Location

Casona Fuentes del Sueve is situated in the foothills of the Sierra del Sueve. The area is a protected landscape with a wide range of flora and fauna. There are many farming and mountain grazing areas for cows, goats, sheep, horses and ponies. Wildlife in the area includes fox, wild boar feral pigs, roe deer and the Asturian horse breed of Asturcon. The immediate area around the Casona is ideal for walking, hiking and cycling, with some wonderful vistas and the occasional bar and restaurant.

Within a 15-20 minute drive through rolling hills are the market towns of Infiesto, Colunga and Villaviciosa. All 3 are interesting towns in their own right and all have numerous independent shops selling a diverse range of goods and services. There are also many bars, restaurants and siderias where you can sample the local cuisine. The beaches of Espasa and La Griega are a 20 minute drive away, in a northerly direction. The famous canoeing town of Arriondas is 25 minutes away, in a south-easterly direction.

The wider area of Asturias is a natural paradise of unspoilt countryside, dramatic coastline, stunning mountain ranges, picturesque rivers, and diverse wildlife. The people are hard working and friendly, with many sustaining a living from the land. The area is famed for its food and drink, with many Asturian dishes, local cheeses, and sidra to be found in every bar and restaurant in the area.

Naturally, there is much to see and do, and Casona Fuentes del Sueve is perfectly located for you to enjoy much that Asturias has to offer. There are many and varied activities and sightseeing. All the following places are within less than an hour’s drive from us:

Areas of interest

Sierra del Sueve, the mountain range we are located in.

Picos de Europa National Park, mountain range with peaks up to 2,600m.

Parque Natural de Redes, UNESCO biosphere reserve and Special Protection Area for Birds.

Parque Natural de Ponga, Special Conservation Area and Special Protection Area for Birds.

Lake Covadonga, 2 glacial lakes at over 1,100m, a popular climb on the Vuelta a España.

Basilica de Santa Maria la Real de Covadonga, Neo-Romanesque church made of pink limestone.

Descando de Rio de Sella, famous canoe race from Arriondas to Ribadesella.

Towns of interest

Cangas de Onis, the gateway to the Picos de Europa.

Cuevona de Cuevas, town accessed by a 300m drive through a cave.

Espinaredo, picturesque villages with many horreos.

Tazones, beautiful fishing village.

Cudillero, famous and stunning fishing village.

Lastres, another pretty asturias fishing village.

Ribadesella, large and interesting coastal town.

Llanes, traditional fishing port with an active harbour.

Places of interest

Cider Museum, Nava, definitive museum on the sidra making history of Asurias.

Jurassic Museum, Colunga, famous dinosaur museum.

Mirador del Fito, lookout providing one of the greatest vista in Spain.

El Gaitero, Villaviciosa, the most famous sidra in Spain, includes tours.

Sideria Cortina, Villaviciosa, local sideria with tours and restaurant.

Puente Romano, Cangas de Onis, one of the most famous sites in Asturias.

Cuevas de Tito Bustillo, Ribadesella, one of the finest examples of pre-historic cave art.

Beaches

Playa de Torimbia, Llanes, 500m long white sand, crystal clear water.

Playa la Griega, Colunga, famous for dinosaur footprints.

Playa la Isla, Colunga, small, pretty beach

Playa de Rodiles, Villaviciosa, 1000m long, great for surfing and other sports.

Bufones de Pria, Llanes, dramatic cliffs.

Playa de Poo, Llanes, tranquil, sheltered cove, ideal for children.

Playa de Gulpiyuri, Llanes, an inland beach.

Playa la Espasa, Colunga, beach at the mouth of the River Espasa.

Restaurants

Fuente la Lloba, Huentes, acclaimed Japanese restaurant 200m from us.

El Corral del Indianu*, Arriondas, Michelin-starred Asturian cuisine.

Casa Marcial**, Arriondas, two starred Michelin restaurant.

Arbidel, Ribadesella, traditional asturias cooking with a modern twist.

Casa Eutimo,

Sideria Estrada, Nava, sideria and restaurant.

 

Oviedo

Santa María del Naranco, since 848AD, UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias, paintings from Asturias, Spain and worldwide.

Iglesia de San Julian de los Prados, UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo, since 781AD, UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Gijon

Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura, Cultural Centre 3km from town

Playa de San Lorenzo, large crescent shaped beach  near the city centre.

Museu del Pueblu d’asturias, opener museum of the Asturian people.

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Casona Fuentes del Sueve
AS-258 km14
33534 Huentes (Piloña)
Asturias
España

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