The Principality of Asturias is located in the North of Spain occupying a territory of 10,603 km2 and is home to 1,085,000 people. It is bordered on the West by Galicia, on the North by the Cantabrian Sea, on the East byCantabria and to the South by the province of León. The capital is Oviedo, with Gijón being the largest city. Other significant towns in the region are Aviles, Langreo, Mieres, Pola de Siero, Cangas del Narcea, Navia, Luarca,Grado, Ribadesella, Arriondas, Cangas de Onís and Llanes.
Nowadays Asturias boasts modern and cosmopolitan cities and towns, Majestic Mountains, Natural Parks & Biosphere Reserves, Protected Coastal Landscapes and Natural Monuments, amazing Blue Flag Beaches, very welcoming people and plenty of activities to offer tourists.
As a consequence of this amazing environment of mountains, valleys, rivers, sea, fauna and flora, 40% of the territory is designated as natural reserve, the highest percentage of any European region. This makes Asturias ideal for all kinds of sporting activities including hiking, climbing, cycling, canoeing, MBT, surfing, skiing, fishing and hunting………. the list goes on.