This region of Spain is definitely different from the rest of the country and does not fit into the stereotypical perception of Spain. Here you will find scenic walking routes, numerous cycle paths and peace and quiet away from the crowds so typical of tourist areas in Spain. The region is known for its centuries-old traditions, references to Celtic roots and delicious cuisine - here you have to taste the regional cheeses and the must-try cider! There are plenty of beautiful places to visit in this region, and this destination will be appreciated especially by those who love active pursuits. Gijón, one of the main cities in the region, retaining the charm of an old fishing village, and the picturesque Ribadessela, known for its beautiful caves, are worth a visit. You even have to see the oldest national park in Spain - Picos de Europa, full of amazing hiking and cycling trails.