Palacio de Luces -Relais & Châteaux
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... of meat hanging up in the smoke to be cured.
We treat ourselves to an excellent evening meal. I have a thick cut of veal and Mick has wild boar. Great sauces and a good local red wine.
It rains all night but we are snug in the hotel. Don't believe that line about only on the plain. It rains pretty seriously in the mountains here. ...
We arrive in Santander at 11:45. It is a lovely approach into the harbour. The town tumbles down the hills that surround the inlet. No sign of my bank though.
The channel into the harbour runs past sandbanks to the east. They seem far too close for a boat this big. The town climbs up the hillsides to the west.
There are around a hundred bikes queuing to disembark so it ...
... ah), did her best to give us a good tour. She also pronounced "piazza" as pee-ahh-thaw".)
But Aviles is basically an industrial town with steel mills, gas and oil refineries, and glass production.
The biggest attraction is a new cultural center designed by famed architect Oscar Niemeyer. It consists of a 1,000 seat auditorium, a domed exhibit hall, and an unusually-shaped tower ...
... hear bagpipes and other Celtic sounds. The drink of the area is cider, which comes in many forms, the most popular of which costs about €3 a litre and is consumed in copious amounts - especially, as we saw, at lunch. After the tour, about 3pm, we headed to Gijón on our own and just wandered. Here, the name of the city is pronounced "Hee-yon". Our coffee metric was ...
... trip saw us take a bus to Tunon (25mins) where we rented bikes to cycle the Senda del Oso (Path of the Bear), a 20km cycling and walking track along the course of a former mine railway between the villages of Tunon and Entrago. With easy gradients, we cycled through increasingly spectacular valley scenery into deep, narrow canyons, with several bridges and tunnels. However, the main objective of this outing was bear-spotting! The ...