4 days in Asturias Itinerary

4 days in Asturias Itinerary

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4 days in Asturias Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + bus:  16​h 15​min
1
Gijon
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
2
Oviedo
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

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night
Gijon

Gijon ©
Gijón, or '' is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Desfiladero Les Xanes and then kick back and relax at Playa de San Lorenzo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Maria de la Oliva, examine the collection at Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA), contemplate the long history of Pescados La Chucha, then steep yourself in history at Tazones, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cuevona de Cuevas.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gijon trip site .

Washington DC, USA to Gijon is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In August, Gijon is little chillier than Washington DC - with highs of 72°F and lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Oviedo.

Things to do in Gijon

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Colunga, Villaviciosa, Desfiladero Les Xanes, Cuevona de Cuevas del Agua
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Desfiladero Les Xanes ©
Desfiladero Les Xanes
Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA) ©
Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA)
Playa de San Lorenzo
Playa de San Lorenzo

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Oviedo

Oviedo ©
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Esculturas Oviedo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo, and then don't miss a visit to Santa María del Naranco. Prerrománico asturiano.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Oviedo travel itinerary planner.

Oviedo is just a short distance from Gijon. In August, daytime highs in Oviedo are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oviedo

Historic Sites
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Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo ©
Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo
Esculturas Oviedo ©
Esculturas Oviedo

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