ...
... Of course photography is not allowed so pictures here are courtesy of web.
There are several caves with art in the wider area that can be visited, and when we come back again, we would certainly plan to visit another. One is just outside Cangis de Onis and one further south at San Salvador de Alesga. It is essential to contact the centres for reservation information.
This time we stayed in the old town, as it meant ...
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking