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Land at Oviedo Asturias Airport and you have a passport to discover the heart of “real Spain”. All you need is your rental car.
Hiring a car gives you the freedom to explore Spain’s overlooked north coast at your leisure.
Buckle up to unearth a surplus of historic sights and admire unrivalled natural beauty across the wild Costa Verde coastline.
From Oviedo Asturias Airport you’re just a 30-minute drive from Oviedo, the capital of Asturias in northern Spain.
Many visitors start with Oviedo’s old town. This pedestrianised area offers a list of historic attractions, including Oviedo Cathedral – a stunning gothic building housing a number of important religious artefacts. The Romanesque Church of San Tirso is also worth a look.
There are a handful of museums to explore, like the popular Archaeological Museum of Asturias settled in an impressive 16th century Benedictine monastery.
Other must-see sights include La Foncalada (a medieval fountain) and the monuments of San Miguel de Lillo and Santa Maria del Naranco – perched on a hillside just a short drive from the city centre.
Throughout Oviedo there are opportunities to sample the local cuisine, with numerous cafes and restaurants.
Sample delicious local cuisine at bustling cafes and restaurants scattered throughout Oviedo. Local specialties include ‘carne gobernada’ (stewed meat) and for those with a sweet tooth, ‘frixuelos’ – a kind of crepe.
From the comfort of your rental car, Oviedo and the Asturias region are yours to discover.
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Asturias is a beautiful region in northern Spain, offering a winning combination of city and country life. Whether you want to experience bracing mountain walks, explore historic buildings or laze on a stretch of stunning coastline, you’ll never be short of things to see and do in this diverse destination.
Just a 20-minute drive from Oviedo Asturias Airport (via the N-632) is Aviles. This charming city has lots to offer, with shady squares, a selection of shops and countless options for sampling the local gastronomy. It’s also home to Centro Niemeyer, a fascinating cultural arts centre. Its namesake, Oscar Niemeyer, designed the striking modernist exterior. The centre has four sections including an exhibition space, observation tower and concert hall, as well as a film centre and cafe.
Take the A-8 from Oviedo Asturias Airport and within 30 minutes you’ll arrive in the city of Gijon. Located on the shores of the Cantabrian sea, there’s a beach to enjoy and a host of historic and cultural things to see and do. As well as an attractive marina, there are a number of buildings worth checking out in Plaza del Marques, including the Collegiate Church of San Juan Bautista and the Palace of Revillagigedo. If you’ve got children to entertain, you won’t want to miss the Gijon Railway Museum – home to an impressive collection of locomotives and train-related artefacts.
Picos de Europa National Park
Drive via the N-634 for just over 90 minutes to admire the spectacular scenery of Picos de Europa National Park. With impressive mountain views, crystal clear lakes and verdant plant life, it’s the perfect place for a picnic and invigorating hike.
Hiring a car makes it easy to explore all that Oviedo and Asturias has to offer. To experience a memorable road trip full of stunning scenery, pick up the keys at Oviedo Asturias Airport and away you go.