Travel Blogs from Villaviciosa
Up early today and on the road by 7:30, dark at this time but I had a wide sidewalk all the way to Colunga 3.5 Km away. Started with a t shirt and that's all I needed as I got a good pace going, had not had coffee yet but knew Colunga had some bars. Croissant and two Americano grande con leche and away we go. Just went down the street a bit and ran into Jeff and Mike who had stayed in this village, ...
... the promenade walk along the sea for nearly two Km. I soon ran into Heidi and her Swiss friend and again up the hill we go. It was a beautiful warm day and lots of scenery, sea views, beaches and green countryside. Small villages added to the day and a coffee half way through hit the spot. I didn't want to push to far so stopped after 17 Km. I got to the Albergue to find Susan from St. Louis, she informed that that the place was full except ...
Up early and on the road before daylight at 7:45. I enjoy this time of day for walking before it gets warm. It was cool this morning and I had my fleece jacket on for almost 2 hours. I caught up to two ladies from France and we all wanted to find a bar open so we could have a coffee as the place we stayed the night before didn't have breakfast. I forgot it was Sunday and nothing was open. We got off track at one ...
... picture. Now the worse was about to come Gijon. What an pleasant city it gloomy and old. What once was a beautiful city it was run down with rotting buildings, it was sad. After about 5 hours of walking across and thru the city we had to get of town and sure enough industries factories and refineries. It was late but we were walking it! Until this man came told us that nice Albergue was in Aviles and it would take us to 10 pm to get there by foot! So he recommended train that ...
... over engineered in its structure. It has to be seen to be believed. Inside the fixtures are so different from anything you have ever used or owned that your lateral thinking is quite stretched. The hotel offers more choices and facilities than any reasonable person would ever have thought to ask for. Bloody wonderful .
Ovieda is charming and well preserved old buildings are complemented by the funky and elaborate new stuff. This is not a town hit by ...
Other places to stay in Villaviciosa
Plaza Carlos I, 3, Villaviciosa | 2 star hotelfrom $63
Victor Garcia De La Concha 32, Villaviciosa | 3 star hotelfrom $62
Obaya, Amandi, Villaviciosa | Hotelfrom $78
La Roza s/n Amandi, Villaviciosa | Hotelfrom $74
Moriyon 2, Villaviciosa | 2 star hotelfrom $64
Plaza del Ayuntamiento 25, Villaviciosa | Hotelfrom $59
San Martin del Mar 3, Villaviciosa | Hotelfrom $31