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Travel/Tourism news & information for Asturias region/province

Old mine in Asturias offers 'adventure tours' and 'day-in-the-life-of' experiences
Travel/Tourism Sun, Jun 21, 2015

Old mine in Asturias offers 'adventure tours' and...

A DISUSED mine in the far northern region of Asturias has been 'recycled' as a tourist attraction where visitors can experience a day in the life of the one-time quarry workers. They are given mining helmets...

Travel/Tourism Tue, Aug 19, 2008

Gremlins force Scottish flight down in Asturias

A Globespan flight which took off from Durham Tees Valley airport at 7.30am this morning en route to Faro in Portugal, was forced to land at Asturias airport in Oviedo at around 10am with an electrical problem. An...

Yogi bear signed up to promote Asturias region
Travel/Tourism Tue, Nov 14, 2006

Yogi bear signed up to promote Asturias region

Yogi bear and his inseparable pal, Boo Boo, will star in a tourism campaign funded by the regional government of Asturias that will start on the 24th November and continue into next year. Both the regional and national...

Travel/Tourism Wed, Feb 2, 2005

EasyJet announce daily Asturias-London flights from 20th...

Low cost British airline carrier EasyJet have announced that from the 20th April, they will be running daily flights between Asturias´Oviedo airport and London. The flights are expected to cost anywhere from €26.99...

Prince Felipe and Doña Letizia visit family in Asturias
Travel/Tourism Thu, Aug 12, 2004

Prince Felipe and Doña Letizia visit family in Asturias

The Prince and Princess of Asturias, Don Felipe and Doña Letizia, are currently travelling around Asturias. They have so far eluded reporters, and are enjoying their quiet, intimate holidays in the north of Spain....

Travel/Tourism Thu, Jul 22, 2004

Teverga Prehistoric Park to open in 2006

The president of the principality of Asturias, Vicente Álvarez Areces, has announced that Teverga´s Prehistoric Park will be open in time for the 2006 summer season. Initial work on the site started on Tuesday and...

11-M photo exhibition at Gijón´s `Black Week´ festival
Travel/Tourism Tue, Jul 13, 2004

11-M photo exhibition at Gijón´s `Black Week´ festival

The 8th International Photojournalism Seminar is being held this week to coincide with the "Semana Negra" (Black Week) festival. The theme of this year´s exhibition, which opened on the 9th July and will remain...

Travel/Tourism Tue, Jun 22, 2004

Air Nostrum to offer new destinations from Asturias

The regional government of the Principality of Asturias and Air Nostrum have reached an agreement to operate flights from Asturias to Brussels starting on the 30th October. Air Nostrum, which already offers flights to...

Travel/Tourism Thu, Apr 15, 2004

Asturias government to reduce restricted areas of Redes...

The regional government of Asturias has taken the decision to reduce the restricted areas of Redes Nature Park which, until now, have been fenced off to prevent public access. The decision has been taken in order to...

Prince Felipe opens STEPS exhibition in London
Travel/Tourism Wed, Mar 31, 2004

Prince Felipe opens STEPS exhibition in London

The prince of Asturias, Felipe de Borbón, has been in London today to open the annual Spanish Tourist Exchange for Professionals (STEPS) tourism exhibition being hosted this year by the Royal Horticultural Society. The...

Travel/Tourism Fri, Feb 27, 2004

Easier access to Picos de Europa

The president of the regional government of Asturias, Vicente Álvarez, presented a plan to provide easier access to the Picos de Europa and encourage the use of public transport within the park itself. The plan...

Travel/Tourism Thu, Feb 19, 2004

Gijón town hall delegation visits La Rochelle aquarium

A delegation from Gijón Town Hall, headed up by the councillor for the environment, Dulce Gallego, went to the French town of La Rochelle on Tuesday to visit the aquarium which is managed by the Coutant company, who...