Hotel Principe de Asturias
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- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Smoking rooms available
- Multilingual staff
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Principe de Asturias Gijón
Travel Blogs from Gijón
... and it was fantastic!! I was very moved to witness what humans painted 13000 BC!! They didn't just painted on any wall, but they found specific reliefs of the cave surface that resembles parts of the animals they wanted to paint about, then used that reliefs to give more 3 dimensional look. Very impressive...
After the tour, we checked out the museum next to it, and also checked another cave. It's not as ...
... food. Luckily we ended up in the street called El Bulevar de la Sidra (Cider Boulevard?!) where lots of cider bars are. Cool! We picked a nice looking one and got a table. I ordered a plate with cod with onions and peppers, and Greg ordered a very typical local dish Fabada Asturiana which is a stew with beans, chorizo sausages, cured pork, blood sausages. And of course cider! The waiter served us cider by pouring it from high above his head into a ...
Died and went to heaven. What a way to start the day - eggs and a bucket of veges for brekky. Yabbadabbadoooo!
Headed for the Mountains for a look see and a hike. Wow this is quite a tourist area we discovered. Lots of little and big stone and wood structures of endless restaurants and places to sleep. Twisty, windy as we've been accustomed to and you round a bend and there is this stunning but not ancient church perched on top of small mountain, wow factor equals 10. Twisty ...
... but can do a 10km circuit. Should be fun. You could spend two weeks in this park and not do all the tracks!
Booked Airbnb digs again as we get a whole apartment, can cook our own food and have a washing machine much cheaper than we can do any hotel with a single room and no extras! The guy who owns it did a great job of accommodating us with less than an hours ...
... Lolly shop. Those crazy kids thought they could buy up half the shop while we were distracted talking. Lucky Clint caught them before they paid. Andrew wasn't quick enough.
We then went for churros. It is a very Spanish thing to do around 6pm. They taste amazing. We are late, it is 8:30pm. Take it from me, they do not digest well at that hour of the night. I woke during the night & felt so full & disgusting. Should have listened to Leana on that ...