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Spain's Northern Bounty

Asturias From Sky to Sea

October 9-16, 2022

The only part of Spain never to fall to the Moors, Asturias remains defiant, delicious, distinctive. Our friend and collaborator José Andrés comes from these mountains, and his ideas, passions and people are woven throughout this magical weeklong journey from the coast to the hills and back again.

Alejo Sabugo

Our Host

Fixer, producer, explorer
Alejo Sabugo

Nathan Thornburgh

Trip Guide

R&K Co-Founder
Nathan Thornburgh

R&K Trip Itinerary

The only part of Spain never to fall to the Moors, Asturias remains defiant, delicious, distinctive. Join us for a weeklong journey through mar y montaña featuring a mountaintop fire-feast, a beachside seafood cookout, a visit to the secret cheese caves of a gamonéu master, and breaking bread with our friends who run some of the most dynamic restaurants in Spain.

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October 9-16, 2022

Day 1

Oct 9 Sun

Welcome

  • CANGAS DE ONÍS – PUEBLOASTUR ECO-RESORT
  • 33548 Cofiño
  • +39 011 5515826
  • Cocktails at Puebloastur Eco-resort in the Asturian heartland
  • Classic tapas in the village of Arriondas

Day 2

Oct 10 Mon

The Legacy of Corn

  • CANGAS DE ONÍS – PUEBLOASTUR ECO-RESORT
  • 33548 Cofiño
  • +39 011 5515826
  • An all-senses exploration the history of corn in Asturias, the first landing spot for corn in Europe after the conquista
  • Lunch at a family cornmill in Vibañu 
  • Light bites at the hotel

Day 3

Oct 11 Tue

Cave and Mountain

  • CANGAS DE ONÍS – PUEBLOASTUR ECO-RESORT
  • 33548 Cofiño
  • +39 011 5515826
  • Visit the secret caves of Gamonéu cheesemaster Juan Sobrecueva
  • Lunch at Covadonga for Asturias’ famous bean dish, fabada
  • Dinner at one of Spain’s most elegant rural restaurants, the two-star Casa Marcial, under the guidance of chef Nacho Manzano

Day 4

Oct 12 Wed

Up to Narcea

  • PARADOR DE CORIAS
  • Monasterio de Corias, s/n 33816
  • +34 985070000
  • Walk along Playa de Vega
  • Lunch at the legendary beachside Güeyu Mar seafood restaurant
  • Light dinner and Narcea wines in Corias monastery

Day 5

Oct 13 Thu

Bodegas

  • PARADOR DE CORIAS
  • Monasterio de Corias, s/n 33816
  • +34 985070000
  • A journey through the traditional wine bodegas of Narcea
  • Dinner at Blanco with optional cocktails afterwards

Day 6

Oct 14 Fri

Down to the Coast

  • AS FIGUERAS – PALACIO TRENOR
  • Palacio de Figueras, Avenida de Trenor, Castropol 33794
  • +34 613009777
  • A tasting menu at the longtable of Elio Ferpel, one of Asturias’ most creative seafood chefs
  • Welcome drinks at Palacio Trenor
  • Dinner a short walk up the hill at the Bib Gourmand Mesón el Centro featuring the ebullient seafood dishes of chef Maria Antonia Fernandez

Day 7

Oct 15 Sat

Beach and Farewell

  • AS FIGUERAS – PALACIO TRENOR
  • Palacio de Figueras, Avenida de Trenor, Castropol 33794
  • +34 613009777
  • Free time to explore the coastal village of As Figueras
  • The crowning cove-party: Elio Ferpel live-fire cooking on a rugged beach as fishermen bring in their catch for us to cook
  • Farewell cocktails with passed plates from our private chef and Asturian music at the Palacio before departure the next morning

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