THE COUNCIL AND TOWN OF LAS REGUERAS

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The Council of Las Regueras is part of the Camin Real de la Mesa (Royal route of the table). This route is Pre-Romanic in origin and up to 19th century, it was one of the busiest routes between Asturias and the central plains of Spain. You can still find the original Roman Pavements as the route winds its way through hills, meadows and along the River Nalon.

Located at the centre of Asturias, Las Regueras is less than 30 minutes from the city of Oviedo, the airport of Asturias or the beautiful beaches of Castrillón or the West of Asturias.

The most important monument visit in Las Regueras is the Roman thermal baths of Valduno just beside the parish church.

Las Regueras offer amazing landscapes, forests and towns with very nice Routes to walk like the Lanceros Route, The Palaces Route or the Piedrafita Route. At the border of Candamo and Las Regueras, amidst the mountains of El Pedrosu and Bufaran, you will find the old fortifications and bunkers left behind after Spanish Civil War.

Las Regueras is also a part of the Primitive Route of the “Route of Santiago” which starts in Oviedo and passes through many towns of the area taking in amazing landscapes and making this a very peaceful and beautiful part of the walk. Here you can find two pilgrim refuges, The Escamplero and The Portalada.

Around Las Regueras you can also practice many kinds of sports and adventure activities such as canoeing, mountain biking, spelunking, canyoning and archery to mention but a few.

The Gastronomy of Las Regueras is of classical Asturian fare, enjoying very nice seasonal vegetables, stews, Asturian reared beef and nice fish from the Rivers or Sea and nice desserts.

If you want to know more about the Camin Real de la Mesa you can read this article written by Paul Richardson for the english newspaper The Guardian: Secrets of Spain on a Road less travelled.

 

If you want more information contact Where is Asturias at info@whereisasturias.com

 

Images supplied by Tomás Fano and Turismo Asturias: Camilo Alonso.

 


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