Just 20 minutes drive from Mieres you will find the capital of Asturias, Oviedo. Oviedo is full of nature, pre-Romanesque art, traditional festivals and gastronomy among many others. Of all Asturias, Oviedo is the city with the most monuments from the Pre-Romanesque period, both in the centre and in the surrounding area.
Not to be missed:
- Monte Naranco (Sana María del Naranco and San Miguel de Lillo).
- Fontán Square
- Historic centre
- Gothic Cathedral
- Campoamor Theatre
Within a 29-minute drive and on the shores of the Cantabrian Sea you will find Gijón, an attractive combination of seafaring flavour, monumental heritage and modern urban development on the edge of the beach.
Some places to visit:
- Jovellanos Museum
- Roman Baths Museum
- Rivillagigedo Palace
- San Lorenzo Beach
Las Ubiñas Natural Park
Las Ubiñas Natural Park has great contrasts in the landscape, between the high peaks of Peña Ubiña and the valley bottoms. In addition to contemplate an amazing landscape, you can also perform some activities such as:
- Go to see birds of prey at Peña Sobia.
- Visiting the Puertos de Marabio
- Hiking routes
- Strolling through the Montegrande beech forest
- Visiting the base of Peña Ubiña