Toranzo is a popular place to visit while you are exploring Picos de Europa - Cantabrian Mountains as a large number of the area’s star attractions are within easy driving distance. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s to-do list is the wonderful Monastery of Valdedios and the iconic El Gaitero. Also, be sure to check out Lastres Beach and Puente Romano.
When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Picos de Europa - Cantabrian Mountains, head to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Explore the most popular coastal destinations nearby such as the Santa Maria Beach in Ribadesella and the San Lorenzo Beach in Gijon. If you're in need of a green oasis be sure to check out the Parque La Atalaya in Gijon.
To really get a feel for the area, head to some of the local sights such as Plaza Mayor in Gijon, the Capilla de Santa Cruz in Cangas de Onis and Covadonga Basilica. These spots are a magnet for travellers from all the corners of the globe. Picos de Europa - Cantabrian Mountains features some fascinating relics from yesteryear; every local history tour should begin with a visit to the Palacio de Revillagigedo in Gijon. Covadonga Sanctuary in Cangas de Onis offer those exploring Picos de Europa - Cantabrian Mountains the opportunity to better understand the part religion has played in the area.
Sports fanatics vacationing in Toranzo should book tickets for El Molinon, Gijon to see the Real Sporting de Gijon playing visiting rivals. On match days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of red and white, as crowds join together to get behind their home-grown heroes.
When it’s time to rest your weary head after a day spent exploring the delights of Toranzo, check in to one of the area's range of short and long stay accommodation options. The Sercotel la Boroña, Gijon, the AC Hotel Gijón by Marriott, Gijon and the Hotel Silken Ciudad Gijon are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.