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Casita Pitos Arriba [2], Asturias

Fijuecas | Ref: CAN2 | Bedrooms: 2 | Sleeps: 4

Great value country cottage within easy reach of the coast.

This small detached cottage, part of a converted small-holding alongside other holiday homes around a courtyard, has been modernised and is practical, pleasant, well equipped and comfortable. It has its own small garden for sitting out with lovely views.

Situated in the farming hamlet of Fijuecas in Asturias, in hills above a verdant valley, 12 km from Luarca, and just 3 km from Trevias with shops, restaurants and bars; it is a real rural community, but just a short drive from the coast, the nearest beach being the Playa de Cueva.

This is an excellent location for those wishing to combine country living with beach days.

Accommodation Description

Up 6 exterior steps to accommodation all on one level. Front door from patio to living room with newly fitted kitchen corner, passage, two bedrooms (1 double, 2 singles), shower room.
Automatic washing machine.TV. Central Heating.

Parking is in the courtyard, which is at the back/side of the houses.

Bedroom Details:1 dbl ; 1 twin
Bathrooms:1; (1 bathroom)
Beach: 4km
Nearest Shop: 3 km
Bars/Restaurants: 3 km
Nearest Airport: Aviles (56km)
Nearest Ferryport: Santander (255km)

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Fijuecas is a small farming hamlet in the hills just behind the Asturian coast east of Luarca (12km) above Canero and 3 km from Trevias with shops, banks, bars and restaurants.

The nearest beach is the Playa de Cueva (4km). It's a lovely spot, up from a pretty valley with a river running through it and with stunning views to the hills.

Local Activities

  • Fantastic beaches for swimming and surfing - Playa La Cueva, the nearest.
  • Fishing(with a licence) in the local river.
  • Walking trails.
  • Horse-riding in nearby Lamuno.
  • Numerous small local museums and Celtic ruins at Coana
  • Bird Watching.
  • Narrow gauge FEVE railway along the coast.
  • Visit Selgas Palace in Cudillero.
  • Visit nearby picturesque fishing ports of Cudillero, Luarca, Puerto de Vega, Viavelez, Ortiguera..
  • Explore inland - Paredes,where there are still local basket weavers and Malleza, known as "La Pequena Habana" and Taramundi, famous for its arts and crafts, particularly knives.
  • Sightseeing and shopping in Aviles, Gijon and Oviedo.
  • Venture into neighbouring Galicia at Ribadeo, especially lively when the Wednesday market is on.
  • Feast on fish and seafood at the local restaurants.

Holiday Ideas near Fijuecas

Fishing in Asturias
Fishing in Asturias
Celtic settlements in W. Asturias
Celtic settlements in W. Asturias
National Park of Somiedo
National Park of Somiedo
Pre-romanesque in Asturias
Pre-romanesque in Asturias
Beaches of Western Asturias
Beaches of Western Asturias
Cowboy Country!
Cowboy Country!

Getting There

The western part of Asturias is well served by air and sea:


Stansted to Asturias (near Avilés) with Easyjet
Gatwick to Asturias with Vueling (not daily)
Heathrow to Asturias with BA (not daily)

Stansted, Dublin or Edinburgh to Santander with Ryanair;
Manchester or Bristol to Bilbao with Easyjet.

NB Flights are not included but we can advise on routes and timetables

Good motorway links now make ferry travel a real possibility though you may need to consider stop-overs depending on sailing times (see our selection of hotels)
(Avilés is 2 hours from Santander)
Ferries: Plymouth or Portsmouth to Santander or Bilbao – 5 sailings weekly.
We can include the ferry crossings as part of the package

Getting Around

If travelling by air we recommend renting a hire car to make the most out of your visit to the area. If you prefer to use public transport please consult our expert staff for advice on which properties are more suitable.

If coming on the ferry you will use your own vehicle - we recommend that you ensure that insurance and breakdown cover are in place. For full advice on how to prepare the vehicle etc see the Brittany Ferries website

In either case we will provide full instructions to arrive at your holiday accommodation, complete with GPS co-ordinates.