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 Jun 24th 2017

Planning to visit the Picos this summer? There are still a few dates available at Jascal! See options below to book your stay in Green Spain:

Terrace Jascal Rural

JASCAL – “CASAS RURALES” IN THE PICOS DE EUROPA

AVAILABLE THIS SUMMER (updated 29.08)

For 2 guests

Casa Fuego:  30.08-03.09  SPECIAL OFFER

Casa Aire:  05.09-12.09

For 4 guests (2 adults + 2 children)

Casa Tierra:  30.08-05.09

 

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 Apr 15th 2017

On your next visit to Asturias, be sure to try this combination: a tapa of spicy octopus with traditional apple cider. Just order “pulpo a feira y sidra natural”. A splendid pairing and the best way to take in the Cantabrian Coast. Ask us for our list: Jascal’s recommended restaurants and cider bars and enjoy! That is . . . buen provecho . . .

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 Mar 26th 2017

ONE MINUTE IN THE FOREST. The absolute best anti-stress treatment you can find. In the Picos de Europa, the woodlands are coming alive with spring. For a listen, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlJpKdN9AVw

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 Mar 19th 2017

Spring in the Picos de Europa is an amazing production. The world is suddenly filled with light, with birdsong, trees budding, flowers in bloom… Oh, the flowers! Few places on earth boast such variety in species of flora, few have such an amazing number of flowers. This week, several friends have come to join us as we celebrate the equinox – the violet, the hellebore, the liverwort, the primrose. This is a good start.

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 Jun 4th 2014
We love Sawday’s because they define themselves as “more than a place to spend the night”. They defend originality, location and the owners’ involvement, above corporate strategies and standardization, while seeking a connection with locals, their traditions, their products, etc. These are the values we aim to defend and transmit here at Jascal, values that our guests share too.
Wild Spain Sawdays - Ficha Jascal Asturias
If you have not yet been to visit us, we’d love to welcome you. You’ll understand why everyone ends up falling in love with this very unique corner of the world, the Picos, Asturias – Spain.
We celebrate the chance to be a part of the “Wild Spain”collection, a special promotion highlighting 24 accommodations from around the country, where Asturias has its own place with Jascal and the Picos de Europa.

Wild Spain Sawdays - Jascal Asturias

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 May 4th 2014

We are proud that Jascal has been recommended by the famous British newspaper The Guardian, within a list of the top 10 rural hideaways to get lost in Spain.

The Guardian recommends Jascal

The Guardian says about Jascal:

Set in the Picos de Europa national park and surrounded by majestic pines, Jascal is in the red-roofed village of Berodia, reached by crossing the Casano river and climbing a winding road. Choose from three apartments set in the hillside, or two “casas” in the three-storey house. All have open-plan living rooms with wood-burning stoves and big beds. Explore the mountain villages or drive to the coast in half an hour.

Certainly Jascal is a place for relaxation, meditation, observation and enjoyment of the nature of the Picos de Europa and Asturias in a pure state. But it is also a place for lovers of mountain sports and is ideal for couples and families thanks to its two modalities of country cottages, from 2 to 6 people, and terraces with private garden in every cottage where no doubt you will enjoy unforgettable moments.

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 Dec 19th 2013

Jascal offer midwinter in Picos de Europa

Contact us for bookings or info in info@jascal.com or through our contact form.

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 Sep 11th 2013

We are amazed by the number of photos submitted for Jascal’s first Photo Fest. Our guests have sent pictures taken on holiday in the Picos de Europa, here at Jascal and on excursions around Asturias. It’s taken some time to review them all, but soon we’ll announce the winners in each category.

Many thanks to all our guests. Thank you for visiting Jascal and sharing your favourite moments with us.

Here are all the photos submitted in this, Jascal’s very first, Photo Fest!

 

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 Aug 1st 2013

cámara de fotosWe’re celebrating a Photo Fest this summer, open to all guests at Jascal! If you would like to participate, here’s how.

 

¿Who is elegible to participate in Jascal’s Photo Fest?

Any guest who visits Jascal between 25 July and 01 September 2013.

 

¿How do I submit my photos?

It’s very easy. Just send us your favourite photos taken during your stay at Jascal (maximum 2 photos per category).

Photos can be submitted in the following categories:

  • Best Nature Photo.
  • Best Night-time Photo.
  • Best Abstract Photo.
  • Best Close-up.
  • Most Surprising Photo.
  • Best Action Shot.

Children are encouraged to participate too and there’s a special section for the younger artists in your family (please indicate child’s age when sending children’s photos).

¿And the prize?

Winners will be announced on 08 September 2013. All participating photos will be published on Jascal’s Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and Pinterest sites, with special mention to the photos (& photographers!) selected in each category.

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 Oct 1st 2011

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 located right outside 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 herd of sheep
  • cows grazing peacefully
  • on-going concert of bells provided by both
  • 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

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