The Guanga Waterfall

The beautiful and unknown Guanga Waterfall nestled into the hillside between Perlavia and Trubia in Oviedo council.
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It’s not the easiest place to find due to the lack of signposts but the locals will tell you the way if you ask. It’s a great place to cool off and picnic on a hot summers day.

Asturias is known as a Natural Paradise and the best way to discover why, is by walking through the Asturian valleys and mountains.

Oddly enough, Asturias is not as well-known as a walking destination as it should be (though this has begun to change over the last few years) and hikers that have experienced the quality of the trails have found an incredible mixture and variety of routes to walking in Asturias ranging from very easy and short ones to long and difficult ones. Moreover, for walking in Asturias there are a fantastic routes with many different possibilities.

Some people call Asturias the “Little Switzerland” due to its beauty, sceneries and orography. Nearly 40% of Asturias is “Natural Reserved Space” and can be accessed through nearly 5,000 Km of different routes.

Asturias is a great region to go walking with 300 Km of coastline, hundreds of forest trails, meandering rivers, lakes, plenty of wildlife, cultural heritage sites, pre Romanesque churches, old water mills and stunning meadow lands full of floral color. All of this make Asturias one of the best spots in Europe for walking and trekking so no matter what you are looking for, from difficult hikes to relaxing walks, anything and everything can be found in Asturias.

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