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Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Senda del Oso

Cercado Osero

About 5.5km south of Tuñón (or a 1.1km walk south from the Área Recreativa Buyera, where cars can park), the Senda del Oso cycling and hiking path reaches the Cercado Osero, a 40,000-sq-metre hillside compound that'…
Top Choice Asturian in Senda del Oso

L'Esbardu

Break your bike ride at this wonderfully rustic, stone-walled, wood-beamed eatery in Proaza. Diners crowd around tables draped in red-and-white checked tablecloths for skillets of comfort food (potatoes, eggs, sausa…
Museum in Senda del Oso

Parque de la Prehistoria

Four kilometres south of Entrago, this park-museum is well worth a visit for its excellent introduction to Spanish and European cave art. It includes replicas of Asturias’ World Heritage–listed Tito Bustillo and Can…
Asturian in Parque Natural de Somiedo

Casa Cobrana

For traditional Asturian mountain cuisine, you can't beat this simple restaurant in Valle del Lago's village centre. Classics such as fabada asturiana and cachopo de setas al Cabrales (veal stuffed with wild mushroo…
Museum in Parque Natural de Somiedo

Centro de Interpretación ‘Somiedo y El Oso’

Run by the Fundación Oso Pardo, this exposition is a good place to brush up on facts about Northern Spain’s brown bears, with informative displays and videos (in Spanish) that include details about the species’ cont…
Park in Parque Natural de Somiedo

Casa y Cercado del Lobo

Belmonte de Miranda’s Casa del Lobo has excellent Spanish-language displays on the endangered lobo ibérico (Iberian wolf), covering everything from diet to favourite habitat. A 1km walk away, a trio of Iberian wolve…
Museum in Senda del Oso

Casa del Oso

Proaza’s Casa del Oso is the headquarters of the Fundación Oso de Asturias, which runs the Paca-Tola bear conservation project, and has exhibits on Spanish brown bears. It also doubles up as the tourist office, offe…