Life at Jascal is a bit of paradise: a uniquely beautiful setting, a peaceful location with stunning views, between the mountains and the sea. Our neighbourhood is “Barrio La Torre” in the pretty village of Berodia, County Cabrales, famous for its excellent blue cheese! And we’re just 10 minutes from the Picos de Europa National Park.

a 5-minute walk away:

  • historic 17th-century mansion, Palacio La Torre
  • Javier Cardín’s apple orchard
  • woodland paths alongside Las Llanas Stream
  • our neighbour’s flock of sheep
  • cows grazing peacefully
  • on-going concert of bells provided by the above
  • vista point at Mirador de las Cuevas

10 minutes by car:

  • the village of Carreña (capital of Cabrales)
  • Arenas de Cabrales, largest village (pop. 850)
  • vista point with views to Urriellu Peak (Naranjo de Bulnes)
  • Cabrales Cheese Foundation Museum and Cave Exhibit
  • Poncebos and famous walk on the Cares Gorge
  • Funicular railway to Bulnes
  • entrance to the Picos de Europa National Park
  • Lammergeier Foundation in Benia de Onís

half an hour by car:

  • Sotres, the highest village, and access to walking routes in the Central and Eastern Massifs
  • beautiful beaches on the Cantabrian Coast
  • Medieval fishing village of Llanes
  • Basilica of Covadonga
  • Cangas de Onís, Romanesque bridge, National Park Visitors’ Centre
  • canoeing on the Cares-Deva River from Panes

45 minutes by car:

  • Ribadesella and cave paintings at Tito Bustillo
  • Covadonga Lakes and access to walking routes in the Western Massif
  • Emigration Archive and El Pindal cave paintings
  • canoeing on the Sella River from Arriondas

just an hour away:

  • telepherique at Fuente Dé and the town of Potes
  • Jurassic Museum in Lastres (MUJA)
  • Oviedo, Gothic cathedral and pre-Romanesque architecture
  • Gijón, Cimadevilla quarter and San Lorenzo beach
  • Avilés and the new Niemeyer Centre
  • airports at Oviedo (OVD) and Santander (SDR)
  • historic towns of San Vicente de la Barquera and Santillana del Mar, El Soplao cave